Our room was dewy, dim, yet ever so charming. Waking up, feeling the warm linen sheets resting against my ankles. My mom and brother, in the spare bedroom and foldout couch, were still asleep, while I was now wide awake, adjusting to my surroundings. I don’t think I had fully realized my predicament. The usual … Continue reading Florida Keys, A Vacation To Remember
Meghan Ogrinz Mr. Jockers Period 1 ILA Feb. 10, 2017 When Patients Lose Patience The thick, wooden door swung open, allowing a cold gust of wind to sweep through our small, Nordic hotel room. My dad practically fell into the room, stumbling. “Get up! Put on your coats and gloves and snow boots!” … Continue reading When Patients Lose Patience: Meghan O.: Memoir
Across the Atlantic, During Winter Break, Beside the Arctic Circle, Near a puffin colony, Considering the troll tales of locals, After a long day of whale-watching, Amid a gelid wilderness, From 9 p.m. to 2 a.m., In remote locations, Outside civilization and the warm rental car, Beneath a dazzling winter night sky, Following the emerald-green, … Continue reading Meghan’s Prepositional Phrase Poem
My Favorite Vacation: Aboard an old, white van driven by a man named Joe With my dad, mom, and siblings As we drive to LaGuardia, our journey’s beginning Through the long TSA lines Onto a giant plane, headed for our destination Over a dozen states we fly Amid the fluffy, white clouds Through the … Continue reading Jack K.’s Prepositional Phrase Poem
I’m from taking family vacations to Florida or Bermuda or any place we go on vacation to. Trips to Florida to visit family or to whether it’s Florida or Bermuda or any place family vacations are always fun! I’m from one of the coldest, windiest football games ever played in Gillette Stadium. The home … Continue reading Brett, Where Are You From?
Andrew, where are you from? Where are you from, Andrew? I’m from being on the soccer field four days in a row, or playing in games that were too tense to forget, Remembering watching my first soccer FC Barcelona vs Real Madrid in a league game on FOX I’m from trips with the ECC to … Continue reading Andrew, Where Are You From?
Jenna, Where are you from? Where are you from, Jenna? I’m from rolling out of bed each morning and hopping on the bus, spending 6 plus hours in a chair, going to cheer practice, sleeping, then doing it all over again. I’m from hanging out with family, flying a mini helicopter into a corn field- … Continue reading Jenna, Where Are You From?
Samantha, Where Are You From? Where Are You From, Samantha? I’m from Sunday dinners with crazy card games, long rounds of Clue, entertaining my family with terrible singing and performances on a nightly basis, and making my sister laugh with random made up stories. I’m from admiring Victoria, causing trouble and going on adventures with … Continue reading Samantha, Where Are You From?
I was in Atlantis and I was eleven. We were suited up and we were heading to the pool. I was wondering what the dolphins will be like I thought. On the way to the pool my aunt yelled while running away, “Why did you trick me into going cage diving!” My brother ran after … Continue reading A Knew Understanding