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Joined 08-07-05, id: 489312
Author has written 88 stories for Politics, Life, Essay, Love, Fantasy, Friendship, War, Family, Song, Nature, and Haiku.
Aw, fuckin' hell, mate, those zuffling clamjousters 'ave dunnit agin!

Anyway, I like music and my typewriter. I'm someone you probably don't need to know about.

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His Death Was a Fly reviews
Sort of a cleanedup, heavily edited, better version of A Paragraph. I'm picking up on the whole Emily Dickenson thing of titling all of my poems with the first line.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 73 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 4/3/2007 - Complete
night threads through the grass
Eh. I need inspiration. This is okay. It started out as an unfinishable great idea.
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 12 - Published: 4/1/2007 - Complete
In the Backyard reviews
What I want out of life...pretentious sigh
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 33 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 3/12/2007 - Complete
If I Had a Choice Between Going Deaf or Blind reviews
Three haiku about sight.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Spiritual/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 47 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 3/12/2007 - Complete
I Saw a Dinosaur Today reviews
Like, mad personification, yo. The first stanza is my favorite.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 109 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 3/6/2007 - Complete
When the Season Approaches reviews
It isn't very good, but it's something. I've been really busy, and my mind and my spirit are all clogged up.
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 46 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 2/27/2007 - Complete
When Alone reviews
A doublehaiku, if you will.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 26 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 2/11/2007 - Complete
Swamp Water reviews
Just in time for Valentine's Day, I suppose. I would like to thank Florida. Let me know if you think it's too wordy.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 110 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 2/11/2007 - Complete
Radio reviews
So, I dunno how I feel about it. It was sort of a burst of ideas after a long time spent not writing poetry. Say what you want.
Poetry: Politics - Rated: K - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 81 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 2/9/2007 - Complete
Game reviews
I saw three little boys playing with a soccer ball on the empty tennis courts yesterday.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 70 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 2/2/2007 - Complete
Pure reviews
Just reflections.
Poetry: Family - Rated: K - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 74 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 1/21/2007 - Complete
M, W reviews
The title stands for Morning, Winter. I wanted to make it a little more original than just Morning, Winter, so I abbreviated it. Why shouldn't the title hold some poetic property, as well? Anyways, I have mixed feelings about this. Critique, please
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 108 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 1/14/2007 - Complete
Room
An awful title, I know. Please suggest better ones. This is a muchupdated version of something I thought of a long time ago. Please read the one on my DevArt account to get the full impact. It's really much better.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 144 - Favs: 1 - Published: 1/7/2007 - Complete
Air Travel reviews
I went on a plane to Indiana yesterday. This is the result.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Spiritual/Drama - Chapters: 3 - Words: 104 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 12/31/2006
Drafted, Later reviews
There's a lot of references in there that you'll have to go to my DevArt account to read about, because FictionPress doesn't allow me that many characters to explain all of it. Let me know if it's bad. I'm not very good at writing about my family.
Poetry: Family - Rated: K - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 76 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 12/28/2006 - Complete
Morning reviews
This was an excercise, more than anything.
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K+ - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 81 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 12/22/2006 - Complete
Skinny Angles
...yeah...I'd like to know what you think, so yeah... Oh, and for the slower ones, it's prismed pronounced prism'd, not prisemed.
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 151 - Published: 12/15/2006 - Complete
a flat, pure disk
The moon is so beautiful in the winter.
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 43 - Published: 12/5/2006 - Complete
Mermaid Mind reviews
After a dry spell, my brain sort of played around with words a bit. Light rhyming. Let me know if you think it feels unfinished–like, if you think I need to add some sort of conclusion to it, or something.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 88 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 11/29/2006 - Complete
Unhealthier Confusions reviews
In a fit of writer's block, I sat down and wrote three different automatic writings. I wrote them in order, and they're each sort of spawned off each other.
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 3 - Words: 277 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 11/22/2006 - Complete
What I'll Remember reviews
Everyone has someone like this, whether it's romantic or not. If you say you don't, you're lying.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 117 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 11/11/2006 - Complete
Winter reviews
A haiku.
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 15 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 11/5/2006 - Complete
Weekend reviews
I do believe I know what it's like to be truly in love–not with someone, just in love. This is what happened at MountainCON. Suggestions for lengthening it are welcome.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 29 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 11/2/2006 - Complete
Cloth reviews
I wrote a big poem and a little poem. This is the little poem. I've been trying, for a while, to write a small, simple poem. I like the way this came out.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 47 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 10/24/2006 - Complete
Sanctuary reviews
I wrote a big poem and a little poem. This is the big poem. I like the first lines in the stanza, because that's what kickstarted this. I feel sort of neutral about the rest of this, though. Comments, please!
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 89 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 10/24/2006 - Complete
Awkwardly Secure reviews
A muchoverhauled version of a previous poem. Open for interpretation.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Spiritual/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 105 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 10/20/2006 - Complete
Arachnoidea Antiquus reviews
When inspiration hits, it really hits. Like a bus. Or a football player. I might sound like I'm flattering myself, but I'm not–it's just that this is probably the most fulfilling thing I've written for a while. However, I feel like somehow, there's somet
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 181 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 10/7/2006
Voting
An updated version. I took some advice I'd gotten from another site, and I like this version better.
Poetry: Politics - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 116 - Published: 10/5/2006
A Soft Idea reviews
A little bit of how I've been feeling, mixed in with some of the weekend, and topped off with a big dose of dreaming. Suggestions for a better title are welcome.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 109 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 9/24/2006
The Second Part reviews
An automatic writing. When I was writing it, I thought it was pretty random, but when I reread it, I realized it actually had a theme, which is interesting. The title means little to nothing–-it's automatic, just like the poem.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 70 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 9/19/2006
This I Can Remember
A conversation of thought. I'll be honest here–it's about the 11th of September. It's not necessarily my personal opinions on what happened, but it was inspired by my mother, who lost a very good friend of hers in the attacks. I've edited it a bit, but
Poetry: Politics - Rated: K+ - English - Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 184 - Published: 9/12/2006
Home reviews
It has a rather personal meaning...
Poetry: Family - Rated: K - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 126 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 9/8/2006
Intense reviews
I don't know. What do you think? Thoughts, please.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 167 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 8/31/2006
Luanne reviews
A little spastic. I was searching for something to write about, and I made up a story of sorts.
Poetry: Friendship - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 132 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 8/29/2006
On Deathbed
Yeah, let me know if you think it's cliche or emo or something...I wrote it in precalculus.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Tragedy/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 78 - Published: 8/25/2006
Angle reviews
Ces't truth.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 65 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 8/20/2006
The Cinema reviews
...
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 95 - Reviews: 6 - Published: 8/18/2006
Domestic reviews
Written in precalculus.
Poetry: Family - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 76 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 8/17/2006
Reach reviews
I'm sort of trying something out with line breaks. I take the inspiration from Charles Bukowski.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 63 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 8/10/2006
The Blackout
All the power in my house went out last night, and it sort of inspired me. I tried to make it hopeful, and not so emo/depressing.
Poetry: Family - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 123 - Published: 8/6/2006
Separate
The first part of an idea I have.
Poetry: Family - Rated: K+ - English - Tragedy/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,032 - Published: 7/31/2006
Love reviews
I was feeling weird last night, and then this came out. Please don't judge it by its title.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 111 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 7/30/2006
View From the Airport
OH-so artsy-emo-BLAAAAHHHH. Anyways, I like it, and I hope you will, too.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 182 - Published: 7/27/2006
Insomnia reviews
Written last night. I've been having trouble falling asleep lately.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 122 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 7/19/2006
Light Anatomy reviews
Summer is eating my brain.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 56 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 7/14/2006
So Spastic, Like Sex, So Expected, Like You reviews
An automatic writing, put into a more poetic format. Don't ask me what I was thinking, because frankly, I wasn't.
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 149 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 7/7/2006
Sadly, Never reviews
No comment, really.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Angst/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 50 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 6/21/2006
Massacre reviews
Yummy.
Poetry: War - Rated: T - English - Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 72 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 5/31/2006
Mental Suicide, in Three Parts reviews
Fun for the whole family! Enjoy!
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Angst/Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 43 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 5/14/2006
Frustration
Sort of rough around the edges, but it's an experiment.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 68 - Published: 5/10/2006
Trapped reviews
It was a weird day.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Spiritual/Mystery - Chapters: 1 - Words: 143 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 5/1/2006
Work reviews
I scrubbed the walls of the well that leads to the basement today.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 45 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 4/23/2006
Secrets reviews
I don't know whether I like this or not. It's alright, I guess.
Poetry: Family - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 368 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 4/21/2006
Ode to Felix reviews
A cat was sitting out in the rain by the juniper mound in our yard yesterday. I took a challenge and wrote it as a bunch of haikus.
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 90 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 4/20/2006
Vampire reviews
More blank verse. Wheeee.
Poetry: Fantasy - Rated: K+ - English - Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 96 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 4/13/2006
Deadly Dance
Written in Spanish class. Titles suck.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 105 - Published: 4/6/2006
Goddamn Right It's a Beautiful Day
I decided to try another blank verse.
Poetry: Nature - Rated: T - English - Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 115 - Published: 4/5/2006
Wash reviews
Fuck descriptions. Artsy-artsy stuff.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 129 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 4/3/2006
Filthy Street Chants
Written in a fit of Irish pride when I downloaded "Devil's Dance Floor" by Flogging Molly. They're great songwriters. This was heavily inspired by their style. I even thought up a little tune to go with it. Please tell me what you think–I'd love any b
Poetry: Song - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 195 - Published: 4/2/2006
Una Noche de Baila de Rojo
Heh. As I re-read this, I realize that I never actually say the words "Spain" or "Spanish", but I'm sure you can tell it was heavily influenced by the romanticized aspects of the culture and place. I'm in Spanish 3 this semester, and that's partially why
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 177 - Published: 3/22/2006
Self Esteem
Playing around with space and stuff. It took so fucking long to get this to look as close as to what it's supposed to look like as possible. Read it on my DeviantArt page, it looks better. Trust me.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 169 - Published: 3/13/2006
Pirate's Love Song reviews
I am such a dork. In biology, I kept thinking about that song "Seven Deadly Sins" by Flogging Molly, and those two lines, "Seven drunken pirates, we're the seven deadly sins" So I thought, hey, I wanna write a pirate shanty! So I wrote this. It's probabl
Poetry: Song - Rated: K - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 152 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 3/3/2006
Tainted with Rain reviews
It's about a lot of different things that I've been thinking about recently. Crappy title, I know, but it's hard to encompass the entire poem into one phrase!
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 184 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 2/22/2006
For Los Angeles reviews
I've never been there, but I feel like I have.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 243 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 2/10/2006
Night Queries reviews
Interpret it as you will.
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Angst/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 149 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 1/27/2006
Ode to My Mother reviews
Life really, really sucks sometimes.
Poetry: Family - Rated: K+ - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 201 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 1/14/2006
Crash reviews
This is sorta-kinda-not-really-well-maybe-a-little-bit-but-not-all-that-much based on the song "Mono", by Courtney Love. It's a pretty good song, if you're feeling angry and kinda stupid and you want to go kinda crazy but you aren't sure what to listen to
Poetry: Song - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 158 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 1/7/2006
Royal Plea reviews
So, I actually wrote the first version of this poem a long, long, loooong time ago. It was inspired by the first line, which someone said on AIM once when I was talking to them. It was a deep conversation, to be sure. Anyway, it's about a princess who's g
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Tragedy/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 175 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 12/29/2005
Italian Romance reviews
So, it's been a while since I've written a love poem. Or has it been not quite as long as I imagine...? Oh, well. I can't remember. Anyway, this has nothing to do with Christmas, but I wrote it today anyways.
Poetry: Love - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 147 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 12/25/2005
On Time reviews
The title means that it's about time, not on time as in "late vs. on time vs. early". Written a while ago. I sort of made up the rhyming pattern myself, and I'm not sure if I like it or not.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 120 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 12/20/2005
Loss reviews
The title kinda sucks. Oh, well. A sad attempt at blank verse.
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Horror/Suspense - Chapters: 1 - Words: 183 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 12/16/2005
Portrait of a House
I put a lot of myself into this particular piece. The rhyming is a little off in some stanzas compared to others, but I like it that way.
Poetry: Family - Rated: T - English - Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 246 - Published: 12/11/2005
In Wait
An algebra poem. I kind of like it. Perhaps I should have finished it out, but I'm still pleased with it.
Poetry: War - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 115 - Published: 12/9/2005
I love you? reviews
It's a song. I didn't really write a chorus. Oh, well.
Poetry: Love - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 180 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 12/3/2005
Natural Disasters reviews
So, I wrote this yesterday(on Thanksgiving-go figure, eh), and I really like it. It came so fast, and I love it. It was originally supposed to be a song, but I'm no good at writing songs-I tend to write a bunch of verses rather than one verse, than a chor
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 225 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 11/25/2005
Standing in the Rain
It's about change and reunion.
Poetry: Friendship - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 211 - Published: 11/23/2005
Fire Dancer reviews
I like the idea better than the poem itself.
Poetry: Fantasy - Rated: K+ - English - Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 78 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Published: 11/17/2005
Spite and Dismay reviews
It's actually a love poem, despite the name. The second poem written after a dry spell. Written in algebra, actually. Hmm.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Romance/Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 151 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 11/3/2005
City reviews
Written after a dry spell. I really like it.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 116 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 10/21/2005
Child of Lucifer reviews
I like this poem. Wrote it in Algebra 2.
Poetry: Fantasy - Rated: K - English - Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 137 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 10/14/2005
Tarantula reviews
This is a song I wrote about the Iraq War.
Poetry: Politics - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 103 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 9/18/2005
Consumed reviews
I put a small piece of my soul into this poem. Who doesn't feel like this sometimes? I spun my emotions into a sort of story. I kind of like it.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Angst/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 157 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 8/21/2005
Unrequited reviews
Probably the best love poem I've written to date. I absolutely love this poem. I hope whoever reads it enjoys it...
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 148 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 8/13/2005
Lost Love
It's not very good, because I was trying something new. Still, I'm putting it up to see what people think of it...
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 216 - Published: 8/13/2005
Suicidal Lament
Written a little less than a year ago. Shit happens, eh?
Fiction: Essay - Rated: K - English - Angst/Suspense - Chapters: 1 - Words: 385 - Published: 8/13/2005
Driving reviews
I really like this poem. I sort of just wrote it–-it flowed out of me and onto the paper. I like how it's the driver's thought process, instead of a third-person narration, or a first-person narration that's fully developed thoughts.
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 254 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 8/11/2005
Paintings on the Wall reviews
I wrote this when I was reading a book where child abuse was one of the main themes. It's told from the perspective of someone revisiting the home that they grew up in, and that they were abused in.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 66 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 8/11/2005
Numbers reviews
Written when I was especially pissed about the Iraq war and wanted to express my feelings eloquently, "Numbers" is one of the best poems I have done, and probably my favorite poem that I have done. I'm quite proud of it.
Poetry: Politics - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 166 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 8/11/2005