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Teen Ink Magazine, January 2005 Edition


Whether you're interested in poetry, sports, movie reviews or fiction, there's something inside for you. Find out what other teens across the country are thinking, writing and creating - then send us your work and let your voice be heard!
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College Guide


Blaring TVs By Alyssa K., Jim Thorpe, PA
Destroyed Memory By Jessie G., Cohasset, MA
The Vibrantly Red Tomato By Kelsey G., San Gabriel, CA
Augustana University By Matt C., Galesburg, IL
Carnegie Mellon University By Tara P., Wilmington, DE
Pratt University By Andrew J., Cohasset, MA
Tufts University By Kimberly C., New City, NY
University of Notre Dame By Karri H., Phoenix, AZ
University of Portland By Carolyn M., Phoenix, AZ

Fiction


Graffiti By Katie Y., Boardman, OH
Resolution By Isaak B., Idyllwild, CA

Hot Topics


Clowning Around By Julie K., St. Paul, MN
Heavenly Hats By Anthony L., Suamico, WI
The Reminder By Casey M., Clarkston, MI
Active Recycling By Emily S., Gibsonia, PA
Fire Fighting Fire By Melissa S., Newark, DE
Nuclear Enlightenment By Ishaq F., Schertz, TX
Wild Leaf Dreams By Amanda A., Setauket, NY
A Hole Chamber By Krista B., Hopedale, MA
My Hunger By Sara W., New City, NY
Behind the Wheel By Zach L., Kasson, MN
Best Friend By Caitlin S., No. Platte, NE
Faith (Or Perspective) By Erica S., Redwood Valley, CA
North Korea By Christine W., Vancouver, WA
Part of a Team By Diana C., Phoenix, AZ
Teen Lifeline By Gavin S., Phoenix, AZ
The Discovery By Lauren J., Phoenix, AZ
Thirteen and A Woman By Keith S., Ukiah, CA
We Need Comedy By Trae L., Wilmington, DE
What Hate Does By Chris W., No. Platte, NE
What Hate Does By Anonymous, San Antonio, TX
A Jihad of My Own By Ishaq F., Schertz, TX
Deaf Girl By Katie B., Rocky Hill, CT
Haters By Corsica J., Wilmington, DE
Hurting Inside By Kyle S., Goodyear, AZ
An Encounter By Megan C., Cameron, WI
If Not for Him ... By Brandi A., Yazoo City, MS
The Good Life By Susan M., Skandia, MI

Nonfiction


"My" Teddy Bear By Courney L., Elsie, NE
A Night To Remember By Andrea M., Shreveport, LA
A Sharing of the Heart By Caitlin C., San Antonio, TX
A World of Excess By Kevin C., Hemet, CA
All It Took Was A Smile By Alison H., Medford, WI
Caddies, Cousins & Gangsters By Theresa P., Greendale, WI
Lying On My Bed By Anonymous, Wethersfield, CT
My Brother By Karly H., Centerville, IN
My Dream Car By Austin Y., Charlotte, NC
My Sandpit Home By Elyse S., Chetek, WI
On Being an Only Child By Judy Y., Toronto, ON
Playing Ball with Shahzad By Jawwad A., New City, NY
Special Day, Special Brother By Emily H., Gibsonia, PA
The Payback By Jodie B., Clarkston, MI
The Picture By Samantha S., Cohasset, MA
Then and Now By Lauren F., Wethersfield, CT
Turn Off The Phone By Elizabeth F., Clarence, NY
We Are Strong By Elora L., Port Charlotte, FL
Ice Cube - Actor/Musician By McClain J., Kansas City, MO and Angela R., Gilbert, AZ
Aunt Linda Fukumoto By Danielle D., Los Altos, CA
Brother Tim P. By Margaret P., Cohasset, MA
Christine D. By Colleen D., Chestnut Hill, MA
My Time with Ice Cube By Bapalapa2, Kansas City, VA
Talking to Ice Cube By Bapalapa2, Gilbert, VA
Fair Weather Fan By Alexandra C., Hull, MA
Swing and A Miss By Kevin D., Boardman, OH
This is MY Court By Janet P., Glen Ellyn, IL
Christmas Time in the City By Amy B., Rochester, MN
Guardian of the River By Lauren G., Austin, TX
Memories of Portugal By Brandon A., Fall River, MA
Rough Trip By Val I., Waukesha, WI
Tourist in Switzerland By Elly R., Auburn, NY

Opinion


All We Care About By Amanda C., Twinsburg, OH
Bush Won By Domenic S., Cohasset, MA
Election 2004 By Leah P., Cleburne, TX
Feeling Safe? By Emmanuel D., Pinson, AL
Intolerant Christians By Vicky S., Wilmington, DE
Is Your [Sex] Education Adequate? By Katelyn S., Norton, OH
Peace By Katherine T., Troy, MI
The Art of Apathy By Michele H., E. Brady, PA

Reviews


A Child Called “It” By Susie V., Phoenix, AZ
All Souls By Bapalapa2, Cohasset, VA
Fast Food Nation By Bapalapa2, Tenants Harbor, VA
Five-Point Play By Bapalapa2, Jacksonville, VA
The Perks of Being a Wallflower By Bapalapa2, New City, VA
The R.A.T: Real-World Aptitude Test By Elizabeth B., Eagle Bridge, NY
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Manchurian Candidate By Jenny H., So. Setauket, NY
O Brother, Where Art Thou? By Alex D., Ivesdale, IL
Saw By Trisha S., Auburn, NY
The Grudge By Amanda B., Mesquite, TX
The Polar Express By Jill K., Wilmington, DE
Josh Groban - "Closer" By Robin C., Cedar City,
MC Solaar By Meagan V., Boardman, OH
Modest Mouse - “Good News for People Who Love Bad News ” By Gregory G., Phoenix, AZ
Sum 41 - “Chuck” By Michael F., Wilmington, DE
The Black Album By Ashley W., Charlotte, NC
West Side Story soundtrack By Laith A., Oshkosh, WI

Poetry


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A Miniature Sestina (A Trinina?) By Jenna S., St. Anthony, MN
An Old Man Once Said By Jonathan B., Wayland, MA
Balances of Light and Dark By Elizabeth A., Oak Ridge, TN
Cabin By Zoey S., Kinderhook, NY
Frost-Covered Memory By Katie H., Mt. Prospect, IL
Leeks By Liese P., Wayland, MA
Pour Ecrire en Francais By Sarah C., Millsboro, DE
Quack, Quack By Sarah B., Ridgway, PA
Shadow By Lauren S., Sugar Land, TX
Shadow makers By Kara T., Comstock Park, MI
So Over You By Sharlyne G., New City, NY
Thanksgiving By Mariel B., New City, NY
The Library By Mary B., Ridgway, PA
Titration By Scott M., Oak Ridge, TN
Traveling By Jennifer L., Pickerington, OH
Unsung Elegy By Kaelynn H., Pullman, WA
Untitled By Kelly A., Valhalla, NY
Writing Again By Lindsay K., San Marino, CA

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