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Poetry | Love poem in the time of COVID-19

Poetry | Love poem in the time of COVID-19

By Leah Mensch, Opinions Editor

March 31, 2020

Opinions Editor Leah Mensch writes a love poem during a pandemic.

Poetry | The Grass Will Be Greener

Poetry | The Grass Will Be Greener

By Lydia Chlpka, Staff Columnist

March 19, 2020

Contributing writer Lydia Chlpka shares a haiku in these trying times.

Poetry | Goodwill Mugs

Poetry | Goodwill Mugs

By Lydia Chlpka, Staff Columnist

February 21, 2020

Mugs — not matching — are being used for not-drinking. They hold

Catalog of visiting black poets’ work on display in Hillman Library

Catalog of visiting black poets’ work on display in Hillman Library

By Brenden Rearick, For The Pitt News

February 20, 2020

Colorful chapbooks — small collections of poetry centered on a theme — currently line the featured shelves in Hillman’s new African American poetry exhibit.

Poetry | A Farewell to Maggie Durwald

Poetry | A Farewell to Maggie Durwald

By Leah Mensch, Opinions Editor

February 13, 2020

Opinions Editor Leah Mensch writes a poem to her retiring editorial partner.

Poetry | The Dana and Lydia Special

Poetry | The Dana and Lydia Special

By Lydia Chlpka, For The Pitt News

February 6, 2020

Lydia Chlpka writes about Diet Cokes, and how they taste better from the fountain — amongst other things — in today’s poem.

Poetry | I Want to Watch You Crumble

Poetry | I Want to Watch You Crumble

By Nina Santucci, For The Pitt News

January 23, 2020

i want to watch you crumble.

Poems from prison: Students share incarcerated voices

Poems from prison: Students share incarcerated voices

By Brian Gentry, Senior Staff Writer

December 5, 2019

The poetry performance was part of an event which packed City of Asylum on Wednesday night, with more than 100 people in attendance.

Poetry | The Earth stands still

Poetry | The Earth stands still

By Emily Pinigis, Staff Columist

November 22, 2019

The Earth stands still The Air blows calmly The Seas break softly The Sun blazes steadily   The Universe is at peace with itself And so are the beings within it  For the first time in ages The world stands still   Everyone must succumb  To the world outside ...

Poetry | Winter in One Night

Poetry | Winter in One Night

By Emily Pinigis, Staff Columnist

November 14, 2019

The night is cold and quiet

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