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Joined 01-20-04, id: 393861
Author has written 61 stories for Fantasy, General, Humor, Life, War, Song, Politics, General, Love, Friendship, Fantasy, Play, Sci-Fi, Young Adult, and Mystery.

Project Updates:

Gangland will hopefully be back on track as soon as my Mum's laptop is fixed.
I've just heard about a new Bill Murray film with practically the same plot as Hannah Houdini, which is abit off-putting. Go to http://indie.imdb.com/title/tt0412019/to see more about it.

Don't you hate those annoying "Fact File" profiles? You know the ones I mean. The ones like this . . .

"Name": Ritzy
Location: Technically London, but I lived in New York for two years and will always be a pushy New Yorker by heart.
Favourite Authors: Tons. Neil Gaiman, Mikhail Bulgakov, Jonathan Safran Foer, Haruki Murakami, and tons more.
Favourite Bands: Waay too many to name. Franz Ferdinand, Maximo Park, Belle and Sebastien, the Kaiser Chiefs, the Futureheads, Radiohead, Manic Street Preachers, The Zutons, the Scissor Sisters, Blondie, David Bowie, Morissey, The Clash, the Buzzcocks, Shriekback . . . . .
Favourite Movies: My Own Private Idaho, Bright Young Things, The Waterbabies, Chicago, The Hours, The Assasination of Richard Nixon, The American President . . .
Currently Reading/Listening to . . . Reading "Everything Is Illuminated" (Jonathon Safran-Foer) listening to 'You Could Have It So Much Better' (Franz Ferdinand, constantly!) and watching 'Lost' (OH MY GOD!)

"Life is real! Life is earnest!
And the grave is not its goal;
"Dust thou art, to dust returnest,"
Was not spoken of the soul."
H. W Longfellow - Psalm of Life

"Thus, though we cannot make our sun
Stand still, yet we will make him run."

Andrew Marvell- To His Coy Mistress

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The Last Snow Day by Rose of Sharon reviews
Reviews welcome on this story about two girls growing up in that difficult pre-teen age...
Fiction: General - Rated: K - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,510 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 2 - Published: 9/17/2005
criss cross hearts by Quirin reviews
very francesca lia block
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 140 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 1 - Published: 8/29/2005
Some muchneeded color by Second Hand Screams reviews
You always said I looked good in blue.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 191 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 1 - Published: 5/16/2005
Sleeping Beauty by citrus scented reviews
Contemplating from inside white walls of insanity waiting to be saved.
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Angst/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 605 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 2 - Published: 5/8/2005
At The Checkout by citrus scented reviews
A series of different people Ive seen at the checkout, and my nosy theories into their lives. Feel free to share yours, too.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Mystery - Chapters: 3 - Words: 222 - Reviews: 47 - Favs: 2 - Updated: 4/27/2005 - Published: 3/29/2005
Thirt33n Ways Of Looking In A Mirror by Fadeaway Windwaker reviews
The glass shows my reflection but it cannot see inside...
Poetry: General - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 205 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 2 - Published: 1/22/2005
Harder to Leave by Michael-J-Oliver reviews
A parody of Maroon 5's "Harder to Breathe" in which the plight of Kerry voters becomes all too clear...
Fiction: Humor - Rated: T - English - Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 436 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 4 - Published: 1/15/2005
Xylophone Ribcage by the cereal killer reviews
I don't know how to explain this
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 98 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Published: 12/18/2004
Absent Minded Song by InkandIntrospection reviews
Ditty for a dull, gray day.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 53 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 2 - Published: 11/30/2004
Beautiful Trivialities by acrobia reviews
Was that what you were thinking of, when you kissed him? Or was it something less trivial, more grand?
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 107 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 1 - Published: 11/11/2004
A Devil's Love by Peanuthead reviews
Another sonnet, thsi time about a devil's love. please R&R
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Romance/Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 115 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 4 - Published: 7/4/2004
A Wicked Diversion by Yaquel Visain reviews
'Their words explode into phrases, tongues lashing out...'
Poetry: Fantasy - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 96 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 7/4/2004
Moonchild by Velvetjane reviews
Where do all the children's rhymes come from?
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 75 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 6/13/2004
Is this love? by Rose White Fury Guard reviews
This poem is NOT self explanatory but read it a few times and it might register as something to you
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 31 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 2/26/2004
Three Houses by Jacob Schmidt reviews
Divides the human soul into three main components and continues to describe those components, their applications, and their inevitabilities.
Poetry: Fantasy - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 299 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Published: 1/23/2004
Angels by Jacob Schmidt reviews
This is a poem I wrote during a period of discussing Paradise Lost. It is neither historically nor Biblically accurate.
Poetry: Fantasy - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 201 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 2 - Published: 1/23/2004
Without Steed by Michael-J-Oliver reviews
A parody of Eminem’s ‘Without Me’, satirising Chemistry teacher Mr Steed’s love for the subject he teaches.
Poetry: Song - Rated: T - English - Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 734 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 4 - Published: 9/13/2002
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Constellations reviews
I read somewhere that we're all made of stars.
Poetry: Song - Rated: K - English - Romance/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 1 - Words: 321 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 2 - Published: 5/4/2008
Spin reviews
A man lies half paralysed in an MRI machine, visited by a friend from his past who brings halfforgotten truths back to the surface.
Fiction: Play - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 8 - Words: 8,178 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 6/28/2007 - Complete
End of the Line
Through her own ghost reflection she sees the outlying clusters of suburban lights against the black, like hives of apocalyptic magma reeling away from her as she leaves them.A shorty story about riding on trains.
Fiction: Mystery - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 379 - Published: 6/23/2007
We Be Learnin' reviews
Revision tips, Sean Paul style.
Poetry: Song - Rated: K - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 206 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Published: 9/10/2006
Name of the Law reviews
When a suspected murderer is put in a coma, his wife, inspector, doctor and a witness are all caught waiting for his scan. As they do, they realise that he is not the only one with a secret, and that sometimes it's hard to tell the victims from the crimi
Fiction: Play - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Suspense - Chapters: 6 - Words: 5,823 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 3 - Published: 6/5/2006
I Bet That You Look Good in a Lab Coat reviews
A scientific version of the Arctic Monkey's song
Poetry: Song - Rated: K - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 384 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 3 - Published: 5/24/2006
The Only Way To Feel reviews
Maybe this was what it felt like to be grown up – things just don’t hit you like they used to.
Fiction: General - Rated: T - English - Spiritual/Drama - Chapters: 17 - Words: 9,400 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 3/13/2006 - Published: 1/7/2006
The Definition of Love reviews
A teacher, clinging to the shreds of his marriage, a student, disillusioned with the spiritual, and the four letter word that they both have in common.
Fiction: Play - Rated: T - English - Drama/Poetry - Chapters: 12 - Words: 8,603 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 2/6/2006 - Published: 1/27/2006
Library Card reviews
A librarian falls madly in love with a customer and creates worlds in which they can be together, unknowingly turning his love into a dangerous obsession.
Fiction: General - Rated: T - English - Suspense/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,263 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 10/1/2005
Party People reviews
I've got a date with a bottle of rum/He's a bit transparent, but he's loads of fun (a funny song about 'those' kinds of parties)
Poetry: Song - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 295 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 9/11/2005
The Wrong Side reviews
Now you're cut up and spit out and full of rage/While I'm getting high on the latest craze . . (A song)
Poetry: Song - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 331 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 9/3/2005
She's Losing It reviews
These are the best years of my life.
Fiction: Young Adult - Rated: T - English - Drama/Spiritual - Chapters: 23 - Words: 16,376 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 1 - Updated: 8/29/2005 - Published: 8/3/2005
Freeze Frame reviews
You spun around me in circles, filling the air with song as I screamed and screamed, pulling you in close, feeling your heart beat like the dieing moth’s wings. I was crying.
Fiction: General - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 8 - Words: 2,207 - Reviews: 12 - Updated: 7/6/2005 - Published: 6/30/2005
The Ailing Muse reviews
Is the painting more alive than the model? Inspired by 'The Picture of Dorian Grey' by Oscar Wilde
Fiction: General - Rated: K - English - Supernatural/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,111 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 7/1/2005
Gangland: Shard's Exile reviews
There's something stirring in the empty street's of No-Man's-Land. The infamous conspirator Shard has been exiled and reunited with her comrades, with only one thought in her mind; rebellion.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 4 - Words: 4,897 - Reviews: 5 - Updated: 6/26/2005 - Published: 6/16/2005
Hannah Houdini reviews
Running's always an option.
Fiction: Play - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 10 - Words: 8,266 - Reviews: 10 - Updated: 6/13/2005 - Published: 5/26/2005
Let Her Drown reviews
The one that you never let down is now letting you drown
Poetry: Song - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 299 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 6/8/2005
15 Minutes reviews
"Everybody gets 15 minutes of fame."
Poetry: Song - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 214 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 6/6/2005
Breadcrumbs reviews
Let's not think about that.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 242 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 6/4/2005
Spider's Web reviews
"And I am no more than a kind word and a stranger to you." Sort of written to my parents. (Warning: Angst Approaching)
Poetry: General - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 170 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 6/2/2005
White Orchid reviews
"It is anything but this."
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 78 - Reviews: 7 - Published: 5/30/2005
Dummy reviews
My lips aren't even moving.
Poetry: Song - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 229 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 5/17/2005
Untitled reviews
I know, imaginative title. - " . . .It’s the lingering trace of a fingertip, It's the dwindling space between lip and lip . . "
Poetry: Song - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 247 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 5/17/2005
White Noise reviews
Elastic bands are the new black, darling.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 199 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 5/17/2005
Daisy Chain reviews
You made me what I am today, I made you a daisy chain
Poetry: Song - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 250 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 5/8/2005
Into the Fire reviews
A person, kept in a room since birth, starts to receive strange objects from the outside world. A blind boy is told stories - and believes them. A story exploring what we we experience, what we believe and the darker side of fairytales.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: K+ - English - Fantasy/Spiritual - Chapters: 2 - Words: 1,986 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 4/17/2005
I Shot the DJ reviews
He's murdered the music, he's killing the groove
Poetry: Song - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 233 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 2/21/2005
InhaleExhale reviews
You dance across my lips as I stand beside a corpse and slowly, slowly, Inhale.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 209 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 2/6/2005
Answering Machine reviews
The dial tone is a monster and it's eating up your brain
Poetry: Song - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 277 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 1 - Published: 2/5/2005
The Seer's Eyes reviews
A boy finds himself, wounded and alone, in the wreckage of a war-torn city. He remembers nothing of what happened. A blind girl appears to lead him to safety, but as the sun sets it seems that more than just his future is held in her hands.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: K+ - English - Fantasy/Suspense - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,502 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 2/3/2005
Barbed Wire Baby reviews
Rings on your fingers, bells on your toes, Hand on the trigger and away we go
Poetry: Song - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 183 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 1/25/2005
Dolly reviews
You grew old too fast / And your soul, it got away . . .
Poetry: Song - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 212 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 2 - Published: 1/22/2005
Reborn reviews
My world's a freckle on your brow
Poetry: Song - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 213 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 1/22/2005
Little Paper Man reviews
You're my little stick boy, my little paper man
Poetry: Song - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 150 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 1/13/2005
Everything's OK reviews
It's like those few seconds after waking up when you don't know who you are. It's like seeing someone you love with someone you hate, not thinking of you. Not thinking of you at all.
Fiction: General - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 463 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 1/4/2005
T reviews
Don't carve my name into your skin, There's an easier way to let me in
Poetry: Friendship - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 289 - Reviews: 6 - Published: 12/28/2004
Not Waving But Drowning reviews
That straightjacket brings out the blue in your eyes
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 347 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 2 - Published: 12/28/2004
Hierophant reviews
Taking dead words and making them shine/ Turning water into wine . . .
Poetry: Song - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 308 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 12/11/2004
Not a Word reviews
Charisma trickles from her lips/ And beauty shakes her fingertips . . . .
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 247 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 12/10/2004
Love Song reviews
Dusty specs, trapped beneath a filmy contact . . .Long nails, digging into my knuckles . . .Cigarette slicked and guttural . . .Barely more than a lazy whisper.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 155 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 11/30/2004
This Feeling reviews
What's this feeling creeping in my veins? Crawling up my spine into my brain?
Poetry: Song - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 196 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 11/6/2004
Pretty Little Things reviews
I'd sell my soul for pretty little things
Poetry: Song - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 168 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 2 - Published: 11/6/2004
We Can Still Remember reviews
Nothing lasts forever, we can still remember
Poetry: Song - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 270 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 11/6/2004
The World Has Moved On reviews
or has it?
Fiction: General - Rated: K - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 997 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 8/24/2004
England is Safe reviews
I wrote this song about a man called Mr Marriott who helped out on our farm because he was awesome and because I wanted to.
Poetry: Song - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 136 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 8/23/2004
Alice reviews
Inspired by 'Alice in Wonderland' and 'Go Ask Alice.' I tried to capture the theme of the latter while essentially writing about the former. If you havent read either, dont worry. You'll get it.
Poetry: Song - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 223 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 8/23/2004
Sleeping With a Stranger reviews
Who are you?
Poetry: Song - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 279 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 8/23/2004
Stripes and Stars reviews
My coffin’s draped with stripes and stars, does this bring honour to my scars? (Extreme patriots: You will find this offensive)
Poetry: Politics - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 193 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 3 - Published: 7/6/2004
The Windowpane reviews
What use are dreams if you've nowhere to take root?
Poetry: Song - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 152 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 7/6/2004
Religion reviews
Have you ever seen a Rabbi on a motorbike?
Poetry: Song - Rated: K - English - Humor/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 227 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 6/19/2004
It's All For You reviews
About using someon in a relationship only to find that you're not on top after all. Rated PG13 for some suggestive sections.
Poetry: Song - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 250 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 6/19/2004
Exultation reviews
On failing wings she takes her flight, hiding from the cruel moonlight . . .
Poetry: Fantasy - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry/Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 212 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 6/17/2004
Pride Undone reviews
The title speaks for itself.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 212 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 6/6/2004
Change reviews
A poem about paper cups, dirty souls, loose change and answering machines. Inspired by the Sandman: Brief Lives.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 248 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 5/2/2004
Just Following Orders reviews
Oh, what God's games this mortal plays!
Poetry: War - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 169 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 2/27/2004
Blood on my Hands reviews
There is blood on my hands, but I keep on fighting (not suicidal/angsty, I promise)
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 301 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 2/27/2004
Symphony reviews
A recent poem of mine. Bon Appetit!
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 171 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 2/26/2004
Ode to a Midnight Snack reviews
I always felt sorry for cheese, being overlooked by poets all the time, so I decided to do something about it.
Poetry: Humor - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 102 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Published: 1/26/2004
China Doll reviews
She's so beautiful, underneath it all, but that's not what she believes . . .
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 383 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 1 - Published: 1/24/2004
The One Who Fell reviews
The story of a girl who fell
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 176 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 2 - Published: 1/23/2004
Burning my Bridges reviews
My fortress is crumbling, it falls stone by stone . . .
Poetry: Fantasy - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 145 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 1/23/2004