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The Lazy Ways
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Humans. We are so caught up in our own busy lives that when it comes to other issues that may seem less important than taxes or paying the bills, we become lazy. Especially when talking about Americans. So busy with the present, things like... (more »)
Childhood This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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In childhood we sway with the trees instead of touching them; In childhood we fly with the birds instead of ignoring them. In childhood we touch the sky instead of turning our backs on it; In childhood we can reach the stars and ride... (more »)
Three Cheers for Planting a Tree!
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Our planet's dying! I yelled to my bio teacher. Her eye's popped from behind her glasses, and a smart response sat on her lips, but she did not speak. She knew, as well as I, that I was correct. Stop doing that, stop throwing your trash... (more »)
Frik Frak Fruk
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Even though something has advantages, it still needs to be regulated due to hazards that are caused by it. Fracking, or Hydraulic Fracturing, is indeed one of these things. Fracking has many advantages, but it is still a huge disadvantage to... (more »)
Mornings on the Beach This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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As I lie here I can feel the chill of the early morning mist in my bones. The sky is painted with the purple hues of a night awakening from a deep slumber. The moon is still hanging high, patiently waiting for the first leak of light. Silence.... (more »)
Born to Survive This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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The mongoose has nothing to do with the goose. Its name comes from the Anglicized version of its Marathi name, mungus. Its plural, therefore, is not mongeese, but simply mongooses. Its name mirrors its appearance, the long oo sound slinking from... (more »)
Pros and Cons of Zoos
If you were to ask a kid what one of their favorite childhood memories was, there would be at least one who would say that there’s was going to the zoo with their family. What kid wouldn’t love getting to go and see these exotic,... (more »)
Water Crisis
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Water is a vital and scarce essence of life which its protection demands due diligent and attention. During the centuries, access to pure water was a fundamental issue for the social, economical and environmental development of a country. Since... (more »)
Why Veganism
By , desert hot springs, CA
Why becoming vegan is a healthy option for you. Becoming vegan has many benefits, like being healthy, look younger, and become stronger. Also it will benefit many men and women by looking younger at a certain age. How much do you know about the... (more »)
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Reaction to “Food-INC” Documentary
By , Long Island, NY
My first reaction was, what has this world come to?!? It was mind boggling and insane. The film was divided into categories. From these categories I found some facts more profound than others. For example, the company Monsanto and their secretive... (more »)
An Elephant's Tear
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Stolen from your mother. Carried away from the land you call home. The last specs of blue sky fade away, consumed by towering concrete walls colored in a mundane gray, sucking the very light from the sun. Spiked chains dig into your leg, sending... (more »)
Mother Earth This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
We rip out our flaws straight from our skin, unraveling our very own strings like old scarves We tear out blemishes grown on our faces, with scratches from bristles attempting to hide them But we shouldn't have to change our figure to become... (more »)
Colony Collapse Disorder This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Walking in my front door after a long evening in the library, I was immediately pelted by a rolled-up magazine. “Read it. It's interesting,” my older brother shouted from the couch as I reached down to pick up the latest issue of Time. I... (more »)
Green Crusader
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The rolling sand dunes stretched as far as the eye could see, reaching from the eastern horizon to the western skyline. I was in Inner Mongolia, standing on what was once lush green pastureland in the realm of Genghis Khan. Time treated the land... (more »)
Our Tragedies are our strengths
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Many people fall down and go through great losses in life. But that doesn’t mean that you can’t learn from your experiences and build upon them to make your life much easier. The Tibetan saying, “Tragedy should be utilized as a... (more »)
Disasters that Ruin the World
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People don't realize that the world is falling apart because the resources that we are using and are not replaceable fast enough and is dangering the animals and humans.The result of this is Global Warming. Everyone is part of this and if we... (more »)
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