A Poem for Peace

Jean-Pierre de Levay, 1B Chemical Engineering A playful boy In the cover of the Iron Dome His youth unleashed unto legos and cars And, yet, his sister with no such toys Here, where Arabic glides in the air In tears subdued Her father no longer there Her mother’s heart shattered beyond repair Her neighbors fleeing …

A Romantic

Jean-Pierre de Levay, 1B Chemical Engineering To see the beauty In the eyes of another Amidst the quotidian anarchy Of lies, deceit, and horror Is but what I do   To find a glimmer of hope Where the world thought unconceivable To pursue the soul’s passion Within the dogmatic conformity of life To witness greatness …

The Journey

Abbas Safdari, 1B Arts and Business Snow-capped mountains passing by The might of whome cannot deny Trees standing side by side Uniform and Unity all within sight   The allure and beauty of nature calls But glance once only, duty calls Water falls, comes down white Peace and purity in expanse, wide   Stubborn snow …

Firsts

Sarah Khalid, 3B Biomedical Sciences young girl, you are too young to love, but love you will, and he will you. the first to hold your naive heart, but you will speak of lifetimes together, for you two do not look further. he will titanic your worries, and you will learn his tongue so every …

The Ramblings of Father Time

Abbas Safdari, 1B Arts and Business Woe to those who waste me For it will only destroy thee remember do not forget, see for I am Father Time.   Believe they, in abundance, have me others just cannot afford me I come for all in plenty for I am Father Time   Indeed! some do …

Anxious Wings

Jack Gao, 5A CS and Business All my life I wanted freedom; to be rid of the orders, rules and schedules. For as far as I remember, school was my chain, parents, my ball. I yearned for the freedom to do as I wished, how I wished, and when I wished; no more orders, rules …

Burnt

Sarah Khalid, 3B Biomedical Sciences when rachel in kindergarten pointed at my skin and asked me why i was burnt i did not know how to respond and wondered why she was the one lucky enough to have skin whiter than pearls.   when i asked my mother with shameful eyes why i was burnt …

If I Had A Wish

Abbas Safdari, 1B Arts and Business If i had a wish by a genie in a lamp or an orb that stands or just out of an imaginary friend In any case: I would wish for peace Peace in the world now and that which is yet to come a peace without conflict As wars …