November 17, 2019

Posts from "Portfolio"

  • Portfolio | Feb.14, 2019

    The Third Outing

    by Erin Lucey ’20 February 14, 2014 Dear Diary, Today will be my third time leaving the comfort of my cozy yet dreary, constantly bustling yet lonely hospital room since I moved in four months ago. I only really leave…

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  • Portfolio | Feb.08, 2019

    Eating While Black

    by Dawyn Henriquez ’19 He was stocky, built more like a fridge with a magnet on its chest than a man with a badge. I didn’t even notice him walking into the pizza spot until he was in front of…

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  • Portfolio | Feb.08, 2019

    The Cycle of Getting Better

    by Julia Zygiel ’19 This time it had been a cassette, its original label covered up with a piece of scotch tape that read “Self help” in purple Sharpie. Eloise would rather send her beat up Volkswagen over the guardrail…

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  • Portfolio | Feb.01, 2019

    Maribela

    by Jessica Polanco ’20 This morning, the sun was selfless, too selfless and better yet, shining its rays all over our backs without our permission. Mia and I have to walk 25 miles up to the sea to get water…

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  • Features | Feb.01, 2019

    Writer’s Block: “I swore to myself that this would be the last time…”

    TWO WRITERS, ONE LINE: “I swore to myself that this would be the last time… The Last One By Erin Lucey ’20 Dan I swore to myself that this would be the last time. But as I…

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  • 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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