CaramelMacchiato
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Joined 09-24-02, id: 272567
Author has written 31 stories for General, Mythology, Family, Fantasy, General, War, Life, Song, Mystery, Action, and Love.

An enormous thank you to everyone who has taken the time to read and review my work, of whatever quality it may be. I appreciate it more than you can imagine; your love is my life.

SOME USEFUL QUOTES:

"You see things; and you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say, "Why not?""
- George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

"Be content with your lot; one cannot be first in everything."
- Aesop.

"Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined."
- Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862)

"Even the smallest person can change the course of the future."
- Galadriel (Lord of the Rings trilogy).

"As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death."
- Leonardo da Vinci (1452 - 1519)

"I don't want to achieve immortality through my work ... I want to achieve it through not dying."
- Woody Allen (1935 - )

"Unless you believe, you will not understand."
- Saint Augustine (354 AD - 430 AD)

"Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint."
- Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

"Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no
self."
- Cyril Connolly (1903 - 1974)

"You must keep sending work out; you must never let a manuscript do nothing but eat its head
off in a drawer. You send that work out again and again, while you're working on another one.
If you have talent, you will receive some measure of success - but only if you persist."
- Isaac Asimov (1920 - 1992)

"The worst tragedy for a poet is to be admired through being misunderstood."
- Jean Cocteau (1889 - 1963)

"Destiny is no matter of chance. It is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for,
it is a thing to be achieved."
- William Jennings Bryan (1860 - 1925)

"If men would consider not so much wherein they differ, as wherein they agree, there would be far less of uncharitableness and angry feeling."
- Joseph Addison.

"No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted."
- Aesop.

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Love and Secrets by Sam Cdn reviews
COMPLETE! This starts out as a romance between two boys at a boarding school (yes, BOYS! that means slash) in Ontario, Canada. Their love progresses gradually and eventually turns into a tender and beautiful affair. But nothing lasts forever ...
Fiction: General - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 43 - Words: 133,420 - Reviews: 501 - Favs: 174 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 7/26/2005 - Published: 3/19/2004
Pain In The End by DragonFox713 reviews
One of my earlier works.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 122 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 3/30/2003 - Complete
a rainbow of illusions by Laura Smith reviews
Something about me, for me, by me.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 479 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 3/24/2003
Deprive by Amethyst Haze reviews
As a writer... how would you feel if someone dared to say you cannot write anymore?
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 191 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 5 - Published: 3/7/2003
Picnic in a Cathedral at Midnight by Lothe reviews
It's very dark in a cathedral at midnight.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 81 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 1/15/2003
Devilry by GuardianPhoenix reviews
Does the Devil exist? If so, where? If not, who is to blame?
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 284 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 1/11/2003
words to stand on by INsomniaK reviews
write your own summery in your review
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 161 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 12/24/2002
Neuroses by clifjumpr13 reviews
What can I say, Freud would have a field day with me, but no one gets to analyze my particular oddities. Read if you like.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 142 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 2 - Published: 11/21/2002
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A Dance To The End Of Life
Imagine in sepia tones a 1930s cafe, a despondent woman, a melancholy jazz band ...
Poetry: Love - Rated: M - English - Poetry/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 261 - Published: 10/8/2005
Private Moment
A private moment in an unrequited love affair. NOTE: Requires subtlety and an understanding of double meanings.
Poetry: Love - Rated: M - English - Poetry/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 157 - Published: 10/8/2005
Hermit's Wood
For those of you who have seen The Blair Witch Project, this piece may remind you of it. Though I have not seen the movie myself this composition brings my imaginings of the setting to life.
Fiction: General - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 368 - Published: 5/1/2004
To Live Again reviews
Inspired by The Return of the King soundtrack. "Behind, in front, and on either side of me lay the pitiful remains of human bodies. Warriors. Here and there, I spotted blood-encrusted hands and deeply scarred faces ..."
Fiction: Action - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 836 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 4/18/2004
Le Coeur reviews
From the heart. Go figure.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 80 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 4/18/2004
A Collection of Depressants reviews
A collection of poetry for depressed individuals.
Poetry: General - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 17 - Words: 1,906 - Reviews: 35 - Favs: 5 - Updated: 1/18/2004 - Published: 10/1/2002
Broken Dolls reviews
First it was Jack the Ripper. Now, in 1897, it's another mysterious killer but this one likes to pick on prettiest young women of London. Who is it this time, and why are they doing it? A shudder-worthy story of murder and deadly romance.
Fiction: Mystery - Rated: M - English - Mystery/Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,403 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 9/10/2003
Stating the Obvious reviews
"... But now I have grown I have learnt many lessons I should not have known If the world had been different ..."
Poetry: Song - Rated: K - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 163 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 8/25/2003
I Will Fall On My Own reviews
"Oh, I am tired of living A life with so much giving And not enough receiving at my end And I, I am weary to the bone I'm shaking I'm falling I'm dying alone ..."
Poetry: Song - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 278 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Published: 8/25/2003
What Is It? reviews
Tell me, what is it? Pain and panic? Lust and love? Peace and beauty? Or dull reality?
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 180 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 7/2/2003
A Politician's Lie reviews
The government promises you peace and just when you find hope - the war begins. Rating for one swearword. Do me a great big favour and please review!
Poetry: War - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 106 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 2 - Published: 3/11/2003
I'll Be Found reviews
The contents of this poem are a description of what every author goes through, on their way to stardom or the garbage dump. Read this and read your feelings! Please r&r.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 123 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 1 - Published: 1/19/2003
Dream Awake reviews
Maerin Carthy falls asleep in her own house, in her own bed...but does she really wake? This story is based on a weird dream I had. PLEASE read and review! It's better than it sounds...at least I hope so!
Fiction: General - Rated: K+ - English - Mystery - Chapters: 4 - Words: 7,429 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Updated: 1/19/2003 - Published: 12/20/2002
The Hermit reviews
The deadly ghost of a hermit resides in a dark gloomy wood somewhere, waiting to capture you, whether you be alive or dead...
Poetry: General - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry/Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 142 - Reviews: 7 - Published: 12/17/2002
Sense the Wind reviews
Touch, Hear, See, Smell and Taste...the five humans senses...but applied to the wind? Please read and review!
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 108 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 1 - Published: 12/17/2002
The War reviews
Going to war, the actual battle, and the aftermath - the three stages of war. The inspiration for this trilogy was The Lord of the Rings. Please read and review!
Poetry: War - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Adventure - Chapters: 3 - Words: 474 - Reviews: 5 - Updated: 9/30/2002 - Published: 9/26/2002
Evenings reviews
A little poem I wrote when I was about 9 or 10 years old. I warn you, it may seem like nonsense. My inspiration for this one, was Lewis Carroll, author of Alice in Wonderland, and The Looking Glass.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 71 - Reviews: 6 - Published: 9/26/2002
Illusions reviews
An almost-psychological-thriller one-shot about a man who drinks too much alcohol and the visions sink in...well, it's better than it sounds. Just read it! Please!
Fiction: General - Rated: K+ - English - Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,220 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 9/25/2002
The Dream Fairy reviews
A poem about a fairy who controls your dreams.
Poetry: Fantasy - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 141 - Reviews: 12 - Published: 9/25/2002
Fairies reviews
A little poem about fairies.
Poetry: Fantasy - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 69 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 1 - Published: 9/25/2002
A Father's Day Poem reviews
A little poem for Father's Day, that I based on my step-father.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 73 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 9/25/2002
You Will Meet Your End reviews
A poem about a person ignorant of the strife in the world, and their reward for it.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 156 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 2 - Published: 9/25/2002
An Ode to Autumn reviews
A poem about the changes of the seasons, from Summer to Autumn.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 111 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 2 - Published: 9/25/2002
Storm reviews
A poem about the personified events of a storm.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 83 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 9/24/2002
No Escape reviews
A mournful poem about a mad person.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 68 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 1 - Published: 9/24/2002
Do They Care? reviews
A poem based upon my own experiences of emotional pain caused by family problems.
Poetry: Family - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 110 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 9/24/2002
The Tragedy of Love reviews
A romantic tragical poem based on the myth of Hero and Leander.
Fiction: Mythology - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 108 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 9/24/2002
A Madwoman's Plight reviews
A depressing poem about a madwoman's sorrow.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 119 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 9/24/2002
The Dead Girl reviews
A poem about how a dead girl is seen through a close person's eyes.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 103 - Reviews: 8 - Published: 9/24/2002
How much I'd give to go to Heaven reviews
A poem about how a person wants to see Heaven but not die.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 108 - Reviews: 7 - Published: 9/24/2002
Shunted reviews
You ask for help, but it is denied...You try to fit in, but rejection is slammed in your face...sound familiar?
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 158 - Reviews: 6 - Published: 9/24/2002