You = Everything

By Maeve Clinger, TIWP Student i will miss you like the sun misses the stars because i think i have figured it out i am allergic to all people, all people except you. i will bring you down like rain heaving clouds because i hold on too tight and instead of drifting away i am […]

The Ballerina

By Maeve Clinger, TIWP Student she is the pure essence of grace each step, each twirl, each leap are flowing with beauty and thought her face is painted with a sweet, soft smile of wistfulness and devotion everything she does is captivating  she is satin, and silk, and lace she is dew, and sun, and […]

Starlight

By Audrey Howard, TIWP Student She would give you dances in the moonlightShe would do many things for youShe could burn the universe down for youShe would give you wondrous timesHer beauty stands aloneShe would give you everything you wantedYou could be godlikeYou could be rich beyond human conceptionYou could be a creature of the […]

Rose Tinted Telescope

By Olivia Tiffin, TIWP Student And through my rose tinted telescope, i’ll watch you as you sit beside the waves at night,As I ponder your life without me in sight.I’ll watch you in your hopeless night,As you cry in the sand as the waves wrap around your light.And I will wish for those suny days […]

Bad Habit

By Mina Talebi, TIWP Student I have this bad habit of thinking of you as a house. When you hold my hand, you let me through the red chipping door and into the hallway andYou – you,point out the family pictureson the wall while I feel my feet sink into the carpet.You squeeze my hand […]

The Poet

By Maeve Clinger, TIWP Student he speaks with wisdom words flow out of him like a waterfall people either stare in awe or slight fear he dreams of castles, and love and light but he also dreams of danger, and tears, and dark. he speaks of truth and lies, oceans and mountains, whispers after lights […]

Childhood

By Maeve Clinger, TIWP Student if i were to meet my past self  i would warn her i would remind her that this does not last and at some point  sleep will be a reward rather than a burden  school will be dreaded, not loved and love is pain, not glory i would tell her […]

The Beauty of Being A Woman

By Maeve Clinger, TIWP Student stolen kisses after dark lipstick marks on love letters flowers doodled on notecards daydreams during car rides dancing alone ‘till the end of time whispering to friends, sending waves of laughter lace contrasting perfectly with skin soft blush spreading across cheeks watching eyes framed with soft lashes wrinkles, and stretch […]

I Love You

By Maeve Clinger, TIWP Student 3 simple words so short, so quick yet they mean everything a lifetime  an infinity the universe and all i see is you if i had the choice between you or the entire world it would be you it will always be you i don’t care if you move on […]

Goodbye

By Maeve Clinger, TIWP Student sitting in the grass playing guitar and eating macarons playing with my hair as we lay side by side listening to each other’s heartbeats driving around at 3 am not quite sure where we are or where we’re going but not caring  singing along to rap songs as you try […]