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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 »)
By , auburn, NY
It’s crazy, it feels just like yesterday when I tried to take my life away. I was pushed off the edge. Nobody was there, they didn't even care. I was all alone, cold, empty and, scared. Nobody wanted me around .I wasn't important .... (more »)
Something About Nothing
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I thought for so long on what I could write about for this assignment. There was so much I could write about, so so much. There are over 7 billion people in this world. I had no words for any of them. There are over 1 million words in the English... (more »)
The Question of Why
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Why do I write? I’m a romance author. I write to please myself, in this respect. I write for the joy of having a place to put down my thoughts onto a piece of paper, to make them permanent and real. I write because I can breathe life into... (more »)
The Power of Fear
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Fear is something no human can live without and if you don’t learn to control it, fear will be your worst enemy. Fear is an emotion controlled by the brain. You can fear many things, emotions, animals, height. You may be afraid of not being... (more »)
Just a Little Tree
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Everything has a story, a tale to be told. However, you must know that the size of an item, especially in nature, does not dictate the magnitude of the story it holds inside. Consider this little tree. What if I told you that this little tree,... (more »)
Love Yourself
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Girls, you are beautiful. You are strong, brave, powerful, and special. You were made to do great things. You were made to change peoples lives. You are smart and loveable. You’re pretty and can do anything you put your mind to. You were made... (more »)
Stop Bullying
By , Nixa, MO
You are beautiful. You are strong, powerful, and have a lot of potential. Don’t let anyone tell you different. Each year about 2,000 children ages 10-19 successfully commit suicide and 2 million try. Many of these deaths are from bullying. It... (more »)
The Movie That is Our Life This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
     The reel begins to roll. This is my kind of movie. It has action and medieval battles, nothing that she likes. She came, though. This whole thing started three days ago, and it is different from all the others. She is different from all... (more »)
Kidnapped This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
By , kent, WA
Here I was, barely 15 and stranded in the middle of the Blue Ridge Mountains. My cheeks were raw with tears and I was exhausted from trying to escape my two kidnappers, who pulled me out of bed at 4 a.m. and took me to Clayton, Georgia. Or that is... (more »)
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Every year on summer vacation I fly out to New York to see my religious Aunt Laurie, and her four kids (Samuel Nathan eleven who is years old, Elana who is thirteen years old, Aaron who is fifteen years old, and Josiah, her oldest son, who is... (more »)
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A is for Cookie
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A is for Cookie (Salt shots) It was a Thursday night, which meant play rehearsal. It was play rehearsal, which meant a ride home from Eric. It was a ride home from Eric, which meant fun. Rehearsal went well enough. There were a few fights, a... (more »)
River-Rafting Riot
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The raft plunged into the river as we splashed into an adventurous afternoon. We had just gotten off the bus, were we had sung songs the whole ride to the riverbank. Diving up into groups with about five people each, we had finally started our... (more »)
Left Behind
My teeth made crushing grinding noises, my knuckles grew white in flexed concentration, my rather impressive biceps swelled with effort. Crinkling my eyes into rumpled balls that probably resembled a tossed out orange carcass, I knew I had to... (more »)
Daddy Don’t Go
Fun ,exciting ,loving ,funny are all the ways I could explain the how much I loved this guy so dearly in my life. Tall, brownish hair, short and golden highlights that waved smoothing strips across his head. I remember a time when I was at least... (more »)
Have you ever been in a car accident? It is a moment of one hundred percent pure terror. It all happened so fast that I did not know what was happening. Smoke hit my face like a cannon. My entire body felt numb. I started to fade away. I was... (more »)
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