Ophelia by Jaylah Easter

“He is dead and gone, lady, He is dead and gone; At his head a grass-green turf, At his

heels a stone.” (IV.V.XXX)

The warm whisper of a melody winds through the air, escaping like the last embers of

an abandoned fire

From the chilled lips of crippled innocence flows the omen of foretold sleep
Up she goes, wracked with the weight of a sort of neglected recklessness, heavy
To braid-to weave-to intertwine; to speak through those which so romantically offer life

and beseech upon death

Go silently; succumb to the suffocation of the mouth and the suppression of the mind
The ferality of consciousness, the human abyss, danker than the lure of the murky

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Meade’s Spring Lit Mag Contest Winners

Pegasus: Meade Literary Magazine would like to announce the winners of the Spring Literary Magazine contest. Please congratulate the following students for all of their hard work:

1st Place Poetry: Jaylah Easter, “Ophelia”

2nd Place Poetry: Angela Guzman, “Little Sprout”

1st Place Prose: Cynthia Ocloo, “The Queen Herself”

2nd Place Prose: Yasmine Bryant, “The Story of My Life”

1st Place Song: D’Juan Moreland, “Song 2”

1st Place Film: Dillon Higgins, “Society”

1st Place Painting: Charity Ray, “Stargazer”

1st Place Photos: Christina Huang, waterfall

1st Place Pencil:  Cynthia Ocloo, “Riding the Night”

 

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