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Am I Truly Strong Enough? And If I Am Can I Get Passed This Heartache  by Fuzzy

Am I Truly Strong Enough? And If I Am Can I Get Passed This Heartache

By Fuzzy

i wrote this in about 15 min it is about 600 words

Essay | Updated Feb 8, 2010 | Reads: 72 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: greaving, nanna, papaw, hall

The Last Of The Muppets

By Aaron Naves

A memoir from my childhood about finding an abandoned toy

Essay | Updated Jan 30, 2010 | Reads: 92 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0

One Of The Best Weeks In My Life

By tabytha8

I had to write an essay for my college English Class and I wrote about my trip to Colorado. It's not very good essay, but I love to write about my experiences. I hope you enjoy!

Essay | Updated Jan 25, 2010 | Reads: 113 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1

My City... by forget27me27not27

My City...

By forget27me27not27

Every other weekend for 10 years, I went to visit my dad in New York City. Now that's over, and I miss my city. (Oh, and I have somewhat of an obsession with rain...)

Essay | Updated Jan 23, 2010 | Reads: 312 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: new, york, city, memories, rain, biking

Talulah

By Amelia Sophia

Remembering a childhood pet

Essay | Updated Jan 21, 2010 | Reads: 74 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2

Discovering Myself: Common Application Essay #1 by Katiegurtis

Discovering Myself: Common Application Essay #1

By Katiegurtis

This is the current draft of my response to the prompt:

Essay | Updated Jan 18, 2010 | Reads: 2,748 | Comments: 3 | Likes: 0
Tags: college, essay, common, application, prompt, steal, this, and, die, a, slow, painful, death, you, idoit, personal, experiences

My Worst Memory

By Shaunaharris

My worst memory

Essay | Updated Jan 7, 2010 | Reads: 377 | Comments: 3 | Likes: 0

In Minneapolis Delivering Teeth - The Glamorous Life

By Leni Willson

About a day with my sister when I rode in a convertible and decided my future...

Essay | Updated Dec 18, 2009 | Reads: 106 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: memoir, adolescence, growing, up, life, in, 60s

Memory Eraser

By Austinsandi

When I was 16, I lost my dad. The experience left me numb and lost. As a teenager , I never realized what it meant to be loved by my parents nor did I care. I was a typical self centered kid. Little did I know how my callous attitude would haunt me for the next 29 years.

Essay | Updated Dec 18, 2009 | Reads: 88 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

Meditation For The 21st Century by Bwinwnbwi

Meditation For The 21st Century

By Bwinwnbwi

While I was deciding where I wanted to go with my Footprint story I stumbled across this meditation and decided very quickly that it was a good summary of my Footprint story. Except for posting on the web, this meditation represents the only other time I attempted to “tell my story” t...

Essay | Updated Dec 12, 2009 | Reads: 78 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 6
Tags: god, freedom, time, logic, values, judgment, science, emotions, questions, civilizing, mortality, suffering, responsibility, reverence, identity, growth

Gran

By Antonius

I wrote this in January, 2009 in memory of my Great Granny Hannah.

Essay | Updated Dec 11, 2009 | Reads: 48 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

Faust The Second Time Around by Bwinwnbwi

Faust The Second Time Around

By Bwinwnbwi

For whatever reasons, the past couple days received a splash of hits on my booksie page, which prompted me to see what people are reading. The most reads (hits) were on Faust, one of my first posts. I actually revisited Faust a few years after taking that exam and took another exam on my favorite...

Essay | Updated Dec 1, 2009 | Reads: 216 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: goethe, meaning, mephistopheles, power, ignorance, happiness, tragedy, love, beauty, care, free, country, wisdom, redemption, deed

College Essay Please Read

By Noelle

My english teacher refuses to help me by reading over my college essay, so it would be greatly appreciated if any of you could read my essay and give me feedback as soon as possible. It's a memoir about one of the worst days of my life.

Essay | Updated Nov 23, 2009 | Reads: 8,191 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 0
Tags: essay, death, sad, grandma

The Fourlegged Woman (: Formerly Published) by ecec333

The Fourlegged Woman (: Formerly Published)

By ecec333

This American Woman was born with four legs and two pelves ...

Essay | Updated Nov 23, 2009 | Reads: 159 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: fourlegged, handicapped, woman, mother, double-pelvis

Searching Through The Distant Night: A Personal Essay On Forgotten Wisdom

By Devon Pitlor

Oft-forgotten bits of easily overlooked wisdom from those who have influenced me in life

Essay | Updated Nov 17, 2009 | Reads: 59 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Horace, Joey, Leguay, wisdom, quotations, ideas


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