Stories

Third Place



by Stefan Malner '03

Stefan Malner ’03, is currently living and taking pictures in the greater Boston area. Water, reflections, textures, shapes, patterns, street art, and night photography are priorities for him. “Photography has become sort of an obsession where I feel like I am a hunter, tracking down some abstract prey with my camera—PETA-approved,...

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by David Mitrou '96

David Mitrou ’96 (also Photography, Honorable Mention, "Still of the Night") is a partner in the McCormack Firm in Boston, where he practices a wide range of civil litigation. An avid outdoorsman, David loves wildlife photography. He captured this photo of a boy peering out of a bird blind...

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by Kathryn Lorenzini '97

I sit on the sofa with Lucile, holding
my poem, the award, trying to be
the writer. I am
eighteen, on the brink of it all. I am
supposed to step out of this moment, once
in a lifetime, leap toward
success. I thrill to the possibility
of her voice, words rocking like boats
blessed on ever flowing...

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by Tahirah Uqdah Falah '96

I found myself in Walgreens on Friday looking at canes. I was kind of in a trance, staring at them thinking, “Will I need a cane? If so, when? Do I need one now?”

I held each of the different styles of canes in my hand. There was the fold-out cane, the aluminum cane, the contoured-handled cane. I found the maple-handled...

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by Katharyn Howd Machan

The first problem is the carpet bag.
When asked to open it for inspection
she smiles her practically perfect smile
and pure pink appears on her cheeks.
When — spit-spot — in less than two minutes
she’s filled no fewer than thirteen bins
overflowing with dusters, lampshades, soaps,...

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