Noah D. Arney

A student affairs professional's musings on books, education, politics, and cooking.



Category: Poetry

  • Steel and Forest

    driving into a jungle of steel and girder cut off from the earth beneath me by rubber and asphalt I yearn for peaceful days by the river where the water burbled past the stones and gathered in the pools of leaping into the liquid ice – and feeling alive a building made of cedar and […]

  • Acrostic

    Just a short little acrostic I made up to demonstrate today’s lesson for the class. Just another sojourner Otherwise unoccupied Hoping for a bite to eat Nine pound steak sounds great to me

  • Story of a book

    Receiving a book in a bag on the day of love Removing them one by one in bewilderment Recognizing the name inside the cover of the last book Breaking into tears and clutching my love to me

  • English Student’s lament

    I’ve decided to begin putting some of my writings up here.  Most of them are ones that I did during university.  Here’s one that I didn’t even remember till I started going through my files today. English Student’s lament Now I sit me down to write A pint of Guinness in my sight I start […]