December 10, 2018

Posts from "Poetry"

  • Poetry | Sep.14, 2017

    A New Beginning

      By Kiley McMahon ’20 Portfolio Staff   He sits, lingers, paces, runs, and begs.   He is starved, parched, alone, and weary.   He takes a train, far far away, from chaos, and clutter, that his future life brought.…

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  • Poetry | Sep.14, 2017

    Right Person, Wrong Time?

      by Sam Pellman ’20 Portfolio Staff   What had the potential to be the perfect summer instead turned into the summer of realization. The realization that sometimes no matter how hard you try or how badly you want it,…

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  • Poetry | Aug.31, 2017

    Full Circle

    by Marisa DelFarno, ’18 Portfolio Staff   What comes full circle? A raindrop descending into the ocean. Ice meeting heat’s devotion. The caged electric flow in a closed circuit. The sour workings of karma’s service. We all obey this motion…

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  • Poetry | Apr.27, 2017

    Baby Boy

    Photo courtesy of Alamy.com Matt Farrell ’17 “I grew up on the Southside.” We first meet a young baby boy, bright-eyed, Beautiful black skin seeing the world for the first time. His parents looked at each other and knew of…

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  • Poetry | Apr.27, 2017

    Without a Muse

    Photo courtesy of Pinterest.com Christie Smith ’17   Strands of hair whipped around my face as the wind picked up. I could feel the rain as it soaked through my jacket. You were walking towards me, about to say what…

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  • Poetry | Apr.06, 2017

    Listomania: Things You Don’t Want to Find in an Easter Egg

    Razor Blades Another Easter Egg A Yolk Black Licorice Anthrax #Meng Ashes Nothing An iPod Shuffle Jehovah’s Witness Pamphlet Morning Mail Chewed-up Pen Cap Despair Broken Headphones Sodexo

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  • Poetry | Apr.06, 2017

    The Pungent Scent of Sweat!

    By Kiley McMahon ’20  

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  • Poetry | Apr.06, 2017

    To My Roommates in the Dirty AQ

    by Abby Czerniecki ’18 Portfolio Staff Thank you to my two Deranged, insistent, and kind-hearted roommates.   I can’t say you’ve done much, But what you have is worth a thank you.   Thank you for giving me a messy…

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  • Poetry | Apr.06, 2017

    Subordinate

    by Marisa Delfarno ’18 Portfolio Staff   Almost in perfect unison, they are all lined up, Postured tall and stately, regal and proud, And their trunks plumped with life. Adorned and fruitful while poised with green, While I am green…

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  • Poetry | Sep.15, 2016

    2016

    by Matt Farrell ’17 Monarchs with monotonous personalities Publicly preach pessimism to a tee, Eyes close while the liars cry Crocodile tears. My stomach is in knots As we fight an imaginary war, all while The imagery is not enough…

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