1. @josephineds106

    Dream Vacation

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    My dream vacation place would be anywhere I am free.

    Free from stress, from pain, from guilt, and free from it all.

    I would love to be here. This is my dream vacation. …

  2. @josephineds106

    A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words

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    It’s a hard life being a pepper.

    Everyone wants to use you, regardless of season

    To some people you belong on a pizza

    and to others salads

    Some even use you as a substitute for bread

    You have so many uses

    But you just want to be alone

    It would …

  3. @josephineds106

    I’m Having An Old Friend For Dinner…

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    It’s not that I want to

    It just felt like I had too

    She was in town for the first time in months

    “Invite her over for dinner! When was the last time you two talked?”

    7 months ago, but who’s counting

    My mother’s comment wasn’t a suggestion

    It was …

  4. @schoolaccMNL

    I like to move it move it.

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    I am the oldest sibling in my family, therefore the first sibling to go to college. To be honest it was a really emotional day for me. I think a bittersweet memory I have is when my sister and I hugged when I was about to pull out of the …

  5. @schoolaccMNL

    Welcome to Paradise

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    My dream trip is going to the Bahamas.

    If I were to go in a perfect world, I would just bring myself, my boyfriend and my cat (assuming he was not afraid of dogs and other animals). I would bring a cat backpack so he could come everywhere with me. …

  6. @schoolaccMNL

    To my Mom

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    Dear Mom,

    I am so grateful for everything that you have done for me the last few weeks (and my whole life, haha). You coming to Fredericksburg two weeks ago really made me feel so much better going into the second week of school. I am so excited to see …

  7. @HumIsDum

    Zero-Day Abandonware

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    by Thomas Pulsifer

    My name is Molly.
    I met my partner through speed dating of all things.
    He’s transmasculine, and that isn’t an issue for me.
    What is an issue is that God-awful faux hawk.
    We’ve spent hours on FaceTime.
    We’ve shared in our love of crunk.
    But even after …

  8. @eendip

    Letter to Me

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    Dear 18-yr old me,

    I’m sure at this time you’re looking at colleges and thinking of what you want to do career-wise. Don’t rush the process. Take your time and take moments to yourself to think about what really interests you. I know there may be people trying to tell …

  9. @ashstvnz

    Haiku of Champions

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    The moon in the sky

    Shining bright on the water

    Flowers bend to wind

    And here I will sit

    Ponder with me if you please

    Not the sparkling stars,

    flying comets, or

    your existential questions.

    Instead let us ask

    What we yearn to know.

    Is this “haiku” enough yet?

    The …

  10. @Carrie F.

    Mommy Dearest!

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    In case I have not said it enough, Thank you. You have been there for me from the beginning, and you continue to be a positive, supportive force in my life. I have tried to imagine a time in my life when you were not there with a ready smile …

  11. @eendip

    Cruella Movie Review

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    If you haven’t see Cruella or you loved the 100 and 101 Dalmations movies as a kid (Or as an adult, no judgment here), I highly recommend watching what is Cruella De Vil’s origin story. I watched it on Disney + so if you have that, then check it out. …

  12. @eendip

    Never Fear – It’s The Words of the Year (1998)

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    Lately, I’ve felt myself just drifting by

    Feeling the urge to pull the e-brake to slow things down

    Watching my life unfold from the dashcam of the vehicle that is my body

    I don’t know whether it’s some sort of dark energy overcoming me

    But I feel like the perfect …

  13. @Carrie F.

    Hello, Carrie!

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    Dear Carrie,

    I imagine you are sitting comfortably sipping a refreshing beverage on the deck with a view of a beautiful, floral backyard. The work week was challenging but rewarding. A smile flits across your face as you think about your healthy bank account with the recent addition of that …

  14. @schoolaccMNL

    Dream it…write it

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    I would say the most prominent dream that I remember is when in 6th grade I had just seen the Hunger Games. So naturally, every person that was in my 6th grade class was in the hunger games arena in my dream with me. Spoiler Alert: I won. But it …

  15. @eendip

    The Secret Life of A Spy

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    DAY 1087

    I think by this time I’ve gotten the hang of this job. Wake up, go to school, make friends, and blend in – you know, play the role of the innocent student. I don’t know why Mom is always saying to be careful with strangers. I mean I’m …

  16. @eendip

    Acrostic Poem

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    Exceptionally ordinary

    Loving towards those who love me

    Incapable of being anyone other than myself

    Just trying to make the most out of life

    Accepting of everyone’s differences

    Humbled by blessings…

  17. @ekardos106

    Twin Things

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    Growing up as a twin, everything included both of us. We always did everything together. We had the same friends, had the same closet, and had the same interests. As we grew up we started doing different things. We had always spent most of our time together, but when high …

  18. @PabloMccrimmon

    BEANS AND RICE

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    For this writing assignment, I chose Haiku Recipe (three stars). As the title suggests, the prompt was to write a complete recipe in haiku form without skipping any essential steps. One of my favorite dishes is black beans and rice. As a college student, it’s the perfect balance of inexpensive …

  19. @PabloMccrimmon

    ALPHABET AEROBICS

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    For this writing assignment, I chose A Story In Alphabet (three stars). It involved telling a story using words in alphabetic order, however, I ended up creating less of a narrative and more of a progression of thoughts that I hope tracks logically. The biggest challenge was getting started and …

  20. @skyler0455

    the end is for everything

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    This assignment, “The End is For Everything,” was about putting ourselves into the perspective of non-human things or beings:

    “When the apocalypse happens, it won’t just happen to humans. Everything on Earth will feel the effects. Write a story from the perspective of a non-human thing or being. …

  21. @ekardos106

    The Neighborhood Cat

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    All day and all night I roam the neighborhood in downtown Fredericksburg. I enjoy sitting on humans’ doorsteps and looking inside the houses. The interior of every house is so different! I imagine what it would be like to live in them. I do go inside my human’s house, but …

  22. @1kid3pets1hub

    Alphabet Soup? My lunch in letters.

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    To build the perfect sandwich is an artful and lengthy process that I will happily share with you.

    To begin, a loaf of store bought honey wheat bread that got squished on the way home. As Ross would say, “There is no such thing as squished bread, just bread with …

  23. @jwcpsc

    Writing Assignment: When and Where Would You Live

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    If I could live anywhere and in any house I would choose a log cabin mansion from this time period but put it some where scenic, mountainy, and beautiful like Iceland. I love log cabins because have an overall rustic vibe and give your home a very timeless feeling. Also …

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