An open letter to my past (nearly)loves

Some of you hurt me, some of you disappeared, some just faded. All I loved— in some capacity. Some friends, others lovers— you know when I love I love hard. I’m all in, always. A toxic trait of mine maybe; maybe it’s what pushed you away; maybe it’s what brought you closer. In any instance, … Continue reading An open letter to my past (nearly)loves

First Times

By Michelle Nedboy I knew about bees and what they did. They stung. I knew I’d get one maybe on my right knuckle or on my thigh or in the soapy hinge of my elbow, like I saw all the other kids get. I didn’t think I’d get one in my ear – the wasp’s … Continue reading First Times

Old Upstate

By David O’Keefe Wintertime in old upstate Brings back those years, Snowflakes falling from the sky Like a billion lonely tears. At the border in Niagara The coldest months are blinding, The falls are frozen over Like a staircase made of diamonds. Oswego or Binghamton, Ithaca or Cortland, Lamenting friends of days gone past And … Continue reading Old Upstate

Defining Time at College: What Will Remain Important When It’s Said and Done?

By Cloey Callahan What three words would you use to categorize your time at college? Will they be places you’ve visited? Groups you’re a part of? People you knew?  How will your experience be defined?  For some you might just be starting college, while others might be ending it, like me. Those who are in … Continue reading Defining Time at College: What Will Remain Important When It’s Said and Done?