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Lights Like Windows This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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You asked me if I loved you as we shared cheeseburgers in the back of your 1994 Chevy truck. The air was heavy with August humidity, and there was ketchup smeared on the corner of your mouth. My eyes fixed on the paper bag sitting near my shoe.... (more »)
Boring Boy This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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He was blond and blue-eyed, muscled and tanned from his years of football (he was the quarterback, naturally). Features of note included his tall stature and strong jawline. Throughout our grade, his sense of humor and lack of sense were... (more »)
The View from the Lake This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Nobody was supposed to get hurt. Nobody was supposed to get hurt. Nobody was supposed to get hurt. The words pulsed and throbbed in my head, making a hard task now impossible. I licked my lips and avoided the expectant stares of... (more »)
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Not That Romantic This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I may not be able to swing a baseball bat or use a paintbrush, but I can wield a wooden spoon with deadly precision and force, as Max had the painful experience of learning. “Hands off,” I told him firmly as I turned back to my... (more »)
Grasshopper Green This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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“Can you see me?” “No.” Your words blew cold air in my face, and I could see the heat of your breath in a cloud lingering by your mouth. “Do you want to?” You paused, and that scared me a bit,... (more »)
The Coffee Shop This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Him Every Sunday morning, there she is, reading the newspaper in the same window seat, notepad and macchiato in front of her. He likes the way she flips the pages, her long fingers turning them with a brisk, elegant flick. Her bright... (more »)
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Join Him Soon
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Join Him Soon By Mikayla Hammrich Tears streamed down my chilled, flushed face as I watched my husband of twenty-eight years descend slowly into the cold, hard ground. I looked over at our children and their families, all bundled up to protect... (more »)
Ebony and Vermillion
The tombstone is cool underneath your shaking hand. “Hey,” you whisper, your voice shaking like the blades of grass that tremble ever so slightly in the slight summer breeze. “It’s been a while.” She’s beautiful- is the only... (more »)
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He Loves Me He Loves Me Not
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Venus, Scarlet, and Leo are in a Hawai’i Pacific Health Hospital in Kapi Olani. The girls mother is dying of a brain aneurysm. The girls are are very close to their mother. A few days after the death of Innala, Venus and Scarlet went to a... (more »)
A Missing Piece
God, it’s Valentine’s Day again.  I see people everyday all over each other, I don’t need a day to celebrate my loneliness. I will only end up resorting to my loft, watching Netflix, and eating pounds of chocolate.   “Taxi,” I... (more »)
Gratitude in an Embrace
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The ocean never hesitated as it swept forward to kiss the sandy shore. It was long, but hasty, as it pulled back into itself. But fearless, as it continued throughout the day to meet its forbidden lover. The ocean was wanted by many, but taken... (more »)
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Jonathan hadn't learned anything new from reading Lydia's lists, but he loved the words she used. Every word he read he had heard before, but it was somewhat extraordinary to see them on paper. He stood taller, supported by the great... (more »)
The Perfect Life
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The Perfect Life To My Dear Henry, It is difficult to explain to you now my dear sweetheart, but for a short time, I was able to live with the best feeling in the world. I'm speaking of a feeling that you wish would've never left your body.... (more »)
Accidents
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Accidents The snow glows white on the mountains as we stand there, on top of the world, looking around at the other mountains that  surround us.  We can see the valleys between those mountains, and the trees that sway in the cool spring... (more »)
Guardian Angles
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    He touches her skin slowly. making her know how beautiful she really is to him. they lay there together till the world goes dark and light again, not even needing the feeling of  their skins or lips to touch, just laying there,... (more »)
I am a Leo
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When the clock hits 9:00, the girl knows to go to bed and hears the voice of her mother in her head saying, “Go to bed Ruby.”  She groans complaining about going to bed but, knows mother would be right. As she slips into her bed of gold... (more »)
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