Pretty Perfect personal narratives Jun 06, 2021

By Jessica Wang

It wasn’t that I didn’t want to go compete - I had perfected my routines, bought a glorious leotard, and even sat on a smelly car that made me dizzy for five hours just to drive to Orlando, Florida - I just had this queasiness, like butterflies were in my stomach, and...

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Untitled personal narratives May 15, 2021

By Mingchen Liu

Before leaving China, I joined the school sports team. As the top sports student in my grade, I participated in major sports competitions on behalf of the school. One race is a 1000-meter running race with a ten relay. I love sports and I hope to achieve outstanding results in...

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The rip of guilt personal narratives Apr 13, 2021

By Mia Zhu

Right now I feel I’m just a placeholder for the next amazing person. You might think I feel dumb or useless being some sort of placeholder. But NO. It’s nothing like that, I feel guilty. I feel bad for my parents working hard for me to have a good life. I feel bad for my...

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Pet Care personal narratives Mar 25, 2021

By Ellie Liu

All animals are important to me, but cats have always been my favorite. The problems with owning a cat are that I’m allergic to them, along with the fact that they will eventually grow old and die. It’s just the way of life. I knoew I would be grief-stricken if I ever got...

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The project personal narratives Mar 24, 2021

By Shuphan Zhao

I should’ve known that working with Fiona wouldn’t help me or our project succeed. I had worked with her before for a science fair, yet we barely got that project done and it looked like a bunch of 1st graders had done it instead of 4th graders. But this time might've...

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A Thoughtless Dream personal narratives Mar 24, 2021

By Alice Luo

    I have always found the thought of lucid dreaming quite appealing. I find controlling my dreams enticing, usually because of my imagination. It’s funny, that my imagination is the one thing motivating and preventing me from lucid dreaming. Life, in my lens,...

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The longest flight ever personal narratives Mar 24, 2021

By Chang Zhi Ma

     Sometimes when you go travelling by plane your flight might be delayed, but have you ever had a situation when a flight became late and then you did not get to board your connecting flight, like a domino? Well probably not, because most people only...

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Scale the fish personal narratives Mar 24, 2021

By Andrey Chu

I had always wanted a pet. I was jealous of the people who had dogs or cats or hamsters. But no matter how much I asked, my mom wouldn’t allow an animal in the house. One day, I heard that my best friend Olivia got a betta fish named Cody. When Olivia got him, he was a baby....

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untitled personal narratives Mar 24, 2021

By Caleb Jia

On a bright and sunny day, my parents and I went to a city fair. The fair had many wonderful things inside. One of the things was a balloon. When I saw the balloon, I immediately fell in love with it. It was a big red “Iron Man” balloon. My dad saw that I liked it, and...

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A messy room personal narratives Mar 23, 2021

By Kristy Liu

It was 9:00 pm in the night when my sister told me and my mom there was a cockroach dead under her bunk bed. My sister wanted to clean her room now.

We went to sleep because we were really tired. The next day, we ate waffles and eggs.

My sister and I discussed cleaning her room and...

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Untitled personal narratives Mar 23, 2021

By Evelyn Yang

Bright sunshine glowed at the top of the sky above the meadow filled with white and yellow flowers; blue and orange butterflies danced across them. Vivid green leaves dangled from the sides as I skipped along the narrow dirt path in the Punta Cana Scape Park near our resort,...

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The spark of my golf life personal narratives Mar 23, 2021

By James Li

It all changed my golfing life , on vacation in San Francisco on the Fourth of July.  It was the year 2015 or 2016 when I was five or six years old.  It was my mom, dad, and me.  I was so excited and I had no patience and was that sure hard to battle.  I was an...

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