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  • Descriptive Essay On Daughter To The Sky

    Daughter to the Sky A non-fiction essay as lived by Cinnamon Spear I was born a daughter to the sky. Vast expanses overhead have become my breath. My family and I would sit amongst prairie hills studded with pine trees, consuming countless sunsets. You could see for miles and miles. The sky would flow from a crisp blue to a subtler shade of purple. Passionate pinks and oranges would come just out of that finally resting upon a vibrant yellow source. I caught myself thinking once, “This looks exactly like a painting.” Yet, I was quick to remember that such a painting could only be based on what was right in front of me since Earth is the original artist. The lower the sun slipped, the more intense the colors became until the horizon swallowed the sun and yellow turned to orange. Slowly, the pink and purple would disappear and you were left with a velvety twilight. I held onto those sunsets as long as I could before fully embracing the black, sparkling sky. The stars were my heroes. After a bad day, you could go outside and lift your head to the cosmos to see them shining for you. After a good day, you could do the same and they would be right there celebrating with you. As a child, I thought we humans should be more like stars, supporting one another no matter what. I loved that every person in the world, no matter their color,…

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  • Emily Carr Beloved As The Sky Analysis

    I first saw Emily Carr’s paintings in a book of great Canadian artists within the library of my Ontario public school. In this book was the painting created in 1935 called Scorned as Timber, Beloved as the Sky. This painting depicts a tall tree rejected as being too spindly for good lumber that is left standing in clearcut forest against the feathered shimmering sky. The painting had a unusually quality that depicts a place that was impossible to go, yet to surrounds Canadian’s everyday the…

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  • Creative Writing: The Sky Was Full Of Stars

    The Sky Was Full of Stars but They Weren’t the Type of Stars You Can Make Wishes On- Sophie Rubenstein A screaming came across the sky. Celeste searched her surroundings but she could not find the star that had fallen. The random, chaotic killings of her fellow stars began approximately two nights prior. The murders shook her constellation to the core. The taking of a life was a human practice. Nothing so violent had happened in her hemisphere for nearly two-thousand years. By nature, Celeste…

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  • The Curious One: A Short Story: Twinkle In The Sky

    Twinkle in the Sky In the dry cold desert one lonely night. A child by the name of The Curious One often questioned the origin or the meaning of everything he came in contact with. As he walked side by side his grandmother also known as The Wise One, he couldn 't help but notice the many things that shined so high in the sky. As he grew up over time he quickly picked up on the fact that the whole village seemed to ask his grandma for her advice. In his eyes she seemed to know everything, from…

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  • Sonny Hickam's October Sky

    As stated by Sonny Hickam, “A rocket won’t fly unless somebody lights the fuse” (419). In the small town of Coalwood, West Virginia, everyday life is completely dependent on the coal mine that seems to consume all its citizens. The book October Sky by Homer Hickam, Jr. is a memoir that centers itself on a family of four making their way through life in the mining town. The family consists of Homer Hickam, the father who is the superintendent of the mine; Jim Hickam; the older brother; Sonny…

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  • Feminism In Homer Hickam's October Sky

    October Sky book by Homer Hickam was a true story about a boy growing up in a small coal-mining town. The book was first released in 1998. In this book, we have acknowledged that women in Coalwood were strong in the 1950’s, and were feminist before the term even existed. Feminism is a personal, social, political, and economical movement that shares a common goal for women’s rights. It’s been said that the term “feminist” did not take place until the 1970’s, but many women were feminist before…

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  • Sailing With The Sun: Painting Analysis

    This landscape painting of Sailing with the Sun, consists of a blend of yellows, oranges, blues, and blacks. It is a large body of water with the setting sun sitting just above of it. There is a little white sail boat in the water sailing towards the shore. You can see the ripples in the water, showing that the wind is slightly blowing across the top. The dark black mountains in the background give depth to the water and allows you to see how big and deep it actually is. The sky is a reflection…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Great Grandma Leonarda

    mother was an amazing seamstress and she was able to make a doll out of old garments. My Nana loved that doll, she would take it with her everywhere she went to, she would even hid it under her dress while she worked. That doll stayed with her even after she got married, unfortunately while she was washing her clothes, it fell down the river and she never saw it again. My Nana worked so much, she wasn’t able to go to school, so she never learned how to read or write. Therefore she didn’t have a…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: Camping With Wolves

    Camping with Wolves My most memorable camping trip Growing up my family went camping a lot. My parents wanted to make sure my brother and I grew up appreciating the outdoors. Of all of the campouts I’ve been on, my favorite was our trip to Mission: Wolf. Mission Wolf, is a wolf sanctuary located in the mountains of southern Colorado. We left our house very early in the morning on a Friday. It was still dark out and the moon and stars were twinkling in the blackness. As we drove, the sky to the…

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  • Research Paper On Plagiarism

    00.0% The uniqueness of the text CREATE ORIGINAL ESSAY desert I arrived in the Abu Dhabi desert, the view amazed me, it was so elegant and mesmerizing that for an instant I forgot about the sweltering heat that penetrated my skin. The sky looked like lashes of water color, with spots of red and blue, and at some points they joined to form a shade of indigo and lilac. There were many spotted clouds above, that filled the sky with their pure white puffiness, but it was the vivid sun that I could…

    Words: 1048 - Pages: 5
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