September 23, 2019

Posts from "Portfolio"

  • Portfolio | Jan.24, 2019

    New Year’s

    by Erin Lucey ’20 Ten…Nine…Eight…I counted down, chanting with the crowd all the way to one. For the first time in I don’t know how many years, I was actually excited for this new year. A lot had changed in…

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  • Portfolio | Jan.24, 2019

    The Turn of the Prey

    by Sarah Kirchner ’21 The wind whistled through my ears as I sprinted down the empty street. I was running faster than I had ever run before. My improvement wasn’t from practice, though. I was running from something, and that…

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  • Portfolio | Jan.24, 2019

    The Marsh

    by Julia Zygiel ’19 The townspeople of Emsworth hide their secrets in the marsh. Signs line the singular road which snakes around it, warning against entrance and to beware the almost ever present fog. On sweaty summer nights and cool…

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  • Portfolio | Jan.24, 2019

    The Reincarnation of George Washington

    by Connor Zimmerman ’20 “Vreeeeeeooooww…BOOM!” The dust stings my eyes as it falls from the ceiling above. Eyes that were once green have become perpetually red, but that is what happens when you’ve spent the last six years in a…

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  • 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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