Another article about how media changes young girls’ attitudes towards self-image and beauty at such a young, crucial age, it includes history and statistics to further back the point the author is trying to make about negative media and influences.
As I have responded previously to works written...
Second grade was nine years ago and counting, but I still have trouble telling people I care about those meaningful three little words: I love you. Even since he moved at the end of second grade, this memory haunts me every time I feel the need to be loved. If I could do it over, I would have not...
Jonathan Dow’s article “How I Changed for the Better” in the October issue of Teen Ink is about bullying and its affect on teenagers. In his piece, he described a presentation to ward off bullying that he was very reluctant to attend, for he’d end up missing his precious study hall period. ...
In Sarah McCrea’s article “An Epidemic of Stupidity” in the October 2011 issue of Teen Ink, she gives her honest opinion of how society makes dimwitted females seem more appealing and attractive. Sarah gives many great examples of ditzy girls, such as Paris Hilton with her lack of common, eve...
Absorbs into my skin
Makes me shiver
Cools my soul
Icing it over
Shutting down my systems
Travels through my plasmatic blood
Slowing it to a crawl
Through my hardening veins
Killing cell by cell
Trying to reach my heart
That's already shut down
All but a lonesom...
Why did you let me fall
deep into the pit of despair
not one helping word or hand
to pull me out, leave me to rot.
You act like you care
and you're a great actor
I'll give you a standing ovation
and roses if you'd like, but not tonight
I'm too bu...
Unruly curly chestnut hair
Thick and unmanageable
Huge forehead with heart-shaped widow’s peak
Framing her face
Thin rounded-rectangular glasses
Hiding sparkling hazel eyes
Large pig-shaped, upturned nose
Covered in blackheads
Chapped, pouty pinkish ...
In “Behold the Teenage Goddess” by Michelle Tirto in the September 2011 issue of Teen Ink, she tells of how every girl wants to be beautiful or ‘The Teenage Goddess.’ She describes how they are so advantaged due to their good looks, and they can get anything they want, no matter what, inclu...