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Opinion or Necessity
By , WILMINGTON, DE
Opinions are a person’s thoughts, views, outlook, and beliefs on anything.  Many people have different topics to talk about and base their opinions on and some may be biased more than others. My opinion on school is not so good; I really... (more »)
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One step, two step, three. I step onto the crowded bus. As I walk along the aisle, I strategically dodge duffel bags and gatorade bottles. I pick an empty seat and try to clear my head. The silent ride seems to go on forever, the want to feel... (more »)
Audition time
By , Junction City, KS
All I see when I walk into the gym is instruments and people everywhere. There is a group of saxophones tuning their horns in the balcony seating. A trombone player is practicing his solo piece, then abruptly leaves, presumably for his audition.... (more »)
Days of Snow
The first feeling I perceive as my eyes slowly break through the frozen sleep, like removing the frost from a car window, is my aching bones. I can detect each and every miniscule movement as they grind against each other. Once my eyes are... (more »)
Hold Your Hand
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My friend, you held my hand like a mother does her baby's. I was strolling down a path, lost, when you pulled me away from its trail of lonesomeness and told me to follow you. As terrible as I was with ways, I decided to place my faith in you.... (more »)
The Subway: A New Yorker's Take
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I consider myself a New Yorker. I live in Brooklyn, so this is subject to some controversy. But Brooklyn is one of the five boroughs and I spend most of my time in Manhattan, so whether you like it or not, I am a proud citizen of this city. Now... (more »)
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When my alarm goes off, I turn over groggily and slide out of the warm embrace of my bed, the fan in my room practically begging me to come back and sleep for a few more hours. Instead I turn away from its promises of comforting rest and... (more »)
Childhood Trauma
School was great today, the air outside vibrant and the smell so magical.  Everyday on the way back home, I walk past that behemoth.  Its brownish trunk sewn with markings and crevices for climbing.  The branches seemingly... (more »)
Finding Myself in the Pages of a Book
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“Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing” -Benjam Franklin. One of my earliest memories was learning how to read, and as ironic as it seems now, I hated every second of it. I remember sitting on the living room... (more »)
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Boarding School In Wajeer
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When was the last time you lied to someone? Why do people lie in the first place? Well, sometimes we lie for many reasons, and degrees amount of success. It may be discovered or remain undiscovered. You may also hear people say lying is wrong,... (more »)
The Staff
I half walked, half hobbled into the room leaning against my dad to stabilize. Walking into the room there was an abnormally large space from the door to the room in a rectangular shape the same width as the door. The room smelled like... (more »)
My Heroes
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My heroes are unique. They are special to me they have told me what is right and what is wrong. They give me the strength to keep moving and make my dreams come true. They work their a** just to succeed not just for but for my sisters. My... (more »)
Unexpected Mother's Day
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Mother’s day is fast approaching; my sister and I are shopping for a gift that will hopefully please our mom. We walk through the aisles scanning the shelves for the perfect present. My phone rings just as we reach the display of vibrant... (more »)
Weak Bones
By , Brooklyn, NY
I remember how my mother used to make chocolate chip cookies for me and my sister every weekend. We would devour the whole plate. Warm chocolate flakes melting on tiny pink tongues. We used to spend summers in Cape Cod and walk to Emack and... (more »)
My Life Changing Event
By , Jonesport, ME
      Something critical that has happened to me, in my life, and changed me is moving to Maine. Moving to Maine helped my family and I get away from my father who was mistreating us and not caring for us every day. The day I was born, I knew... (more »)
The Beauty of Retrospect
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   The world doesn’t bother to mourn with us today.  On our ride to the funeral home the sun is not hiding, the skies are not shrouded with clouds, and the birds have not hushed their songs.      We reach the destination and step... (more »)
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