October 22, 2020

Posts from "Portfolio"

  • Portfolio | Oct.15, 2020

    A City to Long For

    by Mariela Flores ’23 There is a distinct smell of freshly made sweet bread that clings to the air. All of the colors in the world seem to be culminating here, in a faraway land I feel more at home…

    Read More
  • Portfolio | Oct.01, 2020

    Wedding Lace

    by Ellie Forster ’24 Every day she woke up at seven to leave at seven thirty to get to school at eight. She always walked, no matter what. Since about halfway through the fourth grade, she walked alone. That was,…

    Read More
  • Portfolio | Sep.17, 2020

    Found

    by Kate Ward ’23 As he took in the city view from the 20th floor of his apartment building, the lights flickered and dimmed. Methodically, as if there was someone going through a circuit breaker, each building went from a…

    Read More
  • Portfolio | Sep.03, 2020

    Can You Keep a Secret?

    by Kate Ward ’23 “Can you keep a secret?” he asked, looking over the edge of his coffee mug. I was surprised at the sudden question; we had been sitting in silence for an uncomfortable half hour while this coffee…

    Read More
  • 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…

    Read More
  • 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…

    Read More
  • 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…

    Read More
  • 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?…

    Read More
  • 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…

    Read More
  • 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…

    Read More