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Joined 08-29-02, id: 260198, Profile Updated: 09-14-11
Author has written 46 stories for Historical, Life, Love, Nature, General, Fable, Spiritual, and Supernatural.

everybody's talking 'bout the shape i'm in

saying "boy, you're not a poet, just a drunk with a pen"

over and over, again and again

Lord, they don't know about the places i been

i'll make it perfectly clear: it gets hard out here

Oh God, we're all out of beer! It gets hard out here...

Hayes Carll


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I'm Not Okay, I Promise by HoodedStellaish reviews
The room goes quiet. I can see by everyone's face what their hoping for in the verdict. "Guilty!" cries the judge. I smile. Clasping my hands, I study my handiwork. "Success."
Fiction: Thriller - Rated: T - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 5 - Words: 10,670 - Reviews: 34 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 7 - Updated: 4/20/2011 - Published: 1/11/2011
Yours Truly, An Indian Pessimist by StoryMonster reviews
I was the pretty amusing girl with the funny accent. I hated him. He liked me. Did I like him? I certainly thought not. Yours Truly, An Indian Pessimist. Nominated for SKoW!
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,380 - Reviews: 174 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 23 - Updated: 2/26/2011 - Published: 11/25/2010
Anthropomorphism by Studentialatini reviews
To men life is all, and all is life. There is a living spirit behind everything."
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 140 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 2/17/2011 - Complete
Pádraig, Sé do Bheatha Bhaile by Salvatore Paradise reviews
Examining the what-ifs of a classical 'Night of Experimentation of Celtic Music' in a tavern-scene; set amidst the backdrop of uneasy Hiberno-English relations in the late 20th century
Fiction: General - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,424 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 2 - Published: 1/14/2011 - Complete
A Heart Is Where the Home Is by JohnnyYNot reviews
This is a story about a young man's struggle while living alone on the streets of New York City. In the end it's a love story - it's about hope, it's about faith, and ultimately, it's about the power of human kindness.
Fiction: General - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 8,168 - Reviews: 40 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 8/29/2009 - Published: 9/28/2008
Staged by M.F. Hawthorne reviews
a little something about going through the motions
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 56 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Published: 4/14/2009 - Complete
why drinking is overrated by no.peace.los.angeles reviews
the cars driving through to the downtown
Poetry: General - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 140 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 4 - Published: 1/30/2009 - Complete
The Story Of Indecisive Ian by Inconspicuous Bunny reviews
Possibly the STUPIDEST thing I've ever written . It's only got 48 words, you may aswell read it!
Fiction: Humor - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 52 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 3 - Published: 1/12/2009 - Complete
L For Lewd by frannyandfranny reviews
An inhale in the right cortex Exhales out the left
Poetry: Politics - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 105 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 1/8/2009 - Complete
Nina and I by MarthMarie reviews
A Christian girl is hanging out with her Muslim friend when the troops come- but what will happen?
Poetry: Religion - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 202 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 3 - Published: 1/8/2009 - Complete
A Secret by Profound Whatever reviews
A secret. Isn't that a shocker?
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 45 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 2 - Published: 12/11/2008 - Complete
Pocketfuls of Light by LiluTheoNe reviews
A journal-style collection of poetry about life and everything in between. Entry 6: "Bone china moon, ephemeral..."
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Friendship - Chapters: 6 - Words: 892 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Updated: 12/9/2008 - Published: 9/22/2008
Houses of the Holy by No Longer An Account reviews
Molly and Rat, two all-American teenagers, fall down a well and wake up over a thousand years in the past, where they must help an unlikely aliance of Irish Papar monks and proto-Cherokee Indians defeat an undead evil defiling the land.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,425 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 11/26/2008
Voice of Reason by Lawcere reviews
A short absurd scene about superstitions.
Fiction: Play - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,390 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 1 - Published: 11/16/2008 - Complete
A School Day's Worth of Haikus by Irresistible Apple reviews
Just read the summary! I hope you like reading these as much as I like writing these!
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 7 - Words: 376 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 1 - Published: 10/20/2008
The Terrifically Terrifying Tale of Cadmus Wilde by AlexOxford reviews
and of the comedy that ensues . Cadmus Wilde, musician and assasin extraordinaire, goes on a journey to enjoy life, booze, and women. He gets more than he bargained for.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,276 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 10/5/2008
Things In Jars by moontrees
a collection. You can pull your eyes out, but no one else can see through them.
Fiction: General - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 9 - Words: 4,494 - Favs: 2 - Updated: 9/12/2008 - Published: 8/31/2008 - Complete
reactive blues by this is britt reviews
you know i am a liar, nobody helps a liar. this feels like the return to something comfortable. sorry about the format.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 556 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 3 - Published: 9/6/2008 - Complete
fear of razors by no.peace.los.angeles reviews
i'm afraid of my hairy
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Horror/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 99 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 3 - Published: 8/17/2008 - Complete
A Simple Rain by Landcaster
A symbolic poem of human nature and its struggling condition against itself and the world around it, or just a poem about a very bizarre rain. Either one is a bit hard to find. Please review, 'twould be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 145 - Favs: 1 - Published: 8/5/2008 - Complete
our teenage anthem by none of burt's beeswax reviews
that sick, saccharine, pretty prom dream. the perfect night is never as it seems.
Poetry: Life - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 4 - Words: 282 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 2 - Updated: 7/18/2008 - Published: 2/10/2008
Rabbit Stop by Saint-Weasel reviews
Slash? Pinsteade Corrections Facilities... and some senior care centre nobody's heard of, here we've got the same old stuff going on... prison rituals, shower incidants, and fraudulent cancers. Who knew the commonalities between jailbirds & lovebirds?
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Romance/Horror - Chapters: 2 - Words: 2,004 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Updated: 6/29/2008 - Published: 6/28/2008
Will Ye Ever Know by darqlyte reviews
Will ye ever know..
Poetry: Religion - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 74 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 6/10/2008 - Complete
A moment in the carpark by sunday night sky reviews
Please r'n'r. Will return the favour : Need to get back into the writing-circle, it's been a while :
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 97 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 3 - Published: 6/2/2008 - Complete
Koifish by cowpops reviews
that tattoo inspires
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 48 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 6/1/2008 - Complete
the grave by wax and wane reviews
one day less I have to wait.
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Tragedy/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 153 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 2 - Published: 5/29/2008 - Complete
The God of Stereotypes by Midnight In Eden reviews
I didn't believe she existed until she stood before my eyes.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 2 - Words: 222 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 1 - Updated: 5/28/2008 - Published: 5/25/2008 - Complete
Spider by Liam02 reviews
Along came a spider, sat down within me. I shuddered, and I shook you off.
Poetry: General - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 99 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 5/19/2008 - Complete
I'm Pro Choice, And I Vote! by Doxology reviews
If you wanna be me, be me. And if you wanna be you, be you -cat stevens-
Poetry: General - Rated: T - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 150 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 5/5/2008 - Complete
The Poor Man and the Three Cunning Animals by Will Sachiksy reviews
On standing up for oneself, and why foxes have black finges on their coats.
Fiction: Fable - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 743 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 1/4/2008 - Complete
A Day in the Life of a Urinal Cake by Alpha de la Omega reviews
For mature readers. This just goes to show you that you can find a muse in anything. Got this one while actually staring down at a urinal cake.
Poetry: Humor - Rated: M - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 90 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 2 - Published: 11/2/2007 - Complete
UP by Zeelee reviews
This is a political poem written about the whole 9/1ll anniversary and the war with Iraq. If you are offended by anti-patriotism, DON'T READ THIS.
Poetry: Politics - Rated: T - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 515 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 3 - Published: 11/12/2002
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Virginia Creeper reviews
pathways, land, weather, banjo.
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 102 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 3/18/2011
In The Company of Ghosts reviews
In the forgotten streets beneath Edinburgh's Old Town, a disparate group searches for evidence of life after death. This is a ghost story about the living.
Fiction: Supernatural - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 2 - Words: 4,690 - Reviews: 11 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 3/9/2011 - Published: 3/2/2011
Places reviews
Somewhere between the mundane and the shockingly romantic. Squibs or whatever it is you call them. Currently all about places in Scotland though that may change.
Fiction: Spiritual - Rated: K - English - Drama/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 465 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 2/22/2011
Somhairle reviews
seeing more than pictures...
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Romance/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 81 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 6/19/2009
Diaries reviews
... are dangerous things.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 69 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 6/19/2009
Shotglass reviews
What hurts most is trying to apply logic to what should be left to instinct.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 176 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 1/30/2009
Princes Street, 5th January reviews
You get what you see, but some things they just change invisibly.' - Elliott Smith. The 5th of January, when the fairgrounds leave, Edinburgh, the city of poetry and logic.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 115 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 1/8/2009
Service reviews
I've spent Christmas inside, singing these songs in the prison church, Hallelujah... -Seasick Steve
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Drama/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 160 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 12/26/2008
Prison Payphone reviews
I let my guard down... And might've accidentally done 'whimsical.'
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 90 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 12/26/2008
Wax Flesh: Vicious Circles reviews
Does she mirror what I am or what I ought to be?
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 374 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 12/18/2008
Ymir's Ghost reviews
From this dead Dragon, called Earth....
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 111 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 12/12/2008
Rosetta reviews
Her silence tells me, Rosetta knows.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 223 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 11/24/2008
The XO Thing reviews
Elliott Smith. Genius. End of.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 47 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 10/14/2008
Luna reviews
I was just there. A total crisis of confidence.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 137 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 2 - Published: 10/14/2008
Lyric for a City reviews
I am taking on the rain to be held in the sky-' This city's a cruel muse.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 168 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 9/28/2008
Christiana reviews
Yeah, she tricked you into feeling like this. We've heard that one before.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 104 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 9/18/2008
Tree Splits Stone reviews
I entered this life on the condition that I would depart out of it. We don't really enter or leave anything, but I want to know what it's like.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 119 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 9/17/2008
Perspectives reviews
Is it not about time I got over him?
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 96 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 9/5/2008
After The Rain reviews
Officially, the rainiest August since records began. But that works well, heartbreak doesn't suit sunshine. This is the start of a bigger story, a very old story which may illustrate a moral. Just not the one it thinks it does.
Fiction: Spiritual - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 550 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 9/5/2008
My Bed reviews
It's a very personal space and the things, or people, that end up in it say a lot about us. What that is depends how you look at it. Inspired by Tracey Emin's artwork of the same name.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 351 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Published: 8/27/2008
He Seemed Like Such A Nice Guy reviews
Moral: The trouble with sleeping with strangers is, THEY'RE STRANGE. Urban legends are the modern fables, but they're more fun when you believe them. Comments and suggestions, as always, appreciated.
Fiction: Fable - Rated: T - English - Drama/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 475 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 8/14/2008 - Complete
Spiders reviews
In medieval literature, everything's an allegory for something. Some poets used spiders for love. I've had a phobia of them since I was a child. Comments and suggestions please.
Fiction: General - Rated: K - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 623 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 8/12/2008 - Complete
The Overnight Trains reviews
That tattoo on your chest says you're so stupid and brave/ Put a hand on your heart and a glass in your face..." The biggest distances between people are never the physical ones.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 255 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 6/23/2008
Eviction reviews
Time for a move out inspection. Comments and suggestions would be really appreciated.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 130 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 6/23/2008
Hive reviews
Cheap whisky in plastic cups, bright lights, fake smoke and loud music. And the same old drama every Friday night.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 202 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 6/23/2008
Ithaca reviews
a tropical storm beating hard upon my body...' Suggestions for the ending and title would be greatly appreciated, seen as how the name's already taken for a poem that's actually good.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Spiritual/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 131 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 6/18/2008
Arthur's Seat reviews
If you stand in the right place, you can't see the city at all. Possibly been doing too much walking home drunk talking about Grassic Gibbon.
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 126 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 6/9/2008
Wax Flesh, Vicious Circles reviews
She illustrates these vicious circles in the name of knowledge. She's semi-permanent. I'm only living in them.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 320 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 5/29/2008
Star of the Sea reviews
Improved version. You have to persevere. The estimated finishing date is 2011, but that will take several millions of pounds for some stupid information screens. Or at the very least some reviews and suggestions ...
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 127 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 5/19/2008
Between Bridges reviews
My blood still speaks a different language to my mind.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 147 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 4/29/2008
Medieval Theory reviews
Sex, death and leprosy! New improved poem with sixty per cent more self-inflicted guilt and a free absolution with every review.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Romance/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 162 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 4/29/2008
The Losing Game reviews
I don't know who first came up with 'love is a losing game,' but it is. Fighting over who gets to keep the memories. It needs some sorting out still but any suggestions are very welcome.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 359 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 3/18/2008
Star of The Sea 1 reviews
You can't build over history like this. Even if you don't know the place it's about, I'd really appreciate suggestions on this one, I know it needs improved.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 135 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 3/6/2008
Noughts and Crosses reviews
XO. No one ever wins these things.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Romance/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 97 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 2/28/2008
Graffitti reviews
Maybe there are some things you don't get over, and acting cold is one way of dealing with that. I hate these summaries. Suggestions and comments really appreciated.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Tragedy/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 143 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 2/12/2008
Americana reviews
Places are poetry in themselves, places on a map you've never been to... Now with new and slightly improved version :
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 2 - Words: 320 - Reviews: 3 - Updated: 1/21/2008 - Published: 5/14/2007
Orion's Knife reviews
Orion's knife's as sharp as broken glass... Suggestions and reviews very welcome.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Drama/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 140 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 1/21/2008
The Chemical Ghost reviews
What you create is your right to destroy... Love, life, or whatever that might be.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Tragedy/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 158 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 11/7/2007
Medieval Theory 1 reviews
Love was everything, words were dangerous and everything was a metaphor. New and better version added.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Tragedy - Chapters: 2 - Words: 314 - Reviews: 2 - Updated: 11/7/2007 - Published: 5/15/2007
Makar's Court reviews
Considering the nature of inspiration and what it means to be a poet, how in death the words replace the person.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 337 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 2 - Published: 10/25/2007 - Complete
In Your Breath reviews
Inspired by the Paris Catacombs and the effect of seeing so much evidence of death in one place.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 117 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 10/19/2007 - Complete
Monday Night reviews
... because you can't get drunk on a Monday night.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 206 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 5/14/2007 - Complete
The Silent Lines reviews
Within this hill there lies a fallen prince of Ulster. Somewhere around us lie the pieces that make me... Two poems, suggestions appreciated.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 170 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 5/11/2007 - Complete
The Overnight Trains 1 reviews
Three poems about fighting, whisky and shower curtains.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 388 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 5/7/2007 - Complete
Over The Stars
This city, scarred, bleeding, living through time. God, perfection, all irrelevant ideas, but destruction will find you anywhere, anyway.
Fiction: Historical - Rated: K - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,150 - Published: 10/25/2004
Hodie Mihi Cras Tibi reviews
Nothing is forever. Not even in this old Tolbooth, still here after five hundred years of rain.
Fiction: Historical - Rated: K - English - Supernatural/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,123 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 2/1/2004