September 23, 2018

Posts from "Portfolio"

  • Portfolio | Sep.13, 2018

    A Day in the Kitchen

    by Sam Pellman ’20      It was a humid and sticky day. The clouds were just starting to move, and the sun was beginning to peek through. I parked in my normal spot and immediately felt the hot air…

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  • Portfolio | Sep.13, 2018

    A Forgotten Party

    by Julia Zygiel ’19 She was a party girl and no one knew why. She was just an anxious, quiet kind of person, someone who would shoulder all of your burdens for an hour-long drunken conversation and then shrug off…

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  • Portfolio | May.03, 2018

    The Greatest Lesson

    by David Martineau ’18   High atop the windswept peak of a nameless mountain, a young man dressed in heavy furs pulled himself up onto a jagged ledge and rose unsteadily to his feet. Clearing snow and frost from his…

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  • Portfolio | Apr.26, 2018

    A Strange Request at a Piano Bar

    by Dawyn Henriquez ’19 The carnival rhythms bounced across the ivory keys in disjointed synchrony. “Entry of the Gladiators” was a strange request at Sal’s, where classical bullshit was typically demanded. As soon as Sal started the almost juvenile theme…

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  • Portfolio | Apr.26, 2018

    Sleeping Traffic Lights

      by Jonathan Coppe ’18 1:35 a.m.—Two brutes sitting in an SUV. Intersection along Route 50. Traffic light is the only outside illumination; no moonlight; their headlights are off. Inside the car the overhead cab light is off. SUV parked…

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  • Portfolio | Apr.26, 2018

    Tales From The RIPTA

    by Marisa DelFarno ’18 *based on real encounters There was once a man who looked like your average man—blue jeans and a grey sweatshirt—but he was ridden with the mouth of a sailor, or a wannabe rebellious 13-year-old, despite little…

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  • Portfolio | Apr.26, 2018

    “Iceberg Ahead!”

    by Marisa Gonzalez ’18 The world around me begins to fade. The colors of my room come together and form a collage. At first I am nervous, but a little excited. This mixture of colors has never happened before. I…

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  • Portfolio | Apr.19, 2018

    Gilded: Two Stories

    by Jonathon Coppe ’18   I. Noah Donahue looked at an icon. The church he had entered was kept quite dim. It lit up and down by alcoves of warm candlelight illuminating the side chapels of icons and statuettes, so…

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  • Portfolio | Apr.19, 2018

    Snow

    by David Martineau ’18   “It’s really cold out today!” I said, my hands trembling as I stuffed them in the pockets of my thin coat. Beside me, Johnny walked with his head lowered in a sullen silence. He had…

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  • Portfolio | Apr.12, 2018

    Writer’s Block: “The envelope in my mailbox had no return address.”

    TWO WRITERS, ONE LINE: “The envelope in my mailbox had no return address.”   by Marisa Gonzalez ’18   The envelope in my mailbox had no return address. At first, I was quite shocked. Why would someone want to remain…

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