Category: Essays

Father’s Day

By Jesse Weiss

A spellbinding sequence of scales float through the air. The subtle but steady rhythm flows effortlessly, reverberating through the walls into my room. “QUIET, he’s sleeping” yells mom, breaking the trance. I slide out of bed, and assure dad that

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Fire Island

By Callie Samton

After the rain, the island was mine. The ground was damp, the air smelled like salt water, and the bay was still dark and brooding. The pavement was dotted with puddles, like oceans to our eyes. The sunlight came through the mist in ethereal tendrils, bathing the streets

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Procrastination

By Alexa Sklar

It’s the night before an exam.  It’s a rather an important exam, worth 15% of your semester grade.  You knew about this particular exam weeks in advance but you were totally busy and had no time whatsoever to study.  I mean, who would?  A new season of Orange is the New Black

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