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That’s Why You Go to College

By Nathan Coney, Poet • November 15, 2014

 

That’s Why You Go to College by Nathan Coney
The two-hander,
a chunk of granite (approx. a foot), scraps my arms as I try to
set it …

Flames are dancing colors in the sky

By Alexandra Florent, Poetry Contributor • September 26, 2014

Flames are dancing colors in the sky

Flames are dancing colors in the sky,
Storm is raging like fireworks on the fourth of July.
On this silent night, my only desire,
The frightening sound …

The Story of my Bathroom Mirror

By Mitchell Brinton, Poetry Contributor • September 26, 2014

The Story of my Bathroom Mirror

Author: Mitchell Brinton
 
The Story of my Bathroom Mirror

My new landlord
is very
short.
She replaced the broken
mirror in my
bathroom,
but she installed it much
too low, so
I
had to ask …

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 …