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Arlington, MA

About AbstractAbsences:

I'm a bit of a dramatic person yet most strangers think of me as quiet and shy. Art and writing and music and laughter are necessities- I don't think I'd be able to live without them. Writing is where I keep my unspoken words hidden.

Articles and Art by AbstractAbsences:

Sky of Drowning Potential
Fiction section, Teen Ink
Fear versus Oblivion
Fiction section, Teen Ink
That Time
Poetry section, Teen Ink
Popcorn Bones
Fiction section, Teen Ink
Paper Coffin, Stitched with Love
Fiction section, Teen Ink
Paperback Lover, Stained in Mercury
Fiction section, Teen Ink
Fishbowl Sun
Fiction section, Teen Ink
Poetry section, Teen Ink This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
Water and the Raft
Poetry section, Teen Ink
My Inanimate Nanny
Nonfiction section, Teen Ink

AbstractAbsences's Favorite Personal Quote:

"Find the beauty in the random." -David Levithan

"There is no way out of the mind?" -Sylvia Plath

"Thinking is one of those stressful things I've come across, and not being able to articulate what I want to say drives me crazy." -Kate Nash

Favorite books: The Realm of Possibility, The Fault in Our Stars, Life of Pi 
Favorite authors: John Green, David Levithan 
Favorite music artists: Regina Spektor, Fiona Apple, Imogen Heap, Ingrid Michaelson, Aimee Mann 
Favorite movies: Moonrise Kingdom, Heathers, The Breakfast Club, It's Kind of a Funny Story, Ferris Bueller's Day Off 
Favorite TV shows: My So-Called Life, Fashion Runway, Freaks and Geeks 
Favorite hobbies: Art, Writing and reading, Listening to music, Hanging out with friends, Dancing 

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