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I am Greater than Grades

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Every student’s worst fear: receiving mail the day after school ends and seeing that long-dreaded letter, your report card. Many of us fear this moment because of the uncertainty that lies beneath the mysterious envelope. What will my parents think of me? Was I smart enough this year? Hopefully, I…

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A Broken Smile

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A smile is easy to conjure  It’s like a Halloween mask  Hiding in the shadows  Creeps a girl with one task  She’s scared of what lurks  Behind her walls of black  But over time she notices  She’s fallen through the cracks Her mirror stands still  While she stands quivering  She’s…

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One Day

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Two Butterflies, lost in the wind Only to be found by each other   A bond between a parent and child is unbreakable, unconditional, it can’t be compared to anything else in this world. Or so they say. They never leave your side. Making sure you learn everything you could….

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A Wanderer’s True Path

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There once was a wanderer, burdened by constant distraction, for the world in which they traveled, that had once brought endless discovery, manifested a face without joy or satisfaction, and with their every step, their dreams, their hopes, their desires, were disintegrated from their being, as chaos continuously overtook their…

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Mental Health in Art

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Piece: Stuck in the Clouds  Date: September 1, 2020 Medium: Pencil This piece represents the feeling of battling with your own thoughts. When dealing with bad days people tend to be “in their heads” about their worries, and many brush it off as “zoning out” or having your “head in…

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Emergence

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Every day, I would arise to see the same comforting opalescent white walls of the humble sanction that I call my room. Following this, I would slide the window adjacent to my bed to allow for some quick air, and then hurriedly prepare for the school day.  That was then….

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