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Joined 07-12-02, id: 232130, Profile Updated: 11-05-11
Author has written 28 stories for Haiku, General, Essay, Love, Friendship, Life, and War.

frugàle = lat. FRUGALEM da FRUX - gemnit. FRUGI utile, necessario (v. Fruire).
Sobrio, Temperato nel cibarsi; cioè si contenta del poco, del necesario. Dicesi anche di vitto semplice, senza manicaretti e leccornie.

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Defective Heroes by playing in gasoline reviews
A collection of haiku and other short poetry.
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 25 - Words: 451 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 7/16/2010 - Published: 2/17/2010
Solstice Gum by thinking.about.thinking reviews
The Sunshine State is going through a period of angsty rebellion. Written for a prompt to write a haiku about the season in Basho's Tea Lounge forum.
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 86 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 4 - Published: 3/5/2010 - Complete
Like a Mercy by nickyO reviews
Thinking about bringing the extraordinary into our daily lives through the small and humble. A spiritual, moody, nature themed piece. Dedicating it to Bruce Lee because of some of his writings on the topic.
Poetry: General - Rated: T - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 63 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 2/24/2010 - Complete
The Serpent's Pawn by Cynthia Brent reviews
Pretty little Polly landed herself a real hunk down in Georgia. Too bad he had a prior commitment!
Fiction: Horror - Rated: T - English - Horror/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 329 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 2/24/2010 - Complete
Sick Cycle by Mishikaiya reviews
Argument. 2-22-2010
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 15 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 2 - Published: 2/22/2010 - Complete
Northern Thighs by nickyO reviews
That's not really the title. My title is too long to fit the input field. So here is the real title: The thrill of autumn or I'm getting older but the food's getting better.
Poetry: Humor - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 53 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 3 - Published: 2/21/2010 - Complete
My Dear Watsons: by nickyO reviews
I also toyed with the title "Evening Govenor" and "Interrobang", Here's to hoping I made the right choice.
Poetry: Humor - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Crime - Chapters: 1 - Words: 27 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 11/19/2009 - Complete
Ode To Joy by Dale Christopher reviews
Windows down, volume up.
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 18 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 1 - Published: 11/8/2009 - Complete
In defense of flinching by nickyO reviews
Silly but true
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 47 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 3 - Published: 10/21/2009 - Complete
Jumper by drink me pretty reviews
Let no misconception be made: this girl did not want to fly.
Fiction: General - Rated: T - English - Angst/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 605 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 12 - Published: 5/16/2009 - Complete
Haiku about Haiku by Simulacra reviews
Take these with a grain of salt. Rated T for language.
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: T - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 130 - Words: 1,765 - Reviews: 256 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 12/5/2005 - Published: 4/30/2003
like water by littlest clouds reviews
[ and all the french he never learned flows behind his eyes. ] r and r please. thank you. this is about javier vazquez, the pitcher. shannon made me post this. :P
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 162 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 2 - Published: 3/13/2005
Jesus Was Gay by tofujunky reviews
Why would you think otherwise?
Poetry: Religion - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 196 - Reviews: 39 - Favs: 6 - Published: 11/25/2004
snowflakes bloom in time with bruises by breakdown in the waiting room reviews
An abstract poem on child abuse, inspired by Sarah Mclachlan's "Fumbling Towards Ecstasy."
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 40 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 4 - Published: 4/21/2004
littlegirl bopeep by Escapist 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
Cold Cable by DueTuesday reviews
i dont even know
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 48 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 3/9/2004
Paint the Morning by A Girl in Denial reviews
A free-verse poem I thought of. A little bittersweet.
Poetry: Family - Rated: K - English - Fantasy/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 122 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 2 - Published: 2/27/2004
fae by godawful teen-angst poetry reviews
spliced haiku (reg-reg) for frugale, in the style of forest walk. I think every true poet has had a fixation on fairies, at some point in their life...they are poetry embodied, spirits of varied substance dancing on logic in the forest glades...
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K - English - Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 49 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 1 - Published: 12/22/2003
Tenebrae by Werecat99 reviews
A necromancer. A crypt and a ritual. A poem found on the prologue on one of my stories.
Poetry: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Horror/Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 234 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 3 - Published: 12/22/2003
Postmodern Apology by DeadPenName reviews
A sarcastic critique of postmodernism. (really kinda funny)
Poetry: General - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 72 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 1 - Published: 12/21/2003
forest walk by godawful teen-angst poetry reviews
formatting fun...hopefulling chilling haiku (pl.), sliced, diced, enmeshed, and generally rearranged. Inspired by fog on the walk home today. Enjoy!
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K - English - Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 33 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 2 - Published: 12/10/2003
filth by unbeautiful reviews
Er...rather morbid, not quite sure where this came from...perhaps I have some subliminal bitterness. Eh. Reverse haiku (7-5-7)
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 17 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 2 - Published: 12/7/2003
you know, for a mother, you're very cold to me by mislight reviews
angsty poem regarding precisely what it is to have parents that refuse to recognize what kind of person you are. PG-13 for sexual references.
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 255 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 3 - Published: 12/4/2003
and for us stars will stop where they are by mislight reviews
poem about Maria, of West Side Story. brought on by a discussion in Spanish class about the origins of the characters in the play.
Poetry: Love - Rated: M - English - Poetry/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 186 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 2 - Published: 12/4/2003
Male Genocide by Spider-Matt reviews
Women are taking over the world! It will happen. You doubt me? Well, I've done a brienf essay explaining a few points on why women will eventually dominate the planet and eradicate the other gender.
Fiction: Essay - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 803 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 1 - Published: 11/13/2003
Nightfall by Tatterdemalion reviews
Two best friends comfort each other during a girls night in.
Poetry: Love - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 90 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 11/12/2003
last night by Ellerfru reviews
Short angsty poem about memories of sex and about suicide, I guess. Notice the triple meaning of "last". I'm not sure whether it is about love, so please help me there.
Poetry: Love - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 45 - Reviews: 41 - Favs: 4 - Published: 11/8/2003
moonlit kisses by unbeautiful reviews
a choka...this didn't turn out at all as i intended it to, but it's still an interesting piece, imho.
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 30 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 1 - Published: 9/21/2003
My Sweet, Androgynous 'Lover' by Sugar On The Asphalt reviews
My sweet, androgynous ‘lover,’ you bring me to my knees...
Poetry: Song - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 342 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 2 - Published: 8/10/2003
No Requiem by Psycho-kyugurl reviews
No idea when this pop up…it just did.
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 29 - Reviews: 33 - Favs: 1 - Published: 8/10/2003
atlantis by Ellerfru reviews
I don't know how to describe this one. Difficult to understand and maybe a bit sad. If you believe it or not, it took me five months to write it, but now I'm quite proud of it.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Fantasy/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 39 - Reviews: 122 - Favs: 52 - Follows: 1 - Published: 10/13/2002
The Apple by Terra Fire reviews
None
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 24 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 2 - Published: 9/22/2002 - Complete
Cendrillon la jolie histoire... by Lily-Black reviews
C'est une parodie de Cendrillon. PAS RECOMMENDÉ POUR LES JEUNES ENFANTS!!!! De toute maniere, peut-être que vous ne comprendrez pas... T-K! J'espère vous allez aimer! C'est pas à moi, désolé, je ne l'avait pas marqué avant mais je croyait l'avoir f
Poetry: General - Rated: K+ - French - Parody/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 207 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 1 - Published: 2/28/2002
Rainbow by Zodiac reviews
A response to the challenge: "Write a poem that has a color of the rainbow for the first word of every line."
Poetry: General - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 62 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Published: 9/1/2001
Why Not Me? by S.J.Maas reviews
A short story retelling of Hansel and Gretel through the eyes of the Witch.
Fiction: General - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 9,182 - Reviews: 125 - Favs: 61 - Follows: 2 - Published: 6/26/2001
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Letters reviews
I need them to be written, but not to be read, and less to be told.
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 331 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 1 - Published: 11/5/2011
on becoming a rainbow in someone else's cloud reviews
I've wanted to be both, for all the right and the wrong reasons.
Poetry: Love - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 38 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 11/5/2011
Fantastic Pen Names reviews
playing in gasoline - FootstepsToNowhere - littlest clouds - writerlike - lights over sounds
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 27 - Words: 675 - Reviews: 182 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 4/30/2011 - Published: 1/3/2004
Writing Challenge Contest Entries reviews
March 2011: The UN Declaration of Human Rights
Poetry: War - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 49 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 3/7/2011
Creative Writing Prompts: Seasonal Haiku reviews
The challenge is to write a haiku describing the season unraveling at your doorstep. For me, it was an unusually early spring...
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 11 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 2 - Published: 4/24/2010
Restauration rapide reviews
A few creative writing prompts in French. Une série de poèmes instantanés dans la langue de Anne Hébert.
Poetry: General - Rated: K+ - French - Chapters: 1 - Words: 103 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 2/11/2010
Garam Masala reviews
Young, already she was blessed and empowered, she the exotic one other among fake westernized girls.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Romance/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 61 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 2 - Published: 3/20/2005
Stop Trying To Try reviews
Someone's invading my personnal space, someone's trying to invade my body. 'rebellious to myself, I die for / your sin & scars combo'...
Poetry: Friendship - Rated: T - English - Parody/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 109 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 12/13/2004
Forest Walk reviews
when we fuck and / dance and seize the foggy day / by a late isolated thundered night, though ... (crow to raven thx to spider-matt)
Poetry: Love - Rated: T - English - Mystery/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 150 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 5 - Published: 12/13/2004
The Thin Scrap Book reviews
old stuff from a new upload - chapt 11, 'toxic granny'
Poetry: General - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 11 - Words: 969 - Reviews: 43 - Updated: 12/12/2004 - Published: 3/9/2004
the unwordy emotional trap reviews
yes ... only a haiku about writer's block.
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 15 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 1 - Published: 6/2/2004
Stand Back, Daughter reviews
Here is the picture: a girl describing her childhood spent with her overprotective, paranoid, poor, single, schizoid mother. The rest is made of pretty basic images.
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 5 - Words: 58 - Reviews: 28 - Updated: 3/9/2004 - Published: 3/6/2004
Paris Hilton is More Than a Hotel reviews
School assignment: Essay of Example. "Paris Hilton attends everything, even the opening of your grocery bags"
Fiction: Essay - Rated: K+ - English - Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 719 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 1 - Published: 2/26/2004
Romantic Medley reviews
I'm getting rusty at these ... perhaps my last angsty haiku about love.
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 9 - Reviews: 8 - Published: 2/13/2004
Perfected Weapon reviews
About sexuality. Damn. Oh, seropositive means you do have the HIV, or AIDS if you prefer.
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: T - English - Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 22 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 2 - Published: 2/7/2004
Prozac Milkshake reviews
Anti-religion, provocating piece.
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: T - English - Parody/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 85 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 1/14/2004
Nullified reviews
Mild astrophysical references for a girl's schizophrenia. "you stare at her / magnifying a locked reality..."
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Sci-Fi/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 63 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 4 - Published: 1/9/2004
Life Antidote reviews
A plenitude haiku with poison imagery.
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: T - English - Tragedy/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 9 - Reviews: 10 - Published: 12/24/2003
Jailed reviews
Sharing intimacy, being bound by commitment and hormonal responses.
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 10 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 3 - Published: 12/21/2003
White Rose reviews
Winter times lead to pretty analogies with bad feelings.
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 14 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 4 - Published: 12/13/2003
C est la petite fille reviews
faux-naive french poetry
Poetry: General - Rated: T - French - Chapters: 1 - Words: 66 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 1 - Published: 11/20/2003
Bloody Mary reviews
A warm kiss. Thus, a morbid haiku.
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: T - English - Romance/Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 15 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 5 - Published: 11/15/2003
PostTrauma Union reviews
Domestic violence. This is important.
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 14 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 2 - Published: 11/10/2003
Unite with Self reviews
DEALS WITH INSANITY. No message to convey, just the description of a mad girl in crisis.
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: T - English - Angst/Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 13 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 1 - Published: 11/8/2003
Chaotic Angels reviews
Heavens gone berserk.
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: T - English - Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 12 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 1 - Published: 11/1/2003
Grave Dwelling reviews
As one reviewer said, a story of mourning between life and death.
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K+ - English - Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 17 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 1 - Published: 11/1/2003
Cold Dusk reviews
Some say it's about rape, some say it's about death or coma, I think it's simply an unhappy trick-or-treating.
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 12 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 4 - Published: 10/31/2003
Young Alice reviews
First morbid haiku. Lewis Caroll anyone?
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: T - English - Angst/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 13 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 2 - Published: 10/31/2003