Step One

Step One By: Alexandra Tranc, 2B Honours Arts and Business I don’t think homesickness is just missing home. Homesickness is feeling imprisoned in the most glorified places: places that spoonfeed you unnecessary amounts of hope…for success, growth, prosperity. But, hope can easily mean you’re emptyhanded. And then you feel guilty for feeling all these feelings …

A Spoken Word

By: Muhammad Zaid Bin Amer, 1B Arts / Global Business & Digital Arts Hey My name is Muhammad Zaid Bin Amer. You may have heard of me And to be quite frank I’m not always 100% sure I’m spelling Muhammad right. Is it M u, M o, I don’t know- it’s confusing. I was born …

Perception

By: Varun Batta, 4B Computer Engineering student   Always thinking against it Despite all the praise Always thinking otherwise No matter what they all say   Receiving compliments all the time Searching for the flaws I perceive Listening to them with a thankful smile Yet never will I actually believe   These thoughts continue to …

Perfection

By: Varun Batta, 4B Computer Engineering student   While admiring all the many compliments About the wonder that is her smile and face She never really considers herself To have such clear beauty and grace   All the time spent sitting in amazement Brought on by just a small thought of you My eyes fall …

Exhaustion

By: Aniqah Beharry, 2A Financial Analysis & Risk Management The wrinkle under my mother’s eyes. After 6 waning hours of teaching.   The creak of the childhood rocking chair Crying as with another rock forth, Another day passes.   The lowered neck of the deep-rooted Poui tree branch Sulking for as the time passes, so …

You

You By: Varun Batta, 4b Computer Engineering   Made to be treasured, to be loved forever Forged by heat, by time and pressure Constantly found in the most beautiful of settings You glimmer and shine, as nothing else can   Scarce and rare, you are hard to find Searched for by many, you are wanted …

One

One By: Varun Batta, 4B Computer Engineering student.   Just a moment, a sight, a thought Of just one person, one feeling, one dream Always leads to a physical reaction In core muscles throughout my being   Da‐dum, Da‐dum, Da‐dum, Da‐dum Heart is beating normally, until I view Just a few letters change beating to …

Honour

Honour By: Noel Garcia, 2A, Honours Physical Chemistry They stained the streets with their blood To once again fill the sky with laughter They walked where there brothers’ fell To once again see their mothers For in those fields where they laid, Their heart’s songs and silent weeps, Became the battle cry that paved the …

Quick Emotions Run Dry

Quick Emotions Run Dry By: Ayaan Mansoor Pal, 2A Honours Mathematics   A smile turned sour Engulfed in rage The body The soul Resistant to any good The mind Resistant to any logic Spurs of madness thought to be rituals Spurs of madness thought to be art Art seen by the body Art felt through …

A Stranger’s Summer

A Stranger’s Summer By: Jacob Kechichian, 3A Arts and Business student, 3rd May It was the first summer night of the season. I stood against the railing on my balcony and gazed upon the small city. Faint sounds of laughter and music flowed through the air and the soft warm breeze kissed my face. It …