The Vitruvian Post

Sound

Jaden Gray, Student Contributor

March 10, 2017

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Sound...   Sound is a vibration that travels through the air or another medium and can be heard when they reach a persons or animals ear.   I am...   I am the young black woman who was denied her right to vote ...

Matter

Erica Bentley, Staff Writer

February 16, 2017

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I matter Don’t I   You matter Even if I don’t agree with you If we have the courage to think we matter   If I took the time to think about how we matter Would things change?   ...

Self Black Love

Janae Polk, Staff Writer

February 16, 2017

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It’s the skin, the melanin, the chocolate eyes It’s the hair, whether weave or natural It’s the ass, whether real or fake It’s the music, whether rap or R&B that brings us all together   Ain’t it a ...

It’s the look in their eyes that melts my heart

Elizabeth Gonzales, 10th Grade Student Contributor

February 16, 2017

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It’s the look in their eyes that melts my heart It’s as sweet as candy A different type of art It’s the memories they share You can see through their eyes Their embracing glare It’s their passionate touch...

Phytoplankton

Erica Bentley, Staff Writer

February 16, 2017

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  Yo the name’s Phyto... Plankton that is UV Rays keep me from getting Baes Warm water is my enemy ‘Cause they cause a friend to be away from me Minerals: my best buddy They bring me up when the weather’s ...

FOR THE WOMEN OF THE WOMEN’S MARCH AND BEYOND

Janae Polk, Staff Writer

February 16, 2017

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We women carry the weight of the world on our backs Water Jugs Baskets of Food Babies Backpacks The burden of men   Our baskets may be filthy, but we are not Our backpacks may be a mess, but we are no...

I love spicy foods

Giovanni Ruiz, Student Contributor

January 27, 2017

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I love spicy foods I'm not talking about Tabasco and hot Cheetos   I'm talking about my mom's habanero and chile de arbol salsa See in my household we put salsa on everything We’re used to the burning sensation in...

A Negro’s Cry

Janae Polk, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017

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It wasn’t sorrow and pain in their eyes, it was rage The shame lay beneath the eyes of the once innocent The once pure, The once saved Copper skin has always been a beauty deficiency to the bluest of eyes The dark velve...

Hate is for the Weak and Love is for the Strong

Nile Barnes, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017

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  Hating the people that broke you is easy, and loving them is hard. Hating the the ones that robbed you of joy, and made you pull the last card. Hating the ones who hated you when you were trying to change, and hating th...

Relentless

Janae Polk, Staff Writer

December 9, 2016

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Growing up misunderstood is a beautiful thing The time I spent alone, or rather the time I was left alone I thought, my mind opened like the doors of heaven I saw the light   The fright in my eyes disappeared bec...

The Eighth Day

Tatiana Uribe, Staff Writer

December 9, 2016

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She has stood tall and welcoming for hundreds of years, Her fiery presence a beam of freedom in an unforgiving world. The waves of hope have crashed at her feet for long, But with the eighth day, came another statemen...

I Am Who I Like

Janae Polk, Staff Writer

October 19, 2016

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  I like my brown skin, the color I live in I like my thick brown hair, it’s a work of art I like my big head, it gives me more room to think I like my big eyes, they see everything Brown they are, plain...