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Beach

Kaitlen Tanaka '16

June 1, 2014

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2014 Haiku 9-10 3rd Place   Powerful surges chisel each rock, a swell frosted with white foam. Smooth silky sand between my toes.

A Day of Thanksgiving

Malia Desmarais '16

June 1, 2014

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2014 Short Story 9-10 1st Place   The long sandy beach seemed to go on forever, and there wasn’t another person in sight.  Angela, a teenage girl, decided that it was a perfect morning to go and relax on the sand....

Symbiosis

Kyla Smith '16

May 29, 2014

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2014 Short Story 9-10 2nd Place   Amby flinched as the needle pricked his virgin flesh. His memories eluded him; how he came to sit in this shady establishment, he had not the slightest recollection. The black, windowless...

Treasures of an Old Thing

Nicole Ann Kimura '18

May 29, 2014

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2014 Poetry 7-8 1st Place   Old coins left in a tin to rust and age while time goes by Beauty and worth long gone from one's eye As nature’s wrath rains down and water becomes acid dissolving metal The container...

Lost Wild

Kasimira Chirieleison '16

May 29, 2014

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2014 Poetry 9-10 1st Place   Bright emerald leaves glitter in the spotlight. Coquettish myna birds flounder and twirl Between the peaks Of the sacred trees In a game of hide and seek. Glorious golden sparks of...

Dog

Andrew Wong '15

May 29, 2014

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2014 Haiku 11-12 1st Place   With vim and vigor Cats hissing, poles violated My most loyal friend

Intentions (Literary Criticism)

Arnold Chang

May 24, 2013

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Although a character’s intentions may often fail to align with his actions, an analysis of the former almost always results in a more accurate rendering of disposition than does one of the latter. In Shakespeare’s Hamlet, both H...

Take One Step

Alexandra Sisson

May 24, 2013

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The subway appeared, a blur of silver, white, and blue, almost out of thin air in front of me. Everyone jolted inside, teachers and students alike, bodies jumping for a split second before stepping away from the edge of a platform-...

Haiku

Alexandria Sisson

May 24, 2013

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the unconvinced eyes, peeling off her fragile mask- shame, burning the air.

The White Picket Fence

Colby Smith

May 24, 2013

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Among the shades of blue were stunning puffy clouds. The sun ostentatiously illuminated the magnificent green mountains surrounding us. It was an exceptional Hawaiian day. There we were, three clammy runners in the corner of...

Light in the Circuits

Anthony Silva

May 24, 2013

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Slicing wildly with balloon axes and a balloon hammer, Michael, my brother, and I played a game of Gladiator in our living room. Stroke after stroke, block after block, we jousted back and forth while our father enthroned himself...

Essay

Kahler Suzuki

May 24, 2013

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Around these final months of each year, the Christmas spirit lights a warm flame in our hearts, reminding us of the love we are surrounded by and capable of giving.  Even though the day of colorfully wrapped presents and family...

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