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Creative Bravery: Siren’s Call

We have had the pleasure of collecting art from Capital’s creative and talented students who continue to amaze and influence this campus. I’d like to thank the staff’s enthusiasm and endurance throughout. I’d also like to thank our ReCap advisor, Dr. Kevin Griffith, for his continuous support and guidance. It has been an honor to witness and experience such an inspiring process. It is brave to create. To take risks and explore authenticity. While creating may not be easy, the outcome can be extraordinarily rewarding. To the readers and contributors, thank you and enjoy.

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Siren’s Call

Spencer Armstrong ’21, Creative Writing and English Literature major, Screenwriting minor

Open eyes render nothing,

save my body in the ocean,

sinking, absorbing murky blue depths.

The future holds nothing for me now.

My plea to all – Humanity!

Never again am I speaking

with seawater lungs,

collapsed and dreaming.

Do not betray my intentions

or cry for lost chances,

simply call for sweet

memories, aged-up pensions.

Come break of dawn,

stray hands will grasp

my clothes, prod my bones,

wait for an empty soul to call home.