Monthly Archives: January 2012

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    Christian Ward

    Posted on January 30, 2012 by in Uncategorized

    Alone, I walked into the modern, black-walled restaurant I covered my sadness with make-up The pretentious restaurant smelled of seafood I joined a dating club because of my terrible luck with men   I did not know what to expect I was as terrified as a child entering school for the very first time I […]

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    When We Became Sisters

    Posted on January 30, 2012 by in Uncategorized

    It was a summer to remember It was a summer beginning a friendship   I’ll never forget wherever that brick school was The fresh beauty bark looked devilishly red like a garden of ripe tomatoes We walked around in the ninety degree heat We took millions of pictures We savored our time together   We […]

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    Life Thoughts

    Posted on January 30, 2012 by in Uncategorized

    This section of my blog emulates that of Carrie Bradshaw’s column. Here, I will write about my observations of life, love, and friendship. Occasionally, I may throw in a rant.   Enjoy! -Caroline

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    Which?

    Posted on January 29, 2012 by in Uncategorized

    Well, I will be honest. I am starting a novel. I am almost finished. But I’m not sure if this is the one I should use for this blog. I have the beginnings of another novel, which is a fantasy and mystery piece. What should I use? This has been an ongoing dilemma. -Caroline

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    “The Odyssey” is Important

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    Finalist: “The Importance of The Odyssey,” published in Believing in Greatness (Elder & Leemaur, 2007) In the epic tale of The Odyssey, Homer writes, “It is tedious to tell again tales already plainly told.” Since the publishing of The Odyssey many centuries ago, other authors have been emulating stories that can loosely be based off […]

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    Dances in the Wind

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    They dance in the wind To forbid the bad spirit In time, it will go.

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    Original Myth

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    This is a Greek god myth I created! -Caroline   Poseidon, god of the sea, loved adding to his kingdom. He was very powerful but also greedy, quarrelsome, and aggressive. One day, out of the blue, Poseidon decided he needed a queen to help him rule. Zeus, god of the sky, introduced his brother to […]

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    Saving Molly Smith

    Posted on January 29, 2012 by in Uncategorized

    This is one of my favorite stories. I wrote this at Duke University’s Creative Writers’ Workshop. The format might be a little odd, but that’s merely because it is meant to be a screenplay! -Caroline   FADE IN:   INT. MOLLY SMITH’S BEDROOM – NIGHT   MOLLY SMITH, a pulchritudinous eighteen-year-old blond, lays on her […]

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    It’s All Leading to Demise

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    To celebrate her employment freedom, she decided to go out that night. She sits in the bar and pours drink after drink into her body as if she was downing merely water. But she doesn’t quit; she gulps her vodka and tonic without a care. “The bar is closing, Bev,” the bartender tells her. He […]

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    The Best Two Weeks of My Life

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    It began as a day at camp A place a million miles from home Durham, North Carolina Our smiles were meek Our smiles searched for a friend And so it began The best two weeks of my life   We wrote stories From poetry to playwriting to critical writing We analyzed the craft We fell […]

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