About the Column:
Poems of our Climate is a weekly poetry column run by Oliver Egger ’23. Egger also runs the literary magazine group Route 9 whose literary magazine, The Lavender, was released last month! READ IT ONLINE AT ROUTE9.ORG. This second issue is metamorphosis-themed and is coming out this Wednesday, Dec. 8. Come to the release event at 9 p.m. at Espwesso. If you are interested in having your poem featured in this column, “Poems of our Climate,” please email your work directly to email@example.com.
The College Grad
By Johnny Sails ’24
The scholar sinks into his head.
He is a fraud and he knows it.
Numbers and quotations quiver
in the dull nowhere of sentences.
Smelling like bile in the jungle,
he lunges towards fresh meat
tastes sweet blood
About the poet:
Johnny Sails is a biology and chemistry double major. This is the first poem he has ever written and the last. Roll Cards!