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Lost and Found This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This work has won the Teen Ink contest in its category.
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I liked being a mess. The desk that should have been clear so I could do my homework was always besieged with bowls of cereal and spoiled milk, old magazines, and Post-it notes I had forgotten to remember. My floor was a vacuum in itself, eating... (more »)
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I Was Addicted, I Could Not Stop
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I  suddenly seemed to find interest and enjoyment after watching it for the first time. It was like I was attached to it, becoming hooked onto it, desperately wanting to find out what will happen next. Now, it is my new favorite thing to... (more »)
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Sliding Into Agony
By , Ypsilanti, MI
All of a sudden, I hit the ground and did the only thing that I could: scream. I screamed as loud as I could and for as long as I could. I knew that I was in pain, but with a scream like that, the pain had to be extreme. And with pain like... (more »)
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Powerful Writing Assignment
By , ann arbor, MI
“I knew I shouldn’t have left,” I said very angered. “If I wouldn’t have left, this would have never happened”. I was panicking! Ii didn’t know what to think, do, or say other than ‘It’s all... (more »)
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My Panicked
By , Ypsilanti, MI
Everyone is screaming, my lungs burst as much as it possibly can, everything is moving quickly and my panicked wait has came upon me. I can’t see straight and I can’t stop letting out what’s in my lungs with all the outrage.... (more »)
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How to Post a Selfie on Instagram by Society
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Dear Teenage Girls, Here is a list of steps that guarantee the perfect selfie to post on Instagram. Follow them carefully, and be sure to complete each and every step! 1. Though you’re wearing your favorite, most cozy... (more »)
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If Only I Knew
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For the past 16 years I’ve done nothing but wait and I’m sick of it. What’s the point of life if all you do is wait, it’s tiring and I want to stop so that’s what I’m going to do, I’m going to ... (more »)
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#8
Trip to Indiana Part I
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I was up at 6am and I was very excited.I woke up my little brother and he said ‘’Heam wet me sweep’’           I said... (more »)
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Fire’s Blaze This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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It is said by old, wise, mothers and fathers that a young, innocent child is more fearless than most men.  Many doubt this, but in a way, it is true. They know nothing. They don’t know what to fear. They don’t know what to or... (more »)
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Yesturday
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What happens to yesterday? Does it dissolve into thin air? Or is it always there? Do the days evolve around you like a globe? Either way the day always seems to fly by and then yesterday is gone with the wind. What happens to yesterday? All I... (more »)
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memories
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Cherish the moments and keep your memories, nobody can take them away. As long as you make moments worth having you’ll always have a story to tell. (more »)
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#12
Dusk
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My feet are stained a surprisingly vivid shade of yellow. I do not know where my shoes are, and I do not care. Nothing is happening, and I am altogether separate from the world, isolated. People have been passing me by all day, and I do not... (more »)
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when some one help me
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It was one of my hardest day for me that day the teacher gave us new math problems to do i din't understand the problems i feel so stuped, and nervious all the students in the class were dpoing their work ecept for me.The next thing i did is that... (more »)
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Autumn in Westfield
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Autumn is almost here- my body tells me so. All of the regular symptoms of the fall season have stimulated my senses. There is that sudden, gentle breeze that makes my hairs stand on end and immediately settle and makes the trees sway like the... (more »)
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Ski Lifts
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I walked through the snow and sat down on one of the two seats of the old, red ski lift and thought, “If only someone could break open that door and pick the lock to start the engine again, I would be able to get to the top.” It was Christmas... (more »)
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#16
Finding Courage in Trials
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The morning was crisp and clear, a premonition to the warm day to come. The sun was peering through the tree tops and a cloudless sky hung above the horizon. A bright, yellow bus came around the corner and a team of students climbed in. The ride... (more »)
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