Reviews for boiling
a certain slant of light chapter 1 . 1/26/2008
Disturbing. Not the way you wrote it, or that you wrote it at all, but that it exists. Still, your descriptions are wonderful, and I, well, love this. Good job.
saccharine lust aerial chapter 1 . 1/8/2006
I cried when I read this. There is something here that makes you realize that there are some maybe a few blocks away from us, while we are holding on to the fragile shells of our lives, there are some holding on to the dirtied, unrecognizable shards, all hope lost. you are an amazing, provocative writer, and please keep writing.
the naked civil servant chapter 1 . 11/30/2005
lackluster chapter 1 . 7/1/2005
oh, amazing. this is just flooded with power and thought-provoking questinos.
Weeba chapter 1 . 6/4/2005
Jesus H. Christ. What power. How do you *do* that? Normally, I simply find these kinds of formats irritating and pretentious, but God can you pull it off. All those everyday images and annoyances mixed in with injustices and terrors I can't even put into words.

"(pornography made with babies no more than a year old balding middle-aged men raping eight year olds and one so lifeless she may have been dead)

and i lost my favorite lipgloss, dammit."

And the way you humanize these men and yet dehumanize them at the same time by describing the way once they were boys, but now...the computer screen images...I am incoherent. Un. Be. Lievable. HOW DO YOU DO IT?
addie pray chapter 1 . 5/2/2005
This was fantastic, the tragedy and horror and rape overflowed and Darfur is crying and somehow you seem to capture all the screams, beautiful and tragic and bloody rot. Favourites.
Escapist chapter 1 . 4/23/2005
pornography made with babies no more than a year old... & right after: the lipgloss line? I laughed out loud and it contributed perfectly to the air of the poem.

"for he is not human. this is not human."

You have the right balance of everything, .
twenty-second seduction chapter 1 . 4/10/2005
as trashy as it sounds, as "corny" as it sounds, i just wish i could find enough words to describe the power of this poem.

Burning Schoolhouse chapter 1 . 4/2/2005
very strong, very creepy. love the crayon walls rule all...
Megan chapter 1 . 4/1/2005
Heh! Dude! That was awesome, in a "I'm-trapped-in-hell-watching-requiem-for-a-dream-over-and-over-again-help-me-oh-god-help-me" kinda way. I can picture myself reading this in a room with NIN's The Downward Spiral blasting while the news flashes on the TV, sound on mute, while the camera focuses on close-ups of tsunami victims.

Awesome poem.
wind up car in motion chapter 1 . 3/28/2005
sickening,horrifying,entrancing,& at the same time it's amazing
this is britt chapter 1 . 3/28/2005
Oh man. Don't you love this new rating system? Anyway- wow. intense. really, really, beautifully intense. "American Idol" reference perhaps? I got perhaps the idea of child predators- the people that really enrage me- and you painted everything so, gah. ! there's no end to your talent, is there? I don't want there to be, anyway.