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The everyday and the extraordinary: A short story

Sitting in front of a computer screen in my small bedroom, I don’t feel like I have anything extraordinary to say. I’m an 18-year-old student living in an ordinary city, just as average and insignificant as the next person. Sometimes, I lay in bed at night, pondering my predicament. I’ll
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Plastic flowers: A poem

I like flowers and sunshine and sweet satin dresses, I like blue skies and ocean tides and the seashore it blesses. Poetics of summertime fill sweet in my chest Of hilltops and valleys and blooms which they dressed, And I’m wondering now if these words do sound Like a collection
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Editors’ Note: Mar. 18

This week the Weekender explores a range of creative themes and genres — everything from a popular anime series to the recent rise in popularity of dystopian literature.
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