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Only a Woman This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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“My Lady, Octavian is here.” Neferura, my only loyal servant was in a panic. “It will only be a matter of time before he finds you here.” “I won’t hide any longer. Bring my paints, my best red sheath and my most expensive... (more »)
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War Opinion Letter
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My Dearest Darling Evelyn, I love you so much. More than you can ever even begin to fathom. The day we said our vows was the happiest day of my life. Second only to the day your letter came telling me about the birth of our beautiful daughter... (more »)
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Poisoned This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Liberation they said as they walked through the aftermath, the evidence of our dual existence, our obvious conflict. It was difficult to witness their tender faces painted noble and uniforms of immortal heroism. They gathered some and set others... (more »)
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Desertion This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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“My Lady.” Neferura, my body servant, bowed low before me. “What’s wrong? How did the battle go?” Neferura bit her lip. “We were defeated. Mark Antony is storming around the palace, demanding to see you. He was furious that... (more »)
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Freedom's Price
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He awoke out of deep slumber only to feel shafts of pain searing his nerves. Laying on a canvas stretcher, the sullen crash of artillery beat a cadence in the back of his mind. Towering above him, the grim, frowning crags of Mount Suribachi... (more »)
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I Promise...
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“Come back daddy,” I remember my daughter telling me with her big, soft eyes pleading me. I clearly remember looking her straight in the eyes and confidently saying, “I promise.” Then, I gave her a big hug, and I left. I left her with... (more »)
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A Song in the Night This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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THE GREAT WAR, 1916 The Christmas snow this year would be red, because wars could not stop for the holidays. Every day there would be more fighting, and the mingled blood of Germans and Englishmen would continue to stain the soil of Flanders... (more »)
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William's Dream Part 1
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William got into the little black car and braced himself for whatever future was awaiting r him. He looked out his window to take what may have been his last look at the old house that he had grown up in. The first thing he noticed was his... (more »)
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Schöner Lügner
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Schöner Lügner—Fiction (Beautiful Liar) I am a liar. Even on my deathbed as they fuss over me. They ask me if I need anything, if they can make me more comfortable. I tell them I’m fine. I lie. Lies are beautiful. They are like... (more »)
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The Masked Women of Kabul This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
I listened to the small whisper of my feet timidly brushing against the dirt as I proceeded closer and closer to my freedom. My burqa covered my ­entire body, turning me into a ghost-woman that I didn't even recognize. I had one image in my mind:... (more »)
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I'll never forget you (part one)
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France 1943 Ella It was a pretty summer night. The trees cast shadows in the dying light. It was the kind of night I remember sitting out on the front porch with my parents when I was little. We don’t sit outside much anymore because of... (more »)
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No Name Face
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? “No Name Face” October, 1795 To the No Name Face, You gaze into the barren battlefield; the frigid cold sends shudders through your spine. Breath comes in smoky puffs through your hard pressed... (more »)
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The Diary of a Slave
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If a slave had been able to write, what would they say? If they were on the ship, no idea where they are going, how would they express this confusion and mix of emotions? In this story, I take on the persona of Asha Larai, a young twelve-year-old... (more »)
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A Day in the Life of a Peasant
This peasant did not know how to write. Just kidding! My work starts on the next page… Writing Assignment: Peasant Life Jacob Joyce 10/28/2010 Dear Journal, 10/28/1010 Today the... (more »)
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Making the River 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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Diary of Thomas Warren: July 27, 1864 I crouched behind the large willow that overlooked the woodland down the hill, and let my breath come in halting gasps. Cool and soft breezes brushed over me, caressing my skin. My eyes roved around the... (more »)
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Serving the Peats
Off the Georgia coast was a town called Cyprus. At the far eastern part of its main road sat City Hall, where Mayor Peat worked diligently. On the far western part of the road was the Mayor’s house, a huge Victorian-style mansion with a large... (more »)
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