Breadwinner

We live in a society of people who love to compete. Through sports teams, and social status, through job promotions and resume fillers, and even through what we look like and how others feel about us. Wanting...

Poetry Sends a Message

Is poetry enough to send a message, make a statement and cause change? Senior Meaghan Hamilton, Madeleine Tommins ‘18 and Madison Ortiz ‘20 believe so. As students enrolled in a Black Lives Matter course,...

Michigan

I’ve never been To Michigan But I think it would be nice   There are demons here And unknown fear And there it’s snow and ice   It’s the Great Lake State It’s a...

My Secret Garden

Wind wraps through the trees with a deathly moan Bright colors fade and wash into the earth With dust and dark and the crumbling stone   Leaving it all to enter the unknown Flowers wilting,...

The Bridge Between Reality and Fantasy

As the drawbridge lowered, I finally got a good look…at my virginity. I’ve never seen my virginity. We’ve never met in person, or maybe we had but I had no recollection. As the drawbridge lowered,...

The Metaphorical Man

His hands are heat, soothing and burning in the same instance. His eyes are jagged ice, sculpted into the face of an angel. His voice is salt, flavorful in a pinch, overpowering in a spoonful. His...

Out of the Woodwork

Sometimes you don’t see them. Sometimes you do, But you don’t know what they are thinking of you. They watch you With love, Kindness, And concern, But you don’t know it. They see...

On Second Thought, Don’t Let It Snow

Peaceful, serene, beautiful A comforting blanket of white Until the minute you step outside   It’s hard to see the beauty in winter, when you can barely even breathe, let alone see The...

“The Drive”

The drive was the very worst, Under canopies of trees it was evident our quiet conversation was clearly coerced   Flowers we nurtured together died of thirst and left behind petals soaked...

I’ll Find Them Singing

I’ve seen my fair share of sadness And of happiness on the way I’ve heard the call of the silent Growing louder every day   It hits the walls and echoes Reverberating in my...