The Maroon

“Picking Petals”

Ella Jacobs, digital filmmaking sophomore

March 4, 2016

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They speak it like dropped pennies found beneath the cracks of the road – Priceless. They make wishes – throw them at the water wells flourishing with the numerous copper thin bits, shimmering like the mirages of last su...

“Skinny Thoughts”

Ella Jacobs, digital filmmaking sophomore

February 29, 2016

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She dreamt of the angelic roses with thorn cut drops and petals that bleed. They filled her heart with the fullness of salt that puffs our lips from days engulfing popcorn buckets. Discounted price tickets and stale popcorn w...

“Bugs’ Lives”

“Bugs’ Lives”

Skyllarr Trusty, English writing and biological sciences senior

February 29, 2016

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“Irrational Fear”

Tyler Cottrell, mass communication senior

February 13, 2016

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We don’t see beneath the water. But we fear it. The depths below are murky, glooming with shadows of the unknown. Fear is seductive, so we submit to its authority,  lling those eerie trenches beneath us with our...

“Crime”

Cayla Kelton, history senior

February 13, 2016

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Sometimes deepness is a crime To think big thoughts, to dream big dreams Negated Negated by powers above us. Withholding us from the excellence of who we are, what we are, and what we could be. To dream...

“Death by Ballet”

Theresa Solenski, english writing and biology senior

February 13, 2016

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In Ballet, even dying is done gracefully. We warm up for it. We practice: leg up on the barre stretching out the muscles, straddle splits against the mirror. We wear black. This is, after all, our death sentence. At...

Red Platter

Red Platter

Zayn Abidin, mass communication senior

February 2, 2016

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“Preparations”

Laura Cordell, sociology senior

January 26, 2016

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Gargle liquid cyanide and swallow it with razor blades; blow out the back of your brain blindfolded and impatiently reconstruct it again.   Somersault over the ledge of an apartment completely naked while juggli...

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