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A Simple Yet Complex Philosophy

By Mnicorata

A journal entry I wrote a long time ago but I believe it holds some truth in my own personal philosophy of life, and it entails what I believe in thoroughly. When I go back and read it, it still holds with me as if I inspired my own self.

Essay | Updated Nov 7, 2014 | Reads: 15 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: personal, memoirs, philosophy, humanism, nature, life, liberty, happiness, hope

Tahiti, Timeless Paradise

By Embridge

I was about to make a life-changing journey from safe little New Zealand to meet the man of my dreams. This story relates the first step, a much looked forward-to, 3 day stopover in the magical isle of Tahiti. All did not quite go as I had imagined...

Essay | Updated Nov 5, 2014 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: tahiti, stopover, hut, hotel, te, puna, bel, air

Lonely And Overwhelmed

By h00tywh0

This is really not meant for other people to read. I needed to write this. Just a brief story of the mistakes and choices I have made over the last 7 years. If you want to read it feel free, but you probably will not finish it.

Essay | Updated Oct 30, 2014 | Reads: 30 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

Sober

By Ceegee

Sobriety is a fucking monster.

Essay | Updated Oct 26, 2014 | Reads: 81 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: sober, death, memoir, essay, true, life

Panic

By Forcollegeapplications

This is my memoir, "Panic", published on this site for my college applications.

Essay | Updated Oct 24, 2014 | Reads: 32 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

Sink Or Swim

By Quinn Halleck

A personal statement written to express my view on life.

Essay | Updated Oct 14, 2014 | Reads: 47 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

Update From New York City

By Patricia Mcgurk Martin

Copy of My Correspondence to a Family Member for My Public Record (and Personal Safety) Dear Ada, why do you think I am choosing a difficult path? I don't feel I have chosen any of my life, that I really am fighting for the right to live it at all, let alone in freedom without brutal coercion fr...

Essay | Updated Oct 8, 2014 | Reads: 12 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: personal, memoir, patricia, louise, mcgurk

Overcoming Deafness by Jacob Cheek

Overcoming Deafness

By Jacob Cheek

This essay is about cover coming adversity and facing my fears

Essay | Updated Oct 6, 2014 | Reads: 27 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: college, essay

A Change Of Heart by Keeganherschel

A Change Of Heart

By Keeganherschel

It's been a while since you last saw her, but it still hurts. You question why you can't just be left alone, but you don't want to let go of the chance. Love is painful, as is letting go, and being stuck in between is a horrendous feeling.

Essay | Updated Oct 6, 2014 | Reads: 55 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: love, romance, breakup, recovery, therapy, change

"Careers"

By Saraoliviak

A few things I did in the "old" days.

Essay | Updated Sep 21, 2014 | Reads: 34 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

9003 Feet by Huntedtornado

9003 Feet

By Huntedtornado

This memoir is of when I scaled a mountain in New Mexico.

Essay | Updated Sep 5, 2014 | Reads: 40 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: mountain, philmont, challenge

Spice

By Nontimebomala

A short essay on the impact of owning a pet.

Essay | Updated Aug 29, 2014 | Reads: 75 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: family, love, cats, memoir, memories, pets, personal, essay

A Day In The Life Of A Chicago Teenager, 1959 by charlenewexler1

A Day In The Life Of A Chicago Teenager, 1959

By charlenewexler1

A teen girl works in her dad's pharmacy one day in 1959--thinking about boys, dealing with the changes in the community, and doing her job--until a strange development makes this no ordinary day.

Essay | Updated Aug 26, 2014 | Reads: 95 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: nostalgia, chicago, 1959, drug, store, pharmacy, teen, teen, girl, teenager

The Plastic World

By Jamie Lee

In this essay, I write imaginatively about a memory I have of a game I used to play as a child. I hope in this essay to reveal process some of my early creative and psychological instincts at a juncture in my life when everything is about to change.

Essay | Updated Aug 23, 2014 | Reads: 100 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

Re-Runs On Friday Nights by Coolmike

Re-Runs On Friday Nights

By Coolmike

This Saturday morning was different though. I look at myself in the mirror while I brush my teeth and think of how I've been spending the last two years of life, living out the same scene week after week. I felt like a mouse on his running wheel. Watching the same rerun over and over again to th...

Essay | Updated Aug 16, 2014 | Reads: 53 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: romance, lonely, love, truth, one, night, stands


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