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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: 9,123 | 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

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

By Devon Pitlor

A personal essay on certain easily overlooked bits of wisdom

Essay | Updated Nov 17, 2009 | Reads: 143 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: personal, essay, joey, leguay, horace, wisdom, quotations

What Drives Me To Write

By John Wyres Smith

A short essay of why I write.

Essay | Updated Oct 30, 2009 | Reads: 81 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: writing, essay, drive

Biograpy Of John Napier

By Blackstarwolf

I SWEAR SOMEONE STEALS THIS I WILL BE MAD!!!!!!!!!!!

Essay | Updated Oct 17, 2009 | Reads: 412 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

Dear Mary by Jossie Deveroux Tchaikovsky

Dear Mary

By Jossie Deveroux Tchaikovsky

This was an essay I made for class. It's an apology-letter to a little girl, built on a short story called The New Girl by mr. Marc Mitchell. It's really great for its length, and deals with racism. My essay got A+ and the teacher read it out loud for the class, so I guess it's good. I hope my su...

Essay | Updated Oct 11, 2009 | Reads: 129 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: racism, children, letter, apology

One Of Life's Greatest Challenges by Nicolina

One Of Life's Greatest Challenges

By Nicolina

An essay on the hardships of being involved in Foster Care.

Essay | Updated Sep 30, 2009 | Reads: 957 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0

Of Losing Myself In The Transkei by Lydia Lament

Of Losing Myself In The Transkei

By Lydia Lament

When I was a child my grandfather would take me to the birthground of my family, sharing with me the splendour of our ancestry.

Essay | Updated Sep 26, 2009 | Reads: 284 | Comments: 6 | Likes: 7
Tags: journal, transkei, reminiscance, childhood, magic

Rachel's Challenge by Jolly Holly

Rachel's Challenge

By Jolly Holly

Rachel Scott was the first person to be killed during the Columbine shooting. Her essay was found in her room. This isn't my essay, it is Rachel's essay. My school want to start the Rachel's Challenge in our school. It is very touching and also very true. Kindness only starts with one person, you...

Essay | Updated Sep 25, 2009 | Reads: 4,778 | Comments: 4 | Likes: 2
Tags: memoir, rachel, challenge, change, breking, the, violence, in, school

Old Souls Ramble On by Alan L Jones

Old Souls Ramble On

By Alan L Jones

Just some things that pass in the night.

Essay | Updated Sep 19, 2009 | Reads: 102 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 1
Tags: odd, lack, of, sleep, crazy, just, tired


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