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To Deployment

Mack Cox

November 17, 2017


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For all those who have served From the first fight   To deployment in Syria and Iraq   We've produced   Loyal,  Dedicated,  Fearless,  Troops. You've sacrificed and gambled with your lives. For what? All Americans have been born into a free country All at your expense...

I Meet Steve Jobs (Part 1)

McKayla Cross

November 16, 2017


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I woke up on a spaceship. I don’t know how I ended up on there, but I did. I floated over to the immensely complicated controls. “Oh dear…” I muttered as I looked down at all the gadgets and buttons. Someone touched my shoulder. I whipped my head around, only to see the creator of Apple, Steve Jobs. ...

Things Change

Lilly Mahon

November 16, 2017


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Things change every day even if we want them to stay the same Everything around me changes every second of every day   The clock ticks as time goes by The sky changes as the sun rises and sets The weather doesn't stay the same My classes change too Things change &nbs...

Think

Think

Julia Lindo

November 16, 2017


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My heart aches Ever since you broke it in a thousand pieces But since then I’ve tried to mend it I wander through the deepest part of my mind And place a picture of you there I try to forget you But I can’t get you out of my head The image of you finds its way back Everything I look at i...

Belfast Resident Authors Book

Belfast Resident Authors Book

Julia Lindo

November 16, 2017


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Reasons for Atonement is a Christian book written by Wendy Lindo. It describes the true duty of humanity: to bring to light the existence of God. All people deal with anger, feelings of inferiority, and worry. If you practice religious faith, you can deal with those kinds of issues. This book is a direct path...

Veteran’s Day Poems

Veteran’s Day Poems

Gabriel Lindo, Julia Lindo, Nathaniel Hurd, and Dominik Becker

November 2, 2017


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Your Body Your feet have walked on the grounds of the jungle the deserts and on the roads of cities around the world.   Your hands have done things that no common man would imagine.   Your shoulders have taken the impact of rifles.   You have develo...

Jack the Ripper

Jack the Ripper

McKayla Cross

November 2, 2017


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You may have seen the story of Jeff The Killer, a teenager who loses his sanity, cuts his eyelids off and a smile from cheek to cheek, with his signature quote: “Go To Sleep.” Or maybe you read the novel “Silence Of The Lambs” where a psychiatrist named Dr. Hannibal Lecter is actually a serial kil...

Reviews of Phantom of The Opera: Two Opinions

Reviews of Phantom of The Opera: Two Opinions

Julia Lindo and Sarah Lindo

November 2, 2017


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What’s a musical, romance, drama, and thriller all in one? The Phantom of the Opera. There are many versions of this movie, but the best is Joel Schumacher’s take on it. He based it on Andrew Lloyd Webber’s ideas. About thirteen years ago (2004), this masterpiece hit theatres. I watched the movi...

Boundaries

Boundaries

Julia Lindo

November 2, 2017


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Keep away A long, long distance As far as the endless river goes, That’s where you should be As far as a lonely desert Where I can’t see As far as the quietest echo So I can’t hear Stay away For a long, long time The end of eternity sounds pretty nice Obviar, ...

Film Review: The Butler

Film Review: The Butler

Sarah Lindo

October 19, 2017


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If you are wanting to watch a slightly humorous, emotional, and inspirational movie, The Butler  is the number one movie for that. This movie features my favorite actor Forest Whitaker; he stars and plays his best. I have always loved Forest Whitaker; he can play any role and master it. His acting is ...

Student Novel Inspired by 2001: A Space Odyssey

Student Novel Inspired by 2001: A Space Odyssey

McKayla Cross

October 19, 2017


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     I am writing a novel in my spare time. The novel so far has nine chapters, but Chapter Nine is not done. I first started in April or May of last year. The plot is that HAL 9,000, the main villain of 2001: A Space Odyssey, has been reactivated, and it’s up to me, Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, and...

A Truly Special Thanks

A Truly Special Thanks

Julia Lindo

October 9, 2017


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You’re aberrant, Unique and different from the rest. Holding you in my arms makes me feel so blessed. You’re amazing, Interesting and so entertaining. Every time I look at you, you seem understanding Understanding of my grief, misery, and despair. Weaved in your words are statements sh...

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