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My Impossible Baby
By , Arvada, CO
Summer 2014 ... It felt like my insides were tearing away from me. The pain was overwhelming. I could not think. I could not breath. I felt as though I was fading into a different world entirely. Scared out of my mind. I... (more »)
Subsection: Memoirs  
Autobiographical Elements of To Kill a Mockingbird
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Fictional stories are often a reflection of an author’s life, even if they themselves do not realize that. This is certainly the case for Harper Lee who is the author of critically acclaimed “To Kill a Mockingbird”.  She has an uncanny... (more »)
Subsection: Academic Writing  
Advice for the Aspiring Writer
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Rodrigo Toscano considers it an accomplishment if he is alive at the end of his workday.</p> As the Hurricane Sandy Health and Safety Training Director and a worker for the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS),... (more »)
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My Uncertainty of the Unknown
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When I was a few months old, I was baptized. At eight I had my first communion. At fourteen I made my confirmation and was initiated as a member of my church. About every three weeks I attend church to please my parents but I had never thought... (more »)
Subsection: Personal Experience Articles  
Oh, Brother
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Oh brother, I miss you. Why did you leave me? Why did you have to get sick? Do you look over me? Or are you lost in the void? Grandma cries every night, brother. I hear her through the wall. Sister is sad. She sleeps all day, only rousing to eat,... (more »)
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Madisen Kuhn, My Inspiration
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I recollect little on how I was presented with Madisen Kuhn and her works, but even though I don’t remember how it started, I know where her writings are taking me. Madisen Kuhn is more than a seventeen-year-old, Virginia native, but she’s an... (more »)
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Remembering My Trip to Spain Through Music This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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It’s a quiet Sunday evening and the constant drone of Vespas fills the calm air. Though at this time I should be getting ready to go out, I feel utterly content lying on the well-worn sofa and conversing with my Spanish homestay family. It is... (more »)
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Dear Friend
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They say that age is just a number and for us it really was, despite the significant age difference between us, you were and always will be one of my best friends. The eagerness you had to see me always made me feel so special. I loved the way you... (more »)
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Frozen Moment
Standing in a room surrounded by unfamiliar faces hugging me, talking to me, asking how I am holding up. I talk without consciousness. My body and my feelings are numb and all I want to do is go hide in my room and feel the comfort of blankets... (more »)
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My First Love
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It’s been 6 months since we ended, and I still find it excruciatingly painful to write about it again. But I became a writer for the sole purpose of sharing my experiences with others, so I guess this is just another one of those moments to be... (more »)
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Alice in Wonderland: What Message Does It Send?
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I dug deep to find out what Alice in Wonderland was really about. The classic story, Alice in Wonderland, written by Lewis Carroll, has been part of numerous childhood occasions and merely seemed like a simple fairy tale, but it goes much, much... (more »)
Subsection: Academic Writing  
The Power of Fear
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Fear is something no human can live without and if you don’t learn to control it, fear will be your worst enemy. Fear is an emotion controlled by the brain. You can fear many things, emotions, animals, height. You may be afraid of not being... (more »)
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1984, Communism, and Being Human
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George Orwell’s dystopia novel, 1984, was penned in response to the turbulent threat of totalitarian regimes sprouting up in Europe and Asia in the 1940’s. It took the ideas and philosophies in their infancies and accelerated them into a... (more »)
Subsection: Academic Writing  
Something About Nothing
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I thought for so long on what I could write about for this assignment. There was so much I could write about, so so much. There are over 7 billion people in this world. I had no words for any of them. There are over 1 million words in the English... (more »)
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The Question of Why
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Why do I write? I’m a romance author. I write to please myself, in this respect. I write for the joy of having a place to put down my thoughts onto a piece of paper, to make them permanent and real. I write because I can breathe life into... (more »)
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Close your eyes
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Close your eyes at night.When the weather is cool and breezy.Think past the surface of the dark ocean and feel the breeze on your skin.Relieve yourself of every worry and recall good memories.Memories that will put a smile on your face.Listen to... (more »)
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