All Too Human

Jacob Kechichian, 3A, Arts and Business student All too human. To ache for the past, present, and future. Cursing time, an illusory tool, for doing what we asked it to do. Our lives sitting cautiously balanced between irony and paradox. The human condition, or so it’s called. A search for purpose, for which we grasp …

A Soft Tale

Ayaan Pal, 2A Honours Math If my eyes could speak They’d say such violence The treachery witnessed The innocence taken The sight laid under Thick layers of anger Clouded with rage All left was saying eulogies To bury the death residing between us

Plucked

Aniqah Beharry, 2A, Honours Math/ Financial Analysis and Risk Management ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ In January 2015, Brock Turner, a Stanford University Student, renowned for his swimming, was accused of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman. His lenient judge, instead of facing 14 years in prison, gave him a 6 month jail sentence. Plucked is stemmed from a quote …

Modern Day Berlin Wall

Jacob Kechichian, 3A, Arts and Business    I liked walls. I liked my walls high, intimidating, and unbreakable. No one entered my walls and no one got out. Futility was my middle name. One curious evening, I let them fall. They crumbled under the curves of her hips and the accents of her eyes. I …

A Collection of 5 a.m. Strolls Down My Street

Alina Sewani, 2A, Mathematics/Chartered Professional Accountancy   April You hear the birds before you see the sun. They never seem to stop singing, Calling you outside to marvel at the world. A cloud of them fly off as you walk underneath a tree; Still singing, always singing, Despite the light rain falling. So light it’s …