By: Opeyemi Majiyagbe ‘25 Full, so full  Yet also so empty  Some days I eat and eat   Hoping to close the hole in my chest  Other days I spew up everything inside me  Trying to rid myself of the disgusting feeling  My brain overpacked with loud voices  Just like my mouth is overpacked with food  … Continue reading Hunger


By: Opeyemi Majiyagbe ‘25 Sleep is the only time I feel at rest  The only time my heart beats normally   Instead of its usual discharged beat  The only time my eyes close  Without reopening overfilled with tears  Sleep is the only time I feel at peace  The only time my mind is at ease  And … Continue reading REST

After taste

By Shirley Liriano '25 My brain recorded the rhythm of your heart  It replays it like a broken record  I try to change the station   But the tune still lingers  I wrap myself in covers  Wishing to replicate your arms  They’re not tight enough and not warm enough  Not firm enough and not gentle enough   … Continue reading After taste