The Lantern Literary Magazines, 1933 to Present



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The Genie and the Scotsman • Taxi Driver Savior Complex • Midnight Waltz • Eulogy of Caution • Don't cry over spilled milk!! • I am the spider • The Lamb • The Witch and the Shepherd • Nostalgia • In the Summer I Want Light • I Am (Not) • Thanatophobia • We're not children anymore • Hamlet's Fool • Lemon • the last two people in the world • Amongst Chaos (what captivated me) • How About Now, Billy Joel • Bug Trap • Spring, Musser Hall, Room 219 • Time's Denial • A Song of History • A Haiku for You • Hello! My Name Is: • Toilet Humor • Waterfalls • Communion • Shift • Mama Told Me Not To Waste My Life • Writer's Block • Sharp-Tongued Women • Off Trail • Paper Bag Town • Serenity • Landscape of Ursinus Courtyard • Image #07, Affinist designer • Love Birds • Discount Narnia • False Security • Stripes and Illusions • The Burning of Ophelia • Molly's Folly • The Son of Bethany • Meta • Little Blue Sailboats • Grease Trap • Hitchhiking With My Eyes Closed • The Donna of Our Time • The Magic of Cooking • The Closing Shift • A Baptism of Teeth • Dear Beloved • How Kansas Got to Chicago • Anywhere, if you look hard enough

Publication Date

Spring 2023


Collegeville, Pennsylvania


Ursinus College


Ursinus College, Collegeville, Pennsylvania, Lantern, literary magazine, poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, visual arts


Arts and Humanities | Creative Writing | Fiction | Illustration | Nonfiction | Poetry


Editor: Kate Isabel Foley

Associate Editor: Jenna Lozzi

Section Editors: Elliot Cetinski, Juls Valerio, Morgan Grabowski, Laura Bradley

Production Editor: Emily Gurganus

Faculty Advisor: Jon Volkmer

The Lantern, 2022-2023



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