Month: May 2014

This is Just to Say: Tennis Target Practice

This is Just to Say: Tennis Target Practice

I have hit you in the forehead With the tennis ball we were rallying And which you Were probably not Expecting To come at you so fast Forgive me But next time Perhaps it would be wise To start paying more attention Amanda Bank, ’14 ll Literary Staff

Inner Harbor Photography

Inner Harbor Photography

  A NOTE FROM THE ARTIST: I spent my Saturday night on top of Federal Hill taking photographs of the Inner Harbor. Caitlin Eversmier, ’14 || Design Editor

Marco Polo: Into the Night

Marco Polo: Into the Night

Moonlight shines through the thick branches, Illuminating the tops of trees And casting shadows over the forest floor. A foggy haze covers the trees, Making it nearly impossible to see ahead.

This is Just To Say: Chips

This is Just To Say: Chips

I ate all the chips before I went to bed And I guess you might’ve eaten them as a side dish to your sandwich Forgive me for they are so addicting and you can never eat just one Shelby Poffenberger  ’14 || Literary Staff

This is Just to Say: My Math Grade

This is Just to Say: My Math Grade

I fell asleep in the front row Of your classroom, on the desk I left a puddle of drool On the math quiz I never finished I got a 7% on the quiz And you had the janitor Mop up my saliva Dripping from the […]

Dearest Girl

Dearest Girl

  Dearest girl with the weird obsessions Who falls into walls And smacks boys with lunch boxes, It will hurt when you kick me In the shins with your Kitty-cat shoes. Dearest girl with food for jewelry Who loves stars like Adam Ant And won’t […]

In Memorium: Maya Angelou

In Memorium: Maya Angelou

 [embedyt]http://https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JqOqo50LSZ0[/embedyt]  “Still I Rise” You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies, You may tread me in the very dirt But still, like dust, I’ll rise. Does my sassiness upset you? Why are you beset with gloom? ‘Cause I walk like […]

READ THIS: “Y: The Last Man”

READ THIS: “Y: The Last Man”

I try very hard to refrain from hyperbole, but indulge me for one moment – “Y: The Last Man” is one of the best works of fiction I have ever read. For me, a sign of a truly great narrative is if it can stand […]

This is Just To Say: Youth

This is Just To Say: Youth

I took your youth away while you were sleeping and I know you were going to use it to pick up more men and get away with murder Forgive me for I feel menopause is near and young men like them hot  Shelby Poffenberger  ’14 […]

This Is Just To Say: You Left Me No Choice

This Is Just To Say: You Left Me No Choice

Forgive me, my dear For leaving you for happiness And a better day, a better person You left me dry and I had no choice But to go in search of another fountain’s water With its cool citrus tang it felt rejuvenating Forgive me for […]

10 Covers by Bands You Have to Listen to

10 Covers by Bands You Have to Listen to

Bastille- Blue Jeans (originally by Lana Del Rey) : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1iIdqTH-S3M Miley Cyrus – Jolene (Originally by Ray Lamontagne) : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wOwblaKmyVw Hurt – Johnny Cash (originally by Nine Inch Nails) : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o22eIJDtKho 30 Seconds to Mars – Stay (originally by Rihanna) : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IqPATbDhrb4 Beyonce – Sex […]

Top Songs To Lip-Sync into a Hairbrush To

Top Songs To Lip-Sync into a Hairbrush To

So before I tell you the songs, I should probably tell you this. My iPod is filled with a really weird mix of random soundtracks and alternative music and classic rock and people nobody has ever heard of. I have like 5000 songs on my […]