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Top Voted Realistic Fiction

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#1
Winter Roses
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Three years ago, the summer fire charred fragile shoots into thick strong stems as it smoked the meadows green.  The flame found itself quenched by an aura of ice; the thick grove of winter roses in which we sat.  You and I.  Brushing each... (more »)
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The Town This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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In a densely populated town, a woman lived who was known for the iridescent flora surrounding her little brick house.  Maintaining the flora required herculean love, patience, and time, which explained why all the other buildings in her town... (more »)
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Rescued
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The boy groaned in agony as he lay on the wet grass. Today hadn’t been his best. He hadn’t finished painting the shed the horrid grey color that his aunt and uncle agreed upon, so his uncle had taken it upon him to punish him. It... (more »)
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Sunflowers This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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An old lady lived on that dusty street.   It was a long street filled with nothing but perpetually burning sunlight, crumbling shacks, infertile corn fields, and an oddity: a neat little house painted creamy yellow, one of those stiff sturdy... (more »)
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Prospero's Kite This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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In the village of Milvus, all the children flew kites.  In fact, the kite was the most prized possession a child had.  The village held monthly kite-flying competitions, and one boy in particular would win all of them.  His name was... (more »)
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Morning Groceries This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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A woman hopped refreshingly out of her car into the parking lot of the farmer’s market, allowing herself five seconds of luxurious stretching.  This was the first farmer's market of the year, and she was excited.  She... (more »)
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Dissecting Flies This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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The flies float in the clear plastic dish.  I dip my forceps into the 1xPBS (phosphate buffered saline), and suddenly I’m walking down to the lakeshore, the breeze braiding my hair into loose pleats.  I hook worms onto my fishing lines and... (more »)
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#8
Where Are You?
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I thought you loved me. I thought you were there for me. Were you are now...I don't know. Jack...I love you. I miss you. Please come back to me. I hold onto the note you wrote for me. "Stella, i'm sorry it had to end this way.I love you" is what... (more »)
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Why I Am Proud to be an American
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The Dodge Ram is an American truck. "Made in the U.S.A."  is stamped on its doors. It was made for farming, and more importantly, it was made to last. My uncle is no longer around, but his truck still is, and it roars louder... (more »)
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Zombies Don't Make Good Friends This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Friends weren’t easy to come by for Kye. In fact, he couldn’t remember when he ever truly had a friend. Maybe it was because he never felt present in his classes; he’d been told more often than not that he looked like a... (more »)
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Timber! This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
“Timber!” was the only warning before danger struck. Without much delay, two leafy giants came down upon the earth. Crekkkk…crash!      “Wree wree wree!” The raucous cry of birds rang out... (more »)
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#12
On the Sidelines
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“I can’t believe you talked me into this…” I mutter. “C’mon, I brought you along, you could at least pretend to have a good time.” Mia’s fingers tighten around my wrist and she pulls me farther along the sidewalk to catch up... (more »)
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#13
Your Dream
“Rider eight-oh-three to the start!” A monotone voice ran through the speakers. This was it, my first time back on the cross country course since last summer. Am I nervous? Of course. Nightmares have taken over my sleep until today.   My... (more »)
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Consequential Decisions
The bell rang and kids came out the classrooms like rodents, it was finally Friday. I went to my locker to get all the things that I needed to take home. I heard footsteps behind my locker I closed it gently to see who it was behind it.... (more »)
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The Last Time
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   There is always at least one time in your life where you have been bullied or teased. Whether it is physically, emotionally, or verbally. It’s just part of life. There will always be that one person who dislikes you and you don’t know... (more »)
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The Week
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It was my first day of 3rd grade I was finally entering the big leagues, all that kindergarten stuff was so last year. It was a bright, sunny Monday morning when my alarm clock blared out. I got dressed and ate breakfast so fast I forgot what I... (more »)
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