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What Happened in the Mountains

(a sensationalized account of real-life events: my summer 2009 camping trip) Being woken up twenty minutes early for guard duty was scarier than the nightmare I’d been having. It could mean many things, all bad, all too likely to have … Continue reading

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I have not told you this, but I revisited the garden on several occasions before the time K asked me that question. And although time was compressed and collapsed in my memory, this much was clear to me. It had … Continue reading

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1. “Who the hell do you think you are?”

I was the first freshman in years to find the little garden. You had to go five blocks east to the park, cut across the front of the statue and part some bushes to find the scramble-path down the hill. … Continue reading

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tips for young writers

Discuss the quote: “a tip for young writers: You should live in a tiny room with no internet. The tiny room should be one block from 7-eleven. The internet should exist in a building three blocks from your tiny room. … Continue reading

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