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Author Elizabeth Burgess

John Bapst High School
Bangor, Maine
Teacher: Jennifer Babcock

2022 April
”Gout and Dickens”, by Elizabeth

“Gout is something you get if you’re a character in a Dickens novel,” silence filled the room.“What…?” Haden asked hesitantly, almost afraid of the answer as he grabbed a book off the shelf and sat down on the plush beanbag.“Gout,”… Continue Reading →

2022 March
Maybe I’ll just destroy them, by Elizabeth

Maybe I’ll just destroy them and never do it again.The one I love can never be mine,Not with their partner by their side.But I can’t escape these growing emotions. Love is a concept I’d never experienced before;It’s new, and bright,… Continue Reading →

2022 January
You can’t mess around any more!, by Elizabeth

“It’s not like it used to be… you can’t mess around anymore. You know how your grandmother will react if you don’t continue with your training as scheduled,” Damen’s father chided with a stern tone. He had been caught trying… Continue Reading →

2021 November
Not another dog!, by Elizabeth

‘So cute… but don’t come home with another dog!’ This is what my husband texted me after I sent him a photo of me giving a corgi belly rubs. I couldn’t help myself, especially since I work as a vet… Continue Reading →

2021 October
How long are you willing to chill?, by Elizabeth

“How long are you willing to chill before you get it? I know you’ve wanted this for a long time, dude.” “I don’t know, but I’ll make sure it won’t be long. It’s been years and I still haven’t gone… Continue Reading →

2021 September
You knew I was going to say something, by Elizabeth

You knew I was going to say something to you, right?When I first laid eyes on you in the sky,You knew I would ask for your answers that night.You knew I would demand for you to tell me why. When… Continue Reading →

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