I Love/I Hate MAG

May 21, 2014
By mereCat PLATINUM, Horsham, Other
mereCat PLATINUM, Horsham, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"I am finally colouring inside the lines I live between"


The April 2014 issue was an event of many firsts: it was my first Teen Ink magazine, my first publication irreversibly on paper, and my first realization of my unextraordinariness.

On top of this it was also a chance to wonder at the writing of other teens, especially “I Like/I Hate” by Sami N. I love the way it is so simple in style – just a list, really – but somehow contains so much insight and power. I love the way it makes me think about me. I love the way it is sad, funny, and honest. I love the way it ingeniously puts two things together (“I hate myself. I hate short pencils”) as though they are on the same scale. I love the way I felt like I know the writer, even though I've never met her. I love the originality.

I hate the fact that it is too good an idea to be reused. I hate that I'd look foolish if I tried. I hate that it made me admit I am human.



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on Sep. 8 2014 at 12:09 pm
mereCat PLATINUM, Horsham, Other
45 articles 0 photos 188 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I am finally colouring inside the lines I live between"

Really? That's so cool :)

on Sep. 7 2014 at 6:15 pm
___averylynn_____ SILVER, Waterford, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
Look closely at the present you are constructing. It should look like the future you are dreaming. - Alice Walker.
What you wear is your billboard. So, what are you advertising?

I KNOW SAMI NG IN REAL LIFE!  WE LIVED TOGETHER IN UTAH!




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