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Salt and Pepper
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SALT AND PEPPER covered the grass on Sunday. Today it’s Sunday, a year later. I always hated working on Sundays. Not because I was religious, no it was nothing like that. I just hated working on Sundays and I've always hated Sundays... (more »)
Subsection: Realistic Fiction  
Whitfield's Third Degree Burns
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If you stare long enough at something, someone, you will notice how the colors bleed through their veins, shine bright purple against sticky skin stretched over collarbones. Sam Olive pointed that out to me once. Once when we used to run wild... (more »)
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Streaks of Fire
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Before I met you, I hadn't put much thought into anything. I was a good little kid with a rowdy younger brother. I went to school from nine to three whenever I was supposed to, I did all my homework, I studied for tests, and I enjoyed it.  ... (more »)
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Four Months In, Four Months Without
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Two Weeks Without: The funeral was this Wednesday. His mother was there, and his sister cried the whole time. They ignored me, and it was like I wasn’t even there. I don’t think they wanted me there, they never did. They may have loved... (more »)
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Coming Home
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The day has come. Years of wait, and hopeless faith, have all led to today. I remember the last time we bid adieu. It had been quite the scene. We stood staring at each other in the pouring rain, helplessly finding answers in the other’s... (more »)
Subsection: Romance Articles  
The Shoe Seller
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Whether outdated or urban, fleets of shops extended throughout a tapered alleyway of Chandini Chowk. Ranging from a dozen of brown jute sacks filled with rice, masoor, saffron to trails of bandhini turbans, one finds all of them at one place.... (more »)
Inarticulate Love
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Whoosh ! The gust blew through the room with all the freshers, fluttering the curtains, in from one end and out the other like flamboyant flags and dry sock curling up to get entwined with the crystal wedding cake of the fall ceiling. As the... (more »)
Subsection: Romance Articles  
Appalachian Mirrors
By , Buffalo, NY
“Rachel, it is almost dark, get a move on” Rob looked down  at his fiancee. A sweaty, disheveled Rachel didn’t know why she had agreed to come. She hated the outdoors, the smell of it. It made her want to splash it with expensive French... (more »)
Little Demons
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    My mind races with anticipation for what the demons will say next. My foot taps rapidly on the floor, and my eyes blur out the space in front of me. I can hear my heart pounding in my chest, wondering if the people in China can hear it... (more »)
Subsection: Realistic Fiction  
That I Do Regret
By , Northbridge, MA
I had always thought it would have happened outside the doors to a Greyhound bus with a long, passionate kiss as the rain soaked our skin. But I was living in a fantasy, as apparently I had when he and I dated. It happened in the middle of a... (more »)
Subsection: Romance Articles  
The Violinist
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This is the story of a girl named Laura, the shy girl shaking in the middle of the stage, being frightened by the large audience of teachers, parents, and students in front of her. Her shaky body can barely keep the bow and wooden instrument... (more »)
Subsection: Realistic Fiction  
Halcyon Days This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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The clouds danced in a wispy waltz as birds soared to unattainable heights. The sky transforming into a painting: the blues melted into a blend of golds, pinks, oranges, and reds. A true masterpiece marking an ending of a spring day. Everything... (more »)
Subsection: Thriller/Mystery Articles  
Vengeance
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He slowly approaches the house, being careful not to make a single sound. This is his moment, one he has been waiting for for 15 years. All the planning, the countless hours of research, the sleepless nights when the same event played over and... (more »)
Subsection: Thriller/Mystery Articles  
The Gum Saga
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Brrring! The bell rung as I rushed to my English class, already late on the first day of  school. Luckily, the teacher’s back was turned as I surreptitiously rushed into the nearest seat like a ninja, furiously chomping on my favorite... (more »)
Subsection: Thriller/Mystery Articles  
The Ever-changing Flags
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“What are you?”  Rosetta stared in the mirror of the Sherwood Boarding School bathroom.  I’d always admired how much she looked like the Mona Lisa.  Her hair was brown, her skin perfectly olive, her eyes brown, her lips full and... (more »)
Subsection: Realistic Fiction  
The Wind
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Lily stood in the wind, it blew her blonde hair around her face, but she didn’t mind.  Her mother always said she was a wild girl.  Her hair always stuck up in the back, no matter how many times her mother sprayed it with water and pinned it... (more »)
Subsection: Sci-fi/Fantasy Articles  
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