The Colonial

Believing

Zahra Clarke, Staff Writer

March 13, 2018

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You see it you watch you play with it but does it do the same. Does it shake a hand and play. Do you know it’s name, It’s alway here even if you look and don’t see it. You feel it when nothing's there. ...

File 3: B for Blasé

Gabby Reznick, Staff Writer

March 13, 2018

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It had been a busy day at work.  By the time Carter got home it was almost 9 o’clock.  He turned on the T.V. to watch the news while he ate his dinner.  There was another missing person in the town. There had been se...

File 5: E for Effigy

Gabby Reznick, Staff Writer

March 13, 2018

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Murder and intentional physical harm were illegal.  Besides that, causing emotional trauma was so much more effective and satisfying than physical pain.  And it wasn’t like there was a multitude of people the town was afterー...

Silence

Ushnaa Zaman, Staff Writer

March 13, 2018

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Silence can speak a million words When one cannot find the perfect ones Whether it be to share the joys of one’s life Or to disclose of something dreadful   You chose silence in a confusing way One that I did n...

Saigon Cinnamon

Caitlin MacCutcheon, Staff Writer

March 13, 2018

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The words I swallow burn like Saigon cinnamon But when you speak them They are as sweet as apple pie. These words are private for me And scratch at my throat For you, they soar and they fly.   To see you go so far With the words I wanted to say Pisses me off And ruins my day  ...

Chapter 1

Samantha MacGowan, Staff Writer

March 13, 2018

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Rather than delay in a slow, boring beginning, I might as well tell you that this story contains a surplus of extremely strange and out of the ordinary series of events. I think that one sentence is much easier said than explain...

Stay

Ushnaa Zaman, Staff Writer

March 13, 2018

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We both know it’s a lie When I say, “I don’t love you,” Because we both know well I can’t live without you   I tell myself I don’t need you But then I see your shining face So, I change my mind...

5 Resolutions (That You Can Keep) During the New Year

Donia Osman, Staff Writer

March 13, 2018

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Every year, people all across the globe set resolutions that they can’t keep or are easy to give up on. But, there are some easy-to-keep and simple resolutions that you can put to the test in this new year that’ll allow...

A Collection of Haikus about The Warriors (1979)

Caitlin MacCutcheon, Staff Writer

March 13, 2018

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Can You Dig It? Cyrus, killed in his prime, shot down for his revolution. They can not dig it.   The Warriors’ Plea Radio lady, you've got the wrong idea now. We are not to blame.   The Baseball Furies B...

The Taste of Loss

Caitlin MacCutcheon, Staff Writer

March 13, 2018

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The taste of loss is cool metal against a hot tongue The smell of pennies and sulfur dancing on taste buds and tear ducts. The taste of loss is liquid mercury running down your throat as you choke on phrases of “com...

To Write a Poem

Gabby Reznick, Staff Writer

March 13, 2018

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My mind can be a trap that I do not like to tap, within which my thoughts go round and round, which I must bear without a sound; and after some time, I’ve begun to find that that which relieves the brain is to write a poem. ...

What are you?

Samantha MacGowan, Staff Writer

March 13, 2018

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What are you? I turn towards my ‘friend’. I am puzzled, with my brow furrowed. What am I? I am a life, a human, a soul, just like anyone else I am queer, because I was born that way. I knew, when I first looked, like really looked ...

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