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Great Lake Review - Fall 2010

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Great Lake Review - Fall 2010
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Great Lake Review
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Editors-In-Chief Elizabeth Buecher Marci Zebrowski, Managing Editor Amanda Nargi, Faculty Advisor Brad Korbesmeyer, Fiction Editors Carolyn Holthausen Desiree Alcala Kelsey Brewster, Nonfiction Editors Nicole Bennett Faith Connell Nadia Misir Leigh Rusyn, Poetry Editors Charles Buckel Amber-Lee Jensen Rebecca McCarthy ( , )
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Poetry Nostalgia Was by Ryan Lubba......................................................................................................2 Wasp by Jennifer Schifferle...........................................................................................................3 The First Second by Brittney Simmons .....................................................................................25 Waiting for Dark Hearts by Molly Martindal ...........................................................................43 Probably for You by Ryan Bergman ...........................................................................................45 Frozen by Ryan Bergman ............................................................................................................6 Fall Semester by Justin Tabeek ..................................................................................................46 True Self by Emily Drew ............................................................................................................16 Angel in Disguise by Zenda Lynette Daniels .............................................................................54 Release of the Soul by Emily Drew ............................................................................................63 Bimbo Fair Enough by M.J. Foxhart ........................................................................................70 Suddenly There Was No Party at the Epicenter of a Beatles Tune by M.J. Foxhart....................7 Beautifully Imperfect by Jennifer Schifferle...............................................................................88 Sunflower by Jennifer Schifferle ................................................................................................92 On the Day They Exhumed South Bay Cemetery by Sarah Georgianna.....................................80 Creative Nonfiction I Sat on the Cusp Where the Grass Met the Dirt byAnnie Hidley................................................5 Misfit by Cassandra Shumacher...................................................................................................18 Catching up with the Sun by Daniel Kelley...............................................................................37 I Didn’t Cry Until I Said Goodbye to Nick by Annie Hidley.......................................................98 Light Switches by Jennifer Schifferle..........................................................................................74 Fiction The Wearied Traveler by Justin Tabeek ........................................................................................1 Giggles the Clown by Jeff Markowitz............................................................................................8 Overcooked Steak by Chris Daniels.............................................................................................27 The Fence by Chelsey Hipkens ...................................................................................................47 Even the Ones we Forget About Sometimes by Annie Hidley .....................................................65 Slice by Steven Kochems ............................................................................................................50 Running a Symphony by David Kailer ........................................................................................55 The Three Roads out of Mullica Hill by Collin McNamara ........................................................72 Absolution by Alexander Longo ..................................................................................................81 Aftermath by Rachel Andrews .....................................................................................................90 Hunting by Patricia Conrad .........................................................................................................93 Why I Use my Hockey Gear as a Halloween Costume by Daniel Coant ..................................100 A Good Man by Collin McNamara............................................................................................102 Art Reckless O Soul, Exploring by Annie Hidley.................................................................................6 The Eleventh Opening by Matthew Hotaling.................................................................................4 The Watcher by Marissa Hill........................................................................................................15 What Intervenes is Golden by Joseph Donegan...........................................................................44 Precious China by Katie Loperfido..............................................................................................17 Abbey Road with an Oswego Twist by Annie Hidley...................................................................49 Old Man in Ink by Katie Loperfido..............................................................................................36 Lightsticks and Slow Shutter Speed by Annie Hidley..................................................................79 Construction Reduction by Matthew Hotaling ............................................................................26 Benin by Annie Hidley ................................................................................................................91 To Follow by Marissa Hill ...........................................................................................................53 Captain Jack Sparrow by Katie Loperfido ..................................................................................69 Graffiti on the Berlin Wall by Annie Hidley...............................................................*Front Cover
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Great Lake Review is SUNY Oswego's student-edited literary and art magazine. Great Lake Review is published, in general, every semester, and contains primarily student art work, poetry, fiction, and other literary works.

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The Great Lake Review is open to submissions throughout the year. to: glr@oswego.edu

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The Great Lake Review Fall 2010 Editors-In-Chief Fiction Editors Kelsey Brewster Leigh Rusyn Faculty Advisor Poetry Editors Special Thanks to:

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Table of Contents Poetry Nostalgia Was by Ryan Lubba......................................................................................................2 Wasp The First Second Waiting for Dark Hearts Probably for You Frozen by Ryan Bergman ............................................................................................................6 Fall Semester True Self Angel in Disguise Release of the Soul Bimbo Fair Enough Suddenly There Was No Party at the Epicenter of a Beatles Tune Beautifully Imperfect On the Day They Exhumed South Bay Cemetery I Sat on the Cusp Where the Grass Met the Dirt I Didnt Cry Until I Said Goodbye to Nick

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Fiction The Wearied Traveler Overcooked Steak The Fence Slice Running a Symphony The Three Roads out of Mullica Hill Absolution Aftermath Hunting A Good Man Art Reckless O Soul, Exploring The Eleventh Opening The Watcher What Intervenes is Golden Precious China Old Man in Ink Construction Reduction Benin

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The Wearied Traveller Justin Tabeek

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Nostalgia Was Ryan Lubba too stubborn to yield to and everything in between that puzzles me. There was a time

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Wasp Jennifer Schifferle More than you know

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The Eleventh Opening Matthew Hotaling

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I Sat on the Cusp Where the Grass Met the Dirt Annie Hidley

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Frozen Ryan Bergman Those who get in its way are only added to the masses. Reckless O Soul, Exploring Annie Hidley

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M.J. Foxhart horse hooves someone to sing you to sleep. to leave me here alone.

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Jeff Markowitz

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Jeff Markowitz

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the boy asked. Ray ever really laughs is when he gets his high.

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Jeff Markowitz holding something in his hands.

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photograph. The boy simply giggled and responded: Ray did indeed know how.

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Jeff Markowitz

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The Watcher Marissa Hill

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True Self Emily Drew Look above. Look within. Fill me with youth. Make me bright. Remind me who I am.

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True Self Precious China

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the same brown belt every day.

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never met that Bobby. two boys.

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were all the same. his mouth. than the words people said.

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raising their hand.

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and stuttering breaths.

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away.

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allowing teeth to bite down on them to hold in sound and push out pain.

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The First Second Lay the hidden truth. The unbreakable. The determination. The readiness.

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Construction Reduction

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Overcooked Steak phemy.

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Overcooked Steak said rolling her eyes.

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her pillow and took a deep breath. That was another reason to add to the list. Mumbling in her wondering what in hell she was dreaming about that she had to mumble. I brought this up to You.

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Overcooked Steak

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Overcooked Steak Gandhi even.

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Overcooked Steak only blink.

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ing her how to garden and one day tending to her own garden when she owned her own house one day.

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Old Man in Ink

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him. losing his mind.

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Racing around to come up behind you again Shorter of breath and one day closer to death that time. anything.

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The mellow song was soothing and he alternated between singing and taking long gulps areas. them to slow down.

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Home, home again ed. son said eagerly.

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Catching Up With The Sun

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Waiting for Dark Hearts Molly Martindal a moment still. and someday laugh. dark hearts a dark soul.

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Waiting for Dark Hearts silent pleas swallow truth. What Intervenes is Golden

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Probably for You Ryan Bergman The long night transitions into

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Fall Semester

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The Fence

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The Fence

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moving around down there. behind. top.

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Slice Instead I will observe.

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Slice Eight is up. Irony. risk takers.

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The newspapers need me. as they say.

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Slice My dream was to be a poet.

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Angel in Disguise I saw your broken wing your knight in shining armor I knew it hurt so I waited and waited and waited until it healed. I gave you then months and what did I get in return. But in the end I was the only one to be blamed.

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Running a Symphony triumphant uproar. running. into submission.

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Running a Symphony with less. rushing home to get my nebulizer.

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Running a Symphony asthma.

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when I thought I might pass out. strenuous.

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Running a Symphony

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somewhere beyond the treeline and I knew the end was near. done.

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Running a Symphony

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Release of the Soul You are nothing but damaged and soulless.

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Release of the Soul

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Even the Ones We Forget Sometimes

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Even the Ones We Forget About Sometimes

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understand. I never knew anything up until that moment. I never knew what real love was until it was

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Even the Ones We Forget About Sometimes

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Bimbo Fair Enough The bitter morning to snap into the shimmer and pulse Fathoming the trip I stumble down the stairs.

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Bimbo Fair Enough Tourniquet tightens in this blatant hysteria the telephone pole sleepily hung over smile The philosophers may have their play

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The Three Roads out of Mullica Hill month.

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The Three Roads out of Mullica Hill My mind emptied until all that remained was that single thought: You are alive.

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setting in.

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nights.

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On the Day They Exhumed South Bay Cemetery and smuggled them like prisoners and sought them out. marking them as ours. we buried them.

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Absolution T I opened my eyes and leaned on my elbow to get a better look around. There were streams English now.

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Absolution when the basket was passed around.

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T meditayded For this sin head.

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Absolution he was surrendering to us.

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go out as we passed through onto the stoop. again. No again. M

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Absolution

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Y me in the eye.

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Beautifully Imperfect You took your muse and stayed inside Until

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Beautifully Imperfect Took your work and showed the world:

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Aftermath blind.

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Aftermath Benin

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Mighty head lays silent on the ground

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Hunting

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Hunting

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times growing up but it still never made sense. I love you.

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Hunting ied beneath the dead animal.

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I Didnt Cry Until I Said Goodbye to Nick

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I Didnt Cry Until I Said Goodbye to Nick

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A Good Man understanding.

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A Good Man hit its mark.

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I always imagined this is something like what death spoke into my ear. with his eyes.

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A Good Man the young nurses lips. man. That would do.

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Were nice people.