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It was their story

Mindy Do

March 4, 2018

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I sat, leaning against the window of the bus, my cheek pressed against the cool glass and my head pulsing with the excitement and emotions of words that were pieced together perfectly despite having crumbled from age. It was...

Diner Scene

Ashley Crawford

March 4, 2018

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We sit a short distance across from each other. The sound of quiet jazz cafe music is played on top of our thoughts and the other customer’s whispering voices. I turn to him, taking a sip of the steaming tea in front of...

Accident

February 21, 2018

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In and out. I take deep breaths and take in the surroundings around me. I’m at the beach. The soft blanket of sand coats the Earth with pale yellow. The ocean’s deep blue refracts sunlight in all directions, blinding...

What Happened on the Island

Luke Rizzo

February 21, 2018

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An island exists where two groups of people inhabit, both led by a group of leaders. The two groups over time are peaceful with each other, but one of the group's wishes to combine the two together. The Main leader of the other...

A poem about equality

Brenna Schauer

February 4, 2018

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Why are we treated differently based on what we look like what we wear or by what we practice because frankly people are ignorant To look past all emotions All hardships And all the work that this person has gone through is...

Wed-nes-day

Mindy Do

January 26, 2018

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There was so much that she wanted to say. Her heart thumped like someone’s shivering teeth, urging hot blood through her veins and up to her head. Her mouth opened and closed, up and down, breathing in and out. Her lips quivered,...

Christmas Freewrites

Mindy Do and Naomi Armstrong

December 16, 2017

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  It had been three hours since John was sent to bed, wrapped in the cold sheets eagerly waiting for when the sun would rise and peek over the trees. For the light spreading across his room would mean morning and morning...

Writing Prompt – Pretend you are an elf! Write a journal entry about your day.

December 16, 2017

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Another Day in Christmas Town… Oh boy! Oh boy! Today was mighty swell. Yes, yes, yes it was! First I woke up at the crack of dawn for work. No big deal at all! As one of Santa’s elves, being happy is a requirement even if ...

Flight of Writing

Mindy Do

December 8, 2017

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Flight was unbelievable. It was nothing like she’d ever thought possible—it was an encounter with a unicorn, a sprint between the stars, a dance with the shadows of a torchlight. Her mind could barely grasp the fact that she...

The Three Little Pigs

November 25, 2017

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The students were given a point of view assignment during our analysis of Edgar Allan Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart." Because Poe's short story is written from the first-person point of view, I wanted the students to think about...

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