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  • College
    Guide > College Essays
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    Prompt 2: Tell us about a personal quality, talent, accomplishment, contribution or experience that is important to you. What about this quality or accomplishment makes you proud and how does it relate to the person you are? Next to my bed is a pile of books. Stacks on stacks of sci-fi paperbac...
  • Nonfiction > Personal Experience
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    Sometimes when I'm off by myself, spending time with my music and the sky, the champagne bubbles in my stomach fizz out, a lava lamp unplugged, the molten wax slowly solidifying at the bottom. I realized that I'm alone. It's just me on this cold bench in the middle of the world. My ha...
  • Fiction > Realistic Fiction
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    If I were in a story I would utter a melancholic sigh right now. But that’s cheesy. I’ll keep my sigh to myself for now. Sighs should be kept for special occasions, you can’t go around letting out sighs here and there on every whim. They can be so emotive, it would be a waste to use one right ...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    the grass is creamier the sun glassier the trees wiser across the waves radiating roofs spill poems from cracks filled with letters crumbs top the words blown in on winds across the waves gilded feathers encrusted ancient but also maintenant, au moment....
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    we emerge an amoeba of feelings only to snip the paths free floating till next year...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    mini dolphins slip through my lips swaying mermaids twisting on waves of sound...
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    A single dusty beige path twirled away from a pair of hiking boots. She scanned the accordion paper’s tangled green lines, searching for other options. However, the lines on the paper didn’t correspond with the paths in front of her. There was only one path. One dusty, fading, rocky path. Where ...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    A portal A portal to the midlife midlife of solitude frozen existence A portal in a wall of cotton cotton, misty cotton, threads envelop and dissolve winter trees, pastel reeds an armless ghost inching 'cross the plains...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    The molasses in your mouth in your ears your toes funnel-fed to every corner leaden rag doll drop limp can't move suffocate sleepily Thumbelina's skirts whisper in your mind why struggle? give in give in...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    crystal cylinder encase the glowing amber-mercury the life-liquid hidden ringing bell floating cylinder liquid-amber slides embrace the breath spread; billowing skirt or curvy tree trunk life-mercury stretch elegance, grace...
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    Parting my fractured lips A golden thread Dredged from the depths of my murky throat skates over my dry tongue streams into the breathless icicle air weaving between silver and coral threads glowing for all the world to hear...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    the stripped tree shivers stretches its shaved limbs but not completely shaved... the painter had twitched, flicked the brush globules of yellow splatted the tree accidental beauty splotches...
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    round latex sphere vanilla scented rising in time lungs expand keep expanding don't stop expanding exhale and rise squidlike unfurl silk over the world a snapping flag water rippling gauze over the world wrap and encompass look down the world at your feet soaring...
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    Nets yanked taut Thick tendons pop Squeezing Their captive Wringing The Last Tear Dragged through Teeth STRAIN BURST limp the snake rope ribbonly falls continuous sinuous in a heapish pile circle the rising figure...
  • Opinion > Love / Relationships
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    I recently watched a really good movie that reminded me of this internal conversation I’ve been having with myself lately. The movie was Before Sunrise (my mom’s a huge Ethan Hawke fan) and one of Celine’s lines really struck a chord in me: “Celine: I always feel this pressure of bein...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    A foggy glass box Sits behind my eyes Swirling mist conceals my soul Slip your nail under the latch; prod and pry Roses flame my cheeks Smile But the latch wouldn't Break for you, I hope It still won't open even for me ........................................ The lid floa...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    You say I am mysterious Silent, Intriguing, out of reach But That is only Because of the Waterfall of music inside It would pour on you, over you Latin, Sanskrit, Phoenician runes Drip From my smile Roll off your ears Like water on oiled paper Never reaching the nerves....
  • Poetry > Haiku
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    We can't get married Or even get a coffee Goodbye beach soul mate....
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    Bubbles float close chatters and bells buzz fade Swish my boots slice through green Just the grass sky and me I want to twirl spin sway flit leap boots sing out to the grass sky and me...
  • Poetry > Haiku
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    Pale tendrils of light Gently caressing my cheek Tuck me in at night Peering through the tree Lighting the path to sleepland She watches one sleep Doesn't need to run It just follows our car home Ensures a safe return The face of the moon Smiling, laughing, or scolding I really...
  • Poetry > Haiku
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    Anticipating Snip of the fading lifeline Stretch and spread my wings...
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