poetry

Time Eater

Time Eater

It’s late, but I find myself here again Watching nonsense til my eyes burn bright red My Bedtime has passed; its long after ten Sneaking upstairs to munch on fancy bread Really, I can’t sleep alone anymore The warm heat you used to give off […]

Regret

Regret

Empty seats. Mocking, waiting. Never filled. Considered but not. Crumbling, wrinkling. Regret. Facing back, I choose the new. Soft heads, tender hands. Eyes, glistening. First smiles, first steps. Guiding hands, smoothing hair. Wiping tears. Grasping. Wrinkled hands, filled seats. Catherine Elliott | ’20

Ode to a Mirror

Ode to a Mirror

Oh mirror, I understand what the Greek boy meant When he leaned toward his reflection in the pool. Lips flushed, eyes dark, neck bent, Knowing then that love makes all men fools. You’ve made me needy, mirror, with your glassy wiles I want with every […]

Curiosity

Curiosity

My toes dangled above a seemingly endless pit To fall would be a certain death Pointless loss when I smash into the bottom But What if it’s not? I felt drawn to the mysteries the abyss held My heart pounded as I gazed into the […]