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The Cries of a Lost Child

- I am gonna start of by saying this is not a call for help, or me trying to get attention. I am simply pouring some of the pain out of my heart nothing more nothing less. Well I suppose the beginning of his life is the best place to start. Terry Raynard Tyler Jr better known as T.j . was born August 1st, 1991. He would be 22 years old, six foot seven inches tall, healthy, in college playing football, trying to make something out of his self but I guess you could say the Lord had different plans.T.j was an only child for about two years then his younger sister Valerie came along....   [tags: personal narrative]

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The Princess Is In The Dungeon

- Strolling down through everyday buildings with shadows that creep at every corner terrors, not knowing for a split second a dilemma could appear. Whether this dilemma can be a test against the skeletons of a dragon, or confronting the ogre who holds a book. Continuing through various ways and expecting one thing out of the ordinary, till that one day. The day where the call for help appears. The feeling that wells up in one's heart, almost feeling as though it could explode at any second. The unexplainable feeling that appears in the direction of one's line of sight....   [tags: personal narrative]

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The Story of Princess Huo's Daughter

- The story of Princess Huo’s daughter is a story about a man by the name of Li Yi. Li Yi was from a good family and showed brilliant promise. Even senior scholars admired him. At the age of twenty-one, he hoped for a beautiful and accomplished wife. In Chang’an Li asked a matchmaker by the name of Bao to find him a wife. Li gave her expensive gifts and she was very well inclined to him. One afternoon, some months after talking to Bao Li was sitting in the south pavilion of his lodgings when he heard continuous knocking....   [tags: personal narrative]

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A Lad Names Steve from Tyek

- There was once a young lad named Steve who lived in the village of Tyek on the Island of Hy Brasil. Now Tyek was a beautiful place, surrounded by green rolling hills and Victorian era buildings. But it was constantly under attack by the Ender Dragons who would raid their village every week and if the Tyeks resisted the Ender Dragons would set things on fire forcing them to create new houses every time there was a raid. Every time there was a raid everyone tried to grab a weapon to fight the dreaded Ender Dragons but it just wouldn’t do much good....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Difficult to be Happy with Cancer

- It’s really hard to enjoy the Christmas spirit when you have cancer, Sherlock knows that. ‘Acute lymphoblastic leukemia,’ is what the doctors had told him a few months back when he was having problems. Once the news hit John had gone into a wreck of care. He bought Sherlock milder shampoos, satin pillows, gentle bristled brushes, ect. Sherlock didn’t really pay attention, all he really did was lay on the couch and gaze at the ceiling. He was always tired, he got tons of infections, and he bruised at the brush of a feather....   [tags: personal narrative]

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My Call to Become a Nurse

- I was a rebel for many years of my life I refused to hear the call of nature, the call to be a nurse. Originally I was born in Colombia, I am the oldest of four, and my mother worked as Microbiologist at the local children’s hospital. As a teenager I volunteered to care and entertain the little children in the Cancer unit, and I was told by my mother and nurses in that unit that I was called to be a nurse and that was my true call; gently I responded with a smile while thinking in my mind they were crazy....   [tags: personal narrative]

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You are a Weird, Sadistic Beast

- “As the result, a huge explosion is created but it depends on how much blood is spent. Do you understand that…” “My lord, please pay attention!” Nuala claimed when seeing the prince didn’t focused on his teaching instead of looking at the window. “I want to bite them.” Nuala looks up to where the prince pointed at, a group of girls was excited, calling their names but he quickly closes the window with the curtain. “Trust me, vampire blood isn’t delicious as human’s.” “Hn, mixed it with strawberry jam would be good.” Nuala dropped his jaw and fixed his glass....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Settings: Much More than a Background

- Settings: Much More than a Background Your plane has crashed in the middle of an ocean, but a single, secluded lighthouse might be sanctuary. After exploring the lighthouse, you find a pod which takes you deep into the ocean, revealing an underwater city. The pod arrives at its location, and you are greeted to a dark room with a sign naming the city “Rapture” and stating that in this city, there are “No gods, only man.” The darkness and eeriness of the room signifies that all is not right in this utopia....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Having Open-Heart Surgery in My Youth

- Open-Heart Surgery presents unique challenges. The heart, which some would say is the cradle for the soul as well as a muscular organ which is exposed. Does the essence of the heart’s experience during surgery permanently change us. We may never know. Yet we surely can acknowledge that the very existence of open-heart surgery in all its aspects, is a miracle. This is my own personal experience that I had to face at a very young and weak age. My Heart Story… I was diagnosed with a condition so minor it was never suppose to interfere with my life....   [tags: Personal Narrative, Essay About Myself]

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Narrative Structure and Point of View in Julio Cortázar’s Hopscotch

- Narrative Structure and Point of View in Julio Cortázar’s Hopscotch Julio Cortázar’s Hopscotch is not simply non-linear fiction, as the novel provides an early precedent for many of the characteristics found in contemporary hypertext fiction. Readers familiar with electronic hypertext fiction will likely notice the similarities in narrative structure, point of view, and the postmodern tenet of form contributing to content. Cortázar writes in the Table of Instructions that Hopscotch contains 2 books mainly, likely meaning the different reading sequences; however, the first two sections, “From the Other Side” and “From This Side,” can be considered the different books to which Cortázar allu...   [tags: Julio Cortázar Hopscotch Essays]

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Attack of the Dread Ones

- "I have heard the baying of the hounds. I have seen the rocks crying out. With mine own ears I have heard the words spoken by Helikos. He wishes to see us tremble. Not only does he grasp at our lands but he wills to take our minds. Let it be known, if him or his likeness ever darkens these gates, I will vomit him out. I will drive him unto the ends of the worlds, I will scatter him as salt on the streets in the name of my father, my fathers father, and all before him. I, Vigar Brunskeggir, give out my word and lay an oath unto you....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Tell Me a Story, Daddy

- One She climbed into the big canopy bed and snuggled her favorite teddy bear close. His name was Bart and he wore faded denim overalls, one strap fastened with a safety pin. He was also missing an eye but the little girl wouldn't sleep without it. Her daddy pulled her blanket up under her chin and kissed her on the nose. She giggled; his beard tickled her face. "Tell me a story, Daddy." He perched on the edge of her bed and crossed his arms in his lap. "And what story would my princess like to hear," he asked his accent a shadow of the past....   [tags: personal narrative]

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The World Called the Titamentum

- ... They never do anything fun or fascinating. They only entertain themselves by talking to each other as that the only thing the Maxius Corporation allowed them to do. There is no colour in the life of Titamentum people and they believe in no hope for the Maxius Corporation set doctrine. Somewhere in the Green District, there is a group of microbiologist working on a new mutation that can combat the effects of pollution plus restore the ecosystem of the Yellow District and overtime the Red district back to normal....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Life of Workers in Staithes

- ... They would be hard pressed to find their way through the pre-dawn morning without the light. Few of the trudging souls speak. Sleep possesses their limbs and minds in an eerie pantomime they are condemned to repeat every morning from Monday to Saturday. The almost lifeless creatures are the working poor whose lives are blighted by the demands of industry. Their prospects grow no better with the passing of time. Some villagers do not work in the mill, but go out and about on errands. They rise long after the workers, and do their best to keep winter’s biting cold from making them take to sick beds and coffins....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Love Letters to My Husband

- ... My husband quietly walked in to our daughter’s room and carried her outside. We sat holding each other, holding our daughter watching the sun rise. The sunrise was so beautiful I remember the colors and intensity of the light was just enough to calm me slightly. The sun was like a great big romantic, inspirational fire in the sky. It was as if a powerful symphony was quieting down, becoming more emotional and beautiful as it dies down. This moment should have been one of the greatest but all I could think of was the dreadful day ahead....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Nulight - Clan Of Knowledge

- ... He was crouching heavily over his desk. Soon the photograph doubled. An almost exact copy, but with a single difference that could have been easily missed if one was not careful. His body raised over the table a few inches higher. His angle, was now only slight. The two photographs double once again, like a reproducing cell. The new photographs are of the same thing but not quite exact. The slightest of differences can be caught, if examined hard enough. Then there was a constant pace of images flowing out of the black canvas of his mind....   [tags: personal narrative]

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It Is not a Game

- With one intensely push, he grunted as he let out all his essence inside her young body without even noticing that her soul was beyond gone. With a smug look, he chuckled at his accomplishment and started to back away from his sister’s body. “Harley,” he said as he sat back on his knees, buckling his belt. “Baby, you felt so good.” He lowered himself towards and kissed her lips. When he pulled himself away from her, he noticed something odd about her. Her eyes, they were emotionless and her chest, her chest wasn’t pumping with her that supposed to flow out of her nose....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Short Story: Collide and Fall

- It was a typical day for Chad, going about the halls picking on every vulnerable person they saw, that was until he saw her. It was the first day in years Sophia had worn short sleeves, being scared that people might judge her for being ‘attention seeking’, but today she felt content with herself, brave enough to show people how strong she is. When Chad saw her scars, he realized every single one of these people had their own stories. That was the day Chad Willington had stood up to his friends....   [tags: personal narrative]

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See The Stars Come Out?

- For a young solder, Hal Mason distinctly had patience. So, when Lourdes had rejected his embrace and glanced at him through a creature of perish eyes, he did not relent. He had persisted, choosing to visit her everyday despite her protests. When she eloquently articulated to him, her voice would be monotone and the twinkling light in her eyes unquestionably would die out. It had that magnanimous relentlessly worried so that he had paced throughout the night; it was only when Anne had comfortably sat him down and reported him on Lourdes’ recovery, and he got peace....   [tags: personal narrative]

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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]

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Personal Narative- Tough Girl

- Personal Narative- Tough Girl She went to the land of Hollywood with a diamond wedding necklace hanging loosely from her neck like a noose before it gives its snapping goodbye. She went to the land of dreams with pride coloring her shadow; a haughty swing of her thick plait; and why not. Her name was Serina –she was named after a dream. Why not. I thought, though I cried the night before because she got the chance bestowed to her curvy hips, her white Colgate smile, her crystal blue eyes. And what about me....   [tags: Personal Narrative Writing]

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The Dehumanization Process in the Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: An American Slave

- The Dehumanization Process in the Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: An American Slave Throughout American history, minority groups were victims of American governmental policies, and these policies made them vulnerable to barbaric and inhumane treatment at the hands of white Americans. American slavery is a telling example of a government sanctioned institution that victimized and oppressed a race of people by indoctrinating and encouraging enslavement, racism and abuse. This institution is injurious to slaves and slave holders alike because American society, especially in the south, underwent a dehumanization process in order to implement the harsh and inhumane doctrine....   [tags: American America History]

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I Hate Needles

- I Hate Needles   Dr. Ross’ comments: As part of our study of American Literature, my class and I explore the continuing theme of “connection to community” as revealed by the writers. I also offer my students bonus points for performing a community service and writing about their own “connection to community” as discovered through their act of service. This student chose to donate blood and writes a surprisingly delightful description of her experience. She humorously finds her own good connections....   [tags: Personal Narrative]

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Life After the Outbreak

- Father died the month before the virus spread all over the world. The month before governments were overthrown and chaos broke out like wild fire on every street, in every city, in every country- father died in his bed with a fever. Thunder crashed in the distance as he inhaled another labored breath. The flash of lightning being the only source of light, mother, Alex, and I watched him die, a phenomenon I knew very little about. “Father are you okay?” Alex asked as he laid his head down on the bed....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Their Love is Forbidden

- Act I Prologue This takes place in Verona Italy. Their love is forbidden Scene 1 a Act II Scene 1 He said if love is blind it can’t hit the target. Scene 2 He compares her to the sun and stars. She was talking with body language. He says he wishes he was the glove on her hand so he could touch her cheek. She says forget about our parents and just love me. That there families names don't matter they could give up their names so they could be with each other. He says he will do anything for the love he is deeply in, risking his life....   [tags: personal narrative]

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My Contemplations with Suicide

- I’ve been prepared to do this for a long time, but today was the day I’d finally do it. Now that she’s left me, I just couldn’t find the strength to do it anymore. I closed and locked the door to my room, and slowly walked over to my bed. Reaching around under it, I grabbed the coil of rope. The manila rope felt firm in my hand, but it had also felt like the only thing holding me together. Funny, how the tool I was going to use for suicide was the only thing left holding me together, but it’s true....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Life is Too Short

- The year 2013 was the most deviating year for me, many were killed. That year my friend died, without accomplishing all that she wanted. I remember her saying many times that she wanted to go back to school, but kept on getting discouragement from her brother. She was never true to herself, instead was true to others. My friend death didn’t make me gloomy; it just made me want to live my life to the fullest and be true to myself. Many people did not realize until the end of their life all the things that wish to accomplish, and been happy is a choice....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Battlefield in the Ukraine

- ... It is scary to watch how the bullets pierce the trees, chop off chips, which hurt your face and every naked part of your body. It is scary to look at those, dead or wounded, who were just running alongside myself not more than five minutes ago, holding nothing but wooden sticks in hand, just like kids in some average yard. It is scary to realize that it is a war. A war in a place where I used to walk freely with friends, family, and loved ones, not fearing for my own life. For this is downtown, crime activity is low here....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Evil Brings Forth Evil

- ... His words of praise and appreciation were sparse. However, when he was in one of his hypercritical moods he was more than generous with his opinions. His paranoia and hostility denied him the camaraderie of good men, and his dark disposition was effective in keeping workers in their places, when, for instance, he cut their wages to compensate for a matter of business that had not returned the profit he expected, or when the market for his products shrank, or the cost of raw materials increased....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Life: A Gift that God Prepared for Us

- There are indeed many individuals that have amusing thoughts and questions that absorb their minds. What is the purpose of living if we are eventually going to departure from this world. Why even bother to live. There is a point in everyone’s life where they asked themselves these questions, because we live in a polluted planet where we suffer from a diverse of conflicts. In today’s world, many people see their life pointless due to economic, health, and self issues. Without any doubts many ignore the fact that there’s numerous reasons of our existence here on Earth....   [tags: Personal Narrative, Personal Experience]

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Narrative Technique in Chinua Achebe's "things Fall Apart"

- Narrative Technique in Chinua Achebe's "Things Fall Apart" by: Purwarno, UISU, Medan Chinua Achebe is probably the most widely read of contemporary African writers. His first novel, Things Fall Apart published in 1958 brought forth glory and fame. Then it was followed by his other novels such as No Longer Ease (1960), Arrow of Good (1964) and A Man of the People (1966). His father was an evangelist and church teacher, although many of his relatives adhered to the Ibo religion and customs. Thus, he grew up `at the crossroads of cultivars'....   [tags: World Literature]

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Who Killed Melissa Lynn

- Girls killed, brother arrested Boston, 28 November: A 12 year old girl was found stabbed to death in her bedroom, by her father late in the night. Melissa Lynn was stabbed once in the stomach. The murder weapon, a sharp knife, without any finger prints, was found on her body. Her father, George Lynn on returning from work, expected to find her at home. She did not respond to his repeated calls and he assumed she was out with friends. At 2300 hours, he got worried when neither Melissa nor her 16 year old brother, Wayne, returned home....   [tags: personal narrative]

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The Earthquake in Chile

- The story starts off in Santiago, Chile in 1647 with the main character Jeronim Rugera where he is preparing to hang himself while he is in prison. Jeronimo was a tutor at the Don Asteron household in till it was discovered that Jeronimo was having an illicit relationship with Josephe, the daughter of Don Henrico Asteron, by her brother. Josephe was then promptly sent to the convent of Our Lady of the Mountain but she was still able to keep up the illicit relationship with Jeronimo in till Josephe gave birth on the steps of the cathedral during the feast of Corpus Christi....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Trial for Dash's Murder

- I was walking home with Dash on a typical Monday night, when bang. What sounded like the backfire of a rusty old Holden Ute was followed by an ear-piercing screech. Death had come instantly for my oldest friend Dash Whinstone. In the middle of a park, which was once a serene and tranquil path home, Dash lay in a pool of blood. Warm but lifeless, she quickly became paler by the second. I quickly scan my surroundings as I search for the creature accountable for the murder of a 16-year-old girl. I swiftly turn to my left when the hustling of leaves and thumping of large shoes alarm me....   [tags: personal narrative]

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The Ripper's Next Victim

- ... It wasn’t much of a job with only a few people lingering nearby looking at the body and the large volume of blood that had begun to dry on the cobbled alley. Violence and death mingled daily in the East End so it was nothing more than a curiosity to most. Mary Ann Nichols, known as Polly to her friends and family, was found just after 3:30 a.m. on Friday, August 31st, in Buck’s Row. Her throat had been severed through to the spine. Her abdomen was torn open with several small, almost neat incisions bordering the gaping wound....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Drugs, Gangs and Juveniles

- John seems to be getting himself involved in the wrong crowds. At his last check-in there was a noticeable gang symbol marked in between his two fingers. When confronting John about the gang, he basically avoided the question. This was his bi-weekly check which required a drug test to be administered. In which the drug test came back positive for crystal meth and marijuana. He does not seem to have a positive outlook and seem to be very uncooperative with his mother and the authorities. John possibly having a borderline drug addiction problem will only make things worse in the end for him....   [tags: personal narrative]

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This Is No Suicide

- It was a crisp, sunny morning in South L.A., a landlord went to check on a tenant because he was a week late on his rent. When he knocked on the door of John Russell, nobody opened. He knocked again, not even a sound. He used his keys and opened the door only to find Mr. Russell dead on the floor. The landlord scrambled to find the phone. While doing so, he knocked something across the floor and under the couch, but he paid no attention to it as he called the police. Within a few minutes the entire L.A.P.D....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Short Stories: Frigid Waters

- The harsh leafbare winds of the north blazed across the tundra like a freezing cold fire, howling louder than a wolf. Snowflakes blew rapidly across the landscape, almost blocking your view. The only thing visible was the moon, the snow glittering in it’s light. The landscape was completely barren, the nearest forest just in view. When it wasn’t leaf-bare, this tundra was instead wide open meadow, perfect for hunting all sorts of prey. Believe it or not, this was actually one of the best places for hunting in the valley....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Creative Writing: Street Fight

- I took another punch to the jaw. I accidentally bit down on my tongue. Blood started to fill my mouth. It wasn't a fair fight by any means. I was attacked while sleeping by a team of five. I might have been seen as the best fighter on the streets, but I couldn't beat the best gang alone. I shouldn't have stole food from them earlier. "I'm disappointed, Willow. You don't live up to your reputation," Martin, the leader of the street gang, taunted as I spit blood. I sneered, "I'll show you!" I struggled, but the two boys kept me against the brick wall....   [tags: personal narrative]

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The Real Gay Agenda

- Prologue John Gray is the minister of Westboro Baptist Church; he is also the leader of the Anti-gay rebellion. John has been fighting the gays all 45 years of his life, but his cause became much more difficult when Mikey took control of the US government and began heterosexual oppression in 2035. John is planning to kill Mikey and the other gay leaders, and he hopes that after he assassinates them that the gay controlled government will collapse and the heterosexual work and birth camps will be liberated....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Making a New Family

- Amy Vice, a beautiful but neglected housewife, wakes up to another mundane day. Her husband, Roger, rejects her sexual advances then proceeds to ignore and demean her attempts at polite conversation. He leaves for work without saying goodbye. After he departs, Amy takes her coffee outside to enjoy the weather in her tree-lined family friendly New Orleans neighborhood. Amy yearns for a child of her own, a gift her husband is unable to give. So obscured by the privacy hedge that borders her yard, she watches with envy as parents walk and play with their children....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Thinking Made It So

- Every experience is unlike the other. Some come shielding their eyes with clenched fists, shaking their heads left to right while mumbling incoherent words. Others enter with salty tears carving crevices in their faces, and their lips trembling from an unseen coldness. Few arrive with their mouths open, jaws dropped as their wide eyes scan where they are. Every arrival is unique to each character, but they all end up here, in the After. The After is my home, the homes of creatures like me and those humans who have made it here....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Breathe in the Night

- ... We sat on the couch as we waited and I watched as a rather odd looking couple walked in . The girl was a pretty blonde in a nice white dress and the boy was dressed nicely but the lip and eyebrow piercings through me off for a second.The way they looked at one another reminded me of the way Jasper and I look. I smiled and decided to pry into their thoughts . "I wish it could always be like this" The girl thought. "She wore that dress just to tempt me. Oh that girl will be the death of me." I decided to go over and complement her dress....   [tags: personal narrative]

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The Paradox of Sacrifice

- ... Each day we’ve gotten better by giving our best effort. As time continued on, we wanted more of a challenge, so we decided to enter tournaments. We won all the tournaments because of our partnership and determination. Because of that we decided to call each other, partner. On a previous championship Kendo tournament, it was the final match. My partner cheered me on. I was against a student representing China. We locked on each others eyes, and gave a bow to show respect. The referee raised his flags and we began....   [tags: personal narrative]

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My Fate was Sealed

- ... Most nights I felt dead. I stared at the hosiptal barelets fastened on my writsts. There was two of them. One from the emergancy room and one from the physc ward. They didn't want to let me leave, but I no longer showed signs of physical harm and they no longer could find a reason to keep me. I watched as the memories played through my mind, forcing myself to watch because I knew this was the last time I would have to face them. I watched as my life slowly faded into the deep abyss of lost memorys, as the months numbly passed by like minutes, and as my will to survive effortlessly slipped from my hadns....   [tags: personal narrative]

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From Heaven to Hell

- ... Today was one of those days. “I’m not kidding Kelly. They are going crazy!” “No Luke, I think you are,” she murmured under her breath. She felt a small shock and sighed. Part of being Good meant being kind to everyone. Kelly wasn’t bothered by the rule; she just wished it didn’t apply to certain people. “They shocked someone to death because she had a cold. They’re trying to prevent disease from spreading in some twisted way. I think they’re going to end up killing basically everyone!” he whispered hysterically with his brown eyes bulging. Kelly nonchalantly looked up at Luke, who was a head taller than her and drawled, “Whatever Luke, I gotta go now.” She slipped past him and smil...   [tags: personal narrative]

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The Change in Charles

- ... All the monsters are here, and they are hungry!” A voice so malevolent, malicious and cold retorted, that Charles couldn't help but crack a smile, now this wasn't the smile of man who was looking up to the rising sun, neither was it the smile of two loved ones musing at a pleasant memory. Charles’s smile was the smile of a mad hatter, a man facing the guillotine, for nothing but terror could induce such a horrid craze. And terror it was. Darnay although scarred to death, was awaiting for this confrontation to occur all night....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Run Away Slave Search

- ... Harrison and Newgent’s advertisement for these run away slaves are two of thousands that were documented in newspapers throughout the 1700s ranging from Massachusetts to Georgia. These advertisements would typically give the name, age and race of the run away slave. The owner would list the clothes they were wearing, scars, languages spoken and mannerisms as well as where they could have possibly gone and who might be harboring them. Advertisements almost always ended with a reward for whoever returned the property to the rightful owner....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Life Hated Mary Grace

- ... The only people who were freaking out were…well…everybody else. However, she did change, little by little. Physically, her beautiful, brown ringlets were cut off and left her with a pixie cut, which suited her well. Margaret Grace had to go to the hospital many times a week, and usually stayed there for a few days at a time. I noticed her become thinner over the weeks, but she claimed that it was just because she didn’t like the hospital food and the symptoms of pancreatic cancer. Plus, her shining, blue eyes lost its sparkle....   [tags: personal narrative]

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The Most Difficult Anniversary

- ... She also enjoys taking off her clothes around me. Or did. Before our problems started. My problems. We met at a writer's conference in Atlanta in. She was there gathering manuscripts, looking for that undiscovered gem; I was there to put Parade of Echoes in the hands of as many editors as possible. I assumed she was just another aspiring author as I sauntered up next to her at the bar. She had the sexy librarian look, wire-rimmed glasses and yellow number 2 pencil through the hair bun. Four hefty manuscripts cradled in her left arm and three flash drives hung from her neck....   [tags: personal narrative]

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My Most Dangerous Game

- ... Rainsford would first sneak into the house, drag out Ivan’s body, and use it as bait for the dogs. This would distract them long enough to get into the cellar where General Zaroff kept his prisoners, and release them. After he rounded up his army, he would give them the wooden stakes he had carved while he was in the tree. Once everyone knew the plan, they would attack the general in his bed. When they were done with this task, they would all work together to kill the dogs with the general’s weapons....   [tags: personal narrative]

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My Mother's Paramount Influence

- My mom was the most sensible and beautiful person I have ever known. She was a statuesque woman with gorgeous, raven- black hair which perfectly bordered her oval shaped face. Her skin resembled that of a porcelain doll, and her voice was like that of an angel. Her perfectly formed, thin, pink lips often spoke of love and motivation. Her strong hands were testimony of the hard work and dedication that she always put forth to keep the farm and family going. Performing above and beyond with every task was how she lived her life; nothing was too small to be done right....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Regrettng My I Phone

- Thud...Thud.THUD. I almost regretted buying the iPhone. What I regret even more was setting the alarm to 5:00am. I gently ended my pleasant sleep, and felt an immediate blast of humidity. The kind you can’t even get used to for a month. Slowly, the outline of my apartment gained resolution. I could see a clear view of the tropical trees and slightly inhospitable, but developed landscape. There was a sense of dust; construction. You could smell it so well that tasting it would be imaginable. I’m careful not to wake my grandparents or my sister and suddenly I remember why I had my phone wake me....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Attack of the Kingdom

- Tessa Mclane awoke at the 10th hour of the day. In a thirty hour day most people normally go to sleep on the 1st and awake at the 10th. It may seem like a lot of sleep, but they do stay awake for twenty hours a day. She felt refreshed and rather happy. It is her fifteenth birthday after all. She was determined to make it happy. Tessa did not think about the prophecy. Since she is born on the first of the new year, consisting of ten thirty day seasons, she brought Rowan himself in a long time ago to make sure her birthday would be fine....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Short Story: Savior's Mistress

- About being unable to spend every night with her, he was sorry. About her being confined to the hospital, he was sorry. He was sorry that her fever never left 104.9 degrees fahrenheit and he was sorry that all he could ever do was hold her hand and wait for her body to heal. There was so little he could do, and now there were only two words that described him: desperate and helpless. Roy rested his head on the edge of the bed. It wasn't a coma she was in, per se, but it was still pretty damn dangerous....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Overcoming my Fear of Roller Coasters

- I have this fear that causes my body to shake. When I think about it, my skin becomes pale and cold. It’s death speeding through my mind. Once I have seen these monstrous roller coasters, the only thing in my mind was fear. Knowing that I’m afraid to go on these rides, I didn’t want to look like a fool in front of my friends. My mind is thinking of deadly thoughts. My palms were sweaty and I was twitching like a fish. I was petrified of heights. We pulled into the roller coaster park in our Ford Excursion truck....   [tags: Personal Narrative, Personal Experience]

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I am a Harry Potter Junkie!

- Harry Potter has been a part of me for over half of my life. My family began reading it together when I was in first grade, on a recommendation from my grandmother. I immediately fell in love. Living in a magical world sounded ideal to me and i had never heard of anything more magical than Hogwarts. School never was a drag for me like it is for a lot of other kids so, the idea of this extra creative magical school was incredibly appealing. I would dream about receiving my acceptance letter and leaving on that train to go to Hogwarts....   [tags: Personal Narrative, Personal Experience]

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Personal Narrative - Bicycle Crash

- Personal Narrative- Bicycle Crash I used to bike often with my friend Juan in my hometown of Aguascalientes, Mexico. In the narrow streets, a heavy flow of traffic make biking treacherous. Certain streets have traffic signs saying, "CEDA EL PASO A UN VEHICULO" which means "Let one vehicle go through at a time." I biked on the right side of the street and my friend Juan biked on the left side. On our trip to buy tamales Juan and I were supposed to cross an intersection with a "CEDA EL PASO A UN VEHICULO" sign....   [tags: Personal Narrative]

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Personal Narrative- Victim of Robbery

- Personal Narrative- Victim of Robbery My story started about a week ago. I was heading to bed early, because I was tired from a long day with plans to wake up a few hours before class to review for a test. As I closed my books for the evening and headed to bed around midnight, little did I know something was going on outside. A little later that night someone entered my garage, which was so conveniently unlocked. They first rummaged through my dad’s van outside and I think they stole his coat, a tape and a few rolls of film....   [tags: Personal Narrative]

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I Have Depression

- I push myself through the masses of students in the hallway, knowing that my eyes are beginning to water. My friends approach me tentatively, draping their arms across my shoulder, inquiring as to what ails me. The only response is the shuddering of my frame and a barely audible whisper. "I don't know what's wrong anymore." I am ushered to the bathroom, or the guidance center, or some secluded space, my friend murmuring reassurances all the while. "It'll be ok, Jess. It'll get better. Everything is going to turn out fine." I remain taciturn, save for an occasional sniffle....   [tags: Personal Narrative, essay about myself]

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I Found Timelessness at Grandmother’s House (Grandma's House)

- Narrative – I Found Timelessness at Grandma's House It was finally fall break. I was visiting my grandma for a few days. Well past dinnertime, I pulled up to the white stately home in northern rural Iowa. I parked my car, unloaded my bag and pillow, and crunched through the leaves to the front porch. The porch was just how I had seen it last; to the right, a small iron table and chairs, along with an old antique brass pole lamp, and on the left, a flowered glider that I have spent many a summer afternoon on, swaying back and forth, just thinking....   [tags: Personal Narrative Profile Essays]

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Personal Narrative- Christian Apologetics

- Personal Narrative- Christian Apologetics Two weeks of this past summer rank high as some of the most rewarding times of my life. Next to my salvation, the experience has become an important turning point of my youth. This experience changed my worldview into a biblical perspective, and strengthened my faith in the Lord. For the first time, I was on my own, flying cross-country to spend two weeks in Colorado, not for a vacation I might add. I was to attend a Christian apologetics course sponsored by Summit Ministries....   [tags: Personal Narrative]

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Personal Narrative- Playground Memory

- Personal Narrative- Playground Memory Looking back on a childhood filled with events and memories, I find it rather difficult to pick on that leaves me with the fabled “warm and fuzzy feelings.” As the daughter of an Air Force Major, I had the pleasure of traveling across America in many moving trips. I have visited the monstrous trees of the Sequoia National Forest, stood on the edge of the Grande Canyon and have jumped on the beds at Caesar’s Palace in Lake Tahoe. However, I have discovered that when reflecting on my childhood, it is not the trips that come to mind, instead there are details from everyday doings; a deck of cards, a silver bank or an ice cream flavor....   [tags: Personal Narrative]

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Personal Narrative- Christmas Cookies

- Personal Narrative- Christmas Cookies Although I have grown up to be entirely inept at the art of cooking, as to make even the most wretched chef ridicule my sad baking attempts, my childhood would have indicated otherwise; I was always on the countertop next to my mother’s cooking bowl, adding and mixing ingredients that would doubtlessly create a delicious food. When I was younger, cooking came intrinsically with the holiday season, which made that time of year the prime occasion for me to unite with ounces and ounces of satin dark chocolate, various other messy and gooey ingredients, numerous cooking utensils, and the assistance of my mother to cook what would soon be an edible masterpie...   [tags: Personal Narrative]

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Personal Narrative- Eventful Thanksgiving

- Personal Narrative- Eventful Thanksgiving The crisp, cool, and cinnamon air filled the morning of Thanksgiving in 1987. Although I was only two years and eleven months old, I remember the scratchy, fuzzy, purple- footed pajamas that I was wearing that morning. After I woke up, I "helped" my mom make her famous orange- cranberry relish, got dressed in my cream sweater dotted with cherries and my navy pleated skirt, topped off with my favorite cream fuzz- warn tights, and before I knew it we were out the door to my grandmother's house....   [tags: Personal Narrative]

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Personal Narrative- Varsity Volleyball

- Personal Narrative- Varsity Volleyball I first started playing volleyball at a very young age. I was in the seventh grade when my volleyball career started. My sister started playing in the seventh grade and I just wanted to follow her footsteps. My seventh grade year was ok because I had just started out and really didn’t know the game. There was A team and a B team, where A team was better than the B team. I tried my best to be on the A-team, but guess where I ended up, on the B team. No matter what team I was on I never gave up....   [tags: Personal Narrative]

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Personal Narrative- Lost Wallet

- Personal Narrative- Lost Wallet A wallet, or purse for some, is a precious item in which most people carry things more essential than money towards everyday life. If some people were to lose that portable safe, they may be offset for the rest of that day. The person without that wallet could be cranky or depressed for a while. Maybe something of great sentimental value was in that wallet. This person could stay hold these feelings for a long time, until they find their belongings by which case they are filled with joy....   [tags: Personal Narrative]

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Personal Narrative- Amazon Experience

- Personal Narrative- Amazon Experience Being a curious little twelve year old who was eager to discover the world, when my father asked me back in 1997 if I wanted to travel to Colombia, I jumped on the opportunity. Little did I know just how much I would be discovering. Colombia held sights, sound, and smells that I had never experienced. Crowded city highways with no marked lanes, the stench of lead exhaust filling the overcrowded streets of the capitol, the freshness of the Andean Mountains filling the country air....   [tags: Personal Narrative]

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Personal Narrative- Moose Hunt

- Personal Narrative- Moose Hunt It was the middle of October, and it was finally time for my long awaited moose hunt. I have waited ever since I was a little girl for this opportunity, and it was finally here. So, my father and I packed up our stuff and left the warmth of Phoenix. We were leaving the "Valley of the Sun" and headed for a place called Wyoming. After two days and fourteen long hours of driving, we made it to our hunting unit. The mountains were tall (11,000 feet +) and covered with bright powdery snow....   [tags: Personal Narrative]

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Juliet, Scene 5

- Act 4, Scene 5 Nurse: Mistress. Hey, mistress. Juliet. I bet she’s fast asleep. Hey, lamb. Hey, lady. You’re acting like a lazy person who lays lies in bed long after usual. Hey, love, I say. Madam. Sweetheart. Hey, bride. Why are you not responding. Take your small amounts of rest now; get a week’s worth of sleep. I bet Count Paris won’t let you rest much tomorrow night. God forgive me, marry and amen. How sound asleep she is. I need to wake her up. Madam, madam, madam. Let the count take you in your bed, I bet he will wake you up....   [tags: personal narrative]

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The Blackmagic Village

- That one boy no one knew. That one soul who was lost in the darkness. That one part of your life that you thought you were dreaming. “Ah!” he yelled. The curtains flew open. The blue drapes covered the small hut. The small straw struck out, as the paint faded out. He opened his eyes panting. His chain necklace hanged in the air. Waiting for them to swarm in, it happened. Somewhere in the forest the human brain can not imagine. There once was a village. Not a ordinary village, but that village was practicing Blackmagic....   [tags: personal narrative]

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First of Twelve

- The year was 1944; John Wares joined the Ranger to could change the world. He and his fellow Rangers had a very strong bond having completed boot camp and training together. Their friendship would soon be tested. Unlike most of the men, John had a wife of ten years and two small children he would be leaving behind in the city of New York. John had known his Sargent, since high school. Were they now friends or was David Peace just his commander. David had completed college, unlike John, who wanted to see the world and do something else; getting married at twenty had postponed those dreams....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Outside and In

- The scream of the engine gradually became the screaming of the neighbors. The clanging of the metal walls soon became the sound the gunfire. Under the shadows of an overgrown tree, Jun an elderly man, in his late 70’s, tried to recall the events that shaped his life. But, maybe because he had tried so hard to forget, he could remember just one moment 1950, October 24th autumn, Northern Korea Jun woke up to see a mountain load of suitcases pile against the wall next to the weak and fragile sliding door....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Holiday Shopping Nightmare

- Holiday shopping, for me, is a nightmare because of the abundance of crowds, all of the fighting and competitiveness. I believe those last minute shoppers are the worst, they are the ones that are rude and impatient. For some people, with lots of patience, dealing with holiday shoppers is a good experience. For people like me, who has very little patience, it is a dreadful experience. Another aspect of shopping during the holidays is dealing with tired, overworked and frustrated employees. They are just trying to get their jobs done as quickly as possible, so they can go home to their families....   [tags: Personal Narrative]

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Realizations of Loss

- It is no longer the home I grew up in. The loss of my mother is evident now more than ever, cementing the realization of how one person’s impact can be as much the foundation of a home as the concrete itself. It has been two years since our lives changed forever. My dad is recently remarried and trying to move forward after losing his wife of almost thirty-eight years to terminal brain cancer. Since my mother’s death and my father’s subsequent remarriage, our family house has lost its comfortable feel of home; in its place now resides a reflective sadness, an impersonal emptiness, and a surreal urgency. The living and dining rooms are now tidy and impersonal....   [tags: Personal Narrative]

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Kara's Blinding Pain

- Adam placed his hands on either side of Kera's head. He began to concentrate, a sense of heavy focus in his dark eyes. It was almost as if he were looking through her. “Each piece of these blades will be a strip of your soul,” he said softly. "When we are done here, you will have learned your True Name." Kera felt as if something inside of her was welling up to the surface. It was like watching the swell of a wave from the shore. Instead of yielding, the wave exploded through her essence as Adam’s hands withdrew from her head....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Lana's Power Struggle

- Perdido Beach was a completely normal Californian town until the cloudy dome appeared and all of the residents over the age of fourteen disappeared. Lana's life went to hell the moment her grandfather disappeared from his pickup truck. They'd been heading home when out of nowhere, he vanished. There one minute, and then suddenly... Gone. She tried to control the truck, but despite her efforts, it drove off the road and down the hills. After what felt like forever, the truck came to a halt. Bruised, battered, and bloody, Lana clawed her way out of the vehicle....   [tags: Personal Narrative]

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The Fae Princess

- Part 1 Chapter 1 The Fae Princess Night had fallen across the land as the girl walked through the forests. The darkness had enraptured everything it touched leaving her in a scene of picturesque beauty. She was surrounded by plant-life; flowers blue, red and black, and trees that shaded her from the glare of the moon. The moon itself, what little of it shined through, guided her path in the forest. She didn't need it of course. Her race, the Dark Fae, could see fairly well in the night. Some of the elders could even see through pitch-black....   [tags: personal narrative]

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The World Beyond

- It was 10:56 pm, July 20, 1969 and the Lunar Module was slightly opening to the sound of space and oxygen smashing, colliding into one another, “zzwwwwsshhhh.”(Neil Armstrong Biography) The glazing, glooming moon surface was ready to be landed on, ready to be “historicized.” Buzz was non-stop jabbering and blabbering with his mouth showing excitement as if he was a little kid who sees a big lollipop. As we were just inches away from making the biggest step in history, my eyes were as big as the sun looking out through the window from our tiny and cramped space shuttle, the Apollo 11....   [tags: personal narrative ]

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We Feel Autumn

- “Boy, you can’t run,” I call into the dense woods before me, with a devious smile spreading across my face. My hair had knotted at the edges with the thick blood of a victim dyeing the tips in a pure desperation, and the once silky brown texture had long faded, and had started to see red. I had done this so many times that the blood had dyed my hair. I smile at the thought. I always kept their blood in my hair as long as possible, as if to keep them alive that little while longer. I can smell his fear and the aroma of a fresh barbeque comes along with it....   [tags: personal narrative]

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