The Maroon

“Bugs’ Lives”

Skyllarr Trusty, English writing and biological sciences senior

February 29, 2016

“Irrational Fear”

Tyler Cottrell, mass communication senior

February 13, 2016

We don’t see beneath the water. But we fear it. The depths below are murky, glooming with shadows of the unknown. Fear is seductive, so we submit to its authority,  lling those eerie trenches beneath us with our...

“Crime”

Cayla Kelton, history senior

February 13, 2016

Sometimes deepness is a crime To think big thoughts, to dream big dreams Negated Negated by powers above us. Withholding us from the excellence of who we are, what we are, and what we could be. To dream...

“Death by Ballet”

Theresa Solenski, english writing and biology senior

February 13, 2016

In Ballet, even dying is done gracefully. We warm up for it. We practice: leg up on the barre stretching out the muscles, straddle splits against the mirror. We wear black. This is, after all, our death sentence. At...

Red Platter

Red Platter

Zayn Abidin, mass communication senior

February 2, 2016

“Preparations”

Laura Cordell, sociology senior

January 26, 2016

Gargle liquid cyanide and swallow it with razor blades; blow out the back of your brain blindfolded and impatiently reconstruct it again.   Somersault over the ledge of an apartment completely naked while juggli...

Treasure Island

Treasure Island

January 26, 2016

“Garden Greys”

“Garden Greys”

Jonathan Lopez, graphic design senior

December 11, 2015

“Rhapsody in Blue”

Charles Elkins, psychology senior

December 11, 2015

I walked into a music store in melancholy, And sat myself down at a piano, trying to be jolly. My fingers played a jovial tune, Grieg and Ravel, But still I hadn’t managed to tune the part unwell. So I followed a...

“Fishing”

Katelyn Aquilo, English literature senior

December 4, 2015

I didn’t jump off the ledge. I stepped into the air And pitched a line, Fishing for concrete. I caught it. They found me grinning As if fishhooks tugged at the corners of my mouth. There’s 7 billion 46 million...

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