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Author has written 8 stories for Historical, General, Nature, Love, and Life.


Salutations are greetings. When I say “salutations”, it’s just my fancy way of saying hello or good morning. -Charlotte’s Web

My name… well,

“No.” said the cat. “Now you people have names. That's because you don't know who you are. We know who we are, so we don't need names.” -Coraline

I am

A citizen of the world. -Sylvia Beach

I believe

Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today. -Malcolm X

When I hear

Music, I fear no danger. I am invulnerable. I see no foe. I am related to the earliest times, and to the latest. -Henry David Thoreau

And I love reading.

Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing. -To Kill a Mockingbird

Ask me

“Who are you?'

I didn't understand the question. -Milkweed

I don’t

Think of the future - it comes soon enough. -Albert Einstein

I’m not good at much; it kind of scares me that I

Don't want to think. And the deeper they get into trouble, the less they want to think. But by some sort of instinct, they feel that they ought to and it makes them feel guilty. So they'll bless and follow anyone who gives them a justification for not thinking. Anyone who makes a virtue - a highly intellectual virtue - out of what they know to be their sin, their weakness and their guilt... They envy achievement, and their dream of greatness is a world where all men have become their acknowledged inferiors. They don't know that that dream is the infallible proof of mediocrity, because that sort of world is what the man of achievement would not be able to bear. -Atlas Shrugged

And even though it’s true

A quotation is a handy thing to have about, saving one the trouble of thinking for oneself, always a laborious business. -If I May

I quote others only in order the better to express myself. -Michel de Montaigne

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Reversal by AnonymousityTruth reviews
This poem is kind of angst-y if you read it from start to finish, but if you read it from the last line to the first one, it sounds optimistic.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 139 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 11/19/2015
Make Your Window by AnonymousityTruth reviews
How do you bring light to darkness and hope to hopelessness? You make a window. You see the sun.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 321 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 11/18/2015
A Voice Among the Ashes by AnonymousityTruth reviews
On the surface, this story is about a girl who finds herself alone (?) in a burnt-down elementary school, but it is really about loneliness and beauty.
Fiction: Supernatural - Rated: T - English - Supernatural/Mystery - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,733 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 11/14/2015
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I Am the Sky reviews
The most beautiful color in the world glows brightly high above... but I fear it will not be enough. It's personal.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 164 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 12/13/2015 - Complete
When Your Shadows Come
Near the end of the day, when the light is half dead...
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 169 - Published: 11/25/2015 - Complete
Willow reviews
The inspiration for my other story, "And Funerals Are Held By Your Side". It's not the best poem, but it's special to me.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 183 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 11/22/2015 - Complete
The Starry Night
A woman artist in a man's world. Victoria McCormick's visit to Hull-House changes her life.
Fiction: Historical - Rated: K - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,989 - Published: 11/16/2015 - Complete
You Are Like the Moon reviews
My very first love poem. @AnonymousityTruth helped me a lot, thanks!
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Romance/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 60 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 11/14/2015 - Complete
Turtle reviews
A midsummer's night, the moon crystal clear... The start of a long odyssey is near.
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 112 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 11/11/2015 - Complete
And Funerals Are Held By Your Side reviews
One cold, unforgiving morning, a secret is buried by the side of a willow.
Fiction: General - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 279 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 2 - Published: 11/10/2015 - Complete
To Be Free reviews
One man defies society's rules and sacrifices everything for love of freedom.
Fiction: Historical - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 73 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 11/10/2015