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Alone
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My body felt numb. Perhaps from the running, or maybe the cold. Chills spread across my skin, causing my body to convulse. My muscles screamed in agony before finally relaxing. For several moments I sat, straining my tired eyes, searching for... (more »)
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Lovely Poison #5
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I hum to myself glancing from my book once in awhile to watch my son play with a spirit. It was much like this peaceful day when I met the boy I would call my son. A year earlier. I sit on a bench in front of a park. No one notices me.... (more »)
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The Path to Somewhere This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Do you believe in ghosts? After living with one for most of my life I tend to lose all skepticism toward the subject. The ghost of my dad was with us for several years after he disappeared. It’s strange how close he seemed; you could feel... (more »)
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Sleepwalker This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I woke up one morning and the comprehension washed over me: I’m an alien in this world. Homesickness clutched at my heart, leaving me breathless. Suddenly, a burst of fear seized me. What if I am given the chance to go back? No, I... (more »)
Subsection: Realistic Fiction  
The Waiting List This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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He sits in the drab, gray cell. A standard, plain, 6-by-8-foot enclosure. His prison. The beginning of his eternal punishment. He is sitting on the floor. Thinking. That’s how he has spent most days. Sitting with just his damn thoughts.... (more »)
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The Stalked This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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On a cloudy autumn morning in late November, he sat, perched in a tree, awaiting the rising of the sun in the eastern sky. Anticipation was building in his muscles and in his mind. He was patiently watching the dark shadows. As soon as the... (more »)
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Passing Judgement This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Joel had never run for a train and believed he never would. So when the Uptown 3 train screeched away from the station as he descended the stairs, Joel sighed rather than swore, and set down his carrier bag next to a pillar. The reactions... (more »)
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I Didn’t Let You This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
We were born on January 1st, 2000, in Juárez, Mexico. In the first few years of our life the only thing that you could remember was your parents telling you that outside was dangerous and only home was safe. Since you were so young it... (more »)
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A Dream Deferred This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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They found his name on the boat. It was fished out of a book, stuck between damp pages that clung together, read in the lines of Chinese and English that ran about. It spoke of an American and it was a name that did not get questions or strange... (more »)
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A Chill Ran Down My Spine
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Beginning at my head, my body suddenly becomes ice cold. I have no other option than to accept my fate. Not but yesterday, my life was happy; then it came. I was wearing my favorite sundress that has pastel flowers on it, hanging out with my... (more »)
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Unearthly Glow
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Michael was at a funeral home. Who’s funeral? He barely knew. The daughter of one of his mother’s friends. A 16-year-old, like Michael, which was sad in and of itself, but Michael didn’t feel very sad. He wasn’t trying to be cold or... (more »)
Subsection: Thriller/Mystery Articles  
The Artist and the Con Man This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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In the distant suburbs surrounding Boston, Michael Angelo was completely engrossed by his homework.  His ironic name, inspired by the famous painter himself, was a parting gift from his delightful sperm donor of a father, who disappeared before... (more »)
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The Hunted This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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It is unusually damp tonight. The air is hazy, and masks the shadows moving with the trees. Beneath the muck and leaves that are sprawled across the ground, the area is alive with predators and prey. The feeling of anxiety collides with the... (more »)
Subsection: Action-Adventure Articles  
Talent to Burn
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They told him he had talent to burn. So he did. He took a match to all his possible futures and made a bonfire out of them, throwing in a few Hopes and Dreams for good measure. He sat back and sipped a cold drink as Great Things shriveled up... (more »)
Subsection: Realistic Fiction  
The trek up the mountain
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My name is Munkhtsetseg, which means eternal flower. My momma gave me this name. Each day I walk up the mountain to get water, and collect food for my family. The trek is hard, but I do it for my three little sisters: Altansarnai, which means... (more »)
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Lifes dilemma
By , lyon, France
“Hi” Is everything alright?” “Yes, yes everything is fine I just wanted to hear your voice.” He pulled the phone away from him as he winced in pain placing a hand to the blood coming out of his side. He brought the phone back to... (more »)
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