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Unconscious This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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There was a dead girl in front of the library this morning. She was breathing, but she wasn’t alive. Whatever existence she’d had during her few years – I calculated she was around 13 – certainly wasn’t life. She was tossed carelessly on... (more »)
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Fitting In This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I wouldn't ask for a dressing room. My mom always asked for me. The evening before I had repeatedly risen from my seat and piled on excess noodles suffocated in meat sauce. Then I licked my bowl with the buttered garlic bread, leaving no... (more »)
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Suicide and the Media
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Sensitivity must be used when the media reports on teen suicides. Sounds obvious, but it doesn’t always happen. And when it doesn’t, you often find copycat attempts in the wake of a teen suicide. How does it happen? Impulsive teenagers are... (more »)
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Dear Peers This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Dear Peers, I used to look up to you. I used to try to get your attention. I used to want to fit in by wearing weird clothes and listening to all the lies you’d tell me. I used to laugh at jokes that weren’t funny. I used to let you copy... (more »)
Subsection: Pride & Prejudice Articles   106 comments
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Homeschool Blues This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
I get stereotyped a lot. When I meet someone for the first time, we’ll be talking about movies, music, or summer jobs – then, the dreaded question: “So, where do you go to school?” I shift slightly. I know how they’re going to ­react. I... (more »)
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Animal Cruelty Must Stop This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Every day in the United States animals are beaten, neglected, or forced to struggle for survival. Left in unsanitary conditions with no food or water, they have little hope as they live out their days without the compassion they deserve. Some are... (more »)
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I have never read any book from the Maze Runner series, but Raisa's review of The Scorch Trials makes me want to read it. Raisa gives a very simple, yet intriguing review of the sci-fi book. From her review, it seems like the book has a lot to... (more »)
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Feedback on "Ella's Fairytale"
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“Ella’s Fairytale” by Catherine Aragona is a rather tragic and drastically different retelling of the classic Disney version of the old tale of Cinderella. The story shows the Tremaine family- Lady Tremaine and her daughters, Drizella and... (more »)
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          The poem, "Echoes (Echoes)," by Sarah Bridgeport uses powerful comparisons that help convey the haunting threat of anxiety. It shows readers the influential capability that it has to harm someone, to drown that person in utter... (more »)
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"Lost Teeth" by Brooke Solich is a memoir about her second grade self losing her teeth. It focuses on a bet Brooke made with her friend, Julia, which was to see who would lose their two front teeth first. The author recounts her humorous... (more »)
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Whether you received thick manilla envelopes or thin white ones, “The Wait is Over. Now What?” Rachael Morton from Oxford, Ohio, writes about the next step, after the long spell of anxiety high school seniors were faced with recently. The... (more »)
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Feedback on poet
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The poem "poet" by Megan Tyler is an exceptionally beautiful piece. The poem talks about what it means to be a poet, how meaningful and personal words become. It is filled with evocative meataphors that make poetry sound so, well poetic (pun... (more »)
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“Spoiled Riches” by Adesuwa Agbonile is a perfect piece describing the human discontentment as people grow older. It beautifully portrays the contrast between the wants of childhood and adulthood. In childhood, $100 was a big deal, and it... (more »)
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I Overcame
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The memoir “I Overcame,” by “Heather” was powerful and deep. It was beautifully written and the author described her emotions perfectly. She and her family were extremely poor and spent six years of their life living in basements. Heather... (more »)
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Cinderella is no doubt one of the most popular fairytales of our time. All of us can recite the story by heart, from the evil stepsisters mocking Cinderella's cinder-stained frock to her going to the mall and forgetting the infamous glass... (more »)
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Feedback on "Ella's Fairytale"
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"Ella's Fairytale" by Catherine Aragona is a very unique twist on the story of Cinderella. It is starts the stepmother and stepsisters of Ella on their way to the ball, yet they feel very sorry for her because she always seemed to be upset. In... (more »)
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