Poetry and Short Stories

Come and Get Your Love 2015

Come and Get Your Love 2015

February 13, 2015 at 6:46 pm 0 comments

As an annual tradition, we asked you to write Valentines, and UHS delivered. Without further adieu, come and get your love! — Robin P. Stay sparkly! Happy Vday Bae -your number one — Sarah C. Remember that time when we studied for the SAT and actually studied? -baes —  Read More

‘Twas the Night Before Nano (A Tribute to Another Failed Novel)

‘Twas the Night Before Nano (A Tribute to Another Failed Novel)

December 2, 2014 at 5:33 pm 0 comments

‘Twas the night before NaNo And all through the town All the writers were waiting To start the word count   The outlines were done And the Pansters prepared; All the keyboards were set And the pen-tips all bared   The authors were hoping For the Muse to arrive WhileRead More

Taking the PSAT

October 27, 2014 at 7:57 pm 0 comments

by Vincent Pan Taking the PSAT Easing into the metal chair You grab your wooden number two pencil Wheezing to get some more air Your calm is your most important utencil   A bead of worry makes you sweat Each bad thought just makes you fret A seed of stressRead More

Come and Get Your Love 2014

Come and Get Your Love 2014

February 13, 2014 at 9:46 pm 0 comments

—– Dear Safia, Thanks for being such a great little penguin. I’ve loved getting to you know over the past year. I hope your Valentine’s Day is as sweet as you are! Love, Catie —– Audrey P. is the actually bomb diggity. -L —– To: Martin At least food lovesRead More

Two Sentence Horror Stories (Part 2)

Two Sentence Horror Stories (Part 2)

November 1, 2013 at 5:23 am 0 comments

It’s 1 am and you have been studying for 3 hours for this APUSH historians quiz tomorrow. The next day you get to class, only to hear Dr. Hosmer bellow “ALRIGHT get in your SI groups; terms quiz!” -Itai You just finished filling out your common app at 11:57 pm;Read More

The Ghost Cat

The Ghost Cat

October 28, 2013 at 8:26 pm 0 comments

I’ve never been a superstitious person.  That is, not until one night last fall.  It was that one night that changed my life forever. It was a rainy night in September when I first saw it.  Even though I don’t mind the rain, I stayed inside because my parents wantedRead More

Sole Shadows (Poetry Club’s Exquisite Corpse)

Sole Shadows (Poetry Club’s Exquisite Corpse)

October 28, 2013 at 8:23 pm 0 comments

A few weeks ago, UHS Poetry Club wrote collaborative poems, a game known as exquisite corpse. One writer would write for a minute, then the writers would shift papers and continue where the last person left off. The resultant poems are funny, touching and thought provoking. The inspiring word wasRead More

Greying Love (Poetry Club’s Exquisite Corpse)

Greying Love (Poetry Club’s Exquisite Corpse)

October 28, 2013 at 8:15 pm 0 comments

A few weeks ago, Poetry Club wrote collaborative poems, a game known as exquisite corpse. One writer would write for a minute, then the writers would shift papers and continue where the last person left off. The resultant poems are funny, touching and thought provoking. The inspiring word was “baby”.Read More

Fight Of A Lifetime (Poetry Club’s Exquisite Corpse)

Fight Of A Lifetime (Poetry Club’s Exquisite Corpse)

October 27, 2013 at 10:37 pm 0 comments

A few weeks ago, UHS Poetry Club wrote collaborative poems, a game known as exquisite corpse. One writer would write for a minute, then the writers would shift papers and continue where the last person left off. The resultant poems are funny, touching and thought provoking. The inspiring word wasRead More

PSAT Haikus

PSAT Haikus

October 23, 2013 at 6:47 pm 1 comment

Today, October 23 is the one week anniversary of the 2013 PSATs. Last week, Ms. Glass’ testing juniors reflected upon the test after taking it, their responses overflowing with spirit. The medium? Poetry. The topic? PSAT. Enjoy. “Welp, that went something Not bad, but man, oof. It could have beenRead More