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Prompted By 9/11

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We watched the events of 9/11 with a kind of detached horror, since we didn’t personally know any of the victims. Or did we?
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The Electoral College, Redux by
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Written in response to Article II, Section 1
It’s not just the outcome I’m unhappy with. It's also undemocratic.
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Secret Sauce by
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Prompted By Drive-Ins

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Written in response to Forbidden Fruit
The sauce was a perfect blend of mayonnaise, summer vacation, Tom Terrific, rainbows, and ambrosia.
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It Doesn’t Have a Name Yet by
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We wore multiple hats because we had to, but we also thought we could do anything and no one was there to tell us we couldn’t.
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Sharpshooter by
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Prompted By Camp

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I owned my share of toy guns as a kid, but when it came to the real thing I was chickenshit.
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The Pixies Three by
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Prompted By Concerts

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The drab, cavernous room reeked of sweat and hormones. Then the DJ mounted the steps to the stage.
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Catching the Waves by
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Prompted By The Beach

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"It's really a blast," I wrote in my travel diary. That was high praise in 1966.
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Upon Reaching the Age of Three, by Myron Unger by
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Prompted By Father's Day

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Upon reaching the age of three, what does a little boy expect from his dad?
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Surfin’ Safari by
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In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, all of them ending with a tumble into the surf.
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Appetite by
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Prompted By Altered States

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He took a bite and chewed it, slowly and deliberately, as the rest of us talked. Then another.
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