Arpeggi for the New Year

by Tom Saer


Forgetting this is what my time together 

knows, considering


[I hit the bottom and]


the way that darkness has been put to use 

since goodness knows BC.

But now the bonfire substitute 

illuminates the shame with preset ambiguity:

Are there any ways to warn my friends 

About the Fallout of Circadia? 

[I hit the bottom and]


I hit the bottom and 

Dilemma, start again: you’re likely 

asking how we got in this



position, but I’ll hear you later on. 

For now the bad-match purchases 

and all the faulty wiring 

will illuminate the bathroom floor to ask the new year’s favour


The Poor Print

The Poor Print is Oriel College's student newspaper, with contributions from across the JCR, MCR, SCR, and staff. Our current Executive Editors are Siddiq Islam and Jerric Chong.

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