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Creative Writing: Pain From the Past - ... I guess it was because he was a writer, he would always put all of his thoughts on a paper, rather than spilling them out into someone's face. As nice as they were, living with them was a nightmare, at least to me. So I decided to move away, even though illegal, it was a step I thought was necessary for me to take, and so I did. The night of April 24, 2005, I left the house. The only evidence of my existence that I've left behind was a letter to them. "Dear Suzanne and Andrew, your messed up lives gave me hell....   [tags: Suzanne and Andrew] 729 words
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When Art Imitates Life: A Research and Analysis on the Creative Work of Gwendolyn Brooks - There have been many authors, poets, writers and artists that shaped the face of Culture. It is safe to say that even in this concept; many writers have subconsciously assumed the responsibility of making sure this theory is reflected in their work. This notion has also established a foundation designed to foster analytical ideals as well as expand the knowledge and definition of culture itself. This idea also gives the perception that validates the importance of writers and the need for their work to be studied....   [tags: creative writing, evolution of racism]
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Creative Writing: Letters from London - The window was cold to the touch. The glass shimmered as the specks of sunlight danced, and Blake stood, peering out. As God put his head to the window, at once, he felt light shining through his soul. Six years old. Age ceased to define him and time ceased to exist. Silence seeped into every crevice of the room, and slowly, as the awe of the vision engulfed him, he felt the gates slowly open. His thoughts grew fluid, unrestrained, and almost chaotic. An untouched imagination had been liberated, and soon, the world around him transformed into one of magnificence and wonder....   [tags: personal narrative] 1198 words
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Creative Writing: Magic Shop Conundrum - ... “Yeah a little...” Tucker replied hesitantly “I mean I know a few tricks” he looked around taking in the old looks of the store and the items in it dazedly. “Well” said the shop keeper “show me a trick”. Tucker stumbled around for his deck of cards in his bag trying his hardest not to reveal the contents of his bag “I don’t know where my cards are and it’s getting late mister. I’ll just have to show you another time.” He hurriedly ran out the front door with the wizard man chuckling behind him “Thanks for stopping by to see what’s ‘in store’” As Tucker threw his leg over his bike he felt the hat almost wiggle in his back pack....   [tags: store, dream, tucker] 1084 words
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Julius Caesar Themed Creative Writing - The river tore through the earth as a hungry worm, ripping its way to the ocean. Along the shore of the river stood an army’s camp, the war tents and gathering tents stood well-kept, but empty. Not a soul could be found on the camp, even the lowly camp followers had left. The men who inhabited the camp stood on a small hill nearby, they encircled the base of the hill as a man on top read a letter. “The Senate and People of Rome address you, Gaius Julius, and the men under your service. The Senate places your service as governor of Gaul at an end and requests you to return to Rome, immediately....   [tags: Short Story]
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Creative Writing: The Devil’s Lettuce - The Devil’s Lettuce It’s 4:18 in the afternoon. Heather Ford is walking to Forbes Field with a pre-rolled joint, ready to “hit 4:20” – the stoner witching hour. She sits at the top of the dusty bleachers with her back to the Cathedral of Learning, joint in one hand and lighter in the other. She stares at her watch and waits. All across the east coast, countless other stoners are partaking in this longstanding reefer ritual. The high school kids hiding in the basement, passing around a blunt. The college roommates taking massive bong rips near an open window so their landlord doesn’t bitch about the smell....   [tags: alcoholic beverage, prohibition] 2998 words
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Creative Writing: Trapped! - She almost floated across the empty, box-like room. A cold shiver relentlessly weaved its way down Emma’s spine as she ran her bony hand down the bleak wall. The fireplace glared at her – its mouth opened wide. The unfamiliar surroundings struck her as if forcing themselves against her weak body –engulfing her. A soft breeze seething its way into the room from the uneven cracks underneath the door meant that the desolate room of openness had become filled with the sigh of the wind....   [tags: Fiction Writing] 863 words
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Creative Writing: Thomas´Happy Place - It was the first day at school, my arms and legs were shivering like those of a frightened mouse in front of a cat as I was standing in front of the humongous school gate. The bell had rung and Thomas took his first few steps, “so far so good” Thomas murmured, but that one thing was that Thomas forgot about his MUM, praying to god as Thomas walk that she wouldn’t call me. “Thomas!” Thomas mum shouted “oh no” Thomas said to myself. Thomas mum approached me she grabbed Thomas and gave him a kiss with her pink lips....   [tags: school gate, life] 537 words
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Creative Writing: Antony´s Grave - ... “Stop playing the victim and start thinking about other people. We go through this every year with you; Anthony was the one that died, not you”. After realising what had escaped from her mum’s mouth, Hannah stood frozen in awe. Her wide-eyed face stood staring at her mum, with her mouth open; ready to fire back. As the wind began to howl and the trees began to violently sway, Hannah and her mum stood with their hands in fists, looking directly in each other’s eyes. While the wind became stronger and the leaves began to twirl around in circles, Hannah broke the silence with a sea of rage....   [tags: cemetery, wind, sorrow] 859 words
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Creative Writing: I´m Blind - I got up from my comfortable bed and walked towards the bathroom. I washed my face and brush my teeth, trying to fix my hair. I couldn’t tell if my hair looks fine or not. I can’t see anything, not because I’m too sleepy or anything like that but because I’m blind. My parents are very concerned about my future. They fear, nobody will take care of me when they’re gone. I don’t mind being blind. Not that I like it but it just doesn’t bother me. After all I’m still a normal person. I am a very positive person, you see me rarely sad or crying....   [tags: trip, experience, heart] 651 words
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Creative Writing: Using a Helmet While in The Building Site - ... After ridiculing him all day, laughing at him to his face, we asked Powel for some of his Dobostorte. He wouldn't give it up. So the fork-lift driver - an oaf called Brian - took his paper bag away from him, gave him a clip about the ears for good measure, told him he was a "dumb Hungarian fool". Powel was Russian and everyone knew it, even Brian knew it, but he called him a "dumb Hungarian fool" all the same. There wasn't much of the Dobostorte left in any case, not enough to go around, so Brian beat Powel up, made him promise to bring more tomorrow, sent him home with his ear and his tongue bleeding and a couple of his teeth missing....   [tags: powell, construction work] 990 words
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Creative Writing: THe Chennai Express Train of India - ... He checked for the arrival of the train. It would reach the railway station at 5pm. Harish had acquired the manners and attitudes of the upper class. He hardly ever spoke Hindustani and fancied his English, refined at no less a place than Oxford University. Harish wondered if he would be travelling alone or if some English officers might be on the train. His heart warmed at the prospect of an exciting conversation. Walking into his first-class compartment, he was dismayed by its emptiness....   [tags: railway station, engine] 808 words
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Creative Writing: Alex and his Group of Friends - Clockwork orange Part 1 Chapter 1 & 2 & 3 Alex and a group of his friends are loaded with cash and they blow it all on drugged milkshakes and girls. There slang word for group of friends is droogs. They hit on old women and blow their money. They then rob a corner store and beat up the employees. They also mess with an older man in the street but he is drunk and doesn’t care about life so he allows the kids to keep beating him up till he vomits. They then walk the streets until they steal a car and go into the countryside to rape a woman in a small house....   [tags: girls, gangs, droogs] 866 words
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Creative Writing: How Simple Yet Complicated Life is - ... That you have created and destroyed, that you lived and the sun shone on you, and most importantly, that you left a footprint behind you. Some people don't realize how simple, yet complicated life is, that the point of it is not to ‘lose or win or become successful', but to die knowing that you have lived your life to the maximum and get the satisfaction from that. That you have created and destroyed, that you lived and the sun shone on you, and most importantly, that you left a footprint behind you.Some people don't realize how simple, yet complicated life is, that the point of it is not to ‘lose or win or become successful', but to die knowing that you have lived your life to the maxim...   [tags: satisfaction, created and distroyed] 524 words
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Creative Writing: The Rain Falls Harder In August - ... Prisley glaring at her. “Sorry, I thought I saw something outside”, Ell answered, flipping through her music book. “Maybe you should have seen what page we were on.” The whole class laughed at this, leading for Ell to sulk back into her chair. “As I was saying, the A chord ….” Ell once again tuned out the lesson, watching the rain once more. Ell then had remembered that it was her birthday and let out a small grin. Today was her fifteenth birthday, and today was the day she would finally be able to see her father again, after his world tour landed here in Chicago....   [tags: father, truck accident] 600 words
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Creative Writing: My Heart Beats for Nothing - Rachna Shah my heart beats for nothing It ends with the rain. Pouring droplets, beautiful in their ephemeral state of being, cloud their vision; two students trudge up the grimy hill, dirt coating polished Mary Jane shoes, leather fraying at the edges. They are of House Honor, the most valorous house of St. Joseph’s Matriculation Higher Secondary School, though an unbiased view is yet to be ascertained. Maroon collared shirts and white pleated skirts are a murky color, something of a mix of splashing mud from running to catch the bus, the only means of transportation, and the downpour from the monsoon season....   [tags: students, vision, ashika, flight] 1755 words
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Imaginative Writing- My Friend from Neptune - I remember everything like if it was yesterday. It was a feeling I could never explain. It was the weirdest thing that had ever happened to me, or to anyone. That day was also the best, exciting, fun but also sad. I’ve never experience anything like it. I woke up because of the loud, creepy, scratchy noise I heard. A noise you only hear when an ancient truck is passing by. This was weird here, in Beverly Hills. I got up, and put my pink robe on I needed to know what was happening outside. I couldn’t believe what was in my sight....   [tags: creative writing] 1116 words
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Creative Writing - It was 9:00 on a dark and dreary night in October when Mindy and Mandy crept slowly up the stairs to check on their little brother Max. Mandy was very upset over the fact of having to check on her little brother when she wanted to sleep. However, Mindy wanted to make sure he was asleep, and she dragged Mandy along for company. “He’s supposed to be asleep. And he should be asleep by now. Why bother?!” Mandy complained as she dragged her black purse up the stairs. Mindy tried to ignore Mandy as she wondered about Max....   [tags: essays research papers] 2052 words
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Treasure Hunt in Egypt- Fiction Writing - It all began with a man named Rick who was a treasure hunter. He would travel all over Egypt to find gold and jewels in various historical temples. This time he was in Karnak searching in the Temple of Amun-Ra, the dwelling of the sun god. Rick assembled a selective team to help him on his exhibition. They were in search of the Book of Amun-Ra, also known as the Book of the Living. This book was the opposite of the Book of the Dead, instead of giving those who have died life to continue into the afterlife, the Book of Amun-Ra took life away....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays] 963 words
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Creative and Unique Writing: The Life of Edgar Allan Poe - Often author’s lives have an impact on their writing because of the way they see life. Edgar Allan Poe had constant struggles in his own life that shaped the way he wrote. His name brings to mind death and murders but there was more to him than that. He was a man with many challenges in his life that he had to overcome. Poe was born as Edgar Poe on January 19, 1809 in Boston Massachusetts. He was the second of three children. His siblings were Henry and Rosalie Poe. His parents, David and Elizabeth Poe, were traveling actors but his father abandoned his family two years after Poe was born and his mother died a year later....   [tags: biography, american writer]
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Creative Writing: The Live of a Teenage Girl During the Nazi Regime - ... As you get closer you notice the sign reads “Sale. Going out of business.” You find this strange, because that ammunition shop has been there since you were young. You ultimately choose to put the black on the state. Besides, ever since those bills to restrict civilians from having guns have passed, you noticed that the store has received less and less business. You clock in and take your place behind the register; you think about how little business the bakery has received as of late. You pull out the copy of My Sister’s Keeper that you have been assigned in class and begin reading; you get through a few pages before you hear the bell on the front door jingle....   [tags: hitler, school, nsa, americans]
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Cierra Bullock: I am Dead and I Approve This Message - Cierra J. Bullock 1996-2047 I‘m Dead And I Approve this Message. Cierra Jean Bullock, 51, passed away in the twist and rise of a tide on April 21, 2047. Her family reported that they drove to Ocean Beach, California, to spend a few nights in a house by the shore of the ocean itself. According to daughter Eliza Calderwood, Bullock was said to have wandered off by herself late one night to “watch the sky aglow above and the sand between me toes with each footstep - like one might do in a storybook.” She then wandered out too close to the water and the ocean tongue rolled in to sweep her out to sea (John Smith…)....   [tags: creative writing assignment]
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A Little Bit About My Life - I’m not a sociopath. I looked it up and the description doesn’t fit me, except one part of my life, but even that I can sort of explain. Despite this one thing, I try to consider other people as best I can. I’m not selfish. I don’t want a lot for myself and I give stuff away and share things. But there is this one thing about me that’ll make you think I’m a terrible person so I want to tell you more about my life. You don’t have to completely change your idea and say, hey, she’s nice, but maybe you’ll see it’s more complicated and not hate me....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays] 927 words
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Opal and The High Seas - Creative Writing: Rough Draft The celestial sun warmed the rocks at the edge of the cliff. Blue-green ocean kissed Opal’s fin. Ruby and violet glittered against the water where the rays of light reflect. Opal laid carelessly on the red rock, her pale skin exposed to the sunbeams. The air was static. From the distance, she could see the Montagne. Its sallow sails folded in. The ship would be launched the next day, if the wind concurred. Brest was large town, people bustling from place to place....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays] 1785 words
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I Am Not Einstein - “I think… I remember the whole, of what must have been the last day”, I exclaimed quietly to myself as the memories started to flood back to me. I was sitting at my maple wood desk, thinking and researching. That day in class we learned about the Theory of Relativity, but I didn’t quiet understand it. I mean, I did get it, but not to the extent that everyone else did. I got the basics… of one concept. I remember the teacher exclaiming, “Einstein predicted that the length of and object can be measured to be shorter when it is moving than when it is at rest.” This was one of the concepts that confused me a lot, “ so, what exactly does that mean?” I felt like he just expected me to know what...   [tags: Creative Writing]
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Short Story: A Man's Memories of his Mother's Criticism and His Male Lover - 11:58. The stark red numbers of the alarm clock glared at him in the darkness. The air conditioner whirred softly, a muscle twitched in his leg. The pillow was thin and limp beneath his head. A bar of moonlight slanted through the blinds, glinting on the empty vodka bottle at the foot of the bed. He ran his tongue along his teeth and felt the fuzz of hard liquor. He exhaled sharply, fingers kneading his temple. He was drunk, but the memories still clung to him like a sour aftertaste that kept him awake....   [tags: creative writing] 916 words
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If I Were a Seed - I was once a strong resilient grain seed, me and my brothers would bask in the sun all day and at night we would get our much needed water. Then one day the cows got out of the barn and started heading for my brothers and I. Being attached to the stem we could do nothing as we watched our friends in the next stem get eaten alive. As we watched in horror another cow came up from behind and grasped us with its horrible tongue, we were pulled into its cavernous horrible mouth dripping with saliva. Almost instantly my brothers and I were drenched in the horrible liquid lubricating us and impregnated us with saliva....   [tags: creative writing] 546 words
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Space, the Final Frontier - The endless abyss of space, the final frontier, the airless death trap where Sid was stuck floating. She'd been out in the same sector for days, but not a single ship had picked up her distress beacon. A depressing warning light blinked just outside her field of view, Sid had a mere day to live. After that time was up, she would suffocate, her corpse would freeze, and some picker would find her ship and use it for scrap. “God dammit!” She screamed at her HUD, “God damn idiots at the station!” Death was finally getting his way, he didn't like being cheated and had chased Sid across six systems and several hundred years....   [tags: Creative Writing] 615 words
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An Evening of Crime - Noor was walking back from the library, on a long road winding to her house. Her destination was a mere five minutes away , a fact she was grateful for because her satchel was cutting into her bare shoulder. The park on her right was abandoned, probably because of the late hour. She knew her parents would be worried-the amount of anxiety an Indian parent feels could power a whole city- but she could not help it that she had found the latest Stephen King thriller at the last. The summer evening had turned darker....   [tags: Creative Writing] 890 words
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Do Monsters Really Exit? - Fitchburg, Wisconsin. It was the place I grew up. It was where mom had her motel for the longest time. It was the place I thought I'd always stay and live. It was the place my brother was attacked. It was the place where I met them, where they taught me that monsters really exist. When the Winchesters first told me that my brother had been attacked by some kind of monster I couldn't believe them. There was no way what they were saying was true. There was no such thing as monsters, no matter what I saw the night Asher had supposedly gotten sick....   [tags: Creative Writing] 894 words
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The Broken Man - Harper sat down with a hot cup of coffee when there was a knock on the door. She opened the door and standing before her was a man she didn’t recognize. “Sorry to just spring up on you like this but are you Harper Woods?” said the man. “Who is asking?” said Harper. “I’m Kingsley. I recently moved into a house in Lakeside and found this box in the attic. It was addressed to this house,” Kingsley said as he handed a box to her. “Thanks. Do you know who it’s from?” said Harper curiously. “Sorry. I have no idea....   [tags: Creative Writing ] 1987 words
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A Snowy Day - The snow fell from the sky, as if each individual snowflake had its own free will and thoughts. The frozen water drops covered the overcoats of various citizens in Germany. It wasn’t necessarily a cold day, but various citizens rushed from one street to another. Doors opened and closed with force and determination. Everyone was hurrying to get their Christmas shopping done. It was a good idea to do it that day, on the 18th of December, seeing as the popular toys or records were flying off the shelves....   [tags: Creative Writing] 2913 words
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Welcome to Paradise - The deep, blue water splashes calmly today while the sun shines warmly down on this sandy shore in Honolulu. It’s an amazing vista based on the amount of strangers that travel here to escape from their own realities. It’s a place where they can dream about living on one of the many, distant islands. These tropical waters are home to many exotic creatures; most of them cannot be found anywhere else on the planet. The plants here are so wild-natured compared to the ones back toward the states; they release an aroma that spreads airborne for miles....   [tags: Creative Writing] 3319 words
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That Day Jessie Died - Death, violence, and love were the three main components of my life. The love of money, cars, clothes, sex, and girls was what I lived for. But the love of attention cost me everything. The love to be in the “spotlight” and the love to have everything I wanted, everything that I thought I needed. But that is what cost me everything. The attention, the sex, the money, the cars, all of these things brought upon the violence and the deaths. These “loves” cost me the one person that I ever truly loved the most and the best out of everything....   [tags: Original Writing, Creative Writing] 1496 words
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone: Book vs Movie - A movie that came out in 2002 was Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. This movie was based off the best-selling novel, which was written in 1997 by J.K. Rowling, called Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. If you were to read this book and watch the movie you would find many differences, but the main difference between the two is that the book gives more information to the reader than the movie gives to the viewer. If someone was to watch the movie instead of reading the book, that person would not be able to have an accurate perception of the book because so many things in the book are changed in the movie or parts are left out of the movie completely....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays] 1187 words
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Our Lady of Justice High School - It was a lovely September morning of 2007 and I was fresh out of Teacher’s College. Naturally, everything was “beautiful” and “wonderful” as I walked into the large, stone building at 7:15 in the morning. I enjoy looking at my life in retrospect; I know that my sole purpose for getting to school that early was to be able to sit back and start my day on a peaceful note. The hidden purpose was to avoid students and other teachers for as long as possible. Why. Earlier in the summer I had accepted a job at Our Lady of Justice high school in one of the small corners of the large city of London, Ontario....   [tags: Creative Writing Examples] 1788 words
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Cinderella - In The Style of Holden - CINDERELLA – IN THE STYLE OF HOLDEN Well, if you’re reading this now, you’d probably want to know everything about me, who my parents are, what they’re like, all the stuff about my twin sister and my little stepsister. The truth is that this stuff kinda gets repetitive and dull, besides my father probably wouldn’t want to read a famous book which talks all about his tendencies to smoke and get drunk. He’d probably have a heart attack and all in a place like France, because he ditched us like five years ago....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays] 1561 words
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Another San Francisco Detective Novel - Bang. Crash. The purity of the nighttime silence has been broken. A struggle ensues. One gets the gun and stands above the other. “Where is it?” he demands hostilely. The subdued man points a shaking, bony finger at the cupboard above his head. After a quick rummaging, the man with the gun finds what he is looking for. A grin forms on his face, barely illuminated by the dim streetlights outside. “Now I can finally get that cabana in Cuba and live happily ever after.” “Over my dead body!” “Precisely.” Bang....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays] 893 words
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Behind The Mask - Imaginitive Essay - As he was travelling down the long empty highway he could see the clouds had pulled a dark curtain across the endless sky. Hail-stones were threatening to destroy the front windscreen. And the thunder felt as if it was rattling the whole foundations of the car. The storm had been unexpected. Kaleb had not even thought to get grips put on his tyres. As a result the worn-out Cadillac was struggling to stay on the right side of the road. It would be murder to get caught out in this tonight. It frustrated him immensely that he could not go faster than 40 miles-per-hour without catapulting his car into the dark abyss....   [tags: creative writing, imaginative writing] 904 words
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Short Story on Love Relationship - I can spot his mistake. Previously, he would confess to being wrong before anyone could tell. Now she is making him so happy he forgets to notice his own faults. She shows him the features she loves, and he must believe her, because he loves her more than he could ever hate himself. So now he is happy, he is loved. He no longer dwells on what he's done, but rather what he does. So he puts all he is into being everything she needs and wants. Now she is the only thing he cares about. Yes, he is happy....   [tags: Creative Writing, Fiction Writing] 1197 words
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A Sad and Beautiful Day - Rebecca and Sam woke up early in the morning and they could hear the birds singing in the tree outside there window. The sun was shining so brightly and the day was so warm. They looked out the window and seen such a beautiful day. They hurried and jumped out of bed and got dressed. Rebecca and Sam ran down the stairs so quickly that they almost tripped over each other, but they managed to make it in one piece. They started to race to the kitchen to get some breakfast but stopped in the living room to find their mom asleep on the couch again....   [tags: creative writing, imaginative writing] 906 words
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The Night of Horror - In the middle of the night Fiona ran outside in fright from her creepy mansion. She thought she had seen a headless ghost following her and whispering her name in a freaky voice through the corridors of her mansion. Fiona ran outside because her garden was surrounded by spot lights which made her feel safer. Suddenly the spot lights popped one after another. This made Fiona feel like the ghost was creeping behind her. She returned home with her heart beating extremely fast. As soon as Fiona came home she raced to her two elder sister’s room and crept into bed with one of them to sleep....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays] 1479 words
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Down In A Hole - Looking down the hole that led to nowhere, I could taste the bitterness of my fate; the sour spit that hunger had released into my dry mouth drizzled around in an uncontrolled manner. My stomach churned and my intestines were strangled, as though a snake had twirled around them and slit them with its sharp and jagged teeth releasing a strong poison that irritated the surface of my innards. My eyes blurred for what seemed eternity leading me to the subconscious of my mind. Every worry and problem provoked my mind constantly, almost an endless quest....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays] 1651 words
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Sound of the Sea - The only time that I can sneak into the bathhouse is in the midnight, when everyone is in their beds asleep, when the hot water stops running from the mouths of the marble lions around the bath pool so the water is cool enough, and when I am all alone. As I lay myself into the water, my waist below joints, I can feel my legs mingle together, wrapped with another skin so tight, and covered with fish scales in the color of aqua that glimmer under the moonlight through the window. Then from the tips of my toes expand an enormous fish-like caudal tail....   [tags: Creative Writing Examples] 1861 words
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The Little Red Note - I glanced at my watch, quarter to nine; I had 10 minutes to get to school. Every day I wait for Jade at my house. She was 5 minutes late so I decided to walk down to her house. There was no sign of her down her road. Maybe she slept in late. I knocked on her door, her mum answered, "Hello love, oh are you here for Jade. I'm very sorry she can't come to school today she has a terrible migraine." My head dropped, "Okay, um well could you tell her I hope she feels better." "Bye then!" Jade had never been ill before....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays] 992 words
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Adventure Essay: The Trip - Preface “Shahkam, hurry. We mustn’t be seen. ” My mother said in an undertone. “Wait, mama. I need my necklace!” I replied. “You needn’t a necklace, Shahkam. You are a boy!” “But mama, it is a gift. From the King. And I’m sure people in Canada wear them!” I pleaded. “No. We must leave. We can’t afford to miss the ship. It’s our only chance to get out of Iran!” She sounded irritated. “And sit in a refugee camp for a year.” I said testily. Then my tone changed. “Can we at least say goodbye to Grandmamma?” I sobbed....   [tags: Creative Writing, Fiction Writing] 1369 words
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Buckley Highway on Halloween - There had been a perfect storm of circumstances which had led to the vampire, the gangster, and the witch to find themselves of lost on this unlit wooded road, swallowed by grey fog. First of all, Halloween had been kind enough to fall on a Friday this year. The second happened three weeks prior when Josh, the vampire, had received his seventeenth birthday present: a brand new Ford Explorer. And finally it was the scantily clad witch, Katie who had invited Josh—and because he was also in the room at the time, Connor—to her cousin's party forty minutes away in Wardale....   [tags: creative writing, imaginative writing] 1085 words
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Injections to Help You Concentrate in School - Injections to Help You Concentrate in School-Creative Writing The blood curdling screams of torture echoed prosaically through the hallways from the IMC (Individuality Mutilation Center). Chad adjusted the collar to his Polo shirt that had been issued by the school within the last week. Student's sat apathetically indifferent to the pleas, hardly even noticing that one was even in pain. He looked askancely to see eyes intently focused on the chalkboard. A subtle, cold sweat formed on his brow....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays] 420 words
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The Dream - Curiosity drives us all in our lives, from young we dream about getting older so that we can enjoy more liberty. As we get older we begin to understand how busy life is, moreover it’s becoming increasingly busier. Thinking about the future scares me now, while it was so fascinating to think about in kinder garden. All these thoughts were busying my mind since I woke up this morning and strolling around the house, I started to contemplate on how life changes seamlessly without any prior notice. Sunshine, I made your coffee, it’s warm and delicious along that I am serving it with freshly baked chocolate cookies and they are waiting for you, would you like anything else with it....   [tags: Creative Writing] 1883 words
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The Nightmare - I waved to my friends as they disappeared down the street in a hansom cab. I had just spent a pleasant evening with them at the theater. Laughing and making merry. But now I needed to be alone. Throughout the course of the evening, a pressure had been building within my head. At first it had been slight, but by the end of the evening, I was finding it difficult to concentrate. This was not the first time it had happened to me. Over the course of a few months I had started to feel it, as if there was something within me trying to get out....   [tags: creative writing] 1347 words
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Deformations of the Deformed - Deformations of the Deformed In my search of inspiration for creative writing projects I was sent to this Website by a professor. This was not just any Website it was THE Website for creative writers of any kind. From Andy Warhol to the boy next door their work is on this site and it’s quite different than what you find in any book at the local Borders. The site is ubu.com it’s dedicated to experimental writing with mixed media. The writers combine sound, images, and text to create works of literature that may change the face, or cover if you will, of any book ever made....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays]
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The Rice Bowl - While his children were struggling with bridging their two worlds, Otoosan was busy working to support his family during the down turn in the economy and still provide for the well being of his mother and Shigeno in Japan. It was only a year after the Black Thursday that signaled the crash of the stock market that the children had returned to. After World War I, rural America had lost more than 30% of their value, homes foreclosed, factories idle, millions without work, and families in need of basic necessities....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays] 2171 words
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Resist The Feed - I’ve been doing a lot of research lately and have come up with so much information. We can fight this. Titus, we can resist the Feed. Children have been fighting against their oppressive governments for years and making a difference. I am aware that writing this letter is dangerous, but I am not risking any more than the “218 million children around the world who work as child labourers or the estimated 300,000 boys and girls who are exploited by armies during times of conflict, and forced to act as soldiers, sex slaves and servants” (FreeTheChildren.com)....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays] 1172 words
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The Immortal Life - I am, Henrietta Lacks, and this is my story. My personal war on cancer was lost. I have died in pain, tormented by the tumors covering my body like a web, at the John Hopkins Hospital. But my life didn’t end at that point. Unexpectedly, the cancer tissue, which was taken from me by Dr. Gey, continued on living. Even though I was dead, my cells were alive - full of miracles to unfold and misery to cause. The wonderful abilities of my cells were praised all over the world – they were a hope of finding the cures for the diseases that never though to be found....   [tags: Creative Writing Examples] 1669 words
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The Dark Knight - I was dressed as a dark knight or rather, what the Knights of the Blooming Orchid thought a dark knight female would dress. My armor was a metallic black with foreign designs inlaid on it. It was strapless, covering my chest, but emphasizing what little cleavage I possessed. The armor continued down to my hips and stopped. The metal was custom-made, only fitting, as well as showing off, the curves of my body. My boots were made of soft, sturdy leather dyed black to match the night. The boots went up to my thighs leaving about a foot of white skin between it and the armor....   [tags: creative writing, imaginative writing] 1489 words
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An Unforgettable Adventure - “Mister Klemen … Mister Klemen,” repeats a voice which is quite familiar to my ears. All of my senses except one are numb; however I try to open my eyes to see what is happening to me. The last thing I remember is a long iron bar striking my head from the front. Since then I am able to hear this voice which has a slight Cuban accent. Shortly, I am able to come to my senses and open my eyes. A bright beam of light is blinding and disabling me to see my surroundings. It only takes me a few seconds to realize that I am tied down onto a chair with metal shackles around my wrist and ankles....   [tags: creative writing, imaginative writing] 1983 words
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Salvation Lies Within You - She never quite knew what was expected of her, nor did she care. After high school, she did not even attempt college, it seemed too pretentious and cliché, paying to “learn” more about the world instead of actually living it. She longed for other ways to expand her mind. As the windowpane rattled under the soft torrents of rain through the streets of the Manhattan village, Veazey sat, knees bent to her chest, wondering what was to become of her. “Waitressing, is such bullshit” she thought. It could hardly pay her rent, not to mention provide a meager meal once a week....   [tags: Creative Writing] 4294 words
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No Tears - Gabe Smith lazily dragged a small, snaggletoothed comb through the bushy crop of hair several times before he felt satisfied with his reflection. His eyes jerked down to his watch for the time, his first day on the job would have been starting in nearly fifteen minutes. Upon further examination, a jagged, red scrape presented itself upon his sun kissed skin. He ran his fingers over the scab, wondering just where he could have picked it up. He hadn’t been in any accident lately, and he was fairly certain that it hadn’t come from his previous job, as a delivery boy....   [tags: Creative Writing] 1701 words
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The Angel - “What’s wrong, Colton. Had it been another grueling day at work?” My wife had affirmed by my wistful facial expression, as I walked through the door. She sat me down and started gently clenching her soft hands on my tense shoulders, messaging out my utmost distress. It had become a ritual; returning home from the department in terror, after envisioning the Flames. The flames, I had thought to myself. It had not simply been those that had destroyed the buildings, but also, those I saw embodied within the victim’s eyes....   [tags: Creative Writing] 1592 words
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Waking Up Dead - He hated waking up dead. The shock was bad enough. The feel of it -- the sensation of a thousand bugs burrowing up through his flesh -- was worse. But worst of all was the loss of memory. There was a period, every time he died, where he knew neither who he was nor what had killed him. As such, each time was as bad as the first. He woke up gasping, clasping and clawing at his skin in a vain effort to dig out the worms and biters he could almost see writhing beneath the surface. The horrible impression passed momentarily....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays] 1764 words
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Inn From Hell - Creative Writing: Inn From Hell It all started on a dark a stormy night just outside of the Paris city limits at about 11:00 P.M. when Doctor Bleed and his assistant checked into the old run down inn. You see the weather was so bad that they could not even make it all the way over to Spain so they had to stop. They walked in with thier clothes soaked from the rainfall, when they first walked in they realized that there was nobody at the desk to wait on them so they just took it upon themselves to get a room for the night....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays] 1073 words
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The Daydreaming Problem - The Daydreaming Problem - Creative Writing "Well" said the head in assembly, "The start of a new school year," He stood beaming round at everyone in the hot and humid theatre, "At the end of the next year you will be taking your GCSE's, these will help you enter the profession you wish to take when you leave this school… "Captain were ready for take off" "Okay Jones, take her up!" mike replied. The engines roared and the plane vibrated violently as the heavy boeng 747 lifted up off the ground....   [tags: Creative Writing Examples] 2491 words
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A Fairy Tale - He knew that his first prey, the firebird, lived high up in the trees in the heart of the forest. Like lightening, they were hard to miss, and the piercing of its beak left a burn that could never be forgotten. Suddenly, the boy heard a shriek, and he whirled his head to see the blood-red bird swooping toward his face. Panicking, the boy lunged for the ground, and for the net that the wise man had given him. He hurled it at the bird - and missed. The bird, angry, made another giant swoop at the boy - and tore its flesh as it flew straight into the blade of the boy's sword....   [tags: creative writing] 2230 words
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Aliens and Space - After going from city to city in the Starship, we where looking for a place to stay at. We had left Earth because I was being taken over by the aliens that where discovered from other planets. We knew we would encounter other aliens while exploring other planets so we took proper precautions and brought the protection we would need through out the trip. We where going in outer space so the aliens would not track us and follow us to destroy us. We had arrived to the first planet and just by looking at it, it looked like this planet was not going to become our home for long....   [tags: creative writing] 1958 words
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The Coffee Cup - I am finishing a cup of coffee. If it's a typical day, and if this about seven in the morning, then it's my first cup of the day. As I put the mug in the sink, I think already there's a lot to do. Soon I'll be at work. Mornings are frenetic there. Attorneys begin their days by listing every task that needs doing and they don't leave anything out. As a rule, the hours before lunch are spent pumping out authoritative letters printed on watermarked bond and only once it's clear that the firm will hit its mark for the day's business, will things quiet down....   [tags: Creative Writing] 1439 words
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The Locked Door - There was a door that I had never gone in. It stood out in the middle of a forest, a strange place for a door. It stood straight up and seemed to have no supports, it seemed magic almost that it could be there. When I first saw it there was a child going in. A little girl I think, not very old. Perhaps about 6 years old. I ran along and when I got there the door was shut. There was no lock on the door; therefore, I took it that it would have to be open. Grabbing the knob I twisted it and pulled....   [tags: Creative Writing] 348 words
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The Road Trip - One hot and humid summer The Parks family decided to take a road trip to California. The family consisted of a father, a mother, a ten-year-old boy named Joey, and his six-month-old sister named Trinity. The family was from Houston, TX and they were planning on driving the spacious, luxurious, and monstrous sport utility vehicle that would be comfortable for the family. Mr. Parks mapped out the route he would be taking for the trip. He estimated that they would be driving one thousand miles to get to their destination....   [tags: Creative Writing] 578 words
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Neaera the Great: An Explication of One Woman’s Movement to Power - Preface Though we are discussing ancient times, this paper is not traditional academic work. The subject (and I mean that in more ways than one) of my focus is a woman named Neaera who is placed on trial for proclaiming herself and her children as citizens of Athens, even though she is widely viewed as a prostitute of foreign birth. My central contention throughout this discussion is that she is a woman of extraordinary courage and to an incredible degree, takes control over her circumstances and makes powerful choices....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays] 2084 words
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School Days are the Happiest Days of your Life? - School Days are the Happiest Days of your Life. When I was given this assignment, my initial reaction was this is easy. Half an hours writing- homework complete. Fifteen minutes later I find that it is incredibly difficult to sort out the jumble of thoughts, memories and feelings, that are fighting each other in the race to be the first to blot this pristine white page.(melodramatic, but true) I suppose I could take the easy way out, and write that looking back; my school days were happy, carefree days....   [tags: Creative Writing Examples] 885 words
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There's a Stranger in my Words - There's a Stranger in my Words As I sit here and stare at the Mac I wonder who sits at my back. If they knew what I write Would they curse me and bite Or start up some verbal attack. Well, as I walk through the swirling, smoke filled sky of the Hagg-Sauer doorway, squeezing my eyes shut against the reflected sunlight, I thought about how I would approach this project. How to say what I need to say, without saying it in a way that has been said a thousand times, in a million-million words. The voices in my head struggle to escape to the paper, but there's this thing in between my thoughts and your eyes...my mind....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays] 1127 words
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Joh's Writings - However Jon really just wanted to stay in his room where he could write for the next three months. He was getting ready to recite his poem in front of many people in the coming months. Just the thought of leaving for California so soon made him nervous. His coming back in the beginning of June was way too much traveling for his nerves. Casey was extremely adamant, however and Jon was soon to go to California and partake in this event. Noranna just “sighed” and relinquished herself to the fact that her son was leaving her so soon, it was just a fact of his growing up she thought....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays] 2197 words
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The Escort - It was a hot summer day, the sun floundering every terrace with its burning waves. I was with Sam, at his terrace, playing with those plastic tubes that spread water everywhere as we squeeze them. It was among the happiest moments of my summer vacation, which was not that long, for it was only two Sundays a month, the rest was at the daunting and exhausting mill of my master or patron. Sam and I were bond by a sturdy friendship crowned with the innocence of the early childhood that I miss greatly....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays] 772 words
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Apple Picking - . Lily knew this would only happen in a million years. Mare’s baking was anything but good. ‘I’ll just take some of my apples to Bellah's home down the street, thought Lily, she makes the best pies ever. Later on she would then take a couple pies home to her mother and family and surprise everybody for tomorrow’s breakfast. Her mother’s strength was with her landscaping of rose gardens; she could live on the scent of roses, if she wanted to. Lily knew her history as well as any other student her age....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays] 2150 words
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The Note - Nate let the paper curl up again and placed it into a drawer of the nightstand. He stood and put books back into the boxes. When he finished, he shoved them into his closet then carried the ones from the library downstairs, but kept the U through W encyclopedia. The note had to be about the Underground Railroad. It read like coded directions. Maybe learning more about the UGRR would help decipher the meaning. Too excited to sleep, Nate settled down with the U encyclopedia in a wing chair in a corner of his room....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays] 1080 words
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Emma Schrader - In the early morning hours, Emma Schrader sat up in bed. Her hands fumbled across the top of her nightstand feeling for the box of matches. She felt the familiar edges of the box; it was right where she left it. She retrieved a single matchstick and clumsily dragged the tip across the rough-hewn tabletop. A bright flame exploded into existence. Emma touched the match to the wick of the candle she kept on the table next to her bed. Emma took great care to capture her thoughts on paper during these few waking moments....   [tags: Creative Writing Examples] 1421 words
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The Incident - Neil had lived his entire twenty-one years in the nine room apartment on West End Avenue in New York City with his mother Esther Outwater. Safety and protection from the outside world was the uppermost priority for has mother. It was their castle; the Doorman was their sentry on duty. When the cab pulled up in front of the apartment chaos, noise, police cars and officers writing on pads and holding back photographers and reporters stunned him. Getting out of the cab he heard someone say “her son,” and a policeman approached him and addressed him as Mr....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays] 1047 words
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Play-Doh Girl - Ana is a very good little girl; she is only ten years old and believes that if she does what her parents, siblings, friends, and strangers tell her they will kind in like manner. This modus operandi is not quite as well appreciated since no teacher believes a student doesn't finish her class work and shakes another's soil composition jar because her best friend convinced her to do so. Her life at home is heavily confined; she can only play with friends if they come to the house, she cannot cross the street, go next door, stay for after school activities, or anything along those lines....   [tags: Creative Writing Essay] 1177 words
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Princess Diana - Each morning I stuck my key into a small gold key hole into the back entrance of her residence. The residence was absolutely stunning. There were flowers with the most exquisite scent. The landscaping was ridiculous, it was sheer perfection. The grass was always trimmed to perfection as well. There was never a weed in between the cracks of the cement. The palace was extravagant. The whole palace was made of the finest materials, it was beautiful. The roof was even made of gold. Despite the royal family’s golden exterior with love for one another and their children, I saw the real Prince and Princess of Wales....   [tags: Creative Writing Examples]
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The Handshake - The brothers sit across from one another in their dusty kitchen, brooding. Sam is behind his ever present Royal KMG typewriter, absently making keystrokes. His older brother, Willem, makes notes in a writing tablet. The room is almost silent, save the dripping of the faucet. It dribbles a quick tempo and it is clearly distracting Sam. “I truly wish mother had hired a plumber, this noise is insufferable,” Sam utters with burning contempt. Willem responds to his younger brother’s self-indulgent complaint with such patience and reserve as to mock his brother....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays] 2171 words
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The Parcel - “Bloody door bell!” I lift my head and look irritably towards the front door. Not that I can see the front door from where I’m sitting. The response is an automatic one. “I’m never going to get this finished,” I grumble. I stare at the screen, do a quick word count, 500 words. I need 5000 before I can submit the piece. I’ve got to get it finished, those bills on the side won’t pay themselves. It’s going to be one of those days, I just know it. Started off at breakfast, the milk was off, I burnt my mouth on the black coffee - that was the only option - I didn’t fancy finishing off the bottle of wine....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays] 1795 words
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