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  • Collection: Casey's Personal Writing

A small red Honda nears the crest of a bridge as the setting orange sun blazes behind it, glinting in the rearview mirror. Strands of a Dave Matthews Band song emanate from within, barely audible as the notes are snatched out the open window…

The Awakening “…should be labeled ‘poison,’” states the May 21, 1899 issue of the St. Louis Post- Dispatch, “too strong a drink for moral babes.” The novel is “a masterpiece,” gushes the New York Times Book Review almost a hundred…

AP Literature Introductory Letter
Casey Feldman

Dear Dr. Montgomery:

We have already become acquainted through yearbook, and I look forward to getting to know you better during AP Literature next year.

First and foremost, I would like…

Chapter 1-Early Christmas The Christmases of my youth contain some of my most vivid memories of childhood. I remember awakening incredibly early, sometimes when it was still dark, and waking up my brother, and my grandparents, who always spend the…

Casey Feldman
AP English
Dr. Montgomery
14 December 2005


Defying Destiny

Although the existence of fate is arguable, for believers, one thing is certain: it is impossible to circumvent one’s fate. Although the choices on the road to…

Two dictionary definitions of the word freedom are as follows: (1) the condition of being free of restraints; and (2) liberty of the person from slavery, detention, or oppression. Usually, a person is oppressed by an unfair or overly restrictive…

“I believe I can accomplish anything. And I’m certainly going to try.” Not many people find the Olsen twins quotable, but Casey Feldman, 17, cites this nugget of wisdom courtesy of Mary-Kate Olsen as recent inspiration. It is not surprising…

Summer. Just saying the word, hits me with a barrage of senses. I can almost taste the word, like a half-melted cherry Popsicle on the 4th of July. Or hear it, the sound of the rushing ocean, the seagulls cawing, and crickets chirping, their…
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