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Joined 08-01-05, id: 488391, Profile Updated: 04-10-12
Author has written 23 stories for Action, Young Adult, Essay, Religion, Spiritual, Friendship, War, Life, Love, Play, and General.

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Name: Jean
Age: 20
Location: U.S.
Religion: Christian, Discordian
Education: A.A. degree from community college, creative writing (poetry) degree in progress at a university

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Interests/Activities: writing and reading, bicycling, languages (especially Russian), long walks and conversations with a friend, debating with an intelligent opponent, music, kung fu, arnis/escrima/kali, Parkour, playing imagination games, rock climbing, trying new things
Favorite Book: The Black Book by Orhan Pamuk

Influential Poets: Boris Pasternak, Stephen Dobyns, Randall Jarrell, Tony Hoagland, Carolyn Forche, more

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Eternal Climb by LostInMe reviews
A simple poem about life.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 158 - Reviews: 40 - Favs: 18 - Published: 11/30/2008 - Complete
Church Hypocrisy by Twin Mustang reviews
Just my thoughts on the disgusting hypocrisy of the church.
Fiction: Essay - Rated: K+ - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 977 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 5/8/2008 - Complete
The Axial Ages and the Transformation of Religion by the coffee fiend reviews
Why did mankind turn from mythical thinking and adopt transcendant religion? How did this happen around the same time, all over the world? This essay explores the changing face of religion and how that applies to us today.
Fiction: Essay - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,336 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 6/21/2007 - Complete
Whirl Around by meowzart reviews
about a dancer and how with each performance, a different part of her is revealed, but to a different audience each time...never can her entire essence be captured; never can any one audience understand such a complex dancer
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 133 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Published: 1/31/2004
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Automatic Door reviews
Written for my creative writing fiction class. We had to blindly pick an item from a bag--I grabbed a salt shaker--and write a story about someone who stole it.
Fiction: Young Adult - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 878 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 9/27/2010
Aglet
at school i noticed how there were so many people sitting like me on benches along the hallway, but none of us were interacting. the isolation was powerful until i realized i have the power to de-isolate myself from someone else... but only if i choose to
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 71 - Published: 2/7/2010 - Complete
Purple Pineapple reviews
a surrealist story about a purple pineapple that is excommunicated to the moon for being purple. inspiration from a friend.
Fiction: General - Rated: K+ - English - Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 364 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 1/24/2009
Right to Cross
done, but still being edited. a neopostmodern play that is intended to be performed seemingly spontaneously in a public setting. inspired by works by Stoppard and especially Beckett.
Fiction: Play - Rated: K+ - English - Crime - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,360 - Favs: 1 - Published: 1/5/2009
Mystery
short fiction piece about a fleeting meeting with a stranger. no plot really. kind of a character sketch, i suppose.
Fiction: Young Adult - Rated: K+ - English - Mystery - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,236 - Published: 12/27/2008 - Complete
When Curiosity Died reviews
a poem that wouldn't let me sleep until i finished writing it
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Mystery - Chapters: 1 - Words: 87 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 12/27/2008 - Complete
B is for Biguous
A sestina. No one ever asks, "What shade of sea foam green?" because it's completely unambiguous.
Poetry: Friendship - Rated: K+ - English - Mystery - Chapters: 1 - Words: 411 - Published: 11/26/2008 - Complete
WHO SAID reviews
best read in a belligerent tone. emphasize the "who said"s. this is my poem #3 for creative writing, originally written kind of just for fun. and yes, it's about someone specific.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 230 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 11/11/2008 - Complete
Boulevard of Broken Bottles reviews
i ride my bike on that sidewalk six times a week, going one way or the other, and there is broken glass all over the ground. since broken glass is the current theme of my writing, this poem was born.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 162 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 10/24/2008 - Complete
What Makes Glass Break
A short story for my creative writing class. A man in prison.
Fiction: Young Adult - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,435 - Published: 9/30/2008 - Complete
Sacrifice
A kind of flash fiction character sketch assignment for Creative Writing.
Fiction: Young Adult - Rated: T - English - Tragedy/Family - Chapters: 2 - Words: 2,684 - Updated: 9/12/2008 - Published: 9/5/2008 - Complete
No Path in the Woods reviews
Metaphorical stories to show where I am right now in my spiritual journey.
Fiction: Spiritual - Rated: K - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 364 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 8/5/2008
Civilizations reviews
a old poem I wrote,challenging myself by using a lot of 13-letter words
Poetry: War - Rated: K+ - English - Tragedy/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 116 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 8/4/2008 - Complete
Heartbeat reviews
a dual poem, same meter, same pattern, different endings.
Poetry: Friendship - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 109 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 8/1/2008 - Complete
Death reviews
My innermost thoughts, because I feel the need to share them with the world. It seems morbid that I'm writing this. I feel myself getting defensive. Death sounds morbid to me. That's not fair. The world I live in has cheated death of its nobility. R&R
Fiction: Spiritual - Rated: K+ - English - Mystery - Chapters: 1 - Words: 458 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 6/2/2008 - Complete
One or Many reviews
my NaNoWriMo novel, being uploaded piece by piece as I read through it
Fiction: Young Adult - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 4 - Words: 11,771 - Reviews: 2 - Updated: 5/28/2008 - Published: 5/16/2008
Unconstitutional Interpretation reviews
An essay I wrote for my argumentative English class, on the topic of the Constitutional basis for the separation between church and state in the United States.
Fiction: Essay - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,621 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 5/22/2008 - Complete
Lost Souls reviews
A poem I wrote in March 2005.
Poetry: Religion - Rated: T - English - Spiritual/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 365 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 5/16/2008 - Complete
Revolutionary Ideas reviews
A research paper on the Declaration of Independence, written for my homeschool U.S. History class.
Fiction: Essay - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,216 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 5/16/2008 - Complete
The Omelasian Ideal reviews
This is the essay I wrote in 2 hours for my final exam in Argumentative English. It is a literary argument about "The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas," a short story by Ursula Le Guin.
Fiction: Essay - Rated: K+ - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,583 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 5/16/2008 - Complete
Banned Books reviews
An essay I wrote for my Expository Writing class at Wake Tech. It's in the form of a letter to overprotective parents who take book restriction too far.
Fiction: Essay - Rated: K+ - English - Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,112 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 2 - Published: 5/16/2008 - Complete
PROJECT reviews
Searching for her place in the world, Andrea volunteers to be one of eight people who will do relief work in Meneser, a fictional developing nation. After becoming involved with a rebel group, she sees hope for reversing the trend toward poverty and despair.
Fiction: Young Adult - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,386 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 5/16/2008
Truth Bringer
This is a story I started when I was younger. The files were still on my computer, so I decided to finally upload it. It's incomplete, but maybe one day I'll finish it. Enjoy!
Fiction: Action - Rated: K+ - English - Fantasy/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 4 - Words: 13,040 - Published: 5/16/2008