A Girl Like Me

a free verse poem written by Anonymous and read by Ms. DiOrio at the Candlelight Vigil on January 13th – Everyone knows what is going on in the media today, everyone knows about the attacks that are on a continuous loop, never completely ending or completely starting. And everyone knows that the hatred for people…

Je Suis Paris

a tribute in cartoons by Stephannie that was inspired by the Candlelight Vigil on January 13th – It was an unusually quiet day on the island where that Blue Blur lives; no Eggman and his cumbersome robots, no Shadow to destroy the world.… He was free to run around all day and do as he…

Photos of the Candlelight Vigil for Peace on January 13th

The Candlelight Vigil for Peace in response to the Paris attacks and violence around the world was organized by the EHS French Club in collaboration with Echoes, Art Club and several other organizations.   . The Candlelight Vigil for Peace in response to the Paris attacks and violence around the world was organized by the EHS French Club…

They Took You Before I Could Tell You

a narrative by Gaby, who read this piece at the Candlelight Vigil on January 13th, photo pending – Some days I feel like I’m genuinely not happy, other days I feel like I could leave this planet and no one would notice. Last night I had an opportunity to tell someone very dear to me…

Why Would Anyone?

a spoken word piece by Carlo, who read this piece at the Candlelight Vigil on January 13th, 2016 I can get angry. When I was younger, anger was for my brother. For those of you who have siblings, you can relate. The arguments were petty, sure, But I could not let him win.   I can hate.…

Chocolate Bullets

a narrative poem written by Meghan and read by Enaya at the Candlelight Vigil on January 13th, 2016 – She was born into a world that was full of hatred and chaos. The world she was born into let her see the terrors of the world first hand. She learned to fall asleep to the…

Death of the Leviathan

a lyric poem by Cate, who read this poem at the Candlelight Vigil on January 13th, 2016 The Way of the World is War A historian finds no shock In mindless death and killing For since man has picked up sticks and stones He has drunk on blood and flesh World War III will be fought…