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  • College
    Guide > College Essays
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    My town sleeps on the mountains. Not the treacherous peaks of the Rockies, but the ancient rippling spine of the Appalachians, sometimes cloaked by pale cerulean clouds and sometimes revealing a blended palette of forest green, burgundy, and crimson trees. Looking up, or across, or sideways, I alway...
  • Nonfiction > Memoir
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    I was nothing. Just a speck of minuscule dust floating around the room, just a tiny droplet of water in a pond—contributing to the whole, but still meaningless, utterly insignificant. If all the other matter in the room was to disappear, or all the water but the droplet drained from the pond, the...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    I make myself comfortable In the stern blank room --- Sit on a straight wooden chair That cuts daggers into my back As the man squinting behind the wide rimmed glasses And the Tommy Hilfiger necktie Peers at me Professional and proper As if I'm a specimen under a microscope To be qu...
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    You grab me by the hand Pushing me away Spit blood in my ear Bitter gall, crooked words Cutting straight to the heart You promised You would never let me go Where is it now? Drowned in a shot of delight You threw it back at my huddled self Crying in the corner While you reside In your s...
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    Maybe it's too late To throw the stones The window's closed The time's too soon And at the end of our labor's lost What awaits us, But winter frost? Crushed hope now A mangled song Bleeding martyrs For a dying cause The sun shines still And rises too Ye...
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    Monday morning, eight thirty bell “Hello class! I hope you’re well.” Faces drop, heads nod off, Yawns are hidden by a cough. “Oh class! I must say” “You have a project on the way!” No! Another project? Hear my plea! Another project? Please spare me! Oh, the horror has come ...
  • Nonfiction > Educator of the Year
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    I stumbled into class just seconds before the bell blared, running into a jar stuffed with a pickled guinea pig. Of course. Dead animals. “Welcome to Life Sciences!” a voice boomed. I jumped as I caught sight of him: a tall man with Einstein-like hair, thick glasses, and a lab coat stained ...
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    High heels, Scuttle over the clicking tile Like cockroaches Looking for prey, perhaps Or a new face to crawl into They smile when The piercing scream swirls into the air Shattering, a high tremolo Flying past Deaf ears Laughs ring out, wave after wave Because it is real and not something ...
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    Inside I touch the cold glass And wish it shatters beneath my trembling fingers So I will not get crushed by the weight Of the heavy light sky The fragile bonds Can take the pain Of being on the outside Looking in And I can float Up or down It does not matter As long as th...

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