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Submission #101 (and my final blog post): Why I don't want to look pretty

“Why I don’t want to look pretty”

This is vacation week in the Yarbrough household, and so far, I’ve had a splendid time catching up on sleep, playing outdoors, (watching Christopher) cook delicious and nutritious homemade meals and binge-watching Chris and I’s favorite Netflix TV shows. 1,713 more words

Girls Are Supposed To Be Pretty

Love is ...

Love is many things to many people. It is parental, romantic, and altruistic. It is ethereal. It is perceived. It does no harm. Sometimes it is demanded, taken and kept, and almost always earned and freely given. 90 more words

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Mrs. J. -- A Good Soul

           It never ceases to amaze me how beautiful and good we humans can be to each other. Mrs. J. is retired. She is a buxom African-American woman with a broad smile who works part time in a charter school as an assistant librarian. 1,280 more words

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50 Shades, the movie-a review by Fyrecurl

50 Shades, the movie, comes through with powerful performances by both of the leads. The book by E.L. James, though flawed by some mediocre writing, resembles literary novels in its creation of interesting and vulnerable characters that are memorable. 139 more words

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Dirty Laundry (an excerpt)

Blue, blue, blue, there was always so much blue in his eyes that when he looked at me and I stared back, it was almost like looking up at the sky on a clear day. 347 more words

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A Better Life to Come

The wind is howling outside my window, and you popped into my head, awoke me from a sound but restive sleep. How you crawled into my bed with me I’ll never know. 129 more words

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