Fever Dream

Lily Gilston

December 9, 2015

 Lily Gilston Burning blue, violet fire electrifies my veins and my brain. When the sky flakes and the clouds fall, black to green to brown haze, I’ll wake up, skin red and cold, heart beating slowly, amplified, h...

Amen

Kiira Jeffers

December 4, 2015

Kiira Jeffers Early morn’, awake when her body says sleep. Mom drives her and her siblings to the church. Where they sit and learn how they are just sheep, But they’ve already been saved, no need to lurch To...

A Walk In The Park

Bianca Broglia

December 4, 2015

Bianca Broglia As the gravel crunches under my feet, Low-baring branches swinging in the breeze. Rocks line the path where the water will meet. White fluffy clouds in the sky blow with ease. With moisture suffocating the...

Poetry and Prose

Trisha Basak

December 3, 2015

Trisha Basak Joyce, you speak? Shelley is infinitesimal Blake, In Rockland And Milton too, to the grave There I find Browning and Browning, hand in hand Happily but speaking to a neighboring Eliot, who...

My Darkness

Corinne Weadock

December 3, 2015

Corinne Weadock I watched the dark ocean roar in the night I kept my distance from the preceding waves Staring at the water and birds as they soared My mind was frozen, I was in a daze Standing here feels like a...

forever in the wild

Cameryn Tepper, Grade 11

October 22, 2015

the years go by but the unwavering river remains   a child throws a stone into her roaring foam and cries when it will not skip but she knows this is not the hardest thing he will grow through   she’s...

Depth

Angelica DeFalco, Grade 11

October 22, 2015

And I could write an endless stream of letters Flowing together on a thread, Embedding them together to form a lovely poem Without any of the writing, but all of the emotion. Except, not even the slightest curves of...

Building

Sarah Baum, Grade 10

October 22, 2015

i want to build a home where the only darkness is in the shadow  of summer trees.    i want to build a home where there are no closets.  monsters hide in closets.       instead, we'll wear our        purpl...

Stuck

Paige Betoff, Grade 11

October 22, 2015

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

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

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

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...

Poems