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Opulence This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I’ve been watching him for days now. When he leaves his house to go to school, I’m the one carefully tailing him, switching cars every day to make myself look less suspicious. If he ever sneaks out of his second-story room, I’ll be the one... (more »)
Subsection: Action-Adventure Articles   855 comments
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The Merchant’s Girl: A Lament This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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     Now ye beholdThe tale of oldThat made our elders cry.The story ofTwo faithful lovesThat made two heroes die.The merchant’s girlHad skin of pearlsAnd glowing sapphire eyes.She walked with grace;Unto her faceThe... (more »)
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The Stepdaughter This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
   It was a working woman's dinner: spaghetti from a blue boxand vegetables from a plastic baggie in the freezer. But I couldn't blame her,the way we showed up, Annie with her, "Surprise!" and Travis with his,"Patty,... (more »)
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Silencing the Ivories This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
   As her aged hands masterfully performed myfavorite Chopin piece, I was in my prime. Hammers massaged my well-kept stringsand the sound was magical. Though it was hard to keep up with her nimble skill,none of the beauty was lost.... (more »)
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Two Blades, a Sacrifice, and a Coat
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They battled in the sacred place. The two combatants crossed blades, striking for each other’s blood. A large, golden disc was the arena, aloft in the sky. Encompassing their duel was a yellow-bronze sky and clouds of pure white, watching... (more »)
Subsection: Sci-fi/Fantasy Articles  
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Tram (Based off the Song Krone)
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Tram I walked through the bustling city districts, alive with the spirit of commerce and interaction. Wading through the sea of people, I shifted from side-to-side, dodging the absent-minded who took no note of where they moved. No one... (more »)
Subsection: Action-Adventure Articles  
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The Things He Carried
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Jerome was still zipping up every last thing in the bag, making sure nothing was left, and nothing would fall out. What was inside the bag wasn’t of much importance. Being a necklace he got me from a jewelry store in the midst of downtown, a... (more »)
Subsection: Romance Articles   1 comment
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The Note
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"And my heart always goes back to you" her scribbled writing said to me. "I tried so hard and have lived my life trying to get you out of there. And it works.. for a little while. I find someone and I'm happy and then I see... (more »)
Subsection: Realistic Fiction  
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Overdose
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The room is filled with smoke, I'm intoxicated. Alone in the darkness along with the emptiness of my mind. I light a cigarette; feel warmth inside me. I take a moment to reflect on the situation; "Why am I here" I say;... (more »)
Subsection: Thriller/Mystery Articles  
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The Echoing Heartbeats of Music
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Evan’s headphones had become his escape from the harsh reality that was his life. His headphones were mediocre, white ear buds, the ones that accompanied phone deliveries. But to him, the bland headphones tuned out the thoughts that Evan wanted... (more »)
Subsection: Realistic Fiction  
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The Appointment This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Danny walked through the door. It had been several days since he had last spoken with her, and he was very eager to continue their conversation. He knew that it hadn’t gone well due to him having to cut it short, although it wasn’t his fault.... (more »)
Subsection: Realistic Fiction  
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#12
Never Give This Up
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"Point your toes and spot! You girls are the best of the best, my top dogs. The beautiful ballerinas that every little girl here wants to be like when they grow up," Ms. Glenda declared as she worked us harder than ever before. I had no... (more »)
Subsection: Fan Fiction  
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Her, Him, and the Receptionist This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This work has won the Teen Ink contest in its category.
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Our daily jog together. At least I like to think of it as our jog. It’s not like we actually run together, but in close proximity in separate universes. It is hard to remember the days when we did not run together. My elliptical jogs right... (more »)
Subsection: Romance Articles   1732 comments
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Doctor/Writer: Richard Selzer This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
   Dr. Richard Selzer, 72, retired from practicing surgery and teaching at Yale Medical School in 1986. He has written ten books and received many writing grants and awards. He describes his experiences as a writer and doctor. How did... (more »)
Subsection: Author Interviews   2 comments
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#15
The Sheriff
“I guess it’s Nymtiw, again. See the test result. There are no footprints and fingerprints,” said Evan, quite seriously. “Ha! Then, do you mean that it’s ghost or something? Oh my god, it scares me to death!” said Jack in a... (more »)
Subsection: Action-Adventure Articles   2 comments
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Jack
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A top hat, they say he wears, and a black opera cape, and at his side he bears a cane, which clunk, clunks as it hits the pavement. But his footsteps, they are silent, for evil travels not by ground, but floats as a fog, carrying the stench of... (more »)
Subsection: Action-Adventure Articles   4 comments
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