Creative Writing

“Changeless Orion,” A Poem

By Robert Racicot I walk empty, quiet streets,  each house aglow in blue, airwaves bursting with isolation. Moon rises early,  growing super pink,  soon the wild creeping phlox will wake. What we call tomorrow  will […]

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“EXIT,” A Poem

By Tyanna McCaulsky Subtle FolkloresFictional Stories from the Drug WarDevious lies, Ignorant MentorsWhy is he hereWho are you speaking for?Cheap educationIs this it for the poor?The pandemonium, I can’t ignoreOur Politicians and their obnoxious uproarMedia […]

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If Only a Rose Could Talk

By Sarah Tonkin I was walking home one nightDown the familiar laneWhen I saw something in the lightRuined from the rain A singular red roseLay flattened and dejectedFrom a lover, I supposeA lover that was […]

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They Used to Call Me Father

By Tony Dupre They used to call me Father.Long hours in small boxes,listening to the transgressions of strangers,listening intently. I’d say the same things, a droning sound;“Say three Hail Marys and beg for forgiveness.”then absolve […]

Creative Writing

Bloom

By Chloe Courtney I miss blissI’ll enter the code to make a deposit I’m in maximum modeTo maintain my composite My coating’s concealingMe from fully feeling The growth yet to gain I am a hologram […]

Creative Writing

A Boisterous Woman

By Tyanna McCaulsky A constant chatter of AngerA character I wish not To be of my eagerBack and forth bitter words goAs my peace screams noThe discomfort of my skinWhich makes my head spin Daily […]

Creative Writing

Three Poems

In August 2018, during Older Student Registration, students Carol Chester and Gail Johnston, with guidance from Joanne Jaber Gauvin from the Urban Action Institute, initiated the Older Student Writing Project (OSWP). The goal of the […]