Autumn

This was one of my college admissions essays. ---                Smells of autumn paint the leaves with orange, rust, and golden hues. Swirling tendrils of whispering wind play about the tip of my nose. I hug my jacket tighter around my body and breathe in the deep warmth of sunshine. Eyes closed, my chin naturally … Continue reading Autumn

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Looking Down from Above

This was also a writing assignment on the war novel, All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque for my tenth grade English class.   Looking Down from Above (Perspective from a German WWI soldier) Don’t give up. Don’t give up. Think of Susan back at home. It’s almost over. I repeat these thoughts … Continue reading Looking Down from Above