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Retribution: Chapter 7

Rachel Lesch
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A few days later, Eulalie approached Augustin again in the courtyard. "Shouldn't you be in school?" He asked her. "I skipped today." she answered nonchalantly. "You shouldn't do that." "Why? You didn'...

The Greatest Love Story That Never Happened - Part III

Matt Croyle
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PART III Read Part I here, and Part II here. DECEMBER 30, 2016 (Continued) L: :) By the way... I meant omg as in I like that picture! M: I really like it, too. So, at some point over the next few days...

When He Dated Someone with Anxiety

Karla
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Nelson was the most popular guy in his highschool. Even though it was a big town, he was still known all over. He got to skip class, go to all the parties on Friday and Saturday nights, and have all h...

Marco

Lara Alice
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Then, to my surprise, I met Marco. I was going for lunch every day at the canteen from the University of Amsterdam, and so was he. He had been smiling at me and me at him. We just couldn’t ignore each...

Shine

Lara Alice
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So I was just there, standing with my bike near the entrance of a building, not knowing what to do next, when I saw this blond guy coming out of an elevator, with a bike, and my very first impression was that I knew him, but I couldn’t remember where from. I must have stared at him a bit awkwardly, and so he stared at me too, smiling very much, don’t ask me why, as if he was seeing something quite amazing instead of me. I smiled back, and just as he was passing me by with his bike, the cloth on ...

Retribution Chapter 6

Rachel Lesch
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Augustin was of a rather changeable temperament. The smallest misfortune could put him in the worst sort of mood but any bit of luck could send his spirits in the other direction just as extremely. A ...

Retribution: Chapter 5

Rachel Lesch
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One did not have to be a fortune teller to be able to tell Marianne how her day would go, but the young man’s prediction echoed in her ears. Whether or not he had just been guessing, he had described ...

Gil

Lara Alice
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The next summer my brother Levi became eighteen and left the house to go and live in Pearl’s old apartment with our cousin Rio. I was only fifteen, and couldn’t do much about it. It became really depr...

Retribution: Chapter 4

Rachel Lesch
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“Do you know of anyone who might be hiring for the day?” Augustin asked a man working at a newspaper kiosk by the river, who was just opening up. The man read all of the newspapers, especially the job...

I Will Not Feel Obligated to Quit Living My Life

Jamie Bush
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I understand your life changed, for the better of course. You and your now husband made a beautiful, early-on, mistake, as we have called it, and you created this amazing little life that I call my ni...

The First Time Someone Fell in Love with Me

Karla
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There actually is a fear of falling in love. It's called philophobia. This is more than just being too shy of having a crush. It's when someone has an actual disorder of even giving love a chance. I w...

Maybe Sometime

Bridget Meier
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"Cath, I'm not that kind of guy." I said, eyeing the woman. "Especially because Aeron is my best friend." Cath was also my best friend, but she was like one of the guys. Her girlfriend, Sabriel or Bri...

Seeing Alice in the Mirrors

Lara Alice
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The following years were very complicated for my family. My mother moved to Amsterdam, the little town full of canals and bridges in Holland, and had a little girl called Branca with her new husband J...

Retribution: Chapter 3

Rachel Lesch
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On a Friday evening in May, Charles Prideaux and his brother in law Jules Martin went to the Palais Garnier to see the Paris Opera Ballet perform Sleeping Beauty. When the two men arrived in their box...

Furry and Feathery Children

AJ Lee Young
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I am a 20-year-old lesbian woman, in college, and have been in an on-again-off-again relationship with another woman. For as long as I can remember, I've always known, no matter who I was with, I want...

The Fear Within

Stacey Jimenez
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Getting ready for work. I've taken a shower, gotten dressed and brushed my teeth. It's a typical Tuesday afternoon. I feel like today is going to be a good day. I say this while in the comfort of my o...