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My life has not been extraordinary. I have not suffered outside the realms of the normal human experience. I have only been confronted by grief and loss as we all have or will, and I do not carry heartache with me. 1,234 more words


Turning the Magic Into a Memoir

Writers’ lives are never ordinary. Either they write about their own lives because they are different and interesting, or they write about other lives and events because they have the gift of observation and are so intensely curious that they pay close attention to details in a way that most do not. 625 more words

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The Little (Wannabe) Princess


I loved princesses and dancers as a child because they were pretty. I especially loved Ginger Rogers, with her blond bouncy hair and big twirly dresses.   816 more words


A Surreptitious Wife

“Stage actors have to support each other,” he said, “because they’ll never make any money.” When he found himself without an apartment, Justin asked if I wanted to find one with him. 1,073 more words


I must stop this whole thing! Why, for twenty-nine years I’ve put up with it now. I must stop this relationship from coming… but how? And he thought. 725 more words


Death Be Not Proud

Recently, I watched the movie “Wit” (2001) for a class I’m taking at my university. We were meant to use the film as the basis for an essay in which we were to critique various aspects of the health care system. 565 more words


Memoir: Meneladani Siti Hajar

Sungguh, kematian tak pernah gagal untuk menginsafkan.

Usai berhalaqah kecil dirumah,
Sementara menunggu masuknya Isya’,
Kami dikejutkan dengan suatu panggilan,

Kematian ayahandanya seorang teman.

Dan tika menerima berita itu, 271 more words