Stuck

Paige Betoff, Grade 11

October 22, 2015

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Stuck   I want to travel the world, Fly from one end of the globe to the other, Arms spread wide open, Welcoming in the adventure, the lessons, the beauty that this planet has to offer.   I want t...

Blind With Sight

Nabiha Khan, Grade 12

October 22, 2015

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Bright night Dark light We see with no sight But it’s in black and white   Cold Snow we hold It’s winter, we are told Peeking behind the clouds is gold   The sun Children having fun Schools...

Quitter

Nabiha Khan, Grade 12

October 22, 2015

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I quit everything I try I wasn’t good, I won’t lie In lacrosse I was always benched I never sweat while other kids were drenched I played soccer for four years Never did I touch the ball because of my fears Gymnastics...

The Truth About Selfishness

Stephanie Weisz, Grade 10

October 22, 2015

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human nature is punctuated with selfish behaviors people may care about those but innately we think of ourselves before others that’s why it is so hard to understand love in it’s most purest form love overrides every selfish bein...

Goodbye Summer, Hello Winter

Samantha Griswold, Grade 11

October 22, 2015

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The leaves have started to fall The chill has set in The winter coats are coming out And the animals are burrowing in   The summer is quickly going And the shadows seem to be growing The sun is hidden,...

Wait

Moriah Kam, Grade 12

October 22, 2015

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  I wait for a sign, I wait for a call. But nothing gives me hope, nothing comes at all. For what do I wait for? Something that is worth a thousand smiles? Or someone who's traveled a thousand miles? I don't understand, I don...

Twinkle, Twinkle Little Beast

Samantha Griswold, Grade 11

October 22, 2015

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Twinkle twinkle little star How I wonder what you are Your grotesque body stands up so high It looks as though you touch the sky   When the blazing sun is gone When the nothing shines upon Your eyes glow red You...

Tonight Do Us Part

Cameryn Tepper, Grade 11

October 22, 2015

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She told me That it was nothing personal   Trust is as fragile As an empty Glass bottle   But it still hurt Like the sharp edges of the mirror She couldn’t stay away from   And...

Bliss and Temptation

Danielle Wallman, Grade 11

October 22, 2015

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BLISS   I have found a bliss, A bliss just for me. I am surrounded by ocean waves, rocks, palm trees, and the breeze. I am here, however, alone, A party of one, My bliss is found deep down inside me w...

Fault Lines

Sarah Baum, Grade 10

October 22, 2015

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I cannot go to sleep at night knowing I am under the same sky as  frightened child  dancing in falling  shrapnel like its summer rain next to  pained mother holding nothing but little hearts with no heartbeat an...

It’ll Do

Naomi Gabizon, Grade 11

October 22, 2015

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Inside the boarded and chained and locked park, with wire clippers and bobby pins scattered in front of you. On top of a splintering half pipe, they’re not the people you would be with by anything other than necessity, but...

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