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Joined 12-25-03, id: 389620
Author has written 69 stories for Friendship, General, Politics, Fantasy, Love, Life, Religion, Family, Biography, General, Haiku, War, Humor, Song, Humor, Historical, Nature, and Work.
Just an occasional poet, trying to get by. I try to be constructive with commentary.
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A Part way Bridge by Helgmelia reviews
This image has stuck with me since I came back from Ireland.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 117 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 2 - Published: 1/23/2004
The Night Lit by the City by Helgmelia reviews
A short poem composed while driving home from the rural countryside.
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 38 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 2 - Published: 1/19/2004
The Media Lies by Jareth the Monk reviews
For those disillusioned with different speeches falling out of the same big mouth.
Poetry: Politics - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 328 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 1/18/2004
Feel So Good by cosmo-queen reviews
The way I feel when I'm playing my keyboard.
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 102 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 2 - Published: 1/16/2004
Plastic style by Unfinished Author reviews
Cliche's and how they annoy me, a slight rant on a false culture
Poetry: Politics - Rated: K - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 162 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 4 - Published: 1/7/2004
Hey God by Flavor of Rain reviews
The questions I would ask God, I suppose, this is suppose to be taken with a bit of humor I suppose...
Poetry: Religion - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 272 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 1/1/2004
we are the LOL generation by nefaria18 reviews
The common AIM response of LOL has transcended into our daily usage of linguistics which saddens me. We are no longer "gnereation x". And for those of you who (everyone) are not familiar with my abstract concepts and random word plays o.q. signifies ori
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 215 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 2 - Published: 1/1/2004
Dislexic! by HatedBlade reviews
a funny way at looking at dislexia, gives anyone a chance to be dislexic
Fiction: Humor - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 134 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 1 - Published: 12/15/2003
Guitar by LegendaryPunk29 reviews
The story I wish is true...I wish I can play guitar, DAMN IT! Y CANT I PLAY A GUITAR? (lol)
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 337 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 1 - Published: 11/12/2003
fishy under the sea by tranCendenZ reviews
this is something fun for everyone
Poetry: Humor - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 221 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 2 - Published: 11/8/2003
Thursdays you have Guitar Practice by Rocku reviews
Inspiration for this poem came to me while taking a French test...yeah, so that sucked. Anyway, this is probably the most surreal and abstract thing I've ever written. Enjoy *I hear birds~
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,497 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 2 - Published: 10/23/2003
Virtue by Nai Nebel reviews
A poem about a soldier, and kindness's effect on his life.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 315 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 10/22/2003
One Liners by James Rain reviews
To pass the time in the airport, my sister, uncle, aunt, cousin and I all took turns writing one line of poetry and this is what came out.
Poetry: Humor - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 82 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 1 - Published: 8/1/2003
Euro English by c0rvida3 reviews
Something I found in one of my dads many e-mails...If it's yours...Please don't sue me?o.o;
Fiction: Humor - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 310 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 3 - Published: 7/21/2003
Dumb Love by James Rain reviews
no summary
Poetry: Family - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 84 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 6/19/2003
Gay Is Okay! by Namir Swiftpaw reviews
An essay I wrote about why I believe homosexuals should be allowed to get married. DO NOT FLAME ME FOR MY OPINIONS. If you disagree, feel free to do so in a civil manner.
Fiction: Essay - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 889 - Reviews: 290 - Favs: 71 - Follows: 3 - Published: 3/14/2003
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The SendOff
A drunken punchup at a funeral. Why the hell not?
Poetry: Humor - Rated: T - English - Humor/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 75 - Published: 10/14/2007 - Complete
Saturn and the Sun
an insight into changing patterns of human behaviour outside of work, compared to inside it.
Poetry: Work - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 109 - Published: 10/8/2007 - Complete
Cold Hands
when communication breaks down, there are no apologies. An unbroken circle.
Poetry: Friendship - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 70 - Published: 10/8/2007 - Complete
StrawMan Soliloquy reviews
A poem reflecting on feelings of inadequacy.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 99 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 12/2/2006 - Complete
Petite Guerre reviews
little war, a series of haikulike stanzas on fencing.
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 83 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 3 - Published: 11/25/2006 - Complete
The Boy Who Wasn't Grey reviews
A short poem on the insidious nature of sloth. A sortof antiPleasantville.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 71 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 11/23/2006 - Complete
Catus s felis
A poem of leaving and returning home. Specifically, my cat doing it. Really, it is a wider allegory of wanderlust and what home is
Poetry: Friendship - Rated: K+ - English - Fantasy/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 192 - Published: 11/23/2006 - Complete
Pluto, the planet that wasn't reviews
A gentle poke at the largely unnecessary reclassification of what a planet is that now excludes Pluto.
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 120 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 9/18/2006
Muttface reviews
An animal cruelty poem. Why not? It is an analogy for human cruelty and suffering, of course, and was something of an experiment in storytelling.
Poetry: Friendship - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 142 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 8/26/2006
Times New Roman the tribulations of a dyslexic reviews
An haiku written in frustration at the automatic font on this site, and of my friend's writings on a political message board [Axis of Justice].
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 16 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 2/4/2006
An Overview of Dinoflagellate Biology reviews
This poem has the same title as my dissertation, which is what this is about. I discovered, researched, and worked on a charming little group of algae that I found had many of the metaphorical characteristics of humans.
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 178 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 1/28/2006
Discerning the Improbable reviews
I wrote this for a freind as a stream of conciousness poem. It's inspired by a technical fault. A bit of a sarcastic look at improbability, in a strange sort of way.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 43 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 2/19/2005
Romance, Post Modern Style reviews
a collection of cynical views of romance as it stands today. written in classic St. Valentines' Day style. Sorry about the gimmick. New verses 8 - 15
Poetry: Humor - Rated: T - English - Romance/Parody - Chapters: 15 - Words: 247 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 2 - Updated: 2/2/2005 - Published: 3/29/2004
Theft reviews
A haiku about being stolen from. No matter how small, it's just not right to have to go through it.
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K - English - Tragedy/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 9 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 11/6/2004
A Window Facing West reviews
A poem written for a friend. Not my usual subject, but it was refreshing to write. I think we all should have a window facing west.
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 113 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 11/6/2004
Strangers to Zen
Paradise isn't something that needs over-analysing. I realised during the writing of this that perfection isn't perfect, its subjective. I realised, while writing this summary, that i've written little to do with the poem. Sod it.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 82 - Published: 7/27/2004
Earliest Art
A bit of a look into the affect a documentary that I watched once had on me. It really stuck with me, so these are some of my thought on it.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 87 - Published: 7/17/2004
Horizon reviews
Now, the title is a working title [if you have a better idea, then by all means suggest one.] Something of a look into the nature of time and space, with personal overtones.
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Supernatural/Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 69 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 7/17/2004
Carnival Grace reviews
A poem that uses an extended metaphor for my newest little friends. It seems to have a distinct "Awww" factor.
Poetry: Friendship - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 92 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 7/17/2004
With us or Against us reviews
something of a sequel to The Day Today, but from a different perspective.
Poetry: Politics - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 89 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 5/2/2004
When Less than is equal to Greater than reviews
a socio-political poem. similar to What if God were an atheist, but not as good.
Poetry: Politics - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 149 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 5/2/2004
A Brief History of the Cold War reviews
One of my favourite pieces that i've ever written. its all fact, taken from very reliable sources. Honest! it doesn't seem quite as funny as when i wrote it.
Fiction: Historical - Rated: K+ - English - Parody/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 335 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 4/30/2004
Short Stay Haiku reviews
A Haiku about writing Haikus, (there's a surprise). its a bit like parking a car.
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 15 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 4/30/2004
The Y Factor reviews
a self-depreciating look at genetics, and more specificly, the Y chromosome. a poem about genetics? why not.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 86 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 4/23/2004
6'000'000'000 over x reviews
i'm not too confident of this one. its a poem that uses a traveller as a metaphor for a certain type of person. i think.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 99 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 4/23/2004
And what if God were an Atheist? reviews
a socio-political poem with metaphors or extended metaphors. its sort of similar to Their Zenith is Our Nadir, but not as good.
Poetry: Politics - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 147 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 4/6/2004
eMpTyV reviews
careful, bad words again! dealing with the social aspect of consumerism and branding, with heavy amounts of spite.
Poetry: Politics - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 67 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 4/4/2004
Phisi Ollie Gee
i've been practising with progressive structure here, and playing around with biological terms too.
Poetry: Humor - Rated: K - English - Parody/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 68 - Published: 4/3/2004
like a Heart Clamp reviews
some people would say i don't take well to failing. damn right i don't.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 83 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 3/31/2004
The Islander reviews
here, I wrote about the solitude I feel sometimes, and how its effects conflict upon me. the "he" of the poem is the same subject as "the Good Freind gone".
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 115 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 3/28/2004
CitiZen reviews
careful, there's a bad word in here! something of a strike-out at commercialism. i even managed a loose rhyme or two.
Poetry: Politics - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 53 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 3/28/2004
An Albino Chameleon in Snow reviews
this one's inspired by an advert i saw in The Big Issue about social work with people who hurt themselves. it's similar in content to "tribal markings"
Poetry: Friendship - Rated: K+ - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 127 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 3/28/2004
the People of the Quiet reviews
a surreal experience led me to write this. it really was quite strange. probably my 'flu playing me up. it is a little similar to The i Of The Storm.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Supernatural/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 74 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 3/19/2004
Ishmaelite reviews
another political poem. a statement against war.
Poetry: Politics - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 66 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 2/22/2004
KnifeEdge reviews
A poem about living life by straight-edge rules.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 68 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 2/18/2004
Narciscissor reviews
this poem is one i've written about the manner in which one of the people I live with holds discussions. it could be extrapolated to incorporate just about anyone though.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 67 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 2/18/2004
A Great Speaker in the land of the Deaf reviews
a very short poem about living by ideals.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Angst/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 28 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 2/15/2004
1945 reviews
war haiku. again, i apologise if it is below par, i don't really know haiku, but it just gets the point across in such a punchy way.
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K - English - Tragedy/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 16 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 1/29/2004
Survivors and Casualties reviews
war haiku. i'm still not too confident writing haiku, but never mind, eh? hey look, the summary is longer than the actual poem!
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K - English - Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 11 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 1/28/2004
Antistipated reviews
i suppose that his constitutes a little angst. A look at what I feel like when love doesn't go my way.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 122 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 1/28/2004
Their Zenith is Our Nadir reviews
I've tried to make almost everything in this poem symbolic. try to figure it all out,
Poetry: Politics - Rated: K - English - Fantasy/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 86 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 3 - Published: 1/27/2004
Six Minute Epic reviews
This is the fruit of one piece of English homework i did, to "create a piece of writing to sum yourself up". i thought it might be fun to do a song. It took me two weeks to come up with this. serves as a lesson against being too clever -grin
Poetry: Song - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 177 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 1/23/2004
Genre reviews
this was an English class task. we had the first line given to us, then we wrote a next line and passed it on. hilarious at the time. expect the odd. we were 16 at the time.
Fiction: Humor - Rated: T - English - Parody - Chapters: 7 - Words: 988 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 1/23/2004
Sympathy with monday
This isn't a standard love poem. I'm not sure if it really qualifies as a love poem, but anyway, its more a sign of respect for something that is vilified unduly.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Supernatural/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 168 - Published: 1/23/2004
The Gift reviews
caution: don't read this if you've got a headache. its a concept piece, and its a tad strange. and its not easy to read either.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 19 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 1/23/2004
The Day Today reviews
a war poem, probably unfinished but i think it'll stay that way [i think of this as my great unfinished symphony]. i'll let you make your own minds up on it. i like it quite a bit.
Poetry: War - Rated: K - English - Drama/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 57 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Published: 1/23/2004
tHE wORD iS bUT a cUP reviews
this is intentionally in this format. it has many implictaions to the wider world, writing, and meaning. A bit of a gimmick, but who cares?
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 9 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 1/19/2004
Pax Vobiscum reviews
i decided to deal with oprimism, multiculturalism and all things feelgood. please, enjoy
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 94 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Published: 1/16/2004
The VICIOUS act reviews
more political poetry, although i'm not confident over this one. look up the PATRIOT act for a closer idea of what i'm getting at.
Poetry: Politics - Rated: K - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 77 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 1/14/2004
The Collective reviews
my first Haiku. its a phrase i've had for almost a year, then i decided that it could be put into haiku.
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 11 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 1/14/2004
Ranom Insane babble reviews
This piece I wrote a long time ago. I dislike the implementation, and the title, and half of the content. But I can't manage to refine it. So here it is, I guess. My least favourite of all my work. Probably.
Fiction: General - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 239 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 1/8/2004
ME reviews
a pseudo-autobiography. I wrote this about a year ago, in a half hour stint. My writing group was asked to open a piece of work, so this is mine. the occasional swearword, so careful if you're a young 'un.
Fiction: Biography - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 381 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 1/8/2004
Written in Ink, not Set in Stone reviews
This is a culmination of old style me poetry and new, it is neither one i would write now, nor one that i would have written then.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 73 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 1/8/2004
Spoil the Vote reviews
here, i make another statement against the political way that is adopted by western civilisations generally. This piece is Pro-True Democracy
Poetry: Politics - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 97 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 1/8/2004
300696106 reviews
This is a poem concerning my psycological state during an hospital stay. It is constructed entirely of things I said at the time, so expect some slightly strange content.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Tragedy/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 225 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 1/8/2004
Water, Not Wine reviews
My concerns on the afterlife; or lack of, or presence of. My fear of being wrong.
Poetry: Religion - Rated: K - English - Drama/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 163 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 12/31/2003
Kian's Tale reviews
this one was written for my first nephew's christening. it's nearly three years old now. I always get commissioned to do poems for family celebrations, and i always think that they need more work, which is strange, i never add more work to my pieces.
Poetry: Family - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 66 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 12/30/2003
Healthy Young Man reviews
Whilst not without my problems, I still can function. I'm not really that dangerous, so why could I be sedated and/or locked away for what makes me different? I fear the psychiatrist.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Tragedy/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 173 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 12/30/2003
Truelove reviews
a bittersweet romance revolving around a 'not "the one", just "one of the many" ' scenario.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 82 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 12/28/2003
Nothing to Report reviews
this is a poem about the tendancy for organizations, governments and the like to tell you nothing [note: that's not
Poetry: Politics - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 66 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 12/28/2003
The Big Man Upstairs
This is actually not really about God, not necessarily. It's more specifically about the authorities in my life, my equals, my betters, and those other personalities that crop up from time to time. I guess it could still be about God.
Poetry: Religion - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 147 - Published: 12/27/2003
Virtue reviews
Here I explore the very reason I continue to try with every ounce of my existance, in every aspect of my existance.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Drama/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 117 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 12/27/2003
Upon the Eve of NeverDawn
a tale of unrequited love, and if that isn't stereotypical enough, its got lots of religious imagery in it.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Fantasy/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 105 - Published: 12/26/2003
Mute reviews
a statement against the antipolitical movement that seem to reside. there's apathy, and then there's that one stage higher, actively destroying others' opinions.
Poetry: Politics - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 98 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 12/26/2003
Tribal Markings
sometimes we all feel like the warrior here. rated for some mild reference to cutting yourself.
Poetry: Fantasy - Rated: K+ - English - Spiritual/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 141 - Published: 12/26/2003
Steel Heart reviews
a statement against the over-entertainment driven pop culture that currently resides over millions.
Poetry: Politics - Rated: K - English - Supernatural/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 172 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 12/26/2003
To the Good Friend gone reviews
I have three things left of the best friend i ever had. this is one of them, which i wrote years after his death.
Poetry: Friendship - Rated: K - English - Tragedy/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 141 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 12/26/2003
The i of the Storm reviews
if you've ever had this moment of absolute calm during an emotional time, you may have some idea what i'm getting at. this is the fruit of one such instance.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Spiritual/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 107 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 12/26/2003
On Discovery of truth reviews
here, i try to discuss the priorities of parts of betrayal on a scale of emotion.
Poetry: Friendship - Rated: K - English - Tragedy/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 94 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 12/26/2003