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March 2018

When a tree falls in the forest

By Luke Bartlett     After the waterthrush there was only silence. Have you ever sat alone on a cool summer’s night, whether in the company of flowers or  skyscrapers or something entirely different, and just listened to the chilling silence of the world only to find that that silence was totally fabricated by your […]


“Be prepared. A dog is adorable and noble. A dog is a true and loving friend. A dog is also a hedonist.” -Mary Oliver   Nellie– When I was in fourth grade there was a girl in my class names Jamie B.  She had a little brother who had a very hard time controlling his…

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Houses and Stairs

“I found when I had finished my new lecture that it was a very good house, only the architect had unfortunately omitted …

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I want to start out by disclaiming. I am not a scholar of the theories of time and I will not pretend to be more well read in the subject than I am. I am, to put it simply, a thinker. I question the ideas most people have come to…

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Gaining Perspective: An Introduction

When I first came to college at Keene State the summer of 2014, I had absolutely no idea what I wanted to dedicate the next four years of my life to. I had thought long and hard the summer before, combating family questions of “What are you going to study next year?” with a shrug …

Expectations on Aspirations

By: Fletcher Rice   In arguably his most famous poem Langston Hughes never actually tells his audience what happens to a dream deferred. Not only do his words leave me still wondering what happens to a dream deferred, but what about the other dreams out there.   I once read somewhere that when approaching just […]