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Posts By Sofia Santos

Memoir: “New Home”

December 12, 2018 |

Sat on the floor of their new home, the family ate. As their voices softly echoed, harmonizing with the tinkering forks and spoons, the walls of the house yawned. It had been quite a while since it had been occupied, … Read More

Poetry: “In the Grand Scheme of Things”

December 6, 2018 |

She arrived home, leaving her things in her room

Alongside lush sheets sprawled on the queen bed

The chandelier beamed lustrous lights of silver

Onto shelved book spines of golden thread

 

She stretched briefly and walked to her kitchen

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Song: “Hold On”

November 26, 2018 |

 

 

“Hold on”

Let me out, let me see the light Pouring in heaps of gold from the window Sure, there are things to do, but I’m taking all my time just looking at you

Thinking about it now, … Read More

Poetry: “Switch”

October 12, 2018 |

There it goes! The machine that tread.

 

Labels carelessly placed and its scratches bruised,

with its unfinished polish, its capacity abused.

Its thin foil shreds have undergone many amends,

with once robust members now of awkward joint bends.

Trudging, … Read More

Personal Essay: Next Flight

September 25, 2018 | 2

Say you, a galvanized traveller, are perched upon your airplane seat on the way to the marvels of Europe. You are beyond eager, your chest buzzing. Months ago, you spontaneously bought this ticket with your bonus check. You … Read More