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Teen Ink Magazine, March 2009 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

Life’s Fragility Custom User Avatar
My "Moment" By Melissa N., Salt Lake City, UT
College of Notre Dame of Maryland By Perla M., Wilmington, DE
Fordham University (Lincoln Center Campus) By Jocelyn P., Asheville, NC
West Virginia University By Brianna H., Wilmington, DE


Casper and Mr. Ray Custom User Avatar
Driving Fast By Evan P., San Diego, CA
P.S. Don't Save Me By Anna L., W. Des Moines, IA
Sunday By Rachel B., Parker, CO
The Randomizer By Aviel S., Tucson, AZ

Hot Topics

Crates of Books Custom User Avatar
Operation Breakthrough By Emily K., Shawnee Mission
Attaining Energy Independence By Jordan S., Olathe, KS
Torrential Exhilaration By Whitney T., Cedar Hills, UT
A Joke Custom User Avatar
The 46th Chromosome Custom User Avatar
Rejection By Tricia S., Glendale, AZ
Teens in the NBA By Emmanuel H., Newark, DE
Teens in the NBA By Sunny A., Bear, DE
The Toughest Trial By ruby B., phoenix, AZ
World War II Survivor By James W., Wilmington, DE
Flashback By Michael G., Challis, ID
Letters From Our Future Selves By Anna Q., hartland
Reflections on "Mulan" Custom User Avatar


Breakup Letter Custom User Avatar
Caring for the Dead Custom User Avatar
Dairy Farm By Augustus M., DeMotte, IN
Decoding Klingon By Amanda C., attleboro, usa
Echo Custom User Avatar
Emily By Burkley W., Houston, TX
First Job By Dawson C., Auburn, NY
Fishing Sandhill By Breton S., Putney, VT
Front Line of Embarrassment By Ariel D., Jenison, MI
Hospital Tech By Jessica M., S. Plainfield, NJ
Love and the Wishbone By Lauren P., Fair Lawn, NJ
Ski Patrol By Jack L., Salt Lake City, UT
The Tavern By Magdalene M., Philmont, NY
The Things I Carry By Samantha S., Hillsdale, NJ
Twelve Items or Fewer By Lauren M., Cohasset, MA
Grandmother Trudy K.B. By Kelly C., Paris, TN
Marine Sergeant, Police Officer Sean P. By Giovanna P., Hull, MA
Uncle James L. By Emily C., Hull, MA
Marine Sergeant Edgardo V. By N'Kosi O., Neptune, NJ
Mother of an Autistic Child By Allison S., Smithfield, RI
A Frustrated Fan By Matt S., Wyckoff, NJ
Tie Breaker By Tamara G., Chapman, KS
Adirondack Adventures By Jane R., Leesburg
From Russia With Love By Vlad L., Auburn, NY
The City of Lights By Emily K., San Marino
Truth and Aspirations By Kevin S., Jacksonville, IL


A Dream Regained Custom User Avatar
Inauguration Poem By Place W., Pound Ridge, NY
January 20 Custom User Avatar
Letter to George Bush By Kara C., Gadsden, AL
Overserved and Undecided By Atticus G., San Francisco, CA
Presidential Rock Star? By Yiren L., Rohnert Park, CA
The Obama Intern By Molly F., Canton, MI
What Obama Means to Me Custom User Avatar
So Long, Wonder Years By Denise L., Spokane, WA
Asymptotic Education By Nevin D., Port Jefferson Station, NY
The Cost of Prom By Matt F., Wilmington, DE


All But My Life by by Gerda Weissman Klein By Michael S., Akron, OH
All-American Girl by Meg Cabot Custom User Avatar
Angels and Demons by Dan Brown By Alexa K., Phoenix, AZ
Go Ask Alice by Anonymous By Nicole R., Colorado Springs, CO
The Perfect Mile by Neal Bascomb By Max Z., Bloomington, USA
13 By Jared D., Chappaqua, NY
Doubt By Youssef B., Auburn, AL
Gran Torino By Kyle D., Congers, NY
Rachel Getting Married Custom User Avatar
Slumdog Millionaire By Srinath R., Singapore, Singapore
Billy Elliot the Musical By Henry L., Brooklyn, NY
Iron Maiden – "Seventh Son of a Seventh Son" By Zackary O., Glendale, AZ
Jedi Mind Tricks – "Violent by Design" By Erik S., Wilmington, DE
John Mayer - "Where the Light Is" Custom User Avatar
Keane – "Perfect Symmetry" By Taylor G., Arnold, MD
Radiohead – "In Rainbows" By Veronica S., Rockwall, TX

Art / Photo

Childhood Memories Custom User Avatar
Fay Custom User Avatar
Hopefull Custom User Avatar
Inauguration 2009 Custom User Avatar
Lagacy Of Freedom By Alexandra Y., Lubbock, TX
Mon Rêve Custom User Avatar
Proud to be American Custom User Avatar
Sky Champion Takes A Moment By Kelsey M., Lubbock, TX
The Ventriloquist Act II Custom User Avatar


Lovely Melody Custom User Avatar
Unsafe Edge Custom User Avatar
Jerk Custom User Avatar
The Body Custom User Avatar
The World Is Preserved By Hana C., Cambridge, MA
Along the Way By Andrew D., Long Grove, IL
Beautiful Spring and Snow Maiden Custom User Avatar
Bus Trip of a Black God By Devon J., Phoenix, AZ
Can I Tell You Anyway? Custom User Avatar
Domestic Goddess By Anonymous, Georgetown, DE
Glass Custom User Avatar
Just Like You Custom User Avatar
Late Night By Cynthia M., Dulles, VA
On Trail to the Trial Custom User Avatar
Picture Street By Beau W., Goreville, IL
Serenade the Empty Sound By Krysta M., bartlett, IL
Spring and Autumn By Elisabeth G., Salt Lake City, UT
The Color of Crying Custom User Avatar
Tomorrow Custom User Avatar
Where I'm From By Fred A., Boise, ID
Winter Happiness Custom User Avatar
Working Class Custom User Avatar
Sunday Morning Custom User Avatar
Impede, Recede, and Concede Custom User Avatar

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