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Joined 06-09-02, id: 226703, Profile Updated: 11-18-08
Author has written 79 stories for General, General, and Life.

Soon I'll be taking down everything. Until then, I'm putting up everything recent. I've been taking lines from my older poems that I'm scrapping and adding them to new ones.

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my scorsese days by this is britt reviews
THIS IS complete.
Poetry: General - Rated: T - English - Angst/Humor - Chapters: 60 - Words: 10,427 - Reviews: 116 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 1/10/2010 - Published: 12/18/2004 - Complete
Black Walnuts by Gala Ate the Sky reviews
this is a summary.
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 299 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 2 - Published: 9/24/2005
porch lights by i was a postcard reviews
"if not for my toothpick cabin / i might be a little like scarlett o'hara...slapping my skin which is / burning from all the hate"
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 360 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 2 - Published: 4/22/2005
Astronomy by clockwork kiss reviews
the study of objects and matter outside the earth's atmosphere and of their physical and chemical properties... boys and girls never end up happy
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 304 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 2 - Published: 3/29/2005 - Complete
tangerine girl by this is britt reviews
my friend wanted me to write her a poem. so, I did.
Poetry: Friendship - Rated: K+ - English - Fantasy/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 216 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 2 - Published: 3/19/2005
paris waits by i was a postcard reviews
"implanted in an opera of anorexics" I'm obsessed with death. This is actually a...what would you call it...story poem. Like "letter to god"
Poetry: Friendship - Rated: T - English - Drama/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 363 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 3 - Published: 2/26/2005
pristine pariah by this is britt reviews
I really wish you would.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 240 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 1 - Published: 6/13/2004
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Somber etc reviews
What is an appropriate reaction?
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 112 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 3/25/2009 - Complete
The Back Deck
Prose. Two short scenes.
Fiction: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 510 - Favs: 1 - Published: 3/24/2009 - Complete
Unfortunate Savior Complex reviews
A sloppy bit of overcompensation. He doesn't know how to deal with me.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 91 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 11/21/2008 - Complete
musicmusicreverence reviews
the title is what I had saved the file as. this is possibly unfinished. music and rock bottom, and the notes and the insides are the same thing.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 61 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 11/18/2008 - Complete
Imperatives reviews
backyard instructions.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 64 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 11/18/2008 - Complete
Door Hinges
pretense. summertime. young.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 183 - Published: 11/18/2008 - Complete
The Same Poem Since January reviews
bare bones.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 78 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 11/18/2008 - Complete
Her Concept of Freedom reviews
The act of belonging to someone else.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 186 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 10 - Published: 6/13/2008 - Complete
what's left reviews
The first part: Reflective, referring to the actual situation. The second part: I'm trying to be honest. SummerWinter. And for the record, there's supposed to be brackets, not parentheses.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 100 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Published: 1/11/2008 - Complete
intentional, but not without guilt reviews
This is all I can write.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 79 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 1 - Published: 1/3/2008 - Complete
these four walls reviews
I've had trains on my mind lately. Home is still two weeks away. I need something new.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 49 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 1 - Published: 12/8/2007 - Complete
everything coming together reviews
babble. things that have been stirring around in my head lately. my heart is going to be the only thing you’ll recognize
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 109 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 11/8/2007 - Complete
what it is and what it should be reviews
even smaller. lately.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 32 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 4 - Published: 11/6/2007 - Complete
Wreck reviews
little. stuck in the middle.
Poetry: General - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 43 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Published: 11/6/2007 - Complete
this night long and tangled reviews
I am tired of lying to myself.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 51 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 2 - Published: 9/19/2007 - Complete
anger understood to be weary reviews
when everything shuts downyour body and surroundings a lazy drip.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 44 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 7/8/2007 - Complete
when you think the universe calls you by name reviews
this season.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 67 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 3 - Published: 3/8/2007 - Complete
a while in both directions reviews
winter shrinking everything smaller than the universe.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 65 - Reviews: 10 - Published: 11/25/2006 - Complete
recognizing everything that they were reviews
-the end of a relationship.
Fiction: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 679 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 2 - Published: 7/29/2006
Neighborhood Evangelists reviews
seven lines.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 42 - Reviews: 6 - Published: 7/26/2006
flushed, selfeffacing reviews
a poet reading his poetry
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 98 - Reviews: 9 - Published: 3/22/2006
from my corner of the table reviews
observations
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 84 - Reviews: 11 - Published: 1/23/2006
Balance reviews
like oleander
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 30 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 2 - Published: 12/30/2005
the difference reviews
Five lines.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 33 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 1 - Published: 12/21/2005
what it comes down to reviews
for this month it's biting nails
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 108 - Reviews: 10 - Published: 11/11/2005
Burning Days reviews
Every night during the summer at ten p.m. the train would go streaming past the only house worth spending any time at.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 102 - Reviews: 13 - Published: 9/19/2005
Sloppy reviews
quiet. I have been Quiet lately.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 79 - Reviews: 15 - Published: 9/1/2005
To, And for, Thank you to reviews
the dedication of a book.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 52 - Reviews: 10 - Published: 9/1/2005
Discord for the Deliberation reviews
His neuroses sounding like a slow rumble of dissolution//WARNING: Do not read this out loud if you have a lisp.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 133 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 1 - Published: 7/15/2005
Invade Their Homes but Take Nothing reviews
Feeling over-the-top. We refuse to believe that we'll be here a second longer than we have to.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 96 - Reviews: 7 - Published: 7/13/2005
Out for the Eternity reviews
Segregation=Commune, with a malnourished exterior. I mean what I said.
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 81 - Reviews: 7 - Published: 7/3/2005
Nations, Down This Barrel reviews
The world is gripping a pistol in its hands: 9 lines.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 67 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 2 - Published: 7/3/2005
CrossExaminations Turning Into The, reviews
"We’re a mess with each other"
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 145 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 1 - Published: 6/26/2005
and this air will match him reviews
He's a mockery, a quiet derision.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 91 - Reviews: 8 - Published: 6/26/2005
relevant to our silvery white bones reviews
shrinking fingers again. This poem: think con. C-O-N. it all means:
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 79 - Reviews: 6 - Published: 6/12/2005
the globe from the sunroof reviews
cheesycheesy. I wrote the beginning stanza of this poem in my head much earlier today, and it took all that I had to remember it. 7 lines. Contemplating the world.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 85 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 1 - Published: 6/11/2005
as stale as the people they claim to be reviews
Burrowing in blasphemy.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 80 - Reviews: 6 - Published: 6/7/2005
his mind is like reviews
Exponential decay. Lilac trees. Music so loud that it disrupts any natural functions.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 122 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 4 - Published: 5/15/2005
everything is such a project reviews
-a detached mood. "two people loving to be completely out of order"
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 95 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 5/12/2005
she avoids eye contact like he avoids disease reviews
and last night my mother was weeping at the kitchen table.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 146 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 1 - Published: 5/8/2005
or something along these lines reviews
Can you really blame them? .22 calibers & they're stumbling down the stairs.
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 149 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Published: 5/4/2005
for the evicted reviews
I Hate Trains
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 205 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 1 - Published: 4/30/2005
we need to just leave it all behind reviews
[Slight] sexual tension, with a hint of nicotine-like, messy concepts of each other. Or maybe the other way around. (I need the absurdity)
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 117 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 1 - Published: 4/26/2005
substance is lacking reviews
/ All of this, and still the idolatry is being broadcast. /
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 104 - Reviews: 11 - Published: 4/22/2005
I'm Ready reviews
God do I love the snow, but that crazy long winter made me too restless. And death? It doesn't go away.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 235 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 4/19/2005
Uneasy reviews
I need for it to be summer.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 116 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 4/19/2005
One Good Hour reviews
These past few nights. My goodness. 2 poems. It's a simpler writing style, this next wave of poems.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 2 - Words: 265 - Reviews: 10 - Published: 4/19/2005
Post Climactic reviews
The deed is done, so now is the time for [over]reacting. 8 lines.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 61 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 1 - Published: 3/25/2005
No Such Luck reviews
-Short, stream of conscious like. staggered and splattered and she claimed it was love.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 114 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 1 - Published: 3/21/2005
Untitled reviews
Pack up your things.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 127 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 3/13/2005
and I told you there was nothing wrong reviews
Sometimes you lose your grip on things and you're figured out.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 2 - Words: 171 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 4 - Updated: 3/13/2005 - Published: 7/14/2004
In Relation to Me reviews
One-shots, almost all dialogue.
Fiction: General - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 2 - Words: 1,914 - Reviews: 11 - Updated: 3/13/2005 - Published: 4/19/2004
he holds her in his eyes reviews
Galaxies hidden in/Lifetimes rotting in/The pores of his skin
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 109 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 2 - Published: 12/4/2004
We'd Make Such a Situational Pair reviews
Self-absorption still denies the postage stamp.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 256 - Reviews: 10 - Published: 11/5/2004
the some kind of disorder reviews
A severe sense of loneliness because it's the half-assed rainy days that get me down.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 139 - Reviews: 9 - Published: 8/19/2004
too much alike to be considered similar reviews
Confrontation. "I'm a walking satire/A breathing black eye"
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 181 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 1 - Published: 8/10/2004
knowing it was impossible from the start reviews
(Little Baby Born Blue.) My usual tale of destruction and (metaphorically but maybe not so much) suicidal relationships and are you sick of it yet?
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 282 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 2 - Published: 8/6/2004
the world and quite possibly i'm too naïve reviews
The company I keep and games of control, games that never were any fun.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 152 - Reviews: 10 - Published: 7/18/2004
my own sense of religion reviews
A rock/roll. Music in all of its glory. "Consecration is this man with crystalline ribs..."
Poetry: General - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 162 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 1 - Published: 7/14/2004
when resplendence clogs your senses reviews
"I never claimed to want to live forever," and with that statement I wonder how anyone can have any misgivings.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 174 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 7/14/2004
Designed Regrets reviews
A person decides at the last minute that they're not ready yet to let anybody into their creative side. It's different from my usual.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 134 - Reviews: 8 - Published: 7/14/2004
calling out seduction reviews
Everyone has their escape plan, but it's harder to find someone to help carry it out with.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 124 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 7/14/2004
true stories put out of context reviews
This is an explosion, so good luck deciphering it. (I'm the man sitting on the bare couch with the cushions gone and x's on his palms...)
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 318 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 9 - Published: 6/20/2004
intentionally broken hearts reviews
This poem makes me feel dehydrated and I'm almost sure it's a true story. It's about this boy in the corner of the room and I want my name laced around his wrist.
Poetry: General - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 274 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 8 - Published: 6/6/2004
Beauty in the Unmasked Inhibition reviews
Infatuation and blah. Yes, and blah. It's short. May has not been my month.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 180 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 2 - Published: 5/29/2004
Not Enough Legend reviews
This is babble, possibly pretentious babble. I didn't think about a single word in this poem until after I wrote it. It's a little rushed. I refuse to say that it's my usual. "We were freedom in every wrong sense of the word."
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 192 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 1 - Published: 5/18/2004
littlegirl bopeep reviews
An accident cuts apart the morning.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 124 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 1 - Published: 4/16/2004
As beautiful as I am oblivious reviews
He cries down midnight as I shake under the weight of promise.
Poetry: General - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 225 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 5 - Published: 4/6/2004
Carve the Lyrics into my Cheekbones reviews
Personified Poetry.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 126 - Reviews: 11 - Published: 4/2/2004
Conventionalized Insanity reviews
"Remember me" it chants, making me revaluate the position of my veins.
Poetry: General - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 220 - Reviews: 11 - Published: 3/28/2004
juliet's meeting with the friar reviews
I guess you could call it heartbreak, even though the mediocrity of the word doesn't seem to fit.
Poetry: General - Rated: K+ - English - Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 272 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 2 - Published: 3/17/2004
Lollipop Fondant reviews
Carnival smoke and forgotten candy wrappers: It spit me right back out, and I have the pictures to prove it.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 189 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 6 - Published: 3/13/2004
Ms Snow reviews
Drugs. Cocaine. "...teeny tiny lady bugs resting in the particles of my skin And lacey lustrous lady Ms. Snow, how can we just sit here"
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 268 - Reviews: 6 - Published: 3/6/2004
Pipe Cleaner Mission reviews
All barefeet and snarl balls, twigs and weeping leaves... I'm innocuous to the point of indiscretion.
Poetry: General - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 238 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 1 - Published: 2/27/2004
The Softest Thing I Know reviews
Night. "...Fixated in our candy apple infatuation and both wishing that my ballet flats would give me the iridescence to fly."
Poetry: General - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 205 - Reviews: 15 - Published: 2/14/2004
Greek Sculptures Aren't Real People reviews
Maybe I just don't feel like being any fun anymore.
Poetry: General - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 172 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 1 - Published: 1/18/2004
In My Pocket I Want to Keep You reviews
Somewhere in the back of my mind I know that you're just using me as a reason for everything you don't feel like explaining.
Poetry: General - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 168 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 1 - Published: 1/18/2004
Blurred Guitar reviews
"He was my perfection for a little while; Rose buds and tourniquet dances that you can only suppress for so long." Inspired by one of my favorite bands. Maybe.
Poetry: General - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 189 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 5 - Published: 12/22/2003
Discarded reviews
"She breathes in your scent - salty like you just spent the day in the ocean, unversed, not yet tainted with everything that fuels her." This is a story that can happen any time, but half of it is in reference to Christmas trees.
Fiction: General - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 527 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 1 - Published: 12/20/2003