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  • Sometimes In Other Dreams
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    Then she looked at me. I thought that she was looking at me for the first time. But then, when she turned around behind the lamp and I kept feeling her slippery and oily look in back of me, over my shoulder, I understood that it was I who was looking at her for the first time. I lit a cigarette. I took a drag on the harsh, strong smoke, before spinning in the chair, balancing on one of the rear legs. After that I saw her there, as if she'd been standing beside the lamp looking at me every night....
  • Sarah And Nats Mum
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    Nat slowly reached for the tap. The shiny silver colour was smothered with large fingerprints. Before her fingers touched the tap she covered her hand with her sleeve. She turned it stiffly. Water trickled out. She observed her sleeve, noticing dark grey dust. She placed her hands under the running water. Red liquid appeared in the grey, smeared, filthy sinks. Stepping back she looked at her wet hands. No red liquid remained. She looked closer for a wound. A cut. A scratch. Anything. The tap sto...
  • Perfect Moment The Word
    671 words
    Coming Out I stood there gazing at my reflection in the mirror, anxiously awaiting his arrival. Everything had to be perfect. I had spent weeks preparing for tonight. This was the night that Gary and I decided to reveal our true feelings for one another. We had kept our homosexuality a secret from everyone and decided that the Senior Prom would be the best time to come out of the closet. The sound of the doorbell caused my forehead to bead with sweat. I opened the door; Gary stood there wearing ...
  • Equal In The Eyes Of God
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    Matthew 5-7 Reaction Paper Matthew 5-7 is better known as the Beatitudes. The Beatitudes are sets of rules that God gives us to abide by. There are a lot of different rules, but they can be condensed very easily. They tell us that people that suffer here on Earth will prosper up in Heaven. If we are persecuted for speaking his word or out of love for him we will be great fully rewarded. That we should use the gifts God gave us to thier full potential and praise God's name with them. It also cove...
  • Alice Walker
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    Many writers choose to write memoirs about terrible incidents that changed their lives. Alice Mal senior Walker is one of those writers. She was born on February 8, 1944 in Eatonton, Georgia. She considers her life to be very successful for several reasons. Walker graduated from high school as valedictorian. She was involved with the civil rights movement in Mississippi where she lived for seven years. During that time she also got married to a lawyer and had her daughter Rebecca. From an early ...
  • Vessels In The Back Of The Eye
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    Seeing the Vessels of the Retina Have you ever seen a doctor look into a patient's eye with an instrument called an 'ophthalmoscope'? The instrument lights up the inside of the eye and magnifies the vessels of the retina in the rear of the eye. This gives the doctor an idea about how healthy you are as he looks a tall the vessels in the back of your eye. HYPOTHESIS I wanted to know if a person could see the blood vessels in the back of their own eye without using the instrument that the doctor u...
  • Lucy's Situation
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    Paper #2 Lamott's statement about acceptance provides the writers with an understanding of being able to acknowledge who they are in the inside, as well an understanding how society views them on the outside. The experiences of Walker, Grealy, and Daum all relate strongly to Lamotts statement about surrendering to one's situation. Walker, Grealy, and Daum all encountered uncomfortable situations, which in the end, all had to learn to live with and overcome their insecurities. Alice Walker grew u...
  • Back At The Girls Eye
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    LINK TOUCHCOMMERCIALo Guy walks into a caf'e / bar with a carry on case A girl takes a look at him (A quick close up shot) o A wide shot that shows that there are three (3) girls in the caf'e looking at him while he is sitting down There is a MS (Medium Shot) of the girl that is in a red dress starring at the mano The camera goes to the map with a CU (Close Up Shot) the direction that he is headed too While he moves his finger the girl in the red dress that is starring at him is sweating but he ...
  • Brendan And Tallulah
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    Wild Flower... ". But father I love him!" said Tallulah, which means running water, and ran out of the tepee. Tallulah ran and ran not seeing the way. Tears were coming from her big brown eyes, passing soft pink cheeks, falling to the ground. She knew that she will never see her father again. There was love in her heart for him however the other feeling took over. Tallulah fell on the ground where green soft grass welcomed her beautiful small body that was gasping for air. Silk long black as a w...
  • Red Apples From The Orchard
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    Description After the party was over the noise was tremendously loud everybody was walking on top of each other like alligators on top of each other fighting over a fish. The walkthrough was full of foots steps chasing each other one after the other. Mr. Capulet was waiving to everyone and saying thank you for coming with most devilish smile I've ever seen with his polish sword in the side of him waiting to strike like a furious tiger waiting to hunt down his prey. Lady Capulet gossiping with th...
  • Eyes
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    In the 1600's, in a small town in a market place, in a time when religion was the only base of all morals among people, and the government worked on behalf of god. A small town is filled with commotion after a woman has been prosecuted and sentenced with punishment for adultery. Her punishment is to bear a Scarlet letter, an 'A'; on her bosom, for the rest of her living days. The woman has born a child who she is always seen with, whom is her one and only companion. Years after the sentence, the...
  • Bass Looks
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    Description paper You can describe an object a few ways. Depending on what that object is, you have to decide on the best manner of analyzing it. If you were describing a musical instrument like a bass or guitar, the physical description might be sufficient. However, to a musician there's a lot more to it. Sitting in a music stand in the corner of a room right now is a bass. This bass looks very simple to the eye, but actually has a lot more detail than you think. To the normal eye, someone sees...
  • My Father In The Eyes
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    Personal EssayAllyssa AshlineEnglish day 1 125-28-01 It was a Sunday evening around 6 o'clock or so, one of the many Sunday evenings where I would cruise around with my father in the car. Though this wasn't just any ordinary Sunday sightseeing excursion with dad. We stopped at a red light, and without much enthusiasm observed the pedestrians. A woman, as she walked, fixed the white lacey gossamer slip of her dress. It dragged out of her skirt, obviously making her feel self-conscious. A short, s...
  • Trough The Crack In The Kitchen Door
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    The clock, left in the family house for more than a few generations, announced noon. Noon witch as long as they remembered was used for nothing more than a sit down with a spouse, close neighbor or a passer bye, the coffee hour. Cracking beneath a strongly knitted carpet announced the arrival of a person while knock on the porch door announced the arrival of a neighbor. The strong but pleasant smell of freshly grounded coffee occupied the house in witch the time has stopped ticking some fifty to...
  • Saint George Killing The Dragon
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    Rui a Mohammad 10/24/03 Two Paintings The two paintings that I seen at the art institute of Chicago were Saint Martin and the beggar and Saint George killing the Dragon. Saint Martin and the beggar was by El Greco and it was done on 1597. Saint George Killing the dragon was done by Martorell was done in 1430. El Greco did this painting on oil and canvas that had a wooden strip added at the bottom. The image of Martin and the horse and the beggar are positioned in the foreground. Even if the colo...
  • To God Mum Dad Grandma
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    How to Become a Successful Liar Fact: people lie about 30 per cent of the time in a social interaction that lasts more than 10 minutes, one study shows. Another expert says people lie five to eight times a day, and 95 per cent of those liars get caught out! If you don't want to be the one caught out, follow these rules. First of all, always maintain eye contact. You know when mothers say: 'I know you " re lying because you " re not looking at me in my eyes. ' Next time you lie to your mother, lo...
  • Judgemental Of Other People
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    Tisch School of the Arts Writing the Essay MW, 11: 00 Wesley Webb Mirrors X osha Roque more We are all brought into the world the same way, innocent, naive, guile and unaware. The only things we know are these which we are taught. We are brought into this world to be influenced by our surroundings and in turn to let our surroundings shape our character. As young children we are free of inhibitions and worries. We are self-centered in the sense that we don't care how our actions affect other peop...
  • Jim's Left Hand
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    He was always punctual, at least for his own agenda. Each evening Jim would run through the forest just for fun. This summer night was no exception. The night had grown dark but he was not worried, for he knew the woods well. He sped across an old beaten path and glided over rotten old fallen trees. The damp air was wonderful, he thought, because he could run and never get too hot, and if he kept running he'd never get too cold. This forest was made mostly of pine trees, and the needles put a bo...
  • Nest At My Best Tree
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    A bird was flying through a forest and had very luckily and eventually found his best tree to build a nest to stay, to enjoy and to love in his lifetime. When he flied towards the tree with great happiness and hope, he was shot ruthlessly, however. But the shoot didn't cause an immediate death to the bird. And he asked why he couldn't be shot early – before he had found his best tree. ' I don't fear death, but I fear the death with regret's aid the bird. The bird was looking at his best tr...
  • Mirror
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    She stood there, staring in disbelief at her reflection. Could the person looking back at her from the mirror really be herself? She ran her fingers through her long dark hair and sighed. Her hair felt stringy, greasy even. She turned on the faucet and ran some cold water in the sink, splashing some on her face. She'd been crying and her once sparkling green eyes were red and bloodshot. Her milk-like pale skin looked washed out instead of radiant and flawless like usual. She closed her eyes for ...

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