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The Skirt This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I will be the first to say that I am not materialistic. My friends label me as a goody-goody; my parents say I am conservative and modest when it comes to clothes. I don’t wear bikinis, and none of my skirts or shorts end above my knees. That is... (more »)
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A Walk in the Woods
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Last weekend, I had gone to Mark’s house for a little get-together. While I was sitting down on his sofa next to him and Cody, he asked me, “Hey Thoran, have you ever been to the secret spot?” Before I could even finish saying no, Cody and... (more »)
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Justin Bieber Concert
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Millions of girls screaming everywhere you turn, waiting in line to buy a souvenir and the curtains slowly opening to the start of the show. "Abby, Abby!" Right then I snapped out of a day dream only wishing I was actually there, at... (more »)
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Playing with Ice
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The definition of ice is no surprise: water frozen in the solid state. There is not a person in the world who doesn’t know it. All my life, even before I came to understand who I am, why I’m here, what my future will bring; all that time,... (more »)
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Snow Day
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BEEP BEEP BEEP! The alarm clock was ringing! I got out of bed and walked over to my desk and turned it off. It was 6:30 in the morning, and I was very tired. It was very dark outside, and I couldn’t see anything! I walked over to the bathroom... (more »)
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All the lies she told me
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I never really told anyone about my past and why it was so screwed up. But when I was 5 my step mom pushed me to the cold wet floor, then sitting on my small back, whipping me hard while my dad was just standing there with his arms crossed just... (more »)
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Elephant's Memory
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Abuse. Physical, verbal, emotional, mental, sexual, and a lot more. this is my personal story about being Abused physically, mentally, emotionally, and verbally daily for a year and a half. He was someone who was supposed to be my best friend. And... (more »)
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I'm Me This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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I’m used to it by now. How couldn’t I be? The looks, the sneers, whispers you’ve thought I couldn’t hear. Well, I could. Of course I know I’m different. I’ve lived with myself my whole life—shocker, isn’t it? I would have to... (more »)
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Blessings and Amends This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This work has won the Teen Ink contest in its category.
It was the November of second grade, and strep throat had been spreading like the plague through my class. Two girls and I were absent toward the end of the outbreak, experiencing scarlet-striped throats and aching bones. We missed an entire week... (more »)
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What About the Weeds?
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A flower is beautiful, gently swaying in the breeze, her flowers polished, not one leaf out of place. She gracefully sways in tune to the song of summer, the wind, the rain, the sun. A weed grows strong and straight and tall, ignoring the breeze... (more »)
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The Well This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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It was a sunny day in Coos Bay, not the usual drizzly day that makes up the weather of a coastal town. Our dog Webster was barking at the birds as he did every day. Webster was our family dog and my best friend. Every boy should have a dog; at... (more »)
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You slide into your seat, and I hurriedly glance down at my book. I feel your gaze burning a hole in my cheek, and when I glance up, tucking a stray chocolate brown curl behind my ear, I see a small, puzzled smile on your beautiful face.... (more »)
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She Only Has One Leg
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It was a hot summers’ day and the air was filled with the scent of freshly cut grass. The trees standing tall in the light blue sky. As the blue jays fluttered their wings through the light breeze, I could hear them chirping a melody. The cars... (more »)
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A Lifetime Decision
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I glared from my wounded wrist to the broken piece of glass floating in the blood-stained bath water. Inhaling hard, I let my head rest against the back of the bathtub and closed my eyes while I focused on the stinging sensation as I wiped a tear... (more »)
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Stutter...
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The silence grew impatient in my class once the teacher called out my name. Everything stopped just to watch the failure of language. “Hello…Stutter, are you going to say something?” she asked. “Uh----wh—at you say Ms. Jail?” I... (more »)
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The Crash
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An ordinary morning, that’s all it was. At 7:00 I began my short walk, just two doors down, to my aunt’s house. She was a teacher and her son and I would drive in early with her before school began, as we had done all year. The sun was shining... (more »)
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