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  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    Pretty faces hide ugly secrets. Secrets that will grow inside you, wearing you down until you cannot fight back. These secrets are unseen by others, but the others have their own ugly secrets. One by one we will fade away until all thats left are pretty faces hiding empty shells....
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    I never thought it would be me But who does? Who reads a story or poem about a girl burning herself and thinks thats gonna be me I didn’t I saw my friends tracing their marks and scars and I shuddered I shuddered at the thought of causing pain to control another pain No one ever plans to sta...
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    For years I have been the bubbly girl whose smile could light up a room, But now I'm a skilled actress whose fake smile has fooled those closest to me. They are wrong. No one would ever guess that I had to turn to pain for comfort. They pass the burn marks off as silly accidents made while ...
  • Nonfiction > Memoir
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    That was all it took to ruin my reputation. I walked past ignoring the evil glares and hate-filled whispers that seemed to be my footprints. The rumors got more and more absurd. "I heard she let two guys on her." "She was on meth." "She does this all the time, my brother ...
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    When I was six, my guardian angel stood at the foot of my bed, white feathery wings and long blond hair kept the bad dreams away. I knew that I was safe as long as she was near me. When I was ten, my guardian angel sat with me and we talked all night, her wings lost their feathers and had black s...
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    I was there When you cried When you screamed When you bled. I listened To your rants To your fits To your lies. I cried with you I sat with you You promised to do the same for me when I needed Your strength Your courage Your understanding So where are you?...
  • Fiction > Realistic Fiction
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    “Arielle Lipian, get inside now! I said you couldn’t play in the snow today. It’s too cold, you can play tomorrow.” A thin, angry-looking woman called from the door, “Get back in here now!” Six-year-old Arielle, looked up from the pile of snow she was making and said, “But Mom, Sara...
  • Fiction > Realistic Fiction
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    The little girl about six years old walked down the street singing softly to herself. No one stopped to ask her why she was wandering around downtown Los Angeles with no parents. She looked cautiously from side-to-side, her big blue eyes swollen and red. Her feet were bare and dirty, her pink dress ...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    People were taken from their homes and families, losing all they had. And the free world did nothing. Children cried out for their mommies and daddies, begging them to wake up. And the free world did nothing. Families were separated and never reunited; many people will never know what became of ...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    People always ask, Why are scientists and environmentalists talking about global warming? Why doesn’t anyone help the people on the streets? Why are there so many children who cry themselves to sleep at night because they can’t handle life anymore? But people don’t want to hear that it ...
  • Hot Topics > Community Service
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    It’s a rainy Saturday afternoon, and most of my friends are watching TV or on Facebook, but my friend Shayna and I are serving lunch at a home for the elderly with Alzheimer’s or dementia. Volunteering is very important to me and I love talking to all the residents about Passover or Purim or the...
  • Fiction > Sci-fi/Fantasy
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    Fifteen years earlier It was a stormy night in New York City, and most people where at home with their families discussing the day. The people who were outside were rushing home and didn’t notice a young woman with a bundle in her arms. The woman had wavy blonde hair, and light blue eyes. She...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    I had to I had to snitch I had to tell I had to let someone know that you where in pain I had to help you before it was too late I had to...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    Headfirst, running. Hand and hand. Faster. Faster. We run laughing. Not caring about what lies ahead, but rather whats next to us. Faster. Faster. Times slows as we run by. Faster. Faster. We run so fast I lose your hand and run head first into the pit of despair. Now I watch you running by wi...
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