January 19, 2019

Posts from "Portfolio"

  • Portfolio | Jan.18, 2019

    Patriarchy and Matriarchy

    by Julia Zygiel ’19 “Yeah,” aunt Amelia interjects, her folded arms bouncing to secure attention. “He used to go to the neighbor’s dressed up as Santa and get absolutely shitfaced. He’d come home singing and swearing,” she laughs, a hand…

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  • Christmas | Dec.08, 2018

    Starlight

    by Jessica Polanco ’20 It was 4:30 in the evening and Lorrinda was relieved to go home. It was her first day at work, and she was exhausted. Despite the traffic, she got home just in time to make dinner…

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  • Christmas | Dec.08, 2018

    A Christmas to Remember

    by Julia Zygiel ’19 Black ice stripes the concrete path to our front door. The rest of the snow from the mid-December squall has already melted, but the ice remains, filling my head with visions of broken hips and legs.…

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  • Christmas | Dec.08, 2018

    Believe in Santa

    by Sarah Kirchner ’21 “Do you believe in Santa, Alexa?” I asked my sister under the sheets of our couch fort. We laid on the cushions eating Santa’s cookies and drinking his milk. Mom and Dad were up in bed…

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  • Portfolio | Nov.30, 2018

    A Foggy Night

    by Sarah Kirchner ’21 “Baby, look at me!” I yelled at Daryl behind me. I balanced on the edge of the sidewalk as we found our way home. It was late at night, most likely sometime around 1 a.m. I…

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  • Portfolio | Nov.30, 2018

    Family Secrets

    by Sam Pellman ’20 Here we go. I had to mentally prepare myself for the events that were going to happen. It was holiday season, and I was finally home for winter break. It was a rough semester, and those…

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  • Portfolio | Nov.20, 2018

    White Rooms

    by Connor Zimmerman ’20 Tick, Tick, Tick, Tick, Tick. What would be an eternity to any onlooker is only a few seconds to him.  He sits in the chair, hearing only the clock and his thoughts. Tick, Tick, Tick, Tick,…

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  • Portfolio | Nov.20, 2018

    Broken Love Story

    by Sarah Kirchner ’21      Lights lit up the City of Love. The city of Paris was alive and many people roamed the streets. A young girl stood, searching for her love under the lights of the Eiffel Tower.…

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  • Portfolio | Oct.25, 2018

    To Hell And…

    by Connor Zimmerman ’20 “Enter when Hope is a thing of the past.” Shivering, Ron reads the sign posted on the door. The cold wind seeps through his skin and begins to settle within his body. Trying to work up…

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  • Features | Oct.25, 2018

    Ghost Stories

    The Carson Killer He didn’t want to get caught. The day he was suspected the shadows scratched across the hardwood floors of 29 Carson Avenue, as though the sun were trying to drag them to the basement. Day or night…

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