September 23, 2019

Posts from "Portfolio"

  • Portfolio | Oct.26, 2017

    The Skin Suit

    by Connor Zimmerman ’20   In class, my professor lectures about some boring equation that he has up on the board. I decide to ignore him and spend the last fifteen minutes taking a nap. As I close my eyes,…

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  • Portfolio | Oct.26, 2017

    Ghost Stories

    Chained Run, hurry, faster! No, don’t look back, stop it! I fling my body around the corner into the darkness, my dripping hand sliding along the old marble wall. Down the stairs I glide, holding the wall to feel where…

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  • Portfolio | Oct.19, 2017

    Conductor’s Plight

    by Dawyn Henriquez ’19   She slipped the wedding band off like it was a long-dreaded hangnail that she was finally able to clip. She couldn’t help but seem delighted in taking it off, as if ridding herself of the…

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  • Portfolio | Oct.19, 2017

    Washed Up

    by Jay Willett ’20   One of the first places they showed me when I stepped onto campus was a pond tucked between the back alleys, like a young elementary student who misbehaved and was receiving punishment. Perhaps it didn’t…

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  • Portfolio | Oct.05, 2017

    The Arrival on Europa

    by Marisa DelFatno ’18   Another space race had begun. It was not with the Russians this time. Instead, it was against China. Predictable. One world power against another. We probably could have foreseen this. After being shelved decades prior,…

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  • Portfolio | Sep.28, 2017

    The Watcher

    by David Martineau, ’18   Few men in the history of the world could say that they had seen a kingdom rise and fall, but the Watcher was no ordinary man. He had seen a hundred kingdoms rise, and just…

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  • Portfolio | Sep.28, 2017

    The Good Life for a Good Boy

    by Sam Pellman, ’20   From the moment we brought him home, we knew we picked a good one. Not only was he cute, but he was a real beauty. The markings on his fur were like nothing else I’d…

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  • Portfolio | Sep.21, 2017

    Exit Strategies

    by Jonathan Coppe ’18   Basel was tired of spending all his weekends drunk and depressed. He had resolved to do something about it. It was midnight. The dock was misty, and the cold, damp air got underneath Basel’s clothes,…

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  • Portfolio | Sep.21, 2017

    No One

    by Dawyn Henriquez, ’19   “Who are you?” “Tom Harkos.” “No, no, no,” he said, his silver mask reflecting the late afternoon sun into my eyes. “Who are you?” “Thomson Eliot Harkos,” I said, thinking my full name should do…

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  • Portfolio | Sep.14, 2017

    A House’s Heart

    by Marisa Gonzalez ’18 Portfolio Staff   Green vines entangled the old brick house, sucking the life out of it. Not that there was much life to suck out, as Old Gladys had passed, but the brick house was being…

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