"The ants in my chest / will not sleep / tonight—"
"It’s the kind of place where the towels are folded into lotuses and the mini soaps are named after feelings." Fiction.
"My father took my fishing rod / while I slept on rain / and he lost it to a bass."
"An exploration of perspective, depth, illusions, how one sees, and how photography challenges the way one sees."
"New York is not your lover. Open the oven,/The L train in summer, she is not making/Your dinner, not kissing your cheek hello"
Confluence is an online platform for student writing, art and research at NYU's Gallatin School of Individualized Study. The work is selected from the undergraduate print journals (including the Gallatin Review, the Gallatin Research Journal, the Journal of Global Affairs), exhibits curated in the Gallatin Galleries, visual art and performances produced for the Gallatin Arts Festival, teacher-nominated written and art works generated in courses, and independent projects commissioned by the student editors.Find out more »