Emma the Paradox
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Author has written 61 stories for Fantasy, Life, Nature, Love, Fable, Family, Essay, General, Friendship, Politics, General, and Romance.

Breathe-in experience,
breathe-out poetry.

Muriel Rukeyser

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I Dare You To Fly by Isabellita reviews
Emmiline has always been a wild child. When she decides she's going to learn how to fly, her two best friends are just along for the ride. But how far will Emmiline go to feel true flight? One shot
Fiction: General - Rated: T - English - Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,855 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 3 - Published: 8/19/2007 - Complete
Admissions by Kayley reviews
Like the title says, a series of confessions. 'The concerns I hold close, things never revealed. Behind masks and layers are secrets concealed.'
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 307 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 3 - Published: 1/28/2007 - Complete
Slash from the Scene Girl's Pen by parasitic pathos reviews
MM SLASH ZOMG! My attempt at making fun of all the crappy, cliched, slash stories on this site and elsewhere on the internet. Will Pete find true love? ! One shot. You people like this thing way too fucking much. wtf
Fiction: Humor - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,117 - Reviews: 90 - Favs: 45 - Follows: 7 - Published: 11/8/2006 - Complete
St Peter's Angels by TwistedExpressions reviews
Dmitrii's homeland, Russia, has a corrupt government that is planning to bomb its own country. Why would they do this? How can Dmitrii stop it?
Fiction: Action - Rated: M - English - Adventure - Chapters: 4 - Words: 9,993 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Updated: 9/27/2006 - Published: 5/19/2006
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Seasons Running
I was in love with summer for a long time.
Fiction: General - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 326 - Published: 1/6/2009
Suggestions
Look for sunshine everywhere you go if you can’t find it, make it.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 203 - Published: 11/27/2008 - Complete
On Being a Stump, and Other Such Things reviews
This is what it's like to be a stump: we have our ups and downs.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 222 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 10/19/2008 - Complete
Thou Shalt Not Covet reviews
We sprawled body against body, far too warm beneath an excess of blankets and our own pulsing human skin...
Fiction: Romance - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 131 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 8/25/2008 - Complete
Kissed by a Faerie reviews
We didn’t need to speak because God gave us eyes.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,111 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 8/10/2008 - Complete
Or Maybe Clouds
When I think of you it is two grainy, green oceans mauling my lungs and my eyes and my tattered toes.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 149 - Published: 7/31/2008 - Complete
Study Break reviews
It’s warm outside and the clouds smell like summer. “Come on!” you beg with childhood in your eyes. We titter; then you are sitting cross-legged in the grass and I am in your lap. Oh, gravity.'
Fiction: Romance - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 406 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 2 - Published: 7/23/2008 - Complete
Attenuation reviews
If I was very still and kept my heartbeat soft under my skin, sometimes I could hear the Forestfolk whispering things from between the blades of grass. It was from them that I first got the idea to visit the Cliff at night.' A Short Story
Fiction: General - Rated: K - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,397 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 7/21/2008 - Complete
Quirky reviews
I leaned against my pillow. “Kiss me here so that I can think about it when I’m falling asleep tonight.”
Fiction: Romance - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 302 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 3 - Published: 7/21/2008 - Complete
For Peter
From Wendy. Nether Netherland isn't quite the same without you, fireworks or not.
Poetry: Love - Rated: T - English - Romance/Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 143 - Published: 7/5/2008 - Complete
The Suitor's Caution reviews
Monogamy is claustrophobic.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 108 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 6/1/2008 - Complete
NM reviews
Stop acting like I’m some evil, repulsive temptress come to steal your lips against your wishes and with them your very soul—I get it. I disgust you. A/N: Please don't maul me for the "wrong" category. It feels like an essay to me.
Fiction: Essay - Rated: M - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,151 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 3/23/2008 - Complete
Lost Meals in an African Sun reviews
I am the lioness and you are the beast.
Poetry: Love - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 193 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 3/9/2008 - Complete
Chemicals on 14th Street reviews
I read somewhere that eating chocolate produces the same chemicals in your brain as kissing.
Fiction: General - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 552 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 2/17/2008 - Complete
Analogy of the Animate
If they can't have anything else in common, at least they have this.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 128 - Published: 2/10/2008
Tea Parties and Desert Mist reviews
And Wonderful Closets in the Back of My Throat.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 683 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 1/20/2008 - Complete
Just Give Me One More Night
Trapped in an endless night of passion going no where fast... we've all been there. Under 'life,' not 'love'... and for good reason.
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 192 - Published: 10/8/2007 - Complete
Our Sacrilegious Sidewalk Cracks
Through cracks in the sidewalk, I can see Your Lips...
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 88 - Published: 10/2/2007 - Complete
The Alarm Clock Effect reviews
An amusing take on the butterfly effect, inspired by a passage from the novel 'A Crack in the Line' by Michael Lawrence.
Fiction: General - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,144 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 2 - Published: 9/14/2007 - Complete
Lady in White reviews
Based off of my friend's apocalyptic dream: in a world quickly fading, one woman holds open the door to life... right? [ONExSHOT]
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,729 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 8/19/2007 - Complete
The Flow reviews
Thoughts flow through my pen, to the flesh of my pages, and from the pages, flow back in. Generally in a much more understandable manner. READ: Poetry helps me understand my own thoughts.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 37 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 8/19/2007 - Complete
Greenest Secrets
“The earth has music for those who listen.” William Shakespeare
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 131 - Published: 7/14/2007 - Complete
Remembrances reviews
I wrote this many months ago, but I still feel it today. Remembering the past is hard, especially when it's far more past than you ever thought it could be.
Fiction: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 278 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 7/13/2007 - Complete
The Distance of Privacy
Sometimes privacy is more distance than most can handle.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 53 - Published: 7/2/2007 - Complete
A Dimness of the Soul
The places you find yourself are not always pleasent. Nor are they good for the soul.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 28 - Published: 7/2/2007 - Complete
Warm Days reviews
Attraction for no reason whatsoever? Maybe it's the heat.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 31 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 7/2/2007 - Complete
Feeling, Anyway
I let my mind wander, and it slightly unnerves me what things came out.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 49 - Published: 5/26/2007 - Complete
Warmer Now reviews
It's sad that he's pushed me so far away, but that's okay because it's sunny here, too.
Poetry: Friendship - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 92 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 5/23/2007 - Complete
An Act of Feeling to Thought reviews
Don't think too much about your poetry.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 146 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 5/16/2007 - Complete
Directions reviews
Draw me a map.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 35 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 4/27/2007 - Complete
Tell Me Where We Are reviews
I'm happy. And a little lost. That's it.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 61 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 4/18/2007 - Complete
Forgetful
It's not just people that can forget, sometimes.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 53 - Favs: 1 - Published: 4/18/2007 - Complete
Define 'Familiar'
Sitting high up in the dark, dark cold brings forth memories and future thoughts, both of wish I long to ignore.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 36 - Published: 4/9/2007 - Complete
We Were the People reviews
Took a history assignment and ran with it. You might say it's about the effect politics have on society and culture as a whole. Or, you know, you might not.
Poetry: Politics - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 60 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 3/31/2007 - Complete
It
Some days it's here, and some days it's not.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 18 - Published: 3/16/2007 - Complete
Hair
A young man with pretty hair deals with life. This is a story I wrote a long, long time ago back in '06 about an occurance one night. The end did not truly happen—or maybe it did, I don't know—but I like to think that somehow we made an impact.
Fiction: General - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,251 - Published: 2/24/2007 - Complete
We Don't reviews
Inspired by my bestest friend forever &etc., TwistedExpressions. Outlining the ups and downs of life as a pair...
Poetry: Friendship - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 203 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 2/13/2007 - Complete
Reveries of History
Not exactly about politics, but that's the closest to it... it's about boundaries and how far a line can be crossed before you've gone too far.
Poetry: Politics - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 147 - Published: 2/10/2007 - Complete
Snowfalls & Certainty
Life is nothing but snowfalls and the people that you share them with.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 77 - Published: 1/25/2007 - Complete
The Perfection of Embrace reviews
Just like the title says, as best I can describe it.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 68 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 1/14/2007 - Complete
Sweet Contrast reviews
Laugh like dreams are yours to be, like flowers can't bring misery...
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 178 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 2 - Published: 1/7/2007 - Complete
My Maritime Request reviews
This was written about an idea that's been passing through my mind lately, not really an actual occurance like most of my other things. If life were an ocean, I'd have only one request...
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 153 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 1/3/2007 - Complete
I'm Sorry reviews
Remembering old mistakes is always more painful then living them out. So sometimes, we write them down...
Poetry: Friendship - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 133 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 12/16/2006 - Complete
Secrets in Plaster reviews
And these are the thoughts written in old plaster cracks that run across my infamous ceiling.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 195 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 11/30/2006 - Complete
Fresh out of Humanity reviews
It was obvious that the woman did not belong in the building—the dirty, ragged men and women looked up at her like an enemy, an intruder in Jimmy Choos.
Fiction: General - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,082 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 11/19/2006 - Complete
Oh, for the Love of a Dog
I was watching my dog sleeping on my leg the other day, and I came to this conclusion that I know various of people have said before. I just wanted to say it again, that's all.
Fiction: Essay - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 252 - Published: 11/19/2006 - Complete
Sticks and Stones reviews
Sticks and stones may break my bones...
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 158 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 11/11/2006 - Complete
Of Love and Leaves reviews
A short story that shows the humanlike emotions of both a leaf, and its dearest tree... and how the two came to love.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: K - English - Fantasy/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 828 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 10/25/2006 - Complete
Falling Leaves
Following the biography of the young girl I brought to life in InBetween Peices, here, life is compared to the falling of leaves from trees.
Poetry: Family - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 171 - Published: 10/21/2006 - Complete
InBetween Pieces reviews
And in the puzzle box of life, we're always just one piece short...
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 171 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 10/12/2006
And Then reviews
Moments in time always seem to pass too quickly...
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 185 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 10/8/2006
Seasons of the Trees reviews
In the beginning, there was nothing. Nothing, and the Trees.
Fiction: Fable - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,049 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 8/20/2006
Got a BandAid on my Xray Heart reviews
I'm experimenting with different forms of poetry. Here's a slightly malformed test-run of something I wrote at two in the morning. Enjoy. :)
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 243 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 2 - Published: 7/25/2006
Blind Hearted reviews
"How sad," they murmur when no one is listening. "How sad she's so oblivious to his advances. So... blind hearted, if you will..."
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 128 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 7/24/2006
Shadow Boy in the Court reviews
In the eyes of a Queen, he is a nothing, but in the eyes of a vagabond, he is an everything.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 85 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 7/5/2006
The Path of Life reviews
A slightly ambiguous poem that focuses around some sort of Native American tribal celebration, in order to portray one simple metaphor.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 332 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 2 - Published: 7/4/2006
The Battle of the Sky reviews
A continued version of As Night Beckons Dawn-the secrets behind both realms of Light and Shadow.
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 409 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 7/3/2006
As Night Beckons Dawn reviews
A closer look at the origins of the sun's rise.
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 149 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Published: 7/3/2006
Will You Catch Me if I Fall? reviews
You could read it a million times and still never find the meaning. Or you could read it once, and it could be [CLEAR AS DAY.]
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 172 - Reviews: 6 - Published: 6/6/2006
What Have You Become? reviews
Life is change, and no one ever stays the same from the moment they enter your life till the moment they leave.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 143 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 6/6/2006
The Underground Festival reviews
Above ground, the earth rocks about mockingly, houses crumble, lives are lost. But underground, why, that my friends, is a different story all together...
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,548 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 6/6/2006