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  • Hey Buddy!
    It is your secret writing pal! ~Emily 😉
    I like the topics of your pieces….Important stuff.
    I hope you have a great weekend! :)))))))
    -Emily Rick

  • Hi Andrew,

    You have an interesting point of view. I’ve heard of arguments for the use of swear words but never in this way. You also have nice depth into your views and a strong voice in your writing. I have to disagree with you however. I believe we should have swear words. Just because they are “bad” they caring more meaning and can spice…Read More

  • Hi Zahra!

    Awesome selection of books. I have read four out of five of them and I loved them all. I need a new book so thanks for the suggestion of The Cay. I have never heard of it. I think I will read it next. Your summary skills are great too. And thanks for posting this list. I know a lot of people who don’t like reading but they have to. I…Read More

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    Emily commented on the post, Being present

    Hi Miguel,

    This was a great piece. I completely agree with you. I am starting a piece on kindness for my lit class. I strongly believe that kindness is the way to a good life. People so often get distracted by their wants and their technology. Putting that aside and helping one another, even as simple as making someone smile, can change people’s…Read More

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    Emily commented on the post, Acceptance


    This was a beautiful poem. There was so much meaning and fight in so few words. You have a gift and I hope you continuing writing. I would love to read some more of your pieces. Do you have any tips for writing poetry? I am working on improving mine.

    Thanks, Emily

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