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Periaktoi's mission is to produce a journal of art and literature that reflects the diversity of experience and inspiring talent present in the Baylor community. Art and literature provide unique value to our community and serve as a vehicle for expressing the inexpressible, for exploring human experience in all its varied dimensions. In recognition of this value, Periaktoi seeks to promote access and expand interest in the arts at Baylor, while providing a forum for artists, musicians and writers to showcase their work to the broader community.

Visual Art, Writing, Music & More

The Wrath of Kali
  • Essay
Matthew Palermo

The station was filled with steam and smelled of a mixture of coal smoke, tobacco smoke, and sweat with a hint of perfume. People shuffled and shoved themselves about the platforms, through crowds of paupers and aristocrats who mingled with each other long enough to get into an isolated compartment on a train that would take them far away from the overcrowded platforms of King's Cross Station.

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Alison Qu
Bernard Fertal

I wrote this song "One Last Time" about going through the feeling of "I’ve had enough" in a relationship. Recorded in Village Records, CA. Vocals by Alison Qu and Belle Lee (Malaysia), piano by William Li and produced by Dawaun Parker.

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Grief
Francesca Watkins

He shouted for another drink, drowned in his sorrows. It might not be correct, but it was my right to get wasted. Besides, this helps me forget.

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Issue Archives

Volume 50
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Team Periaktoi

Editor-in-Chief
Emma Siegel

Art Director
Kevin Lu

Media Editor
Elliott Brakebill

Visual Art Editors
Kevin Lu
Jessica Xiong

Writing Editor
Emma Siegel

Web Editors
Kevin Lu
Emma Siegel

Faculty Advisors
Bernard Fertal
Melissa Pojasek

Contributers this Issue
Keaton Baker
Eva Binder
?Ellie Bixler
Addelae Boyd
Izzy Boyd
Connor Bracken
Elliott Brakebill
Taegan Bunch
Andrew Butt
Lauren Carelli
Lilli Carlton
Reed Carroll
Ashleigh Cook
Nolan Cummings
Rose Dallimore
Matthew Davis
Erica Durel
Chloe Eachus
Lynn Gui
Yuda He
Cooper Hicks
Caleb Hicks
Coleman Hobson
Mills Hooper
Connie Hui
Rose Hutcheson
India Inman
Lynn Jiang
Brandon Johnson

Dustin Johnson
Nadia Kahan

Jenny Liu
Kevin Lu
Chloe Maize
CaVonte McKibbens
Stella McShan
Hailey Miller
Dylan Nash
Merrit Newton
Matthew Palermo
Bailey Priddy
Alison Qu
Evan Race
Shemar Rhaney
Bashir Saliu
Elina Sandstrom
Emma Siegel
Alex Smith
Jay Stanfield
Anne Thomas
Presley Thomas
Marly Toledano
Mary Catherine Townsend
Shannon Urey
Francesca Watkins
Jackson Wolford
Eric Wu
Liam Zhang

Special Thanks to
Betsy Carmichael
Lee Casson
Amy Cohen
Judy Condon

Beth Gumnick
Julie King
Heath Montgomery
William Montgomery
Jason Oswald
Mary Lynn Portera
Laura Willett

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