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Technology has brought this world so many marvelous inventions and advancements. From the cure to cancer and world hunger to the spaceships traveling far out of the galaxy to colonize on new ...

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Little Timmy was a simple boy. He did what all boys do. He loves to play video games and makes sure to get his weekly cootie shot. He always deals with his bully Jimmy Dungworth the cool kid at ...

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I throw my backpack onto the front rug and rip off my coat. Jane yells, “Hello!” to me, but I don’t reply. I sulk up to my room and close the door. My favorite “self-pity album”, ...

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Claiming to be in captivity,
She fights to understand
The intellect of this man
Little does she know
That it won’t be much longer until she has to go

As days pass and ...

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I feel my thoughts come and go. I attach to the self-destructive thoughts that have occasionally, yet consistently, plagued me throughout my days for the last few months or so. Mindfulness comes ...

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December 23

Eva, ago

December 23, 1998: You hear a baby boy crying as you shop for this week’s groceries. You have no way of knowing this, but he is almost seven months old—six months and twenty-four days to be ...

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The Reef

Tori Steward, ago

The flashing lights and sirens overwhelmed her eyes and ears. Who knew such an extravagant, enjoyable vacation off the coast of Australia would result in such trauma at the nearest hospital? All ...

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Climb

nickrcole, ago

One arm after the other and pull, one foot after the other and move up again. Look up at your target, know where you want to get. Find a route, commit, and go. This advice was flying through ...

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In The Field

mellen, ago

Delaney June Wiebler lived on a small farm in the flats of Illinois with her mother and father (her older brother, and best friend, Marcus--Mark--had already moved to Virginia for engineering ...

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What am I even doing here?

This was the thought Willow had as the picnic clamored on around her. Icy wind sliced through her jacket as she stood quietly underneath a tree thick with ...

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Are these lovely thoughts a memory,
or just thoughts posing as one?
Memory is perhaps a traitor,
but my age, it is a kindly one
when it brings a summer afternoon,
moments of ...

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I know what it’s like to see the sun. To be in the presence of it, to see the crispness of objects and the living without the aid of a lamp or a candle. The sun doesn’t feel bad against your ...

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