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Teen Ink Magazine, June 2006 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

A Shakespearean Prep By Jessica C., Dallas, TX
Just Give Me a Chance By Jaimee K., San Diego, CA
Undiscovered By Colleen W., Woburn, MA


Visiting Richard By Emma C., Louisville, CO
The Only One By Rebecca G., Ellicott City, MD

Hot Topics

Being of Service By Kelsie P., Vancouver, WA
Good Night, Sleep Tight By Kassandra-Lynn G., Fairhaven, MA
Operation Smile By Elexa R., New York, NY
Backlash Decision By Brennan G., Stockbridge, GA
Destroying the Planet By Katherine S., Branchville, NJ
Foggy Revelations By Shawnee H., Stevensville, MD
I Am By Hannah C., Plymouth, MA
Psychotropic Drugs By Andrew J., Cohasset, MA
Voodoo Medicine By Ariel S., Spingfield, MO
Dress Code By Mandi A., Glendale, AZ
Fat Chance By Erika O., Cohasset, MA
Obsession By Brianna W., No. Platte, NE
The Interview By Dani D., No. Platte, NE
The Super Mom By Anna M., Wethersfield, CT
Speaking Through the Fire By Rachel B., Memphis, TN
The Corner By Natalie D., Ames, IA
Tolerance Is Not Acceptance By Anonymous, Clinton, IA
Ghosts and Good-byes By Alyssa S., Carterville, IL
Here Today, Gone Tomorrow By Candace G., Boardman, OH
How I Stay Strong By Anonymous, Unknown, MA
Hunting for a Friend By Jessica B., Pickneyville, IL


A Place to Call Home By Rogelio C., Houston, TX
Domino Theory By Ben M., Newton, MA
Due To Me By Jessica L., Hemet, CA
Dutch By Kaleo S., Kailua, HI
Her Fashion By Amanda W., New City, NY
His Last Smile By Lyndsey C.,
Rancho Santa Fe, CA

Melodious Chimes By Kristina S., Conshohocken, PA
My Father: A Series of Vignettes By Kittrell B., Dallas, TX
The Stars By Kareen K., Highland Village, TX
Writer’s Morning By Kerry H., Bonners Ferry, ID
Father - Dennis M. By Taylor M., Shreveport, LA
Father - Gary G. By Kelsie G., Defiance, OH
Father - John B By Elijah B., Glendale,
Father - Marc By Danielle, NJ
Father - Michael C. By Beau C., Shreveport, LA
Father - Stavros K. By Christ K., Jim Thorpe, PA
Adopt Me By Amanda H., Saginaw, MI
Disruption By Alison T., Villanova, PA
Famous Eggs By Cirrus S., Defiance, OH
It Won’t Happen To Me By Courtney F., Hemet, CA
Living with the Past By Colleen D., Brookline, MA
My Favorite Place By A. C., Columbus, OH
Paper Chase By Ilexis K., New City, NY
Psychoanalysis By Nina, Armonk, NY
The Dirt Bike By Alexis G., Gibsonia, PA
Badminton By Margarent K., Prospect Heights, IL
Never Just a Game By Lacey A., Chapman, KS
Paying College Athletes By John L., Destrehan, LA
A Strange Encounter By Carina K., Del Mar, CA
Home - Travel Fiction By Erin M., Cannon Falls, MN
Stripped By Anna F., W. Des Moines, IA


Family Time By Madeleine D., Tenafly, NJ
Technology By Bradley B., San Antonio, TX
The Art of Conversation By Theresa D., Hopedale, MA
Here’s the Beef By Jourdan U., Roslyn Heights, NY
Mars By Julia S., Golden, CO


All Creatures Great and Small By Bapalapa2, Oregon House, VA
Eyewitness to a Genocide: The U.N. & Rwanda By Emma K., Galesburg, IL
Going Postal By Bapalapa2, E. Moline, VA
Jarhead By Sean M., Newark,
Lord Jim By Avery C., Bedford,
Night By Bapalapa2, Wilmington, VA
Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood By Renata B., San Antonio,
That Was Then, This Is Now By Bapalapa2, Galesburg, VA
The Other Boleyn Girl By Bapalapa2, Katonah, VA
Where the Heart Is By Bapalapa2, Galesburg, VA
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind By Derek K., Dell Rapids, SD
Pay It Forward By Jennifer F., Au Sable Forks, NY
The Greatest Game Ever Played By Sam P., Wrentham, MA
The Producers By Olga R., Jonesboro, AR
V for Vendetta By Dylan S., Dell Rapids, SD
Waiting for Guffman By Amanda W., New City, NY
... Baby One More Time By Bapalapa2, Congers, VA
Jenny Lewis and the Watson Twins By Bapalapa2, Massapequa Park, VA
Music Inspired by the Chronicles of Narnia By Bapalapa2, Cedaredge, VA
Ryan Prebble “Fruits” By Bapalapa2, San Mateo, VA
The Game “The Documentary” By Bapalapa2, Stafford, VA


A Moment in the Garden By Lillie W., White Bluff, TN
All 4 Senses By Annie C., Fredericksburg, VA
Childhood Memories By Kirsten, Pompton Plains, NJ
China Ruby By Emma F., Grosse Pointe Park, MI
Face By Tyler H., Rootstown, OH
Grandpa’s Violin By Katherine B., Royal Oak, MI
Guilt By Michael S., Sacramento, CA
I don’t remember the day By Kelly H., Tampa, FL
In My Light Blue Dress By Kiran C., Niskayuna, NY
Onion Stained By Natalie D., Ames, IA
Puff By Victoria M., Scotch Plains, NJ
Restless By Brittney A., Gilford, NH
Rise Up and Soar By Courtney N., Kirkland, WA
She’s Not Funny By Corinna R., Baltimore, MD
spring By Charlotte F., Charlotesville, VA
Those starfish By Rebecca F., Marietta, GA

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