Jade Silver
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Joined 07-28-03, id: 367011
Author has written 50 stories for Biography, Life, Love, Friendship, General, General, Song, Haiku, Nature, Humor, School, Fantasy, Work, Supernatural, and Humor.

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

"The skill of writing is to create a context in which other people can think." -- Edwin Schlossberg

"I write entirely to find out what I'm thinking, what I'm looking at, what I see and what it means. What I want and what I fear." -- Jesse Stuart

"If you don't have the time to read, then you don't have the time or the tools to write." -- Stephen King


Thank you for your reviews. :-)

Samwise Gamgee: The Shire’s Ronald Reagan? by The Eclipse reviews
A sad, tongue-in-cheek realization that "Lord of the Rings" encourages conservativism.
Fiction: Essay - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 405 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 1 - Published: 1/5/2005
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To All Those Who Think They Understand reviews
Just because I'm different doesn't mean that you know what life for me is like. Just because I'm not your color, your race, your gender, doesn't mean that I'm not just as strong as you are. In fact, it is because I AM different that makes me stronger.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 211 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 5/8/2008 - Complete
Questions I Want To Ask You
We were so in love. Then one day you decided to break my heart. I can't understand why this happened. There are so many questions I want to ask you. I just want to know why . . .
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 150 - Published: 11/10/2007 - Complete
To Be Different, To Be Chinese American reviews
I always felt like I didn't belong, but really, everyone is different, and everyone truly belongs in their own right. I am not just Chinese, I am not just American I now know that I fit as a Chinese American.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 266 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 4/22/2007 - Complete
Free As A Bird reviews
Are we really as free as we think?
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 90 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 10/21/2006 - Complete
24 Hours reviews
The doctors told me that I had 24 hours left to live. What can I do in such a short time? How do I say goodbye? Life is just too short.
Fiction: Biography - Rated: T - English - Drama/Tragedy - Chapters: 5 - Words: 5,266 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 2 - Updated: 8/24/2006 - Published: 6/3/2004
A Cat's Life reviews
Fiddlehead, one of my friend's cats, acts like a king. This is a recap of what happens during his day.
Fiction: Humor - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,665 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 8/16/2006
Kat reviews
A work in progress - Katarina Loweherz is the youngest slayer to have taken on such a difficult mission. Will she survive?
Fiction: Supernatural - Rated: M - English - Supernatural/Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,141 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 10/14/2005
Presently Selfish Predicament reviews
My current stance in life - what went through my head within a period of five minutes. Am I really selfish? I guess I question myself far too much.
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 212 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 8/26/2005
An Incident At Work reviews
Working three jobs takes its toll, especially when something bad happens during the day. When one bad thing did happen to me, it affected the way I felt, just like that day. I got so much crap for one error . . .
Poetry: Work - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 298 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 8/26/2005
My Sire reviews
A vampire hunter finds what he is searching for, but in turn he has become the prey.
Poetry: Fantasy - Rated: M - English - Supernatural/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 371 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 6/11/2005
The Pains of Responsibility reviews
It is my true life. No breaks, no vacations, no fun. Not a good way to live.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 230 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 6/11/2005
To My Lover reviews
Do you know how much I love you? It is incomprehensible to the human mind, and although I have attempted to put the emotion into words, nothing can truly encompass how I feel for you.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 242 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 1/15/2005
Clarity reviews
I had a revelation after a conversation with my boyfriend. To him: I finally understand what you mean when you tell me that you love me.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 274 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 1/4/2005
Distraction reviews
Caffeine, even in small amounts, affects my mind and body greatly. Hence, I hurriedly jump from one topic to another, never really explaining myself.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 145 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 11/23/2004
College Insecurity reviews
The first month of college brings strange emotions to first year students, and I, for one, am not afraid to put these emotions into words. It was hard to make friends when all you did was go to school and work.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 233 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 10/25/2004
As We Are Particles reviews
We are only minute figures in the universe, so little, so insignificant.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 66 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 8/23/2004
Transition reviews
Childhood to adulthood to inevitable death - the wheel turns itself and each human goes through the same stages, again and again.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 108 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 8/10/2004
Subway reviews
I sat across from you, speculating about whether or not you are the one for me, but I know that it can never happen.
Poetry: Love - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 149 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 8/9/2004
My Dear, Sweet Lady reviews
He came to the kingdom to be knighted, never expecting that the lady who would knight him was the one he loved most. He wished for her to acknowledge him, but all he received was ignorance.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Romance/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 206 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 7/31/2004
The Gray Kitten reviews
She used to be so energetic, but sickness overpowered her. Now Rei's gone and we're left alone again.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 194 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 7/27/2004
Vacation reviews
I'm laying in the sun, enjoying my vacation and the time away from people.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 146 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 7/27/2004
Unrequited Love reviews
She finally professes her love to the man of her dreams, but he'll never see her letter. This poem is a reflection of one of the chapters of my life, when relations were shaky with my ex-boyfriend, and I almost fell for someone else.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 635 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 7/27/2004
Reflection reviews
All the reflections from the past, present, and future of myself gather at one final place before I take a plunge into the unknown.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 138 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 7/27/2004
Searching reviews
Around the world I look for you, but have you tried to look for me?
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 102 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 7/13/2004
Saving Lives One Step at a Time reviews
I had been anxious and worried that I'd fail the entire lifeguarding test. Would I pass it or would I be a failure and have to take the entire course all over again?
Fiction: General - Rated: K - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,496 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 6/29/2004
Elaine reviews
I never knew that interviewing someone from my creative writing class would produce such a story; this is a day in the life of Elaine Koustenis.
Fiction: General - Rated: K - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,060 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 6/28/2004
The Walk For Hunger reviews
My friends and I gave our time, hearts, and physical strength and energy to help the hungry in Massachusetts by raising money and walking twenty miles to seal the deal.
Fiction: Biography - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,132 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 6/23/2004
Metamorphosis reviews
Time brings change from dawn until dusk. The world itself morphs constantly.
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 101 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 6/23/2004
Just Out Of Reach reviews
You always cared about me, but why can't I have you? You are always someone else's, but never mine. And that knowledge breaks my heart.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 139 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 3/30/2004
How Love Came to Be reviews
The history of love is summarized and broken down into what it is today.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 288 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 3/29/2004
Black Night reviews
This poem is a response to a color prompt within my creative writing course. It's a darker piece in comparison to other works.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 268 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 3/24/2004
Senioritis reviews
I'm tryin' to work hard, but it's so difficult when you have 2 months of high school left!
Poetry: School - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 83 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 3/21/2004
So Far From Home reviews
A homeless man walks along, searching for some salvation for his body in the cold. Is he doomed to becoming the epiphany of a nomad?
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 33 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 3/20/2004
Commercial Marketing reviews
Teenagers and spending money is a bad combination. And that is how business runs, marketing and advertising to the susceptible.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 41 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 3/20/2004
Beauty At Its Best reviews
The wondrous rose exists within its own microcosm.
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 31 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 3/20/2004
Mente Creativa reviews
As with the haikus, these tankas are part of my final creative writing project. They focus on the aspects of my daily life as well.
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 4 - Words: 101 - Reviews: 8 - Published: 3/20/2004
The Woes of a Night Out reviews
It's one of the worst luck scenarios when you're out on a date.
Poetry: Humor - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 41 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 3/20/2004
First True Love, Fallen reviews
In the beginning, we were on such level ground. As time moved on, we changed, and the ground became filled with cracks and holes as wide as streets. What happened to us?
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 184 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 3/20/2004
The Tragedy of a Ham reviews
A delicatessen ham seems to have its own personality, sitting in the show window, all glazed up and pretty. But then the hands come in and take it apart!
Poetry: Humor - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 100 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 3/17/2004
Spring of the Violets reviews
The spring showers bring nature back to life, along with the beautiful yellow violet.
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 98 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 3/17/2004
Mirar la Iluvia reviews
These Haikus were written for my final creative writing project. They feature aspects of daily life, simplified yet expanded within the three lines of each haiku.
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 5 - Words: 79 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 3/17/2004
Dangerous Addiction reviews
I wanted freedom, but I'm restricted; I tried to give you up, but I'm addicted . . .
Poetry: Song - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 262 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 3/17/2004
School Daze reviews
A rhyming piece dedicated to students who fall asleep in class or get dazed, just like me! I wrote this poem for my final creative writing project during my AP English class.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 241 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 3/17/2004
The Letter reviews
This is a story within a story; it is about a friend who wants to revive an old friendship and writes a letter to that person. Very sentimental :)
Fiction: General - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,080 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 2/3/2004
Have a Merry Christmas reviews
Every holiday season, don't take for granted what you have, because there are people in the world who have it worse than you.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 241 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 12/20/2003
All I Wanted reviews
Being a freshman teenage girl experiencing love all around her, she wanted to love someone and for that someone to love her back. Will she ever meet him?
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 308 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 8/9/2003
Hello, Goodbye, But We're Still Friends reviews
Even though I haven't seen you all in so long, you're still my friends and I'm thankful for that.
Poetry: Friendship - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 142 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 8/3/2003
Set Me Free reviews
Our relationship took a turn for the worst; your paranoia battled my deceit, all because I refused to tell you where I was and who I was with. But individuals are entitled to their freedom, and I would never betray you. Ye of no faith . . .
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Angst/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 200 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 8/3/2003
Rumors reviews
Whisper something untruthful to someone who can't keep a secret - this is the recipe for a rumor. It is how you have come to hurt me so deeply.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Angst/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 166 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 8/2/2003
Growing Up: Another Chapter reviews
This biographical essay depicts my life before the start of the senior year of high school, when I have yet to reach adulthood, but am mostly past the struggles of being a teen. It reflects most of my life in summary at the time I wrote it.
Fiction: Biography - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,558 - Reviews: 6 - Published: 8/1/2003