March 21, 2019

Posts from "Portfolio"

  • Portfolio | Jan.25, 2018

    Happiness is A Lie

    by Jonathan Coppe ’18   Hatmakers in Chile don’t get a lot of break time. Child laborers in Nepal sometimes have to sift through piles of hypodermic needles. It’s important not to read too slowly. Savoring words too much kind…

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  • Portfolio | Jan.25, 2018

    The Resurrection Project

    by Connor Zimmerman ’20   “What if you could take away your deepest regret?” I stand there looking at the billboard with the sun shining on a laughing couple at a picnic. I stop and look at this billboard every…

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  • Portfolio | Jan.18, 2018

    Writer’s Block

    by Marisa Gonzalez ’18 Maisy Brockwell sits at her computer, staring blankly at the screen. No words come to mind. No feelings or thoughts. Her mind is simply empty. How is she supposed to write a 20-page short story if…

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  • Portfolio | Jan.18, 2018

    A Day in the Life

    by Marisa DelFarno ’18   We have all had an unfortunate encounter with one of those disgruntled retail employees. You know, the one that does the transaction swiftly and wordlessly with zero eye contact. The one that rolls their eyes…

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  • 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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