Goodbye Summer, Hello Winter

Samantha Griswold, Grade 11

October 22, 2015

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

  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

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

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

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

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

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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