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#1
Time This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
Every morning I wake up to the normal sun shooting through the left window, blinding me as I try to open my eyes. My dog, Donald, barks up a storm. He insists that every morning at exactly 7:04, he has to go outside. It really is starting to push... (more »)
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Unearthly Glow
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Michael was at a funeral home. Who’s funeral? He barely knew. The daughter of one of his mother’s friends. A 16-year-old, like Michael, which was sad in and of itself, but Michael didn’t feel very sad. He wasn’t trying to be cold or... (more »)
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Delilah's Lake
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Morrighan ran her hand through the water, staring over the lake in front of her. This was it. The lake Delilah got lost in. Many unfortunate events had occured just before Delilah disappeared. School had started back, Morrighan's mom had a new... (more »)
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Bad Habits
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You reached out for the door knob.   It was cold to the touch. Too cold for your liking.   You twisted. Locked. What a surprise, considering lots of people gave no challenge to letting you in. It's like they were just asking for it.... (more »)
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Asylum
The air was deathly still. In the cold no tree shook. Ahead, a molding sign hung haphazardly on rusted hinges. Inside a large building, residents lay asleep, waiting patiently for the new day’s sun to rise. An old truck slowly pulled up to... (more »)
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Wrath of the Vampires. . .
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“Jason?” I asked, raising my voice slightly over the stuttering of the engine. “What’s wrong?” I, Xyla and my brother Jason were on our way home after spending three weeks at music camp. We had been driving through nothing but snow for... (more »)
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A Day of Nightmares
As the heavy thunking grew louder, Theo’s breath hitched in her chest. Oh God, oh God, oh God, oh God! She thought. Don’t find me please, don’t let him find me! She tried to will her legs to stop trembling as she pressed closer to the... (more »)
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Hidden Secrets
Ten seconds left in the game. “Nine, Eight, Seven, Six, Five, Four!” The crowd members were counting down the time left in the game. The last three seconds and Cruz came up the court. “Play three.” She mouthed to Alyssa. “No! Fake left... (more »)
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#9
Irony
The room was deathly quiet as Darah walked in slowly, her head hanging low. No one spoke; they all just looked up at her, not knowing what to think, much less say. The girl had died. That was all there was to it. She could not take back what... (more »)
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#10
The Hallway
Nancy was washing the dishes in the kitchen of the rental home she and her family had just moved into. It was a two story older home built in the 1920s. It was the only home available for rent in the small town of Cascade, Montana, while their... (more »)
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A Single Bite
I used to love apples. My mom whould complain about the cost, "Twenty dollars a week," shed'd say, "so you can have apples for breakfast, lunch and dinner!" Then she would laugh, kiss my cheek and cut up another apple for me to eat. I didn't... (more »)
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#12
Moe's Cafe
My grandmother Susie is ninety years old and has lived through many interesting events in her life. As she becomes older, I enjoy hearing more and more of her stories from her past, but nothing compares to the story she told about Moe’s Café.... (more »)
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Cloudy
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Camila felt wet. Well that doesn’t make sense, Camila thought to herself. Why would my bed be wet? Then Camila discovered something else. I’m not even on my bed! This feels like the ground. It feels like cold wet hard ground. Why would I be... (more »)
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Cupcake Caper
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It was my eleventh birthday today and I was treating my class with a box of cupcakes I was bringing into school. Everyone was enjoying them as we ate them before we went out to recess. Five students in my class were absent so I had extras that I... (more »)
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Cab-Ride Claustrophia
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Anna O... A patient of Sigmund Freud, she developed feelings of transference towards her doctors. Transference, a psychiatric phenomenon, is portrayed by the shift of a human’s feelings for one individual towards a more available person. Plagued... (more »)
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Karma
"This one wasn’t by accident. Look at these bruises, the attacker was angry." I looked at Jerry, the man I had worked with for over ten years. His face had wrinkled and those once lively freckles on his face were now looking more like poppy... (more »)
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