mark william mills
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An essay on my most recent visit with my grandmother and how we failed to connect within the branded space of a chain restaurant.
AnneP
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Cut Deep and Travel Far is essay. It attempts to blend familiar forms--creative nonfiction, collage, poetry, and contemplative essay--into what is being called "hybrid" essay, a new form.
mark william mills
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A brief essay on despair and the need to keep going in spite of it.
Kedzie
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This is not a horror story. It's actually a sweet story. Inspired by recent essay submissions, and by Brooke's mention in Rolling Stone, I decided to revisit and finish an essay started years ago.
mark william mills
In: Essay 7 reviews
As an unexpected loss sinks in, our workaholic protagonist learns that cynicism can't protect against pain.
mark william mills
In: Essay 5 reviews
A son who puts his dad on a pedestal deals with abandonment and suicide. Years later, someone lost comes up who can make it all right. Only but that takes a two-person lift.
mark william mills
In: Essay 7 reviews
Because I wanted to write about love.
Bellbird
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Adapted from memoir scribblings, this essay takes the form of a letter to the narrator's father.
Dorothy Rice
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Narrative nonfiction recalling a childhood friendship and a moment when the narrator realizes that her friend has matured in ways that she has not.
graceday
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This was originally a piece I wrote for a class when prompted with Chloe Caldwell's "Underground." Exploring a new format of creative non-fiction.
freshjaclyn
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Written in reaction to a prompt on Childhood Fears, this essay recalls a portion of memories regarding life in an alcoholic home with one child and one parent.
Patrick Moloney
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A essay about my experience in Dallas during the police killings and my views on racism
Aname Isanameisaname
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Personal Essay about a life-defining body issue, first impressions and life-altering experiences.
RosieToesAmarose
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A woman is frustrated with the behavior of migrant workers living next door to her.
Bonnie Johnson
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Personal Essay written for a non-fiction class. Takes a brief snapshot of the struggles of teen depression
sooz
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A personal essay exploring identity, past-trauma, and family.
Ronzermonster
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2005-2015: A condensed history of my music recording career.
Desiree Simons
In: Essay 6 reviews
This is a creative nonfiction piece that was written to address the theme, "Waiting." It reveals my post surgery experience while waiting for pain medication.
toujoursgai
In: Essay 5 reviews
Brief scenes from a 2-year period of my life when I lived in Austin, TX.
Ronzermonster
In: Essay 3 reviews
Friends help friends do the things they love.
dstntp1lgr1m
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This is what happens when sibling rivalry becomes retail intervention.
toujoursgai
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A short essay about finding a happy moment on a psych ward.
J Maynard Quimby
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James and Gabriel's paths cross in an unlikely way in a story where an improbable friendship develops, where seeming ironies abound, and where the supernatural cannot be denied.
J Maynard Quimby
In: Essay 5 reviews
There are many reasons I identify with my native Southland, but it's the language that makes me feel most at home.
A.F. Tueme
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Gaining pride of heritage through grieving a loved one's death.