January 16, 2019

Posts from "Christmas"

  • Christmas | Dec.08, 2017

    The Grinch

    by Madison Stevens ’19 There is blood everywhere. That’s all I am aware of at this point—wet, metallic-smelling blood. On the operating room floor, on gauze packs, on me. I survived my twelfth day at Saint Mary’s Hospital in Austin.…

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  • Christmas | Dec.08, 2017

    Two Writers, One Line

    “This Christmas was shaping up to be the one ever…” by Marisa DelFarno ’18 This Christmas was shaping up to be the best one ever! Actually, no. That’s a lie. This Christmas marks another year where Natalie and her sister, Sara,…

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  • Christmas | Dec.08, 2017

    A Friartown Christmas Story

    by Jay Willett ’20 You don’t have to attend Providence College to know the spirit and energy that comes with every winter season. Frigid winds tear apart my lips, and make me cough and sputter on my own breath. No…

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  • Portfolio | Nov.30, 2017

    Gunshots

    by Jonathan Coppe ’18   “What’s the deal with limp-biscuit over there?” Al scoffed, gesturing toward Logan, who stood rather listlessly some 50 feet off. “I don’t know,” Jim shrugged back. “I’ve been tired of seeing him moping around the…

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  • Portfolio | Nov.30, 2017

    The Return

    by Marisa DelFarno ’18   The land is vacant like the beach’s shore at dawn. The tires of my car tilt towards the cobblestone driveway, and convulse over the uneven jagged surface. Acorns, twigs, and wayward leaves layer the glittery…

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  • Portfolio | Nov.30, 2017

    Homecoming

    by Connor Zimmerman ’20 Sinking into my couch, I begin to close my eyes. The sweet aromas of baking cookies travel around the house and begin to make me tired. I let out a long yawn, when suddenly my phone…

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  • Portfolio | Nov.16, 2017

    For The Home Front

      by Madison Stevens ’19   She took two steps off the plane and knew she was home. The smell of metal and hand sanitizer filled her nostrils as she sauntered out of Terminal B and down to Baggage Claim…

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  • Portfolio | Nov.16, 2017

    Maybe Next Time

    by Jay Willett ’20   “Damian! They’re here! Damian!” Alyssa screamed over the bank’s sirens. I tossed aside the weeping attendant and ran for the glass door. Blue and red lights flashed across the Roman marble, blinding me as I…

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  • Portfolio | Nov.16, 2017

    Afro

    by Dawyn Henriquez ’19   I was six or seven. It was a scalding Dominican summer day that began with a hurried packing of bare essentials— underwear and shorts—as my aunt prepared me for a visit to my grandmother’s in…

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  • Portfolio | Nov.09, 2017

    The Opportunity of a Lifetime

    by Sam Pellman ’20   Today was the day. The day she’d leave her home for three months and never look back. Well, not really. This also wasn’t just leaving for college; she was a junior after all. No, this…

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