A collection of creative work by the Syracuse University Honors community
Poem by Ftsum Michael
By Marissa Solomon
Owl eyes that never blink and heavy paws that thump forevermore down
Poem by Tanner Demaree
By Megan WIlcox
Beyond the white stallions, where the water is a sapphire blue, I see a flash in the corner of my eye.
By Ash Alexander
The beginning of a new era through the lens of acceptance of oneself while struggling with understanding who you are.
By Lilianna Smith
To this day, even when I don’t utter a word to him, he supports my dreams. I don’t think I even realize the depth of my own selfishness. Am I a monster?
My Oma lives in New Hampshire sunsets.
Poem by Nicholas Sawyer
By Rachel Reeser
It was a beautiful day to celebrate.
By Alaina Triantafilledes
Perspective of voices that are commonly overlooked.
By Julia Catalano
In three years, when we’re at Syracuse and forced to say goodbye again, the concerts will be canceled. But we don’t know this yet.
By Kate Brennan
In six hours, this same sun will wash over balconies and iron tables for coffee cups, ashtrays, and croissant flakes to bake in its warmth.
By Giovanna Veiga
“I miss you too,” I say to an empty room. But if I reach, out I can feel the scruff lining his jaw, the dip in his chin, the crease at the tip of his nose, all my favorite parts of him.
By Shiharu Yamashita
We’ve had this conversation before—about Halsey Middle School, about how I’m not Korean—but really I wonder if she has any relatives and is lonely.
I run outside barefoot to see the Bradford pear tree that we planted ten years ago lying across the front yard, ripped apart by the wind.
By Emily Kelleher
How leaving home made me feel the weight of where I came from.
By Sara Shaygan
Every time I call, You answer.
By Sasha Temerte
Armed with a notebook and diverse passion, I can intertwine the words and numbers inside me with my dreams.
The point is I don’t remember.
“This is going to be the best time of your life, querida. I promise.” My mom jumps in, and I don’t wonder why she’s speaking English to me.
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