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chasing away my demons
By , GENEVA, IL
Stare into my dark soulless eyes and tell me that you love me. That I am still beautiful and loving after losing everything. Tell me that my withering crippling body is not ugly. Threw anorexia and depression. The bones and the scars. That you... (more »)
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Two Lives Taken Too Soon
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Quite rarely, I remember things about my father, nearly everything is a blur, although, I do obtain one crystal clear memory. It appeared in my dreams throughout elementary school. It’s dark in the apartment, lit by only a few lamps and the... (more »)
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Why I skipped the school, today
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It all happened like this, that on one fine day when I was sitting idly in my classroom one of my class-mate approached me. An impish grin was embossed on his face. “Do you have ten rupees?” “What for?” I asked with an air of annoyance.... (more »)
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July 22nd
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Lights on, hushed voices, lights off, the sound of feet hurring across the floor and the ticking of a clock as I was pulled back into reality. Their is only one word I remember being woken up to and that is "Heartattack." His heart... (more »)
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My Mom
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Q: What is your name and age? A: Ahunna and I am 47 years old. Q: Where were you born? A: Owerri, Nigeria Q: How did you like Nigeria? A: I loved it. Q: How many siblings do you have? A: I have 6 siblings. 2 brothers, 4 sisters.... (more »)
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Intellectual Curiosity
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I strive to understand. Not just to learn what the school system deems "enough". I thrive on knowledge, on knowing that I can seek a further understanding; away from just what I have been told. I don’t want to be limited by the ideals... (more »)
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A Clown Is Not Perpetually Happy
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I remember. I was only around about four years old, but I still remember it happened. I am not entirely sure if it were real; maybe it is my mind playing tricks of confabulation. Even though the memory seems surreal, the image is vivid, which is... (more »)
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the girl dieing inside me
By , Wausau, WI
One thing you will never see and never know is my deepest secret. Well I guess you will know a memory from that. Every thought haunting me like a ghost on Halloween. The feeling and the voices swarm as bees would swarm a beautiful flower. I hear... (more »)
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One More Day
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There was nothing that I hated more than getting blood work done. I was even scared of the little finger pinch. So on the day my mother took me to my pediatrician unexpectedly, I was particularly nervous about being tested. I sat in the big chair... (more »)
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You Can Count On Math
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I used to count the stars in the sky. I used to count the leaves of my notebook. I was even awed when Mr. Bean counted the sheep in the painting. Everything I know started at 1, 2 and 3. I would brag to my classmates that I memorize the multiples... (more »)
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Ogres come from the Black Ink Lagoon
By , Hackensack, NJ
It's been a while since I've actually been honest with myself. Is that a coming-of-age thing? Is that apart of the "phase" parents and therapists use to confine the years of awkward adolescence? I don't think it should be.... (more »)
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Life and Death This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Imagine yourself on your deathbed right now and ask yourself this: have I experienced life, do I have any regrets? Just because you are young and you think you have a whole life ahead of you doesn't mean you cannot have really lived. When a... (more »)
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Learning the Hard Way This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
By , Gasparillo, Trinidad and Tobago
Being a teenager with strict parents, I often lied to them out of fear that if I told them the truth about my feelings and certain events in my life, they will disapprove and punish me. I do understand that they love me and want the best in life... (more »)
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Edit to Thoughts
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I guess I was wrong about what I said in Thoughts. I don't know what to say, you were right, and I know that. I'm crazy, silly, and an idiot, I know. I am so sorry that I screwed up and did that. Please forgive me I am begging you.... (more »)
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Halleluiah, World Without End
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A soul is a hard thing to put into words. But in those rare instances where you can feel your essence in the air, there’s something special. It steals your breath, stops your heart, and brings tears to the back of your throat, like there’s... (more »)
The Snakes and Arrows a Child is Heir To
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The Snakes and Arrows a Child is Heir To I was born on July sixth, nineteen-ninety-nine, at three-fourteen in the morning, to Iris Suzanne Adcock Gibson and Timothy Ryan Gibson. I had to be a summer baby, seeing as my father was getting his... (more »)
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