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Creative Writing

Tenth Grade Poetry

May 8, 2016 6:49pm | Class of 2018

Exception Kara McBurnett  We walk about our tired paths each day, With past travails and future deeds in mind, Important stuff (not bland in any way) Unique and special insights we devined. Each one of us, the first to live so full, The first to […]

“What happens behind closed doors, too often neither heard or shared”

April 24, 2016 3:09am | Sofia Barron-Kardos '18, Contributing Writer

ThuD! is the sound you hear when you fall running [away] down the stairs. CraCK! BanG! is the noise your skull makes when it is slammed against your headboard. NO! Please. is what you scream when your hair gets grabbed, yanking your small and fragile […]

Small Talk

April 24, 2016 3:06am | Nico Bykhovsky '18, Contributing Writer

Beneath boring social navigation Beneath the facts on a facebook profile True selves, whimpering under sedation A story, found under that fake, even, smile The waiter doesn’t care about your day, That cute girl won’t care about the weather Useless, aimless conversation, childsplay Post-childhood people, […]

The clouds, harboring life-giving rain.

April 24, 2016 3:05am | Lily Zhong '18, Contributing Writer

The seed soaked it all up, Slowly, though it didn’t want to, the seed grew And grew, and grew, and grew. It grew wings, in the form of green fluorescence, Straightened its newly formed steel spine, Donned a purple crown, And stood tall and majestic, […]

Shoes: A Reflection from the Past

April 24, 2016 3:02am | Lily Zhong '18, Contributing Writer

I have been said to be many things: An accessory, a beauty necessity, a gaping sharks mouth But with everything stripped away, I am a guardian. I’ve traveled to places only few have ever been; Learned and relearned many things. Long ago, I realized that […]

My Time

April 24, 2016 2:59am | Jeremy Liu '18, Contributing Editor

So young, with so much time ahead they say An immense urn of eighty years to spend But my time will leak with each passing day, it will eventually reach an end   In my fifteen years I’ve never known death, All that I love […]