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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 »)
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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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a dream
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The lights of the gas station by the creek are red and yellow and white and they sparkle and shine in the soft rain. The easy churning of the creek on its roll to the river can be heard over the occasional passing car. They zip slowly through the... (more »)
Subsection: Realistic Fiction  
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Amour, You Stupid Thing
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On a pink beach towel spread upon the sand lay a tanned girl of 17. She turned heads wherever she walked, possessed a certain untouchable charm, had full, soft lips like a cloud, and had never kissed a boy in her life. She could seduce... (more »)
Subsection: Romance Articles  
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On the Subject of Keys and Cigarettes
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I keep tapping my fingers on the table. This isn’t where I belong. Next to me, a rowdy group of young men- early twenties- drink themselves further into an aggressive hysteria. Their laughter is obnoxious and uninhibited. They keep pushing each... (more »)
Subsection: Realistic Fiction  
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A Thousand Thoughts This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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My fingers drummed against the edge of the chair as the question still lingered in the air. I stared blankly at the ground hoping it looked as though I was pondering my answer rather than being defiant. “Lena? Did you hear my question?”... (more »)
Subsection: Thriller/Mystery Articles  
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Eileen Montgomery and the Framed Gun
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As I entered the small venue, music pounded along the wooden walls and doors. I watched as women adorned in vibrant dresses danced along to the music. The beads that draped along the edges of their dresses bounced along with their bodies. As the... (more »)
Subsection: Thriller/Mystery Articles  
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#10
The Queens Card Game
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Once long ago, there was a beautiful kingdom, nestled in a forest of Rocky Mountains, and trees. The loving, and caring rulers of the kingdom, had five beautiful daughters, who were called the loveliest in the whole land. The first sister,... (more »)
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Cats vs. Electricity
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Cats are said to have nine lives, could electricity eliminate one of those? I have found some background information on this fascinating subject from my friend Sid. Sid says, “ I have tried this before and found that cats normally get... (more »)
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#12
Hitman
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No one could console the patient at the asylum. His flippant, pugnacious, behavior could not be fixed. Tony became the worst patient in the institute because of all of his liabilities. Tony had a personality hidden to even him that is sterling.... (more »)
Subsection: Action-Adventure Articles   1 comment
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Short Story (For Lack of a Better Name)
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His lashes are still damp with tears. When they brush her face, she sighs miserably. In class his hand finds hers. She gives his hand a squeeze. Then she roughly pulls hers away. In the dark movie theatre, his arm loops around her... (more »)
Subsection: Realistic Fiction  
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Broken Ice
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On the counter was a cup of steaming hot tea, sitting calmly in Sam’s mom’s fine china cup. Sam had opened up his mug cabinet and reached for the highest shelf, for the fine white china cups that were wrapped with delicate renderings of cherry... (more »)
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Atlas
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His name was Adam. He was in the driver’s seat of his SUV when he died. There was a bouquet of flowers on the passenger seat for his wife and a gift for his son. He was driving home from work when it happened. He’d stopped off at the florists... (more »)
Subsection: Thriller/Mystery Articles  
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Poseidon's lullaby
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The half-moon shore embraces the old, dark haired man. The rustling of the wind almost overshadows Poseidon’s lullaby, almost. Gently he sings as his black and white curls bounce against the earth’s gentle touch, perfectly in rhythm. His... (more »)
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