One Foot In, One Foot Out

The next piece that we are sharing is called “Common Phrases” by Emily Allen, a junior at Houghton. Here’s a bit more from Emily about her poem: I have been writing poetry since elementary school, though I specifically remember learning to love doing so in study hall in middle school, when I would fill every inch of a piece of lined paper with poems in … Continue reading One Foot In, One Foot Out

The Sojourner Within

Welcome to our first post ofThe Lanthorn website! It’s been a long time coming, and we’re so excited to begin sharing the work of our wonderful Houghton writers and artists here. You may notice the cover photograph – the work of Houghton student Marcus Mena. We’ll start off by sharing the work of first-time poet Maggie Clune. Maggie spent her last semester studying in Tanzania, which … Continue reading The Sojourner Within