A Mile Goes A Long Way personal narratives Dec 08, 2020
By Young
 
My heart was racing. My legs were rubber in its finest form. My mind was spinning in constant circles. I monstrously sped up for the last few hundred meters. It was the moment I’d been waiting for for ages. It had only got to me that I was alive when I passed the white...
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My First Ping Pong Experience personal narratives Aug 29, 2020
By Prince X.
 
When I was six, my schedule changed, and there was a big gap between my Chinese class that ended at 1:30 and my Kung Fu class that ended at 4:30 at Hua Xia Chinese School. I didn’t know what to do in the first week, so I just waited around in the cafeteria while I...
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Racing in the Rain personal narratives Aug 29, 2020
By Jeanne L.
 
I stared out the window and watched the tiny droplets of water drip down the glass. As the bus parked at Tawasentha Park, my cross country team filed out. When I stepped out of the bus, I saw my breath turn into steam in the cold air. The water immediately soaked my...
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Wishes personal narratives Aug 29, 2020
By Dorothy Z.
 
My aquamarine floatie struggles to keep me afloat as my arms and legs flail about. The smile on my face slowly grows as I go deeper and deeper into the vast turquoise waters. Raindrops bounce off the ocean surface and fill the air with an unpleasant, dank odor. The...
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Cooking at Home personal narratives Aug 29, 2020
By Julia X.
 
My first time in the kitchen was when I was seven years old. At that time, I could only watch my parents saute the cabbages, bok choy, and broccoli and smell the delicious pork belly on the hot iron pan from the living room. Occasionally, I would help my parents wash the...
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The Horror of The Bee personal narratives Aug 29, 2020
By Anthony Z.
 
It was a lovely day in Greenville, New York. I slouched on our black, fluffy sofa and watched some funny internet videos on my phone. I wasn’t paying much attention to our small backyard brimming with delicious green pear trees. It was spring, and our pear trees...
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Answer: Love Myself personal narratives Aug 29, 2020
By Catherine S.
 
I knew I should go; I knew I should be out in the pool, practicing with everyone else at six in the morning, but my motivation was dwindling. I couldn’t bring myself to face everyone the way I was, so I instead was curled up in bed.
 
I cried. Just a...
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Mystery Girl personal narratives Aug 29, 2020
By Sarah S.
 
Going to school in Beijing was an unforgettable, mysterious adventure. I had a lot of fun going to school there. Laughing with friends on Saturdays, sneaking candy into class on weekdays, and working together with classmates on group projects. Now that I think about it,...
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Facing My Fears at Piano Competition personal narratives Aug 29, 2020
By Tiffany Z.
 
Peering out of the dirty car window and into the harsh and blinding sun, I could feel the steady thrum of the car engine, so calming and different from the violent and chaotic thoughts and doubts swimming in my head.
 
Was I accidentally going to go quicker...
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My Not-So-Horrible-Experience at Carolina Creek Christian Camp personal narratives Aug 28, 2020
By Annie Z.
 
“Swoosh.” The car zoomed past buildings varying in sizes. I stared diligently into the distance, silently tapping my finger on the transparent window. This slightly broke the thick silence that previously drifted lazily in the atmosphere. After riding in a car...
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The Day My Brother Left personal narratives Aug 28, 2020
It was the night before he left, and I could not sleep. It was 11:56 PM, and I was rolling around in my bed, shuffling the pillow around so my head could get into a comfortable position. I had been trying as hard as I could for about an hour, but my mind was racing. I kept thinking about...
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The Great Mosquito Invasion of 2019 personal narratives Aug 28, 2020
By Hannah S.
 
“EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!” I screeched.
 
A small black dot zoomed past my ear at the speed of light. I whirled around to find that a pesky mosquito had landed on the roof, far from my reach. My roommate, Izzy, was...
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