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He Who
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¨Do you mean to quest alone, fair lady?” a man I had not noticed across the stream I visited daily inquired of me. ¨I do not mean to quest, sir, I only mean to ponder. These grasslands of the woods are as dear to me as home,” I responded... (more »)
Two of the Same
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Rosa November 30,1955 I woke up that morning ‘round seven o’clock. It was a lovely day, no clouds in the sky and the birds were all chirpin’. Raymond and I had some scrambled eggs and toast before I had to head to the... (more »)
Royal March
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I woke with multiplying fears and passions, escaping the sinister comfort to join the promising steps of the marchers. To join their voices as they streamlined in perfect formation to bridge the gap between two worlds. Dust encapsulated the... (more »)
Striped Ones in the Shadows
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I died on December 28, 1943 in Nazi Germany. I tell this story from my barren graveyard, where upon innumerable days I lay and ponder meaninglessly about my last hours and things I could never change. My story is quite frank and depressing. I... (more »)
Bloodied Snow
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Isaac toyed with the little etch marks on his gun, rubbing his fingers soothingly back on forth over the six tally marks engraved in the metal.  He crouched in the boat, cradling his machine gun, eyes fixed on the rapidly approaching muddy... (more »)
On the Run This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Run. The sole movement was consuming his thoughts, his mind, his entire body. Alfred’s gritty feet pounded against the raw farmland, and the blazing sun blinded his vision. Sweat trickled down his crooked back, seeping into his jagged... (more »)
Asylum Diaries
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Dear Diary,                                                         July 6th, 1868       It has been four days, six hours, and three minutes since I was put in solitary confinement. Strange people come in my room... (more »)
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A factory Boy
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He kissed his blood covered knuckles pushing the pallid freckled boy out into the freezing rain. “your nothing but a hired ass, nothing but an ignorant carrot top and don’t you forget it boy.” The boy trotted away from the... (more »)
The Hope of Suffering
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*Note to reader: some parts of the short story are quotes from books and songs including works such as The Color Purple by ALice Walker and the song “Sun Hands” by Local Natives. The rest is all original work of the author. The Hope of... (more »)
Santa's Secret Weapon
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            Anger was plastered on my face. I was frustrated, I wanted to slam my head against the wall. I was grounded, again. For what, you might ask. All I did was kick my sister, call my brother names, and not do my homework. In... (more »)
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Left It Behind
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It had been five years since I had first taken a job as Manager-Director of the Therapeutic Furniture Company. It had been twenty-five since the Afrikaners had taken control. I never thought it would be these two things that would push me out of... (more »)
Love, Not War This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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   Whenever I think of home, I don’t get the fuzzy feelings most would. When I step into my house, I feel like cardboard. Stiff and useless. My mom was always there for me, a bright sun against the cloud of my father. My sister was a... (more »)
The Girls with the Shattered Shoes
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We were dancin’, the miss and I, swirling through the air on a cushion of cloud. How we did, I’ve no clue. Her shoes let out a little musical clink every time the glass struck the ground, and she had confided in me that she had... (more »)
Rubber Bands
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 In my time, I’ve been on plenty of trains, riding around looking for new opportunities. In all my long, hard years though, one ride in particular, for one reason or another, has stuck with me. It was late summer in the year of our Lord 1929.... (more »)
From Here to Georgia
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June 14th, 1732                               Mother told me today that we would be starting a new... (more »)
In The Clouds
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May 3rd, 1937 – The Journal of Nathaniel Crawford I swear, these fumes will be the complete and utter death of me.  Black, noxious, and suffocating. I can almost feel them either creep or force themselves into my lungs, only to... (more »)
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