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The Pain
By , Dover, KY
This pain is killing me. Feeling bad but getting up and getting dressed for school anyway. I hate all types of pain whether it'd be physical pain where your body is actually aching or emotional pain where your heart is what is aching. Many... (more »)
Her Addiction
She sure did have an awesome personality, she always looked very happy, always with that smile that could light up anyone who met her but still she had a dark side no one knew about. While standing, though I couldn't understand, I felt... (more »)
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By , Seattle, WA
"You look bored." Why do people always assume that? Why does even my best friend ask that if I'm bored when I'm sitting quietly at the edge of the conversation? No, I'm not bored. I'm listening. I'm... (more »)
Realization
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Jimmy. A very succesful nurse with everything he could ever ask for in his possession. A nice home, beautiful wife, amazing children, and a couple cars. Everything he had said he would beocome when he was younger came true. Fat paychecks, good... (more »)
Have You Ever Had a Bad Day?
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have you ever had a bad day? you just want to be alone ? i have just the other day aug 27 was i year and 5 months that my dad been gone i just wanted to sleep the whole day way i just wanted to be alone but my mom told me being alone would... (more »)
Just by Chance
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Train whistles by, The bustle of humanity moves in and out of the doors Some heading toward a destination, Others arriving at the end of a journey. Bag is heavy, heading home, then hearing a call “Are you all right?” Focusing on a man... (more »)
My Toleration for Segregation
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Did that old hag even understand my love for the level 100 Pikachu Pokémon Card? If someone had vandalized or stolen the pack of Pokémon cards, I would have understood the Morning Glory cashier if she had accused me of stealing the cards. But... (more »)
Hill Day
By , Bethpage, TN
Every year on Labor Day Weekend, my family holds a reunion in a small town in Indiana. Usually all living siblings of my dad’s father attend, along with their children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. This celebration of family has been... (more »)
Travel
By , Ceres, United Kingdom
“Can we go now?” I asked impatiently. We were going to drive down to Germany that night but it was 10pm and mum and dad were still filling in the dog sitter even though we left her a 5-page essay on what to do. I had to practically drag them... (more »)
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By , Sydney, Australia
Today was a big step for me. I told one of my favourite teachers that I suffer anorexia nervosa. And it provoked thoughts about how everything began. This article may be triggering for some people. I've always been very thin. Through... (more »)
The Apple Tree
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It nests in my backyard. Days, months, and years go by, yet its reflection never changes. Unlike me, it will never leave, but our roots will always stay firmly planted in the soft soil beneath that apple tree. Every fall its leaves will change.... (more »)
Me! You! Us!
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If adventurers where to look all over the world,they won't find any other "me".From the North,South,East and West,bring people you call my look alike,they aren't me.One can only find someone like me,not me again because I am... (more »)
You Broke My Heart
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Terror. Terror, terror, terror. I snap awake, sheets in my fists and my body aching and aching from excessive sleep. I saw you in my dreams again. What is this now, the third week in a row? My head feels clogged with unshed tears. I seem to... (more »)
Let’s Talk This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Can we please find a rooftop somewhere under the stars, or a shady patch of ground on a hot day, or a fire in the country, or a dock on a shimmering beach? Maybe, just maybe, the stars will drip a bit of mystery from the sky that will fall into... (more »)
Sailing Away This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
There is something magical about the air in Wainscott, Long Island. The zephyr is warm and dry. The breeze that hits my sunburned face at twilight is cool and misty, peppered with ocean spray. It smells of saltwater, freshly cut grass, and a hint... (more »)
The Blank Test This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I spent most of my childhood in Korea. Thinking back now, I have no idea how I managed to survive life under Korea's corrupt political, economic, and educational systems. I guess I was too young to notice those things. I assumed that students... (more »)
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