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Teen Ink Magazine, April 2010 Edition


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College Guide


College ArticlesAcing Your SAT Essay Custom User Avatar
College ArticlesFirst Day Custom User Avatar
College ArticlesHitting "Submit" Custom User Avatar
College ArticlesI Want to Be An Auror By Emily D., Attleboro, MA
College EssaysA Tea Party At Two Custom User Avatar
College EssaysBlue Doors and Nose Rings Custom User Avatar
College EssaysMy Crescendo Custom User Avatar
College EssaysWhat's War Got To Do With It? Custom User Avatar

Fiction


Brothers, Calendars, and Lies Custom User Avatar
Deadline By Rachel C., Elkins, WV
Leah Custom User Avatar
Ms. Burnette By Emily K., Sudbury, MA

Hot Topics


Community ServiceMy Epiphany Custom User Avatar
Community ServiceSeeing Clearly By Emily M., Charlotte, NC
Community ServiceThe Tree in the Room By Erica C., Irvine, CA
EnvironmentThe Polar Bear Question Custom User Avatar
Letters to the EditorA Chance for a Fairy Tale Custom User Avatar
Letters to the EditorDefining Femininity By Elizabeth S., Hemet, CA
Letters to the EditorExtra Obstacles Custom User Avatar
Letters to the EditorHe Was Only Three By Alana R., Jacksonville, FL
Letters to the EditorNevermind Custom User Avatar
Letters to the EditorRelating to Teens By Courtney C., Nashua, NH
Letters to the EditorReturn Policy By Alan R., Phoenix, AZ
Letters to the EditorWhy I Traded My Boyfriend for a Fish Custom User Avatar

Nonfiction


Chris's Saxophone Custom User Avatar
Life to the Fullest By Blaire L., Palatine, IL
Educator of the YearBarb Fassbender, Guidance Counselor Custom User Avatar
Educator of the YearPhyllis McPherson, Librarian By Lexy H., Cleburne, TX
HeroesBrother Billy M. Custom User Avatar
HeroesBurn Victim Kimberly Holt Custom User Avatar
HeroesGrandmother Bettina B. Custom User Avatar
HeroesJust Add Water By Shiyi Z., Peachtree City, GA
MemoirAnswering Whispered Questions Custom User Avatar
MemoirGod Knows Custom User Avatar
MemoirLetter to a Future Date Custom User Avatar
Personal ExperienceFrosty Custom User Avatar
Personal ExperienceSelf-Image and Mexican Mole Custom User Avatar
Personal ExperienceThe "Hmm" Sound Custom User Avatar
Personal ExperienceTop of the World Custom User Avatar
Personal ExperienceTry, Try Again By Adam D., houston, TX
Personal ExperienceYellow House Custom User Avatar
SportsRacing a Sub-Six By Elaine R., MPLS, MN
Travel & CultureCultural Identity Through My Name(s) By Dongeun (Jane) S., Davis, CA
Travel & CultureJe t'aime ... Vive! By Kleo B., Chicago, IL
Travel & CultureMidwest Custom User Avatar
Travel & CultureTales From an Irish Ghetto Custom User Avatar

Opinion


The Science of Bias Custom User Avatar
Conformity/Nonconformity By Ben D., Wethersfield, CT
Football: Time for a Change By Patrick K., Franklin, MA

Reviews


Book ReviewsAll Souls: A Family Story from Southie by Michael Patrick MacDonald By Sequoia D., Wrentham, MA
Book ReviewsHunger Games by Suzanne Collins Custom User Avatar
Book ReviewsRunning With Scissors by Augusten Burroughs Custom User Avatar
Book ReviewsThe Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold Custom User Avatar
Book ReviewsThe Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd By Claire S., Wyckoff, NJ
Book ReviewsTuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom Custom User Avatar
Movie ReviewsParanormal Activity By Joey C., Phoenix, AZ
Movie ReviewsThe Pirate By Cori Z., Sun City, AZ
Movie ReviewsThis Is It Custom User Avatar
Music ReviewsAlice in Chains - "Facelift" Custom User Avatar
Music ReviewsBreaking Benjamin - "Dear Agony" By Robert P., Idyllwild, CA
Music ReviewsJulian Casablancas - "Phrazes for the Young" Custom User Avatar
Music ReviewsJustin Bieber - "My World" Custom User Avatar
Music ReviewsKasabian Live at O2 Academy Custom User Avatar
TV show reviewsLost By Stephanie H., Wyckoff, NJ

Art / Photo


A World That Goes On Forever Custom User Avatar
Alex Gaskarth By Jenna R., Bethesda, MD
Amore Custom User Avatar
Autumn Laugh Custom User Avatar
Bayou Love Custom User Avatar
Bone Yard Custom User Avatar
Coming Home Custom User Avatar
Contrast By Emma J., tuck, GA
Dive In Custom User Avatar
Dream On Custom User Avatar
Dream Sequence Custom User Avatar
Father Time Custom User Avatar
Fields. Custom User Avatar
her words Custom User Avatar
Hidden Custom User Avatar
Hidden Custom User Avatar
Identity Custom User Avatar
Indecision Custom User Avatar
Juvenescence Custom User Avatar
King Of The Air By Jordan M., Lubbock, TX
Memoir: Glitter Custom User Avatar
Milkdrop By Katie T., Fox River Grove, IL
Old letters now sent Custom User Avatar
Peaceful Trail Custom User Avatar
Polar Beauty Custom User Avatar
Puppy Love & Bubblegum Custom User Avatar
Ranger Custom User Avatar
Red Rows Custom User Avatar
Redemption Custom User Avatar
ridin' AK Custom User Avatar
Rock N' Roll Custom User Avatar
Rockstar Custom User Avatar
Self Portrait Custom User Avatar
She Who Listens By Anna Y., Hernando, MS
Sisters Custom User Avatar
Spilling of Life Custom User Avatar
Spontaneous and Robust Custom User Avatar
sublime Custom User Avatar
Surreal Procrastination Custom User Avatar
Tea By Tina S., Monmouth Junction, NJ
Torn Apart By Emotion By Erica P., Wolfforth, TX
Touch / Sky Custom User Avatar
What a night Custom User Avatar
Whatcha doinnn? Custom User Avatar
You Color My World Custom User Avatar
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Poetry


Alone in Anger Custom User Avatar
Cemetary at Sunset By Raven D., Bloomsburg, PA
Color Custom User Avatar
Darfur Custom User Avatar
Failed Attempt Custom User Avatar
Good Night Custom User Avatar
Head of the Law Custom User Avatar
How About Them Slow Walkers? By Lauren M., Glen Ellyn, IL
Hypothetical Conversations with the Metaphor of a Boy Custom User Avatar
I Wear The Scars Of The World Custom User Avatar
Jocks Custom User Avatar
My Book Is My New Best Friend Custom User Avatar
My Sweet, Wizened Queen Custom User Avatar
Ode to Notebook Custom User Avatar
Oneiric Custom User Avatar
Peace Custom User Avatar
Pokerface By Anonymous, Narnia, United States
Stuck to My Shoe Custom User Avatar
The Zero at The Bone Custom User Avatar
A Collapsing Kaleidoscope, Magnified Custom User Avatar
A Note Custom User Avatar
A Poem for Gertrude Custom User Avatar
Afghan Eyes By Emily G., Highland Park, NJ
Angel of Time Custom User Avatar
anna Custom User Avatar
archaeology Custom User Avatar
articulation Custom User Avatar
Awaiting My Marriage By Mehul V., mwanza, Tanzania, United Republic of
Braving October Custom User Avatar
Cha Cha Cha By Michelle M., Las Vegas, NV
Chocolate Star By Nazish K., Elmont, NY
Church on Sunday Custom User Avatar
Clutter Custom User Avatar
cobble Custom User Avatar
Coffee Table Perplexity Custom User Avatar
comes, she comes Custom User Avatar
Crossing Custom User Avatar
Dog Thoughts One Mid-October Night Custom User Avatar
Dust By Isabelle L., Placitas, NM
Earthborn By Marissa F., Merrick, NY
Everywhere Custom User Avatar
Explore Custom User Avatar
Expressions Custom User Avatar
Ferris Wheel Custom User Avatar
Golden Gates Custom User Avatar
Growing Pains Custom User Avatar
Hamlet revisited By Anonymous, Attleboro, MA
Hand On Glass Custom User Avatar
Home (Again) Custom User Avatar
Honest Custom User Avatar
I Love New York Custom User Avatar
Ice cream Custom User Avatar
In These Custom User Avatar
In Your Eyes Custom User Avatar
Insanity Custom User Avatar
life loves you By Holly M., South Plainfield, NJ
Mad Girl's Poem Custom User Avatar
Mermaid Believer Custom User Avatar
Mirror Image Custom User Avatar
mother at her machine Custom User Avatar
Mover Custom User Avatar
My Friend, the Ice Cream Cone By Steven S., La Junta, CO
My Pistol-Packin' Grammy Custom User Avatar
Not a Poem Custom User Avatar
Once A Year Custom User Avatar
Our Hike at Edale Custom User Avatar
Our Own House Custom User Avatar
Our Story Custom User Avatar
Outer Space Custom User Avatar
Rent-a-Center Worry Free Guarantee Custom User Avatar
Right? Custom User Avatar
Rise Above Custom User Avatar
Robinson Crusoe By Slade G., Satellite Beach, FL
Savage Things Custom User Avatar
She's Gone Custom User Avatar
Skins Custom User Avatar
Spring Custom User Avatar
Stealing Beauty From a Larkspur Custom User Avatar
Strawberries Custom User Avatar
Surprise Departure Custom User Avatar
Swiss Cheese Custom User Avatar
The City Custom User Avatar
The Lamp Custom User Avatar
the pain Custom User Avatar
The War At My Heart's Door Custom User Avatar
The Way To Live Custom User Avatar
The World is a Crayon Box Custom User Avatar
To Me Custom User Avatar
Today Custom User Avatar
Today it Snowed in Georgia Custom User Avatar
untitled Custom User Avatar
Wendy the Wallflower Custom User Avatar
When Autumn Falls Custom User Avatar
You Were My First Friend Custom User Avatar
Zero By Sheila W., Lemont, IL
A Kiss Custom User Avatar
Saturdays Custom User Avatar
Sexy Toaster Custom User Avatar
Slow Dance In Haiku Custom User Avatar
Black Gold Custom User Avatar
The Chess-Playing Nihilist Custom User Avatar
Where Am I? Custom User Avatar

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