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Each week we feature a Haiku of The Week in our newsletter. Here are the past haikus we’ve featured, written by the Michigan community. Want to share your own poetic genius? Submit a haiku to arts@umich.edu. It’s easy — 5 syllables, then 7, then 5!.



“”

Leaves are falling down
They swirl outside my window
Daydreaming, I watch

Laine Chan, Engineering
Published on November 20, 2014





“”

Walking through the Arb
Looking at all the colors
Crap I hit a tree

Breanne Miller, 2017
Published on November 13, 2014





“”

My bare derrière
Porcelain throne– clear night air
In the cold nowhere

Lisa Matthias, UM Medical Staff
Published on November 06, 2014





“”

Game day at the Big House
Maize, blue, fans, football, good times
U of M is great

Amanda Barnes, Engineering, 2018
Published on October 30, 2014





“”

Hail to the Victors
Football Saturday is here
Let 's go Maize and Blue

Matt Weishuhn, LSA, 2018
Published on October 23, 2014





“”

Brown leaves in fall, fall
My favorite time of year
You are oh so near

Gabriela Diaz, Rackham Graduate School, 2 nd year
Published on October 16, 2014





“”

Falling down to sleep
I feel my old ache again
Now that summer 's passed

Stan Halstead, LSA, 2018
Published on October 09, 2014





“”

The moon shoe brightly
The stars twinkled in the light
I am mesmerized

Madeline Helland
Published on October 02, 2014





“”

Squirrels all around
A tiny world of their own
Fleeting tete - a - tete

Surma Talapatra, LSA, 2014
Published on September 25, 2014





“”

Firefly magic
A language I cannot speak
Mystifies my eyes

Cammie Finch, LSA English '16
Published on September 18, 2014





“”

Start of the year here
Time to learn at U of M
Now, let us begin

Anonymous
Published on September 11, 2014





“”

Life at Michigan
Beginning a new journey
Setting a new path

Ashley Kuehne, '17
Published on September 04, 2014





“”

A new beginning
Always starts with a goodbye
Welcome to college

Minh Doan, '17
Published on August 28, 2014





“”

to ask who I am
you see I am more than words
let 's chat over tea

Michaila McCloskey
Published on August 21, 2014





“”

Summer is over
I am so disappointed
Back to work for me

Sandra
Published on August 14, 2014





“”

August not yet fall
Leaves turning not falling down
Campus is changing

Hannah Gairdner, '17
Published on August 07, 2014





“”

Made of porcelain
It is placed on a table
A beautiful vase

Anonymous
Published on July 31, 2014





“”

I am so happy
Happy to be here with you
Are you happy, too ?

Morgan Lovay, '17
Published on July 24, 2014





“”

Today life begins
The world is mine to conquer
Wait, that 's so much work

Sonalee Joshi, '17
Published on July 17, 2014





“”

Do not trip on the
One step that starts your journey
Of a thousand miles

Sarah Graham, '17
Published on July 10, 2014





“”

The pencil thief struck
All my number twos are gone
Need my eraser

Lauren Plawecki, '16
Published on July 03, 2014





“”

Although I am here
My presence is overlooked
I 'm lost in the crush

Chloe Herl, '17
Published on June 26, 2014





“”

This is a haiku
It does not make any sense
That 's why they are fun

Amy Tan, '17
Published on June 19, 2014





“”

My pencil is dull
It works so I won 't complain
I don 't like the whine

Taylor Thorn, LSA '13
Published on June 12, 2014





“”

Flying high above
Sailing through the endless cloud
Singing my own song

Madelyn Popp, LSA '17
Published on June 05, 2014





“”

Winds sing silently
Land and sea cry the lost voice
All for the earths song

Tele Ikpema, '16
Published on May 29, 2014





“”

We feared the water
That its waves would fracture us
So we stayed thirsty

Emma Nagler, RC '17
Published on May 22, 2014





“”

Art is so crucial
Life without it would be dull
Create some each day

Ariana Sauber, Engineering '17
Published on May 15, 2014





“”

In a blue canoe
Floating down a clear river
Then a waterfall

Rachel Bissonnette, LSA '16
Published on May 08, 2014





“”

Dark night split by sound
Limbs flailing subconsciously
Wolverines dancing

Michelina Risbeck, '13
Published on May 01, 2014





“”

This is not the end
I know you always come back
I am quite patient

Derek Ehkmann, '16
Published on April 24, 2014





“”

Knowledge is the sea
Vivacious waves beating on
Swim and you shall float

Madeline Moog, LSA '17
Published on April 17, 2014





“”

A mass of people
Fighting to survive the year
Finals are coming

Alex Coryell, '17
Published on April 10, 2014





“”

Spring is upon us
Misty mornings, rainy nights
A nice change of pace

Kelsey Heath, Sociology & Community Action and Social Change student
Published on April 03, 2014





“”

Flowers in the air
Red, blue, green, pink, in the air
Music to my ears

Irma Maribel Andrade, LSA '14
Published on March 27, 2014





“”

type type type type type
Staring at my computer.
Paper!Write yourself!

Jacqueline Franklin
Published on March 20, 2014





“”

Spring is coming soon
The sun rises earlier
and light brings forth life!

Lynn K.Halton, Program Manager at Center for Educational Outreach
Published on March 13, 2014





“”

Fresh, new, beginning
A chance to explore the world
The Michigan World

Weilin Liaw, '17
Published on March 06, 2014





“”

Shimmering softly
The horizon beckons now
With the rising sun

Lexi Newland, '16
Published on February 27, 2014





“”

Today I am here
Tomorrow I will be there
But I am here now

Rachel Chung, LSA '16
Published on February 20, 2014





“”

Roses are roja
Violets are sort of blue
I 'm bad at haiku

Triston Wright, Engineering '17
Published on February 13, 2014





“”

It 's been a while
How are you doing so far
I think I miss you

Serenity Lee, LSA '17
Published on February 06, 2014





“”

Ask what the point is ?
Live, love, laugh, learn, be yourself
The human purpose

Austin Hall, '17
Published on January 30, 2014





“”

Art can be diverse
From a dance to a painting
It fills me with peace

Brittney Elliott, LSA '17
Published on January 23, 2014





“”

I would be lying
If I said I hated snow
Well, maybe be bit

Kelsey Socha, SMTD '14
Published on January 16, 2014





“”

It 's the beginning
The opening of many
Doors and paths ahead

Amy Lai, '17
Published on January 09, 2014





“”

Living the good life
Is not what you think at first
Keep seeking the truth

Katie, Architecture '15
Published on January 02, 2014





“”

I once had a dream
But I forgot what it was
I 'll dream a new one

Anonymous
Published on December 26, 2013





“”

I drink my smoothie
The Styrofoam breaks, uh oh
I have stained my pants

Benjamin Schechter
Published on December 19, 2013





“”

Wandering the streets
The light shine in his eye now
What does he see now ?

Guo Kang Cheong, Engineering '15
Published on December 12, 2013





“”

The end of this night
Is nothing to fret upon
Dear, tomorrow comes

Donovan Harrison
Published on December 05, 2013





“”

Just one word to say
But you will never hear it
So I just won 't speak

Jamie Forgacs, LSA '17
Published on November 28, 2013





“”

I am here right now
Staring, doing, head spinning
Living the moment

Sharo Costa, '17
Published on November 21, 2013





“”

Life is beautiful
Life is full of surprises
Life is very fun!

Rong Zhou, LSA '16
Published on November 14, 2013





“”

A fish in the sea
Cannot breathe or move on land
But swim with freedom

Jae Goo Kim, '13
Published on November 07, 2013





“”

Laughter in his eyes
Yet there 's so much more hidden
There 's much more within

Morgan Chericinski, Engineering '17
Published on October 31, 2013





“”

Alone is the leaf
Fading, dying, turning pale
Winter is coming

Brian Huong, Art & Design '17
Published on October 24, 2013





“”

Hail to the victors
We scream with love from our hearts
Hail to the victors

Ariel Jordan, Nursing '17
Published on October 17, 2013





“”

Sea of maize rises
Touchdown with one minute left
Hail to the victors!

Mandy Nilsen, LSA '17
Published on October 10, 2013





“”

I can 't believe this
I AM AT MICHIGAN NOW
All awesome abounds

Rowena Ng, Engineering '17
Published on October 03, 2013





“”

Glad to be at school
Umich doesn 't feel like home
But I 'm sure it will

Maria Fordiani, RC '17
Published on September 26, 2013





“”

On my hand is time
It tells me when to be where
It cost thirty bucks

John Ryan, Class of 2012
Published on September 19, 2013





“”

Colors new to me
Blue and gold surrounding me
Now a Wolverine

Anonymous, LSA
Published on September 12, 2013





“”

Jumping, croaking frogs
Sitting on a log alone
Night comes, silence falls

John, Class of 2016
Published on September 05, 2013





“”

If it was my way
There 'd be no war no torment
Just dancing cheese gifs

Anonymous, Class of 2013
Published on August 29, 2013





“”

Lost a leg today
Thing shot me point blank, pow!Pshuu!
Goddamn laser cats

Jacob Herrin, Class of 2016
Published on August 22, 2013





“”

Sunset is purple,
And orange sky is lovely
Night will come too soon

Rachel Sabbath, LSA Class of 2016
Published on August 15, 2013





“”

Flowers flow in breeze
They swag in the flowing wind
Swirling a rainbow

Lizzy Benedett, School of Nursing Class of 2016
Published on August 08, 2013





“”

Stars soaring in flight
Birds shooting across the sky
Wings of flame burn bright

Nick Anastasia, Class of 2014
Published on August 01, 2013





“”

Glistening sun moon
I am yours to fill, brighten
Blissful rain and stars

Ashley Oguvo, Class of 2016
Published on July 25, 2013





“”

The wolf runs quite fast
The sloth crawls very slowly
I like to watch them

Zoe Widmer, Art & Design
Published on July 18, 2013





“”

Jaws snapping harshly
Hear the muffled cry erupt
The last of its kind

Lexi Newland, LSA Class of 2016
Published on July 11, 2013





“”

Song birds in the hill
Soft whispers floating away
Chaotic silence

David Kong, Class of 2016
Published on July 04, 2013





“”

Lonely firefly
Twinkling among the buildings
Drowned out by their light

John Behrendt, Engineering '16
Published on June 27, 2013





“”

Dancing on water
Little lights flash constantly
Fireflies flying

Emily Chang, Engineering '16
Published on June 20, 2013





“”

What will we do now
We fall we hurt we suffer
Time is the best cure

Stephanie Choi, LSA Class of 2016
Published on June 13, 2013





“”

Water glows downstream
Fish swim against the current
Within the nature

Anonymous
Published on June 06, 2013





“”

Sitting on the beach
The warm sand between my toes
I want to be there

Hannah, School of Education
Published on May 30, 2013





“”

Jump frog. Jump higher.
Do not look down, you are scared.
Made it, good for you.

Anonymous
Published on May 23, 2013





“”

Sitting here thinking
What should I write about now
Maybe a haiku

Kelsey Thorne, Class of 2016
Published on May 16, 2013





“”

This haiku contains
The letter 'i' seven times;
Ball is in your court.

Anonymous
Published on May 09, 2013





“”

Swimming through the crowd
I allowed myself to see
What the world is like

Shien - Min Teo, LSA Class of 2014
Published on May 02, 2013





“”

March Madness is done
April Anxiety ? No,
April Awesomeness

Andrea, Engineering '16
Published on April 25, 2013





“”

We may not have won
Yet still we 're proud wolverines
And always victors.

Esha Biswas
Published on April 18, 2013





“”

The wind is playful
Like a child lost in flight
It dances with me

Andrea, Engineering '16
Published on April 11, 2013





“”

Operatic tune
Two birds sing in harmony
Teach my heart to soar.

Cammie Finch
Published on April 04, 2013





“”

The wind in my hair
I follow the sunny road
Bicycle riding

Anonymous
Published on March 28, 2013





“”

Wheels are spinning now
Faster and faster they go
You and I won 't stop

Johanna Stecher, LSA Class of 2016
Published on March 21, 2013





“”

Lilacs and lilies
Floating serenely on waves
Wrapped in the moonlight

Jed, LSA Class of 2012
Published on March 14, 2013





“”

Fluffy wooly lamb
Gently take me to sleep
Teach me out to count

Lisa, LSA Class of 2014
Published on March 07, 2013





“”

Twenty minutes left
I am stuck in this lecture
haikus pass the time

Iris Chen
Published on February 28, 2013





“”

A fading picture
Once in darkness, sparks to light
What is left but love

Gideon Billings, Class of 2016
Published on February 21, 2013





“”

I 'll always listen
With open ears and eyeballs
To Beyonce 's voice

Hollis Wyatt, Class of 2016
Published on February 14, 2013





“”

Gorillas are great
They eat and sleep in the trees
Chest pat chest pat ahh!

Tyra Bandt, Class of 2016
Published on February 07, 2013





“”

The bruised sun rises
As purplish wounds fade slow
A dusky twilight

Lynn, LSA Class of 2016
Published on January 31, 2013





“”

Music is beautiful
It cleanses the soul and mind
And opens one 's heart

Jelena Rosenberg, Engineering '16
Published on January 24, 2013





“”

I cannot write things
My brain is not a writer
Look!A shiny bird

Carrie Chaffee
Published on January 17, 2013





“”

Combustion power
hydrocarbons and O2
CO2, water

Marina Baker
Published on January 10, 2013





“”

Sometimes I look up
And see the stars shining far
Across barren sky

Scarlett Wardrop, Class of 2016
Published on January 03, 2013





“”

Creativity
Expression through art style
Be yourself always

Alyssa, Class of 2014
Published on December 27, 2012





“”

The snow billows past
Silent ponderous white mist
One upon the next

Aviva, Class of 2016
Published on December 20, 2012





“”

Wish to move from past
Now that the memory 's gone
I wish to return

Anonymous
Published on December 13, 2012





“”

Falling leaves from trees
Blow in the wind overhead
We fly like them

Will Robinson, Engineering '16
Published on December 06, 2012





“”

Weight bearing downwards
Approaching like the stampede
A storm is coming

Sarah Surna, Class of 2015
Published on November 29, 2012





“”

Life, beauty, music
Every small thing has meaning
All is beautiful

Chloe Gilke, LSA Class 0 f 2016
Published on November 22, 2012





“”

Discovery is
A journey beyond the void
Of the everyday

Milena Westarb, LSA Class of 2016
Published on November 15, 2012





“”

A man on the moon
A footprint for humans
Exploring for all

Logan Sisca, LSA Class of 2016
Published on November 08, 2012





“”

Fans are screaming loud
The team runs out on the field
Let 's go Wolverines!

Kelsey Lindberg, Engineering, class of 2015
Published on November 01, 2012





“”

To write is to taste
Full words dripping off the lips
And filling the soul

Colleen Dennison, Class of 2013
Published on October 25, 2012





“”

People know themselves
Much less as time does pass by
Who knows ? Marmalade.

Freida Blostein, Residential College Class of 2016
Published on October 18, 2012





“”

Much more than a place
A spirit in all of us
We bleed maize and blue.

Quinton Trudell, LSA Class of 2016
Published on October 11, 2012





“”

The deer roam freely
Fleeting through the fallen leaves
Crunch, walk, munch, run!Bus!

Ashley Rose, Class of 2014
Published on October 04, 2012





“”

Flowing in the wind
Russet coats shivering off
the sun sets quickly.

Caleb Pratt, Engineering '16
Published on September 27, 2012





“”

I love the oboe
It does not sound like a duck
Music is my life

Madeline Doyle, School of Music
Published on September 20, 2012





“”

Manipulated
Bound eternally in place
Bent and Discarded

Mark Dulchavsky, Freshman
Published on September 13, 2012





“”

Cracks in old clay bowls
Faded lines on tapestries
Timeless work of art

Catherine, LSA 2011
Published on September 06, 2012





“”

Girl battles salmon
Thirty minutes of fighting
Line snaps.Fish escapes

Connor Stack, Sophomore in Engineering
Published on August 30, 2012





“”

Once there was a girl
Whose hair hung in long loose curls
She looked like a squirrel.

Anonymous student at Artscapade 2011
Published on August 23, 2012





“”

The Terminator
Staring the Governator
Hasta la Vista!(Baby)

Anonymous Student
Published on August 16, 2012





“”

Walk through the forest
And climb the massive oak trees.
Be a child again.

Jen R., graduate student
Published on August 09, 2012





“”

Blue cliffs beneath a
Pale moon, the glazed water calm
Floating towards mountains

Maggie Scholten, LSA / 2015
Published on July 26, 2012





“”

If there is a doubt
Simply leave it be, and then
Move one foot forward

Jared Bank, LSA 2015
Published on July 19, 2012





“”

Shadows become long
as the sun shines sideways down
a mellow warm glow

Jessica Constantini, Engineering 2015
Published on July 12, 2012





“”

Minimalism
Using the least energy
Create expression

Domenic Rizzolo, UMich LSA
Published on June 21, 2012





“”

Here in Michigan
I am finding the new me
I have a fresh start

Cameron Summers, class of 2015
Published on June 14, 2012





“”

Here in Michigan
I am finding the new me
I have a fresh start

Cameron Summers, class of 2015
Published on June 07, 2012





“”

Here in Michigan
I am finding the new me
I have a fresh start

Cameron Summers, class of 2015
Published on May 31, 2012





“”

Forgetfulness is
Nothing to worry about.
Just enjoy your life!

Anna, class of 2015
Published on May 24, 2012





“”

Sometimes I fall but
With friends around me, life goes
And all goes on too.

Grace Van Hyfte, class of 2015
Published on May 17, 2012





“”

Backpacking classes
The most stressful time all year
Until we take them

Aubree Sepler
Published on May 10, 2012





“”

The sky is clear blue
With clouds far above our heads.
We sleep peacefully

Unknown student at UMich
Published on May 03, 2012





“”

Wind and drops so soft
So warm, brush upon my skin.
No storm, my own dawn.

Elizabeth, LSA / 2013
Published on April 26, 2012





“”

I 'm always busy
But the sun is shining now
I can 't take the heat.

Bird Kherian, LSA / 2015
Published on April 19, 2012





“”

Aching for sunset.
Craving to cross the threshold.
To make memories.

Melanie Gupte, MS.PhD Pre - Candidate, Biomedical Engineering
Published on April 12, 2012





“”

Looking left then right
A brand new face at each glance.
Confused, but oh well.

Alyssa Mandelle, LSA / 2015
Published on April 05, 2012





“”

Writing a haiku
Takes patience, wit, and talent.
Oh wait, I 'm finished

Brandon Beran, class of 2015
Published on March 29, 2012





“”

Looking at a fish
Through the fishbowl, it looks back
It 's eyes oversized

Melissa Freeland, RC / 2015
Published on March 22, 2012





“”

Breath, the soul of life
Separates the present time
From the longing past

Alexi Turner, SMTD / 2015
Published on March 15, 2012





“”

Here in Michigan
I am finding the new me
I have a fresh start

Cameron Summers, class of 2015
Published on March 08, 2012





“”

Tumultuous falls
Slip over my eyes swiftly
Crash down with the sun

Katie Twa, SoE / 2013
Published on March 01, 2012





“”

January now
the cold weather has now come
dreaming of sunny days

Veniece Session, Class of 2014
Published on February 23, 2012





“”

The Terminator
Starring the Governator
Hasta la vista!(baby)

B., UMich student
Published on February 16, 2012





“”

Winter : cold, hard, gray
I am not ready for you.
You will break my soul.

Zach Feldman, RC / 2015
Published on February 09, 2012





“”

Blue cliffs beneath a
Pale moon, the glazed water calm
Floating towards mountains.

Maggie Scholten, LSA / 2015
Published on February 02, 2012





“”

In the darkest night
Horses run to dying sun
Grass breathes slow whispers

Lucy Zhao, class of 2015
Published on January 26, 2012





“”

Here in Michigan
I am finding the new me
I have a fresh start

Cameron Summers, class of 2015
Published on January 19, 2012





“”

Each winter snowfall
A snowflake falls down in bliss
Yet it lands head first

Ashley Bourdrie, A & D / 2013
Published on January 12, 2012





“”

Here in Michigan
I am finding the new me
I have a fresh start

Cameron Summers, class of 2015
Published on January 05, 2012





“”

The sky drifts beyond
Engless, out of reach, I am
Insignificant

Alexa, LSA / 2015
Published on December 29, 2011





“”

It 's Thanksgiving Day
Time to break out the turkey. Tryptophan - tastic!

Anonymous
Published on December 22, 2011





“”

The wind blows slowly
Black darkness covers the land
The night has fallen

Steve West, class of 2015
Published on December 15, 2011





“”

I 'm the creative
Mind worth you trying to find
In due time, I 'll shine

DaShuane Hawkins, class of 2015
Published on December 08, 2011





“”

I wish I had wings
Chains bind my limbs;I can 't fly
The sky mocks my pain

Joylene Jabboori, LSA / 2015
Published on December 01, 2011





“”

The peaceful river
Runs slowly through the mountain
Reaching the valley

Sara Ann Knutson, LSA / RC 2011
Published on November 24, 2011





“”

Clock ticks down to one.
Fans on feet, I shoot a prayer.
Season rides on this.

Jerald Shi, LSA Honors, '15
Published on November 17, 2011





“”

I see you driving 'Round town with the girl I love
and I 'm like, '
haiku '

Sam Cenzhang, LSA / 2015
Published on November 10, 2011





“”

If there is a doubt
Simply leave it be and then
Move one foot forward

Jared, LSA / 2015
Published on November 03, 2011





“”

I 'm a Wolverine
Bright colors of Blue and Maize
The leaders and the best

Eric H., ENG / 2015
Published on October 27, 2011





“”

Here in Michigan
I am finding the new me
I have a fresh start

Cameron Summers, class of 2015
Published on October 20, 2011





“”

Dining Hall madness,
student eating everyplace
Freshman fifteen scare.

Heather Beaudoin, LSA '15
Published on October 13, 2011





“”

Birds fly high above,
using the summer breezes
to their advantage.

Hannah Rajala, Senior, LSA
Published on October 06, 2011





“”

Pictures on the wall.
People frozen in action.
Vacant eyes staring.

Terry Kelly, Freshman, LSA
Published on September 29, 2011





“”

Hello, thank you
important phrases of all.
Don 't forget about love.

Gracie, Class of 2010
Published on September 22, 2011





“”

Beyond the shallow door,
wisdom seeks the patient man.
As the grass grows green.

Alexander Crew, Class of 2014
Published on September 15, 2011





“”

Blue skies makes me smile,
as I close my eyes to dream.
Green pastures sets me free.

Ann, Class of 2011
Published on September 08, 2011





“”

Catch the drifting breeze,
dance along with the red leaves.
Fingers grasping air.

Danna Wu, Class of 2013
Published on September 01, 2011





“”

A popcorn kernel
fluffy, white, black as the night.
Darkness eternal.

Zev Alder - Goldsmith, Class of 2014
Published on August 25, 2011





“”

Man with fake hair
looks your way with open hand.
Daring, you agree ?

Trebecca McDonald, Class of 2014
Published on August 18, 2011





“”

distilled water, peace
the journey through brings disturbance,
solitude no more.

Ebonie Daley - Hicks, Actuarial Science Candidate, 2011
Published on August 11, 2011





“”

I have been trying
to cha cha, tango and waltz
to burn the dance floor

Jaimini Patel, Class of 2013
Published on August 04, 2011





“”

Twelve a.m., midnight.
Five pages to go still,
Au revoir, Facebook.

Jenn, Engineering student
Published on July 28, 2011





“”

Flies land beside her
The flyswatter goes unused.
She sits behind glass.

Hanlin Yang, Freshman, LSA
Published on July 21, 2011





“”

Rage : we are Creatures:
Gnawing, of spitting, with teeth
exposed.are not We ?

Kevin Byrd, D3, School of Dentistry, Class of 2013.
Published on July 14, 2011





“”

Gold plated brass blooms.
If only I could understand
why everything shines.

Michaela Byrne, Class of 2014
Published on July 07, 2011





“”

My mind is boggled
by the humid overflow
of art in this room

Vi Quach
Published on June 30, 2011





“”

The saddest catfish
wispy whiskers whisking well
sleeping, forgotten.

Winne Tsai, Sophomore, LSA
Published on June 23, 2011





“”

Summer heat destroys,
decimates, crushes, ruins.
Thank god for my fan.

Anonymous, Class of 2014
Published on June 16, 2011





“”

The lion roaring
There is a jabberwocky
Where the hell am I ?

Merritt Fooy, Nursing student
Published on June 09, 2011





“”

Zombie octupus
Don 't be lackadaisical
Run while you still can

Jenna Dorey, Class of 2012
Published on June 02, 2011





“”

No wings to fly home
All of you stole them from me
Icarus laments

Krithika Srinivasan, Graduate student
Published on May 26, 2011





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New surprises here
Adventures at all corners
Life has just begun

Elizabeth Mays, Freshman, Engineering
Published on May 19, 2011





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Red pants purple shorts
So comfortable to wear
Don 't match with green shirts

Neha Jain, LSA / RC, class of 2014
Published on May 12, 2011





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I stand at the edge
Of a whole new life, unsure
but ready to start

Shannon Pawwski, freshman
Published on May 05, 2011





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Virtuous justice
Truth, proven by the winners
Inconsistently

Vicki Li, Engineering
Published on April 28, 2011





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Break through with the arts
Boundaries will count for naught
Find your wings;take flight

Kaisa Ryding, Art & Design, class of 2014
Published on April 21, 2011





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Bumble bees eat me
flies attack the soupy swamp
but it turns and turns

Courtney Weber, Freshman
Published on April 14, 2011





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Often suffering,
And painfully embarrassed
are owls in tu - tus

Sarah Washabaugh, Freshman
Published on April 07, 2011





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Communal bathrooms
Flimsy shower curtain loop
hope they don 't see me.

Visky Blake, LSA, class of 2014
Published on March 31, 2011





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The roses wilt soon
Dripping in snow and ice rain
forever asleep

Mackenzie Roman, 2014
Published on March 24, 2011





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A soldier lies dead
Woman weeps, his sacrifice
Now she holds his hand

Paul Kleinau, Sophomore, Engineering
Published on March 17, 2011





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Falling without fear
No need for things to reach for
Love has its own wings

Michael Sypniewski, Sophomore, LSA
Published on March 10, 2011





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Lots of freshman
Streets flooded with new students
I 'm another one

Theo Zizka, Art & Design, class of 2014
Published on March 03, 2011





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Fame dances on rocks
until all the waves recede,
leaving low tide stink.

Noah Neary, Ford School Senior
Published on February 17, 2011





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Love knows no limits
Covering restless dreamers
Like a soft blanket

Jean Leverich, LivingArts Staff
Published on February 10, 2011





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I am so hungry
I could eat my own arm off
So I think I will

Steven Czyz, Engineering, Class of 2014
Published on February 03, 2011





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Restless child watches
her mother sew the large hole
of her only dress.

Erin Kirkland, Freshman, Residential College
Published on January 20, 2011





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Walk through the forest
And climb the massive oak trees.
Ba a child again.

Jen R., graduate student
Published on January 13, 2011





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