Ridge's Lit and Art Zine

The Devil's Quill

Mindfulness Poem

June 14, 2017

Filed under Poetry

The past can be let go of The future can hold off Because it is only the present That gifts us with the reality of our own selves.

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Michelle Li grade 9 Winner of the New Jersey Junior Classical League Convention Poetry Contest

May 22, 2017

Filed under Poetry

Ridge 9th grader Michelle Li won the New Jersey Junior Classical League Convention's Poetry contest in May with her Latin poem about the 12 Olympians featured below. Congratulations Michelle! The Twelve Olympians  I am the god of ...

Nightshade

Henry Monk, Co-President

March 2, 2017

Filed under Lit Mag, Poetry

Nightshade, that’s it, Although our time was hardly perennial, Always either an addictive tobacco Or a belladonna with poison venial

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Apathy

Henry Monk, Co-President

February 24, 2017

Filed under Lit Mag, Poetry

a cavity wherein every joyous laugh and every sorrowful cry and every enraged scream fades into an empty susurrus.

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Don’t Get Too Comfortable

Michelle Modugno 11th grade

February 15, 2017

Filed under Poetry

Don't get too comfortable. Even when he murmurs I love you In his sleep And when your head seems to fit perfectly in the space under his chin   Whenever a gush of wind that kisses your ear feels like his lip...

the human carcinogen

Alexa Becker

February 8, 2017

Filed under Lit Mag, Poetry

you’re not the 7 of hearts you’re the King of Clubs, you’d fit with a royal flush but I’ve never been lucky enough to hold that

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I can’t be a poet

Isabel Pardo

February 6, 2017

Filed under Poetry, Uncategorized

  I can't be a poet. I can't be a poet because My life has not given me many challenges. I can't be a poet because My parents love me and don't abuse me. Because I haven't had anyone really close to me die.   Because I like...

Democratic Socialism

Madeleine Oliver, Co-President

February 1, 2017

Filed under Photography and Videography, Poetry

Final Project for AP US Politics: a poem on Democratic Socialism.

Ink

Madeleine Oliver, Co-President

February 1, 2017

Filed under Lit Mag, Poetry

I wish I could write you into love with me Create constellations of words for you to gaze at while you contemplate my beauty Write a garden of punctuation for you to wander in, picking a bouquet of the flowers that remind...

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