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    After nearly 20 years of being out of school

    I've decided to pursue a degree and am currently in the admissions process which requires a short essay explaining why I should be admitted. I love writing but am drawing a complete blank on what to say!
    poetryafterdark poetryafterdark 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 11, 2015

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    Here Are 20 Writing Prompts

    Here are 20 Writing Prompts, you are invited to tackle 'em and share 'em... 1. Pick the person you most want to see in the world right now. Write a monologue or a letter to that person and then continue the story. 2. Write a scene between your parents (living or deceased...
    Crazy4Writing Crazy4Writing 26-30, F 12 Responses Jun 2, 2009

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    In My Ears And In My Eyes NIne "All right,

    girls, let's get going." Mommy instructed. "Mommy - " I was still on my knees on the ground, my arms around the dog's neck. I turned a pleading face to her. " - what about my dog?" Mommy looked ready to cut a switch to use on the next little girl who asked an inappropriate...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 61-65, F a week ago

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    My Review Of Life.

    This will probably make more sense to people that play videogames, nonetheless, I hope whoever reads it finds it a bit humorous :D Life is a new MMORPG, that is, Massively Multiplayer Online Role-playing Game, on a scale that is larger and more intricate than any other game on...
    SilenceEvermore SilenceEvermore 22-25 4 Responses Sep 11, 2012

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    Big Girls Don't Cry Seventy-Three - Stranger

    In My Midst The kids had just finished the pledge to the flag and were still on their feet as the principal opened the door and nudged me forward. No one said a word, but their eyes were rounded as of one altogether. They stood and stared; I didn't know where to look. The...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 61-65, F Jan 22

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    Big Girls Don't Cry Seventy-Four - That's Just

    YOUR Alibi The first day. Time passed slowly. I was a little bit spoiled, I supposed, over my abbreviated schooling. Miss Wilson spoke in a calm, cultured voice. I should have been satisfied with that. But I wasn't. it was overly warm in the room the first day, and my bad...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 61-65, F Jan 24

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    In My Ears And In My Eyes Prologue - House

    Without A Home The wind howled and creaked mightily through the supports of the old bridge my sisters and I huddled against, wrapped in a motley assortment of quilts, housecoats, regular coats, mittens, gloves and blankets - whatever we could find. It had only been a very few...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 61-65, F Jan 27

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    In My Ears And In My Eyes Five I could hear

    the rattily hum of the grooved surface of the bridge under our wheels as we began to cross. I lifted the edge of one of the window blinds just a centimeter to get a better look at the pedestrians trucking by on foot on the passenger footbridges on either side. Marie had ended...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 61-65, F 2 Responses Feb 1

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    In My Ears And In My Eyes Twenty-Two This was

    extremely interesting. I had to admit that after the momentary sickness passed. Definitely so. Mommy had never discussed this with anyone else before Barbara. If I stayed extremely quiet, I might learn something. Slowly, I struggled around bodies to a propped position on one...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 61-65, F 13 hrs ago

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    In My Ears And In My Eyes Nineteen Ferns

    whispered coolly against my bare ankles as I continued down the incline, relieved to be out and seized by a sudden and wild desire to investigate. I ran through the sweet-smelling vegetation - and, just that suddenly again, I was in a blaze of white-hot, uncompromising sunlight...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 61-65, F 1 day ago

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    Things weren’t perfect anymore,

    she knew that now. How wrong she was when she imagined sunshine and rainbows. She thought that love was always happy, that it would always be good and beautiful and strong. But that just isn’t reality. Nothing can be perfect no matter hard you work at it to make it perfect. It...
    awaywego4 awaywego4 26-30, F 1 Response May 2, 2015

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    I like creative writing

    because it makes your mind feel like it has felt that way or like it has experienced that emotion
    babylovestar15 babylovestar15 18-21, F Jul 5, 2014

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    Haiku About Life

    Virtue is patient time flows with incontenence a world out of time
    LoneAlpha LoneAlpha 31-35, M 3 Responses Dec 6, 2012

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    Big Girls Don't Cry Seventy-Two - Kim Wilson

    And the Second Grade Second grade. I was in heaven. I thought I'd never make it. The school was a beautiful little sandstone building, with a separate kindergarten entrance. I saw the little kids lining up in front of it, with the teacher swinging the doors every morning and...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 61-65, F 1 Response Jan 21

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    In My Ears And In My Eyes Twelve The raised

    car hood at the roadside,in the direction that we were going, was a sure sign of trouble. From the puzzled and frustrated look on the face of the pretty blonde woman leaning under it, I could tell she knew little or maybe nothing about car maintainance. Beside her was a little...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 61-65, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    In My Ears And In My Eyes Fourteen Relations

    didn't improve very much as we resumed our travel. It wasn't Barbara's fault. I liked Barbara. She was neat, clean, and helpful. She was the one who tactfully suggested that since both she and Cindy had driver's licenses, that they "spell" Mommy in the driving. Mommy liked the...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 61-65, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    In My Ears And In My Eyes Twenty Mommy

    stopped short as she saw me standing there. She didn't have a stick with her this time, and by the expression which crossed her face. she belatedly remembered what she had been telling me - all of us - since we crossed the state line. "Vega Christine, I've been calling you and...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 61-65, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Do What's Right. ... I Will Always Love You.

    I used to write when I was younger and had more time on my hands. This is something that I wrote and shared with my girlfriend long before she became my wife:Do what's right.PLEASE do what is in your best interest.DON'T stay because of me.GO.I will always love you. How do you...
    0ppa 0ppa 36-40, M 2 Responses Oct 5, 2012

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    Big Girls Don't Cry Seventy-Six - All Over the

    World I never said a word to Anne or John about the accident, und I was pretty certain Miss Wilson didn't share details with them, either. Both of them seemed preoccupied with something to do with their frequent court appearances, so I tried to behave and be good regarding...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 61-65, F 5 Responses Jan 26

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    It was a full moon, not just any full moon

    though, far bigger and brighter than any ever to be seen, and this is what made the magic come alive. Underneath the moon, you could see a girl in a majestic silver bubble, with glistening silver smoke, floating away as it sparkled across the skies. What lay ahead for this...
    Lunarflowerrr Lunarflowerrr 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 17, 2014

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    Big Girls Don't Cry Sixty - Who Said We Don't?

    It was pleasant inside St. Rosalie's. This was a newer parochial school and there was (oh, pleasant thought) air from vents cooling the entire building. I guess I had been too sullen to take notice the day before, even though it had been warm then too...I felt embarrassed over...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 61-65, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    The gift by Carie Ann The smell of smoke was

    filling the village sounds of screaming and violent yelling was everywhere. I looked around to see what was going on men in odd clothing was ravaging the village burning houses children was being slaughtered in the street blood soaking the dirt road I watched in my hiding place...
    TeenageWriterGirl TeenageWriterGirl 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 16, 2014

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    The Call of The Wild,

    part I Laying on her makeshift bed, she stares out the window, the drapes flapping in the night breeze... Wandering over to the window, she closes it gently.. In the distance, she hears it...the piecing howl... the shrill squeal she has came to know so well... Above her, the...
    MistyGoddess MistyGoddess 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 29, 2015

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    For those who want to write seriously,

    who have aspirations of writing a novel and/or publishing one, you must write consistently. Carve out a period of time everyday and write. Whether, it is as little as 30 minutes or as great as several hours, find that time. In order to really get something accomplished and...
    Dustyghost Dustyghost 46-50, M Mar 29, 2015

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    In My Ears And In My Eyes Seventeen In the

    days that followed - we were stopped for a couple of days to refuel, rest the tires, and add water to the motor - Diane began to make a transformation. In some of my clothes, after a good bath and thorough shampoo, she both looked and behaved better. She had always been a...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 61-65, F 2 days ago

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    In My Ears And In My Eyes Four I dressed in a

    short-sleeved sweatshirt and jeans in coordinating shades of pink, then combed my hair into a fresh ponytail before joining the others for breakfast. I don't know how Mommy had done it, and I didn't truly care, but there was bacon (a little bit overdone) and scrambled eggs. As...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 61-65, F Jan 31

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    Big Girls Don't Cry Seventy-Five - Did You Try?

    Did You Lie? Under Miss Wilson's care, I blossomed in second grade. No, my grades didn't come to the top of the class instantly, and I struggled for everything I achieved. But I made it a somewhat "point of honor" to not be lazy and daydreamy, flake off, and get "F's" anymore...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 61-65, F Jan 25

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    In My Ears And In My Eyes Eight Mommy's eyes

    softened. She tried to be reasonable about the whole thing. "But Marie is right. We already have Sharon and two puppies besides, and they were all here first." But I was my mother's daughter, and nothing if not stubborn. "But she prefers Marie to anyone else." I impulsively...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 61-65, F Feb 4

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    Big Girls Don't Cry Twenty-Two - Told My Girl.

    . From previous experience that wretched summer, I knew I had to wait after the noon bell rang (the end of a summer school day) until the kids left. I didn't look around at Mrs. Morton again while the kids, still giggling, pushed by me and left the room, then the area. When the...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 61-65, F Dec 19, 2015

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    Don't you hate it when you're writing a story,

    and it's going good for a few chapters, then all of the sudden your mind starts going blank, and you can't figure out how to write the rest of the story, and whatever you do write sounds lame?... Gahhhhh I hate it!!!
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 15, 2014

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    just gonna leave this here okiee.

    Don't you think we are like guinea pigs in laboratories? I mean our minds have been poisoned with filthy lies. We are the test subjects of the century. And I say this precisely. They wont set us free willingley. We are being lead astray .. All these corrupt ways. Society...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 27, 2015

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    When I was little, I used to check under my bed

    in case any monster was hiding there, waiting to grab my hand as it fell over the side of the bed while I slept. When I grew up a bit, I didn't need to check for monsters anywhere because I wouldn't find them. I knew they were in my head, creeping through my thoughts as the sun...
    Missinghim99 Missinghim99 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 4, 2014

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    In My Ears And In My Eyes Eighteen Even

    since New Hope - and we had come many, many miles from there, thanks to the tandem driving teams of Barbara, Cindy, and Mommy - the dog, my dog, as I thought of him now - stayed with us, maybe twenty miles or such behind us - but keeping pace with us. It might take him several...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 61-65, F 2 days ago

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    In My Ears And In My Eyes Fifteen As we

    reached the bottom of the incline, Diane wrenched away from me and spun to look me in the eyes. Her arms were stiff and straight at her sides, her fists clenched. "What d'you want, anyway?" My bravado began to dissolve a little bit. I hadn't exactly expected Diane to react with...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 61-65, F 3 days ago

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    I am your greatest joy And your deepest

    sorrow Die with me each night And be born again in the morning So we can live each breath as one
    Bubblery Bubblery 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 6, 2015

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    Computer Assissted Writing (C.A.W. 2011) A Short Story for Lazy Writers

        CAW 2011 My son, Matthew, is a computer genius.  Last week he gave me the latest version of his newest invention, a Computer Assisted Writing software program called CAW 2011.  In a few minutes he’d loaded the software into my computer. "Hello," my computer said...
    HallieParker HallieParker 66-70, M 8 Responses Jan 9, 2012

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    In My Ears And In My Eyes Thirteen "That lady,

    and her daughter - " Mommy pointed in the direction of the two in question. " - are all by themselves." "Where's her daddy?" interrupted Spica interestedly. "Did God take him away to heaven, too?" "I don't know, sweetheart." Mommy reached over and smoothed Spica's blonde hair...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 61-65, F 4 days ago

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    Anticipation She licks her lips.

    .. Waiting in anticipation his arrival... It's hours away... but when she thinks of his ... knock on the door she flushes.... Anticipation She has hours... so she prepares.... and when she's in the shower, she imagines his... car lights at her window and smiles. Anticipation she...
    SweeetKiester SweeetKiester 41-45, F 5 Responses Nov 22, 2014

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    "A prologue to life" The new day?

    s mists fade away. My mind is clear, but in my soul a fire burns as the spirit awakes in me. It?s time to go and explore, the worlds inside and outside. Today the epic fight starts Again. The fight against myself, alongside myself. As my reflection laughs in my face I know I...
    MissLunaDomina MissLunaDomina 31-35, F 5 Responses Sep 9, 2015

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    In My Ears And In My Eyes Two I always woke

    up early. This morning was no exception. In the crowded confines of the van, I felt overly warm and just a bit suffocated. I wormed my way around knees, elbows, and heads to the side door. The rumble as I opened it sounded loud in the early morning silence. A fresh. brisk breeze...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 61-65, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    Queen of clusterf*cks.

    LOL. That's my BIG problem. I write down all my thoughts for a novel out of order and in strange vernacular so my editor's head just pops off. She only deals with me because she loves my work, so I guess the talent outshines the mania. This is for Married to Madness. Google it.
    dirtydarkness dirtydarkness 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 25, 2014

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    In My Ears And In My Eyes One The shock

    and sting of Marie's blow - she always hit hard - was followed by anger and tears. "I'm gonna TELL," I quavered, putting my hands behind me. "That's not FAIR." "Go ahead." Marie seemed unconcerned. "And I'm gonna tell Mother you should go to bed without your supper. See how...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 61-65, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    HB 31 Why? On one hand you maneuver ideas

    masterfully, confusing and knocking jokers and fools down who dare to cross you. Your arguments are incisive, and like a boxer, you turn lights out in a barrage of alien words and nested arguments impossible to dodge or block. You are ruthless but compassionate, hard but fair...
    DaddyBadger DaddyBadger 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 21

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    In My Ears And In My Eyes Twenty-One " -

    and I think I would have divorced Ronnie if he hadn't died when he did," Mommy was concluding. "I didn't really mind - or tried not to mind - when he took out his frustration on me, but when he began transferring his anger on the girls - the littler girls - I drew the line...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 61-65, F 17 hrs ago

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