Herman Greek
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Joined 12-09-01, id: 136958, Profile Updated: 01-09-12
Author has written 67 stories for General, General, Fantasy, Life, Love, Haiku, and War.
wowzers. really stinks when ya vanish for a bit, and it takes forever to reclaim all the forgotten passwords, but finally, back on here! now, to see if any words have been waiting my absence...
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Rain on a Winter's Day by Feymist reviews
This is just for all of the rainy days
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 13 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 1 - Published: 10/16/2003
A Soul Set Free by swirlygirl reviews
watching a shooting star!
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 71 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 4 - Published: 10/12/2003
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The hardest walk after the Journey is done reviews
What if? Why didn't i? Could i have? when the chime tolls and Death rings your door bell (He never knocks, to passe) there is still time to look back one last time. P.S. have your Latin to Enlish dictionary handy.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 188 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 6/20/2004
Living is to prepare to Love reviews
Sappy romantic poem, take 25...aaaannnndddd...ACTION. Just another soft dance with emotions as old as time set gently to rhyme.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Romance/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 105 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 6/20/2004
Stained Glass of the Past reviews
what is, is not always remembered as what was. and what will be, is never as clear as we think.
Poetry: War - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 119 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 5/18/2004
Loves Prayer
A romantic piece set to call to mind famous romances past, and hopefully inspire legendary romances future.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Romance/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 135 - Published: 4/18/2004
In Gentle Dreams I Rested reviews
The hardest part of my job as an Officer. Knocking on someones front door. I prayed i'd never have to do it. Guess no one was listening.
Poetry: War - Rated: K - English - Angst/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 250 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 2 - Published: 3/20/2004
When I Hear reviews
I was told i write great visual poetry, and asked if i could without sight, and convey the same feelings. This is my attempt, a love poem from a blind persepective.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Romance/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 145 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 1/1/2004
A Dawn of Shadows reviews
The first chapter in the life of a Shaman, bound forever to the shadows until he can defeat that which destroyed his people. chapter 2 is in the works right now.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: K - English - Fantasy - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,204 - Reviews: 3 - Updated: 12/30/2003 - Published: 1/14/2003
The Twisted Dance reviews
impossibly great things often hide in the insignificant parts of life around us.
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 12 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 10/20/2003
Listen to the Night reviews
no one knows what the sounds in the night are truelly calling for, here's my guess for one of them.
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K - English - Romance/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 16 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 10/20/2003
Family reviews
Families start, love is nurtured, and laws of math are broken? ah, read it, you'll see what i mean. :)
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 14 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 10/20/2003
Tomorrow is shone reviews
When love is true, a glance can reveal the unknowable
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K - English - Romance/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 15 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 10/20/2003
Love can shed a tear reviews
a simple tear, backed with a mighty power, can be so much more.
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 15 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 10/17/2003
Embrace the Chaos reviews
everybody thinks chaos is messy. this little haiku shows at least one spot where chaos can be beautiful.
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 12 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 10/17/2003
No Matter How Fast reviews
Tried using spacing and word placement to help communicate the emotion of the piece. Once lost always lost.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 33 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 10/15/2003
I Let reviews
Experimenting with word positioning to help paint what the words sing. What do you think?
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 30 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 10/15/2003
Split the Mind reviews
Truth found often isn't wanted when shared
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 53 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 10/14/2003
Behind Me reviews
Ever coin, no matter how rare, has its flip side. and so does life.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 135 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Published: 8/19/2003
Forever in a Second reviews
Time, as Einstein proved, can be relevant. What takes an instant to shatter is felt to continue breaking forever.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 53 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 8/19/2003
On Midnight Walks and Waking Dreams reviews
You've all been there. The other person, always apart, never able to be together, but your heart doesn't ever listen, does it? nor should it.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 111 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 7/6/2003
Random Soliloquy Number 4 reviews
Sometimes in life, you feel the need to hit the "reset" button on your emotions and self.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 145 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 7/6/2003
Lost Found as Lost reviews
Even the sweetest words can be motivated by a sad darkness held inside.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 76 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 7/6/2003
Hidden Love reviews
Even love felt, but unable to be shared, still holds the magic of love. true romantic love needs not be returned, only felt.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 63 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 7/6/2003
Have You Seen the Rising Sun reviews
Love is the best thing going to open ones eyes to what seems to be a new world around them, but actually is the old world they never truly saw.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 114 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 7/6/2003
Cupid's Arrow Never Stops reviews
Just a little something about how we all question things, even those things that feel so right.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 180 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 7/6/2003
Freud's Truth reviews
Just a look at Freud's statement that "all men are great in their dreams"
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 133 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 4/10/2003
By Love and Truth Undone reviews
Summary for this, huh. hard to do. cliched, for sure. other than that, it's a commentary on life today, with a twist that hopefully rings true in real life.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 223 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 2/3/2003
Hearts Rhythm reviews
guess i'm just a sucker for love. another sappy love poem to share. please, R&R.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Romance/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 125 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 1/30/2003
The Lonely Bard reviews
Just a ramble about why some of us share the words we do. R&R if you will, please.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 181 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 1/29/2003
The Life Less Lived
Just a look at life, and how some people dont even do that, they just let life pass, refusing to acknowledge that they are even holding the greatest gift ever given, LIFE!
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 191 - Published: 1/28/2003
There is a Sacred Magic reviews
everybody loves love! even you angsty people, i bet you'll like this love poem. please R&R
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Romance/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 137 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 1/25/2003
The Grundling Gribber Snout
When you read this, just hold on until the last two lines. then you'll understand that the rest of it actually did make sense.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 127 - Published: 1/21/2003
Let Slip the Net reviews
Started out as nonsense, ended as a warning to those who question the heads of the beasts, beware, less the beast takes you too.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 144 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 1/21/2003
Sacred Cargo reviews
Love, powerful, true. set sail upon the oceans and take harbor in her heart.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 101 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 1/7/2003
Sonnet VIII reviews
Romantic love, persued, never captured. forever remembered.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Romance/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 114 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 7/18/2002
Sonnet I reviews
The first sonnet i ever wrote. a little rough around the edges. gives a fresh perspective on Death, with a biblical happy ending.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 101 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 7/18/2002
Sonnet XVII reviews
a little Sonnet, in classic romantic style, to warm the heart and sooth the soul.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Romance/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 102 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 7/18/2002
What Goes Around Come Around reviews
Careful who's heart you steal, they may not have been done using it yet.
Fiction: General - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 270 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 7/18/2002
Pains of a Hero reviews
PG13 for explicit descriptions of violance. A dedication from a modern soldier to soldiers of a hated war that made it home. a remembrence for those who didn't, or if they did, who returned to shattered lives and lost dreams.
Poetry: General - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 521 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 7/18/2002
The Land of Brillig Things
A light romp in the world. Lighthearted reading great for any age that still believes in magic.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 145 - Published: 7/17/2002
Heart of a Nation. reviews
the words came out over a few weeks. from the heart of a U.S. Army Officer. enjoy.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 100 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 7/16/2002
Deception loses love reviews
ever done something stupid and lost your heart because of it? yeah, thought so. we all have. just a ramble about that situation.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 104 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 1/29/2002
The Gain of Loss
Usually, when you finally find what you've been longing for, you loose something you never knew you depended on.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 113 - Published: 1/24/2002
A Song of Art reviews
Love, full, filling, given, enjoyed, shared, painted carefully.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Romance/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 116 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 1/24/2002
Modern Art of War reviews
Again, a quick rant based exactly on the title.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 72 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 12/14/2001
Modern Sodom and Gamorah reviews
just what the title says. a quick glimpse at our Modern American Sodom and Gamorah. minus one.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 71 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 12/14/2001
Face the Demon
a short piece about futility, and the humanrace.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 118 - Published: 12/14/2001
That's me... reviews
the jester of man is often the holder of mans sadness as well.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 84 - Reviews: 6 - Published: 12/14/2001
Friendships reviews
a few words about the strangers we meet, and never see again, but that stay with our hearts always.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 102 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 12/14/2001
Eternal Dance reviews
simple read. eternal theme. give a try?
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 319 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 12/13/2001
I've seen the roses... reviews
Romantic, human, and fun to read. give it a go?
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 169 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 12/13/2001
Snowy Heart reviews
I played a bit with the rhyming scheme here. seasons of nature, seasons of the heart.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 124 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 12/12/2001
A Song of Me reviews
Just a try at a different style. Inspired by the song shared around a camp fire in the movie Spartacus.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 107 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 12/11/2001
Imagine reviews
simple words, probably reads as forced rhyme. but i had to get it out and share. a simple mans bow to a great mans life.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 113 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 1 - Published: 12/10/2001
Tears from Heaven reviews
My second attempt at short story. a heavily cliched tear jerker, and i cried as i wrote it.
Fiction: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,091 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 1 - Published: 12/10/2001
the Veiled Mind reviews
my first attempt at the short story. based loosely off of Lovecraftian styles. Also has a strong sense of Nietzschean beliefs that i didn't realize until long after writing it.
Fiction: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 815 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 12/10/2001
Voices of the Damned reviews
just popped into my head one dark day, and i liked it. one of very few of mine to actually have a dark ending.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 105 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 12/10/2001
Weary Time reviews
written immediately after "Voices of the Damned" or there abouts. i guess i had a theme of sorts going. i really like the first line of this one.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 115 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 12/10/2001
I stood above the grave... reviews
a companion piece, in form, to the prose of "i stand beside the bed"
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 175 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 12/9/2001
I will show you Beauty... reviews
A short skip around the circle of life, and human understanding.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 93 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 12/9/2001
Walk with me... reviews
A companion piece to "I will show you Beauty..." a nonsensical journey to make you think.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 73 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 12/9/2001
People meet... reviews
Another editorial about humanity. Short, quick, and to the point.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 91 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 12/9/2001
I stand beside the bed... reviews
a bit of a prose piece. sad, cliched, but i like it. hopefully you feel in reading what i felt in writing.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 239 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 12/9/2001
Here the Dragon Sleeps reviews
Dreams. in Dreams, there hides hope. maybe mankind can change after all.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 258 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 12/9/2001
The Hidden
The rambling words of hopelessness. we've all felt it, this is my attempt to capture mine.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 65 - Published: 12/9/2001
Why
a companion piece to "The Hidden" a different angle on the same emotions.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 188 - Published: 12/9/2001
With Thanks to Eliot and Frost reviews
an attempt to take common perceptions, and flip them back and forth. follow the changing meanings of the colors, and feel the rythm of the pain.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 149 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 12/9/2001
Reflection reviews
A little take on modern life, with Lovecraftian influences.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 101 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 12/9/2001