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“Now, really?” I flicked off the radio. It’s not like it bothered my concentration or anything, I don’t like my favourite songs on the radio. Why? It makes me eccentric. I mean imagine driving and then seeing a guy with his hand in the air... (more »)
Forty Feet
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She pried the window open. “Go first,” she said hurriedly. Thick smoke had begun to vibrate around the room, acrid and putrid, wrapping its fingers around my neck and choking me. Flames lingered on the other side of the closed door, daring to... (more »)
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The Doll
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“Mommy, will you sing the Pooh Bear song? Please?” I begged from underneath the blankets. My mother crossed the room and stood next to the bed. Tugging the covers off, she began to sing the Pooh Bear theme song, which I so dearly loved.... (more »)
Fifteen Claps for Lenna This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
“Everybody give a round of applause for our jazz band!” The principal’s wheezy voice crackles through the microphone. Even from the back of the auditorium I can sense the heat of his breath. Sweat glistens on his forehead. I dutifully join... (more »)
Broken Bones
Watching him hurt. But not watching hurt more. It was a deep hurt. A hurt that she felt deep within her bones. As she sat alone on the dirty barstool, she squeezed her eyes shut and imagined him. She saw every detail of his perfectly sculpted... (more »)
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I peeked through the crack in the black door. I heard my dad’s soft voice as he nursed away his nerves with his gin and tonic. I heard my brother talking to himself as he flung books around a different room. I took a deep breath and crawled into... (more »)
Peer Pressure
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A mixture of bickering and ignorant rap bounced around the inside of the car, making concentration almost impossible for the driver. Despite the interesting conversation, the passengers and driver had become bored with their aimlessness. After... (more »)
Good People
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None of us are good people. I don't understand how we aren't in jail yet. As long as I can remember, my siblings and I were like this. My earliest memory is of Dom stealing a toy from a store. I remember being there and not saying a... (more »)
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Light-Skinned Luck: How One Girl Escaped This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Dami had the lightest skin in the whole boarding school. She was so fair that the older students liked to bring her around with them and pinch her light cheeks, calling her Light Skinned and clutching her close to them, as if fairness was... (more »)
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A Story of a Lifetime
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I guess the beginning is easy. It’s the part where you smile. It’s the part where everything seems perfect. He walks in and lights up the room with a smile that just makes you want to faint. You are obviously not dumb enough to show him you... (more »)
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The Ultimate Tooth Fairy Gift
My name is Mylie Goods. I am 8 years old! I love writing but I’ve never had a journal before. I don’t know what to say. Well, I really love horses. My parents FINALLY bought me a miniature horse named Annie. I love her so much! She’s... (more »)
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The Terrible Tale of "Feminine Teen...
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She's gone now. Move on. Man up. She doesn't deserve you. If she couldn't see how much of a good person you are... It'd be nice for all of you to shut up so I could actually think for a bit. I'm trying to comprehend... (more »)
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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 »)
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 »)
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 »)
Louise
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The first call Louise Bell ever made to Brian Cook occurred on a seemingly ordinary day. Fresh off of summer vacation and back to school, Brian was an avid golfer who found himself trying to adjust to life not only on sports teams but also in... (more »)
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