May 29, 2020

Posts from "Portfolio"

  • Portfolio | Mar.06, 2020

    The Strand

    by Jay Willett ’20 When they sent me here, they didn’t expect me to survive. The atmosphere is too heavy to breathe, the water’s too thick to drink, the vegetation too poisonous. A mist of emerald encompasses the air between…

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  • Portfolio | Feb.14, 2020

    Fluromance: Finding Love in the Midst of the Flu Outbreak

    by Kate Ward ’23 “I got you a present.” His voice was muffled, one hand pressed against the glass, the other behind his back.  I took off my mask and looked at him intently. “If it’s another mask I’m going…

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  • Portfolio | Feb.14, 2020

    The Last Two

    by Jay Willett ’20 “Cheers,” she raised her wine glass, “to being single on this lovely Valentine’s Day!” We clinked and took our first sips of the red wine I bought for seven bucks at Shaw’s. She wrinkled her nose…

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  • Portfolio | Feb.14, 2020

    Falling Without Gravity

    by Clara Howard ’20 “Hellooo, earth to Marina?” Marina blinked, the fog of memories and laughter lifting at the voice of the attending on-call and the surrounding sounds of the hospital. “What?” Dr. Li frowned at her. “Are you okay?…

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  • Portfolio | Jan.30, 2020

    Say It Ain’t So

    by Clara Howard ’20 His Royal Highness Aidan William Rothschild, Crown Prince of Collarch, was royally pissed. And anyone who could hear or see him walking down the hall knew to remove themselves immediately from his path. His sister, her…

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  • Portfolio | Jan.30, 2020

    Vacuuming Spiders

    by Sarah McLaughlin ’23 During his piano lesson, Grayson doesn’t really seem like himself. I know he’s not particularly talkative, but he’s even more reserved than usual today. He looks at the music with stoic, sad eyes and takes longer…

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  • Portfolio | Jan.16, 2020

    It Wasn’t a Dream

      The following piece includes a discussion of sexual assault and the subsquent mental and emotional impact it may have on survivors. Discretion is advised.  by Connor Zimmerman ’20 I stand there in the corner absorbing everything around me. The…

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  • Christmas | Dec.07, 2019

    It’s a Wonderful Night

    by Erin Venuti ’20 Her last Christmas season here. The first one was exciting. Although they’d had an entire Thanksgiving break to get ready, it seemed that the campus had transformed itself overnight. Each day, Kate discovered something new—another Christmas…

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  • Christmas | Dec.07, 2019

    How I Found Your Christmas Gift

    by Sarah McLaughlin ’23 I found myself shopping for you in Barnes and Noble, of all places. I never realized a bookstore could be such a shit show, but hey, I guess it’s Christmas Eve. I’ve never been much of…

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  • Christmas | Dec.07, 2019

    Snowed in for the Holidays

    by Sam Pellman ’20 “I’ll never make it home!” she sighed. The schedule just changed from a two-hour delay to now four. The snow was falling hard at home. She looked at the TVs where the runways in NY were…

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