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Arabel James (United States) published:

Goodnight Without You

PROMPT: Six-Word Story

Starlight reflecting in lonely, tired eyes. 

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Alaina (United States) published:

An Open Letter To My College Freshman Self

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Dear me,

Congratulations!!! You made it out of high school in one piece, and there's something to be said for that considering how crazy it was at times. Not only did you graduate, though; you're in COLLEGE. You're (almost) all grown up.

Right now I'm still not 100% set on anywhere, but no matter where you're setting up your dorm room, I hope you are excited about where you decided to go. I hope the process of finding a roommate...

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Stewart Worthington (Australia) reviewed: Keeping Promises

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- Beautifully illustrated characters.
- A message of hope to end by.
- Gwen = Awesome.

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Takeacake (Bahamas) reviewed: Homerun

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Good writing that has minor grammar/spelling mistakes. Your stories are interesting and relatable to me because I've been in similar situations. Keep writing!

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Kat Sparks (United States) published:

I Wish

PROMPT: Six-Word Story

We thought it was a game.

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Arabel James (United States) published:

Goodnight Without You

PROMPT: Six-Word Story

Starlight reflecting in lonely, tired eyes. 

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Alaina (United States) published:

An Open Letter To My College Freshman Self

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Dear me,

Congratulations!!! You made it out of high school in one piece, and there's something to be said for that considering how crazy it was at times. Not only did you graduate, though; you're in COLLEGE. You're (almost) all grown up.

Right now I'm still not 100% set on anywhere, but no matter where you're setting up your dorm room, I hope you are excited about where you decided to go. I hope the process of finding a roommate...

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Kat Sparks (United States) published:

I Wish

PROMPT: Six-Word Story

We thought it was a game.

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Ford Coplen (United States) published:

Bishop's Backstory

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Bishop stood rigid. He could only tell the body on the table was his son because his nametag from work was still intact.
    "Yeah... that's him." His breath shook, he trembled., He would not let himself break down in front of this doctor. He felt somewhere between wanting to crumble into a ball on the floor and beating evertything and everyone until his fists were gone.
    "I'm sorry you had to see him like this." the...

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TJ (United States) published:

Homerun

PROMPT: A piece of good news.

Dear Diary,

I came home today stiff and tense. I came home today frightened, with my eyes darting to the clock more times than I could count. I came home today not wanting to go to my first softball game. I've practiced and practiced for this day, this day that now has the cloud's teardrops falling down. Not enough though to cancel the game. I struck my hand against the wooden table that I always sit at after school. I...

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TJ (United States) published:

The Wild Wind

PROMPT: Poetry

The wild wind can crumble bridges and devour blossoms.                                                            
People stagger through morning and evening from the wild wind.
The wild wind coaxes people while they twinge with fear and ask to leave.
Vibrant colors and fire are consumed with darkness.
The wild wind is like a pack of wolves looking for a meal.
Like prowling tigers that can smell fear.
It's full of despair that only sees sorrow,
but we can conquer it and slice away the bruises it...

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Acacia Salisbury (United States) published:

Black Boy Fly ( After Kendrick Lamar)

PROMPT: Poetry


What up, what up Nigga you made it
What up what up Nigga we prayed it 

Is the call song for every black boy whose ever "made It"
Black boys are black birds who rarely know flight 
Trapped, Hunted, Gutted 
Won't survive to make it up out this hole 
So when they make it 
We call them 
Black Boy Fly
Black Boy Fly


Kendrick says:
When black boys fly up out of here it is 
By shooting hoops or living...

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Maya (United States) published:

Of All Else

PROMPT: Open Prompt

    They're everywhere, these fantasticly infintesimal moments that got us to today. When did they all become memories? Why must the past evade us? The solemn creaking of the train on ill oiled tracks, the people with their screens and their music and their blank stares, the children with their glum faces, to old to stare out the window, not yet aged enough to see the irristitable pull of now. 
    When did it all become a figment of before,...

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Maya (United States) published:

Of All Else

PROMPT: Open Prompt

    They're everywhere, these fantasticly infintesimal moments that got us to today. When did they all become memories? Why must the past evade us? The solemn creaking of the train on ill ioled tracks, the people with their screens and their music and their blank stares, the children with their glum faces, to old to stare out the window, not yet aged enough to see the irristitable pull of now. 
    When did it all become a figment of before,...

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Angela Soria (United States) published:

AUG 20, 2015 AT 1:24 AM

PROMPT: Six-Word Story

Interesting way to say "I'm jealous"

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Arabel James (United States) published:

Goodnight Without You

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Starlight reflecting in lonely, tired eyes. 

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Kat Sparks (United States) published:

I Wish

PROMPT: Six-Word Story

We thought it was a game.

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Ford Coplen (United States) published:

Bishop's Backstory

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Bishop stood rigid. He could only tell the body on the table was his son because his nametag from work was still intact.
    "Yeah... that's him." His breath shook, he trembled., He would not let himself break down in front of this doctor. He felt somewhere between wanting to crumble into a ball on the floor and beating evertything and everyone until his fists were gone.
    "I'm sorry you had to see him like this." the...

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Maya (United States) published:

Of All Else

PROMPT: Open Prompt

    They're everywhere, these fantasticly infintesimal moments that got us to today. When did they all become memories? Why must the past evade us? The solemn creaking of the train on ill oiled tracks, the people with their screens and their music and their blank stares, the children with their glum faces, to old to stare out the window, not yet aged enough to see the irristitable pull of now. 
    When did it all become a figment of before,...

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Maya (United States) published:

Of All Else

PROMPT: Open Prompt

    They're everywhere, these fantasticly infintesimal moments that got us to today. When did they all become memories? Why must the past evade us? The solemn creaking of the train on ill ioled tracks, the people with their screens and their music and their blank stares, the children with their glum faces, to old to stare out the window, not yet aged enough to see the irristitable pull of now. 
    When did it all become a figment of before,...

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Angela Soria (United States) published:

AUG 20, 2015 AT 1:24 AM

PROMPT: Six-Word Story

Interesting way to say "I'm jealous"

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Maya (United States) published:

Once

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The past haunts us
In ways we cant find until
All to fast, its there.

Its enormous.
Insurmountable.

We ignore it, we push it away
Leaving it to rot in dusty, forgoten, lonley
Silent corners of ourselves.

But these moments shape us.
They change us.
They whisper in the dead of night,
And claw and our window panes,

White paint slinking away,
Cracks revealing the harsh, splintered wood beneath.
The silence slinks between the cracks
Embarased as to what it...

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Tia (Australia) published:

Eyes

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Eyes are beautiful.
Scratch that- they're wonderful.
They're mesmerising, they're gorgeous.

Blue eyes can be as dark as the depths of the ocean
or as light as ice, or the sky in winter.

Grey eyes remind me of storm clouds.
They can be dark and mysterious.
They can hold so much.
While others may be light and almost silver
like the moon on a rainy night.

Green eyes are fascinating.
They're possibly the amazon rainforest.
Or light, like spring and...

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Tyshawna Simms (United States) published:

6 word Story

PROMPT: Six-Word Story

He's the apple of my eye.

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Maya (United States) published:

Once

FREE WRITING

The past haunts us
In ways we cant find until
All to fast, its there.

Its enormous.
Insurmountable.

We ignore it, we push it away
Leaving it to rot in dusty, forgoten, lonley
Silent corners of ourselves.

But these moments shape us.
They change us.
They whisper in the dead of night,
And claw and our window panes,

White paint slinking away,
Cracks revealing the harsh, splintered wood beneath.
The silence slinks between the cracks
Embarased as to what it...

Seeking Peer Reviews

2 days ago