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Author has written 85 stories for Life, War, Religion, Politics, General, Haiku, School, Family, Humor, Love, Nature, Fable, Mystery, Romance, Humor, and Fantasy.

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The Happiness Collection by Ashlee Pond reviews
A collection of simple, short and sweet pieces that show that there is always something to look back on and smile, to be grateful for, to look forward to.
Fiction: General - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 27 - Words: 2,857 - Reviews: 40 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 4/24/2011 - Published: 5/23/2010
A War With Tea by The Sneak reviews
A comical fellow livens up his tea-time by raging war against his own drink: tea. It's just a silly little rhyme I thought up, but it's cute and funny, and it's worth looking at. Please read and tell me what you think.
Poetry: Humor - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 228 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 5 - Published: 4/3/2005
Message in a Bottle by jovian soulsky reviews
Just a small poem I wrote about the ocean! Please review!
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 222 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 2 - Published: 3/11/2005
Exposengitis by Mysterious-Spectre reviews
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY, YOUR CHILD'S LIFE MAY DEPEND ON THIS
Fiction: Humor - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 376 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 3/11/2005
Corrupted by the Rose by Demon's Embrace reviews
My garden, my flower, my spirit
Poetry: Fantasy - Rated: K - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 325 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 2 - Published: 3/10/2005
Silly old bitch by Macca Lane reviews
this is one of ym five tanka that i am desperate to ahve reivewed i decided to sumbt them idnvualty as it might be daunting or look broing if i had five of them on one page please review i will review oyu all in return
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 26 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 1 - Published: 3/4/2005
I Really Hate the Bishops by Pontifax reviews
An unknown knight spends his evening drinking, bemoaning the troubles of his ill-equipped army to the bartender.
Poetry: Humor - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 656 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 2 - Published: 3/3/2005
Me against the Turtles by A. A.Ghazali reviews
the greatest haiku ever
Poetry: Humor - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 12 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 1 - Published: 3/1/2005
How to Write Like a Teenage Poet by Anne Ominous reviews
This is my tribute to Taylor Mali and bad teen poetry, all rolled into one. Read, review, flame if neseccary. :)
Poetry: Humor - Rated: K - English - Parody/Humor - Chapters: 4 - Words: 626 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 4 - Published: 3/1/2005
Praying to cry again by Gonzovalies reviews
My view on how much crying means to me.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 354 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 2 - Published: 2/27/2005
My automaton by drblueface reviews
I have my own little political standpoint, but I don't think that a technological future would be so dystopic.
Poetry: Politics - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 237 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 2/18/2005
Celebrity Lion Taming by Macca Lane reviews
the world being a better place
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 116 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Published: 2/14/2005
Jar by Jace1 reviews
what I hold in my jar of life
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 70 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 12/12/2004
The Martyr by lyricalprose reviews
A poem about friendships gone wrong, being used by another, abused emotionally, with nothing left to feel but fear itself.
Poetry: Friendship - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 120 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 12/12/2004
Crystalline Dreams by Quirin reviews
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Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 277 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 1 - Published: 12/12/2004
Rhuairi – Forever in Trouble by Cat Mowat reviews
I wish she wouldn’t shout at me.
Poetry: Family - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 246 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 12/12/2004
Today I Am God & Physics Doesn't Exist by lola-in-slacks reviews
A bit of nonsense I wrote while procrastinating instead of doing my Physics revision for an exam tomorrow. I hate it, I hate it.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 96 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 2 - Published: 12/12/2004
Snow Angel by simpleplan13 reviews
A semitcutting poem.. my mind works in mysterious ways
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 79 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 2 - Published: 12/11/2004
Revolt of the Caretakers by lebuffle reviews
An anti-vandal protest
Poetry: School - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 199 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 1 - Published: 12/3/2004
Beware the Survey! by Leong Seng Chee reviews
Do u have friendster? Dont u just hate those surveys crowding your bulletin board? Then read on and review!
Poetry: Humor - Rated: K - English - Humor/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 232 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Published: 11/18/2004
The Duality Duet by Dobby the House Elf reviews
Assigned by English teacher- not my fave
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 101 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 11/16/2004
Hello Stranger by Sublime Rhapsody reviews
When you try to remember a figure from the past
Poetry: Friendship - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 81 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 3 - Published: 10/27/2004
Lunar Tuna by Lordy reviews
A strange poem about a Lunar Tunafish...who collects strange and unusual things...
Poetry: Humor - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 125 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 10/24/2004
Wish for a star by Honey Nut Loop and m-j reviews
Haiku
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 20 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 1 - Published: 10/18/2004
The Beautiful Up And The Miserable Down by alikzwylcin reviews
Just something I wrote on my feelings towards religion.
Poetry: General - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 304 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 9/28/2004
Ode To A Dumb Ass by BigStan reviews
Warning do not read this poem. I repeat do not read this poem.
Poetry: Humor - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 44 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Published: 9/20/2004
Out by The Pendragon's Realm reviews
Nothing is ever quite what it seems.
Poetry: Life - Rated: M - English - Mystery - Chapters: 1 - Words: 137 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 9/16/2004
The Artist by arcanum-zw reviews
An artist's speech.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 145 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 3 - Published: 9/16/2004
An Ode to A Gay Robot by Daevynn reviews
What, you can't tell what it's about from the title? Damn, you're stupid.
Poetry: Humor - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 101 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 4 - Published: 9/15/2004
Erasable Pens Do Not Exist by Cobster reviews
Wow. This is beautiful, I must say. Read it, you'll enjoy it. I guarantee. ## It's about (what else) why erasable pens do not exist. It's another one of those poems whose profound meaning didn't come to until me after I wrote it.
Poetry: Humor - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 229 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 7 - Published: 9/13/2004
Of Friends And Trees by Lucas-Frazier reviews
About Friends
Poetry: Friendship - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 112 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 2 - Published: 9/8/2004
Let's Buy a Cross by Ovaia Pelosa reviews
ah, those corporations, allways lookin for new ways to sell their souls for cash.
Poetry: Politics - Rated: T - English - Spiritual/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 189 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 1 - Published: 9/3/2004
Wait Until They're Men, My Child by kitkatkitty7 reviews
Why every girl should wait until the boy becomes a man ... please review or I'll die.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 217 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 2 - Published: 7/27/2004
I Thought I Heard a Bomb Drop by holocaustpulp reviews
How can we live off of horror and distrust?
Poetry: Politics - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 108 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 1 - Published: 7/18/2004
America: Such is our Society by LittleEar BigEar's sis reviews
Such is our society, that on the highway children and convicts are both confined to busses. Staring out the window, innocent eyes catch revealing gazes; “you too?” they seem to say.
Poetry: Politics - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 375 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 4 - Published: 7/17/2004
The Tree of Knowledge by Infinite Smiles reviews
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
Poetry: Religion - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 179 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 3 - Published: 7/15/2004
Kiss the Wind As It Passes By by Stormbringer reviews
No Summary
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 228 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 6/25/2004
The Window by Infinite Smiles reviews
The eyes are the windows to the soul, but a closed window is more alluring.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 93 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 5 - Published: 6/1/2004
Demon Dreaming by Matthew James Current reviews
A very weird dream I had in which everything kept having an after image and it was like warping through time. And then everything faded into red and I woke up.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Horror/Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 229 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 1 - Published: 4/16/2004
A Complex Poem by The Zaniak reviews
A simple poem about the complexities of simplicity. Or a complex poem about how complex simplicity is. Reminds me of Dr Seuss.
Poetry: Humor - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 174 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 4 - Published: 1/22/2004
When We Cease to Live in Language by Lowell Boston reviews
When the improbable becomes possible
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 34 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 1 - Published: 1/18/2004
Elegant Swirls of Steam by CrazyWriter reviews
But the hot tea and the rain and your love seem so trite/ Even against your warm body, I’m just awfully cold tonight... Please Read and Review.
Poetry: General - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 948 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 9 - Published: 9/29/2003
I is a Vewy Gud Powit by lebuffle reviews
Downt yew beleive me?
Poetry: Humor - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 140 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 18 - Published: 9/4/2003
Torture Chamber by Lisa Parry reviews
We all know that Maths lessons are evil...
Poetry: Humor - Rated: K - English - Humor/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 526 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 1 - Published: 7/5/2003
My Day on the Swing by RavenWillow reviews
About school violence and the innocent lives it claims. Rated for subject matter.
Poetry: General - Rated: K+ - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 455 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 1 - Published: 5/28/2001
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Never Leave reviews
Never leave - I warn you now - the comfort of your own country
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 278 - Reviews: 6 - Published: 3/5/2006
The Wizard's Candle reviews
Hero is on a quest to seek out the "wizard", but a stranger on the way causes him to contemplate on why. A satire of the 'fantasy' genre.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: K - English - Parody/Mystery - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,026 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 2/17/2006
Wooden Heart reviews
A love-sick poem tries to communicate with its reader.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 188 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 1 - Published: 8/13/2005
Manky Carpet reviews
A house-moving experience obsessed with the rank quality of the carpet.
Poetry: Humor - Rated: M - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 156 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 6/23/2005
Consoling Satira reviews
Why do some of us need things like this : ) and this : ( to understand a satirical response? Isn't your English and punctuation good enough?
Poetry: Humor - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 133 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 1 - Published: 6/4/2005
To His Shy Girlfriend reviews
Romance is sex dressed up. Transposition of Andrew Marvell's 'To His Coy Mistress'.
Poetry: Love - Rated: T - English - Romance/Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 586 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 1 - Published: 5/21/2005
Girl with the Flamethrower Hair reviews
Most children have best friends. What they mean by ‘best friend’ is a person, usually another child, with whom they spend a majority of their time. Sad to say, I never had a ‘best friend’, though some may argue that I did.
Fiction: Mystery - Rated: K+ - English - Mystery - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,018 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 5/1/2005
Schoolboy reviews
Schoolboys are lush - but which ones? The real or the fashioned? Inspired by Robert Herrick's poem 'Delight in Disorder'.
Poetry: Humor - Rated: T - English - Parody/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 234 - Reviews: 8 - Published: 4/21/2005
To Autumn reviews
Five haikus reflecting the nature of one autumn afternoon...
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 379 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 4/20/2005
All My Dandelions Are Dead Mermaids reviews
Portrait of a misogynist. (Third villanelle).
Poetry: Love - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 147 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 7 - Published: 4/9/2005
Documentaries reviews
Tell people their mistakes and they're fated to make them anyway. (History = Reverse Psychology)
Poetry: Politics - Rated: T - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 47 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 2 - Published: 4/8/2005
Dinner With The Blacks reviews
For Andrew Townsend, a simple invitation to dinner turns inexplicably into a nightmare.
Fiction: Humor - Rated: T - English - Parody/Mystery - Chapters: 1 - Words: 429 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 4/8/2005
Not The Tiger reviews
Bleak parody of William Blake's poem.
Poetry: Politics - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry/Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 338 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 1 - Published: 4/8/2005
The Reason reviews
Respect for someone who decides to kill themselves. (Second villanelle - completely rewritten.)
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 160 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 4/8/2005
Never Dead Yet reviews
Every film gets this part wrong. (Goes to show money can't buy perfection, hmm.)
Poetry: Humor - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 49 - Reviews: 6 - Published: 4/8/2005
Ignored as a Child reviews
Some parents deserve sadness and loneliness in their old age. (Malice prepense.)
Poetry: Family - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 184 - Reviews: 14 - Published: 3/18/2005
About the Weather reviews
Some of us grow distant from our parents.
Poetry: Family - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 155 - Reviews: 12 - Published: 3/15/2005
Songs for Lady Aspen reviews
A wandering musician dedicates himself to a lady he has only met once.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: K - English - Romance/Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 625 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Published: 3/13/2005
The Way of the World reviews
Based on Edgar Gambin's version of 'The Last Supper'. The only thing we're good at is watching - except this one guy, who tells us we'll be fine.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Parody/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 259 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 3/12/2005
Smoking is a Pastime reviews
It's harder to become a smoker than it is to stop smoking.
Poetry: Humor - Rated: T - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 308 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 1 - Published: 3/11/2005
Centertaf reviews
War memorials just look nice.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 111 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 3/11/2005
Five Ways of Looking at Grass reviews
Grass is obnoxious.
Poetry: Humor - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Humor - Chapters: 2 - Words: 195 - Reviews: 10 - Published: 3/10/2005
Admirer reviews
Dedicated to the one I love - but who is it? (Is it you)
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 23 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 1 - Published: 3/9/2005
Mourning Flowers reviews
Written from the perspective of the fly in Emily Dickinson's 'I Heard A Fly Buzz When I Died'.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 302 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 3/8/2005
Jessica Wednesday reviews
Based on an article about a 7-year-old girl who is starved by her parents over 5 years. No one knew.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 202 - Reviews: 8 - Published: 3/7/2005
The Mystery of Empty Condoms reviews
Something my neighbours - mature university students (supposedly) - posted through my letterbox today.
Poetry: Humor - Rated: T - English - Humor/Mystery - Chapters: 2 - Words: 191 - Reviews: 11 - Published: 3/3/2005
Diffident reviews
Thoughts can make you ill. Please think before crossing the road.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Angst/Mystery - Chapters: 1 - Words: 117 - Reviews: 7 - Published: 3/1/2005
Pornography reviews
We all get these digital urges - the lads, more so.
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 13 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 1 - Published: 2/28/2005
Wrongnight Stand reviews
Not all nights end with sexual encounters. You just think they do.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 306 - Reviews: 7 - Published: 2/28/2005
Opportunity reviews
If it's there, take it.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 15 - Reviews: 7 - Published: 2/28/2005
Compliment reviews
A respectful bow to a fellow fictionspress poet (Macca Lane).
Poetry: Humor - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 14 - Reviews: 7 - Published: 2/22/2005
Take It With a Pinch of Salt reviews
Comment on a recent piece of American research claiming that "marital rowing (is) 'good for wives".
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 81 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 2/22/2005
Robbler reviews
Comment on the recent development of the 'Toddler',
Poetry: Politics - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 221 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 2/20/2005
Portrait of a Young Coward reviews
Choosing to die is easy. Dying is the hard part.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 511 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 2/18/2005
Amputee reviews
One-handed philosophy.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 64 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 2/18/2005
Don't reviews
Some people should mind their own business.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 65 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 4 - Published: 2/11/2005
Train reviews
One man does not catch the train like everyone else.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 263 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 1/30/2005
Shopping in Basra reviews
While people are having it rough in Iraq, what are we doing at home?
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 61 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 1/21/2005
Dream Sequence reviews
Dreams make no sense when you're awake, but the ones you remember are worth it.
Fiction: Mystery - Rated: K - English - Mystery/Fantasy - Chapters: 2 - Words: 545 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 1/21/2005
ちかん reviews
Written in protest against sexual harassment on Japanese trains. Features Japanese sentences.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 178 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 12/13/2004
His Innocence reviews
IMPORTANT: Do not read if you are particularly sensitive.
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Angst/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 130 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 1 - Published: 12/13/2004
Monday's Child reviews
Christmas parody of Rachel Sturges' 'Monday's Child'. Influenced by Tim Burton's 'Vincent'.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Romance/Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 376 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 2 - Published: 12/12/2004
Envying Cats reviews
The sad truth: talking to a cat about your problems never makes you feel any better.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 89 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 12/12/2004
Blue reviews
Sympathetic background to the depressed.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 14 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 12/11/2004
MISSING:LOGIC reviews
Why can't people just get along? And if they can't, why can't they give a good reason?
Poetry: Humor - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 44 - Reviews: 6 - Published: 12/1/2004
Scared of Men reviews
This is open to interpretation.
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 14 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 11/25/2004
There must have been sand in the alcohol reviews
A sonnet about someone who gets so drunk she imagines herself to be a palm tree friends with God.
Poetry: Humor - Rated: K - English - Humor/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 115 - Reviews: 8 - Published: 11/18/2004
I Am A Secret reviews
Written for those who are too shy to show themselves to the person they love.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 2 - Words: 194 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 2 - Updated: 11/15/2004 - Published: 10/19/2004
The Case of Sir Raphus Cucullatus reviews
It's time the dodo had his nonsensical revenge!
Poetry: Humor - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry/Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 176 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 11/15/2004
Civil War reviews
Critical satire of... whatever you like. (PG for use of the 'D' word.)
Poetry: Politics - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 199 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 11/6/2004
A Portrait of You reviews
Sometimes, when you really, really love someone, doing this is going a little too far. (Italian sonnet.)
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Humor/Mystery - Chapters: 1 - Words: 124 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 10/29/2004
The Tale of Fingal Gloom reviews
A story that hasn't been told to a fox before.
Fiction: Fable - Rated: K - English - Tragedy - Chapters: 4 - Words: 1,648 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 10/29/2004
I believe Drinking is an old man's sport reviews
A serious/humorous outlook on drinking in pubs. (English sonnet.)
Poetry: Humor - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 116 - Reviews: 3 - Updated: 10/29/2004 - Published: 10/28/2004
Musing reviews
I'm certain this train of thought has been caught by more 100% of the thinking population.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 28 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 10/19/2004
the sea at night reviews
Have you ever seen the sea at night?
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 77 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 10/17/2004
You have no right to be happy reviews
You wake up to a bad day, but the rest of the world doesn't seem to know about it.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Angst/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 138 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 10/17/2004
Commoners reviews
An indignant (and one-sided) response to the division of social classes by wealth, education – and chiefly - accent.
Poetry: Politics - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 65 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 10/15/2004
Christopher Columbus reviews
Being attracted to someone would bring harm rather than gratify...
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Mystery/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 115 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 10/8/2004
THIS IS NOT A SUICIDE reviews
For those who have tried their best to live on.
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 153 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 1 - Published: 10/6/2004
The Door reviews
Beware, toilet graffiti. (Double cinquain.)
Poetry: Humor - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 44 - Reviews: 8 - Published: 9/29/2004
The Ballad of Sam O'Grady reviews
A shady character gone doolally?
Poetry: Humor - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 378 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 9/21/2004
Jealousy reviews
Bitter version of the romantic sonnet by Elizabeth Barrett Browning (‘How do I love thee? Let me count the ways…’) aimed at every class’ Teacher’s Pet.
Poetry: School - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 159 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 9/20/2004
Ode to the Goodlooking Lad reviews
Being good-looking isn't as easy as some people think.
Poetry: Humor - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 192 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 1 - Published: 9/20/2004
The Quiet Gentleman reviews
About a troubled young man.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 551 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 2 - Published: 9/19/2004
When I stop ranting reviews
A way to kill the conversation.
Poetry: Humor - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 82 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 9/18/2004
Obvious reviews
A short portfolio of words and phrases that accompany this word.
Poetry: Humor - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 39 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 9/17/2004
Victoria reviews
Doesn't anybody else think that porcelain dolls emanate Evil Intent?
Poetry: General - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry/Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 100 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 9/17/2004
The Phoenix reviews
Life is about living with confidence.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 119 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 9/17/2004
Dear Mother reviews
Written for Mothering Sunday 2004.
Poetry: Family - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 3 - Words: 266 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 1 - Published: 9/17/2004
Selfcentred reviews
A satirical prayer in the Confession Box.
Poetry: Religion - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 47 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 2 - Published: 9/17/2004
90s Child reviews
Influenced by an article read in the Daily Mail entitled "Adults act like children and children act like adults." Is it a wonder why the kids aren't alright...?
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 56 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 1 - Published: 9/16/2004
Smokers reviews
Dedicated to smokers.
Poetry: School - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 386 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 4 - Published: 9/14/2004
They Call The Others 'Heroes' reviews
Just when you think everything's dandy, that little voice starts talking. It tries to make the Way Out sound better than the Way In. It tries to make you give up.
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 188 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 8/10/2004
To Andrew Jacob reviews
Good-humoured response to a fellow fictionpress poet's haiku 'I Am Piano'. (Slightly revised.)
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 10 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 7/31/2004
Tea & Coffee reviews
Written in response to gay marriages. What's the gigantic fuss about? Love is love, isn't it?
Poetry: General - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 128 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 11 - Published: 7/28/2004
Dear Mr Blair reviews
He's a man born to be questioned, yet he's born without the answers.
Poetry: Politics - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 245 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Published: 7/25/2004
Comment on Tony Blair reviews
Satirical verse I once wrote on an envelope I sent to a friend. Mr Blair, poor bloke; doesn't know whether he's coming or going...
Poetry: Politics - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 33 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 7/25/2004
The Great War reviews
A satirical poem inspired by reading WW1 Literature. The only war that truly exists is the one between us and our minds.
Poetry: War - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 208 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 7/25/2004
My life fails to rhyme reviews
Don't you get the feeling that, some days, life is just one huge song you don't know how to sing?
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 36 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 1 - Published: 7/25/2004
The Astronaut reviews
I wrote this poem after glimpsing an astronaut on a science textbook. I was trying to argue how the exploration of Space spoils someone's belief in (a) god. You go up there and find that you're in a vacuum - a Nowhere - so how can there be (a) god?
Poetry: Religion - Rated: K - English - Spiritual/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 160 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 7/25/2004
Saviour reviews
A short poem on what it is like to be a Saviour nobody appreciates or recognises.
Poetry: Religion - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 47 - Reviews: 6 - Published: 7/25/2004
The Parcel reviews
Written with inspiration from the conditions of WW1 and the indignation of British soldiers during the War on Terrorism.
Poetry: War - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 128 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 7/25/2004
The Parable of the Sun and the Seed reviews
Sometimes, parents who mean too well do it too well. This is for the daughters (and sons) out there who think so too.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 723 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Published: 7/25/2004
The Wind spoke of Nothing reviews
Social Anxiety (or Social Phobia, as it is also known) is - according to psycholgists and their statistics for the Government and the General Good of the People - supposedly the world's third most common mental illness.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 66 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 7/24/2004
Have you heard what I've said reviews
For those who have had an experience similar to the person in this poem.
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 157 - Reviews: 6 - Published: 7/24/2004