By the Reservoir In the hot dry night even the mountain lion will cross 280. Withdrawal suffering from a dopamine deficiency writing haiku helps. "Mr. Puma also known as Cougar and Mountain lion!" by Shahzaib Damn Cruze. CC 4.0
Disconnected My mouth smiled. You frowned. “You look better with a mask.” I put you on mute. Squabble from the pines, a caw. black wings battle over breadcrumbs. only dust remains. Photo from Unsplash.com
The night of October 1st was the Chinese Mid-Autumn Moon Festival. (中秋节) Martin Freeland '22, who you might remember from his amazing bird photography last spring, was there to capture the event and share it with the school!
Perhaps the most familiar of all haikus... especially for the teachers at the Prep! Thank you for this "optimistic" submission, Mr. Quinn! Such close acquaintance With the ceilings of students Life is looking “up”
Mr. Schultz and Kathryn Sweeney return once again with clever follow-ups to their haikus. "Zombies" by Mr. Schultz Orange skies at noon I look for zombies outside and find them on Zoom. And here is Kathryn Sweeney's: fingers keep typing as eyes slowly shut; no sleep. 3am isn't fun
A picture sent by Dr. McDonald of the front of her her neighbor's house, we can see a creative homage to Ruth Bader Ginsburg with a reminder to all of us to vote and encourage others to do so as well. This is an unusual political time in our country and we need to exercise our right to vote to make sure that our voice is heard!
We're so glad that the call for haikus inspired some of you to unleash your creative minds! We'll be sending out submissions throughout the week, so hang tight if yours isn't here today! Thank you all for the amazing poetry! tears ruin the page, so media quality: low. submission complete. Sent in by Kathryn Sweeney '21 I stare at the screen but I just want to get off two more hours... great Sent in by Ms. Beck's son, Gavin Beck (5th grade) Screen share by Mr. Schultz See infinity between iPad and laptop a Zoom universe.
Zoom has now become like an irresistible voice that whispers to us in the morning, beckons us to draw near to our computers, and lulls us to a passive rest as we fixate our eyes on the screen. A few of our Gators are expressing their creativity— a literary escape from the mind-numbing digital routine we have become acquainted to— in this post. Please enjoy! Unmuted, a haiku by Mr. Schultz: you are unmuted.a sparrow sings in your yard.children thump upstairs. History, a cinquain by Armin Hamrah '23: history the past evolving, changing, inconsistent the present's now history present More…