The Observer

Parva Puella

November 2, 2011

Filed under Literary

By BIANCA LEGGIO Staff Writer Published: October 19, 2011   Why do you waste your time wasting? At least shout at the stars to make sense of your waste, your breath lonely and important and wasted.   Shout at the stars a little while (see if you feel better.)     You’ll find that they r...

Fall

Fall

November 2, 2011

By YUANHONG WONG Contributing Writer Published: November 2, 2011 See in one’s mind an empty canvas, With deft...

No Joke

No Joke

November 2, 2011

By MARIO WEDDELL Features Co-Editor Published: November 2, 2011 Your laughter is tied up in mine ...

Present

Present

October 19, 2011

By ZOE SIMPSON Staff Writer Published: October 19, 2011 Once you decide it counts Put a b...

Hesitation

September 21, 2011

By TAYLOR VOSPERT Contributing Writer Published: September 21, 2011   Absolutely enthralled with the i...

Years Ago

September 21, 2011

By RAVEN DILTZ Contributing Writer Published: September 21, 2011   Years ago I knew a girl who mad...

Penning the Present: Did You Feel the Earth Move

Penning the Present: Did You Feel the Earth Move

September 21, 2011

On Aug. 23, an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8 hit Virginia, centered 40 miles north of Richmond, Va...

Penning the Present: Lady Justice Fails at 11:08 and Dear Georgia

September 5, 2011

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On Sept. 28, Troy Davis was executed for the 1989 murder of police officer Mark MacPhail in Savannah, Georgia. The execution began at 10:53 p.m. and Davis was declared dead at 11:08 p.m. Throughout the 22 years since Davis’ conviction, numerous human rights groups, celebrities, politicians and members of the public supported...

Light Blue

Light Blue

August 28, 2011

By SARA AZOULAY Photo Co-Editor & Asst. News Editor Published: Aug. 25, 2011 An unearthl...

Philia (Broken Streets)

August 27, 2011

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By Amy Becker Contributing Writer Published: May 04, 2011 Who lives you                       others fragmented I                                                      of shadow dust,                     perpendicular streets tangent lines Click clack              ...

To Have a Home

August 25, 2011

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By ZOE SIMPSON Staff Writer Published: Aug. 25, 2011 Like feathers, swirling up in long, billowing wisps. It didn’t have to be like the real world’s grass. It didn’t even have to be green. I would feel it under my feet, curling up around my ankles, pressed against me by the wind. That’s how real it was. And I wo...

And this is how you are touched

August 25, 2011

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By BIANCA LEGGIO Staff Writer Published: Aug. 25, 2011 There is a baby chandelier that hangs in my bathroom, rarely turned on. It floats fairy-like over the toilet, its delicate loops out-of-place in this room meant for other things. I had forgotten about it until just now: lethargic and with not much interest in life, I impul...