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Wish You Were Here by Emily Davidson

By Dalhousie Gazette Staff • March 6, 2014

Wish You Were Here by Emily Davidson from Gazette issue 146-20

The Baby Sparrow

By Hannah Rittner, Poet • September 7, 2012

A baby sparrow got caught in the rain
She lies on the pavement—the sidewalk
The Baby Sparrow
It’s humid now, the clouds are feather grey.
She opens one …

Layovers

By Nick Laugher, Staff Contributor • September 6, 2012

I remember that time,
we were lying on the floor
and Anthony Bourdain was drinking Japanese whisky
on the television.
You looked so peaceful,
wide-eyed at his debauchery,
soft, upturned …

The Adventures of Jack Dalhousie: Part One

By Bruce Delo, Writer • August 28, 2012

The Adventures of Jack Dalhousie: Part One

An exasperated sigh escaped Jack’s throat, breaking the early morning silence and sending a spray of condensation from his red muttonchops. With a final …

Concerning Abigail

By Chad Durling, Fiction Writer • March 30, 2012

Concerning Abigail

Ms. Bradford:
About thirty years ago, my family had a slave named Abigail. She was a sweet girl, but stern, and you could never ever …

The Economist

By Dylan Matthias, Editor-in-chief emeritus • March 30, 2012

The Economist

Editor’s note: read Part 1 here, Part 2 here, Part 3 here, Part 4 here, Part 5 here, Part 6 here, Part 7 here, and Part 8 here.
 
This time there was …

Nightlight

By Andrea Benson, Poet • March 30, 2012

Nightlight

She stops in the middle of the dark, empty, street to listen. To a buzz – electric maybe, she doesn’t quite know. Flanked on …

It’s High School Science For Me

By Andy Post, Poet • March 30, 2012

It’s High School Science For Me

First you learn all the kingdoms and phylums and classes
And orders and families and species and genuses
Slowly you’ll learn how and wherefore and why …

Bixi

By Andrea Benson, Poet • March 30, 2012

Bixi

I am still afraid of speed
(Except that, secretly, I find it kind of fun)
It was in our hometown,
Last summer double-riding,
he stopped so suddenly and …

The New York God

By Dana Hall, Writer • March 23, 2012

The New York God

Mary was walking as quickly as she could down the sidewalk. Her boss had kept her later than usual. Even with the late dismissal, …