Joshua Hartman
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Joined 07-01-06, id: 530916
Author has written 44 stories for Love, Nature, War, Spiritual, Mystery, Life, Supernatural, General, Religion, General, Politics, and Family.

Hello fellow writers. I am just a boy trying to get some truthful critique of my work. I know I like it. The question is, how can it be improved? I have a love for poetry, but I test the waters of stories as well.

My favorites are any of the "Thunder on Pavement" series, along with "I Killed Tonight", "Lightning Over the Bay", and "Civility".

Thank you in advance for any reviews you wish to give me, and I will certainly return the favor.

-Hartman

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Painted Elephants and Portioned Keys reviews
A piece about music and it's healing quality.
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 323 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 5/9/2007 - Complete
A Walk at Night
A young man sneaks out of the house to meet the girl he loves.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 208 - Published: 9/11/2006
Woman in White reviews
Life can change so quickly by the sea. Please R&R.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 209 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 9/10/2006
Night Dancing reviews
Losing control isn't always bad. Please R&R.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 58 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 9/10/2006
Forever
A woman with a problem has pushed away the only man she ever loved. Please R&R.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 100 - Published: 9/10/2006
The Other Son
The weight of expectation can be dangerous at times. Please R&R.
Poetry: Family - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 54 - Published: 9/10/2006
New World reviews
The search begins at the bottom of the mountain. Please R&R.
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 121 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 9/9/2006
Rose
The Rose must persevere before it's beauty can be fully shown. Please R&R.
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 130 - Published: 9/9/2006
I Could reviews
I could, but it hurts. Please R&R.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 68 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 9/9/2006
A Visit at Midnight
The door should have stayed closed. Please R&R.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 91 - Published: 9/9/2006
Grape Arbor
A grape arbor's sinful purity is visited by a lonely wanderer by night. Please R&R.
Poetry: Religion - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 133 - Favs: 1 - Published: 9/6/2006
Lost at Sea
A man waits for his wife at sea. It's been so long. Please R&R.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 70 - Published: 9/6/2006
Return to Shore
I thought she was gone forever. Please R&R.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 66 - Published: 9/6/2006
Blind reviews
Sometimes, blindness is the only way to cope. Please R&R.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 49 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 9/4/2006
Reflections of Twilight Passed
An inward reflection of a childhood passed. Please R&R.
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 99 - Published: 9/4/2006
The Riverside I Left Behind reviews
A mistake must be mended bfore it's too late. Please R&R.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 181 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 9/4/2006
Separation
Sometimes, separation is the only way to find our cloudless sky. Please R&R.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 38 - Published: 9/2/2006
Revision
A poem about a lonely love song. Please R&R.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 118 - Published: 9/2/2006
Amy's Secret
Near river bend where the stream runs clear, I caught a secret that I couldn't say. Please R&R
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 101 - Published: 8/28/2006
Cross of the Soul reviews
My grandfather shows a priest his view.
Poetry: Religion - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 172 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 8/25/2006
Justice reviews
Justice cannot always be objective. Please R&R.
Poetry: Politics - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 115 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 8/9/2006
The Cliche' Evil
In retrospect, a dumb name. But I like the idea. Please read and review!
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 163 - Published: 8/7/2006
Hold It Up To The Light reviews
A simple poem about looking at lost love in a diffrent way. Please R&R.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 33 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 7/31/2006
Frozen in the snow reviews
Spring doesn't always come. Please R&R.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 23 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 7/27/2006
Lucid reviews
A simple poem abot sunset and what it means to me.Please R&R. And by all means, If you like it, read some more! Wow, shameful.
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 111 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 7/20/2006
What We Could Be
How great we could be, if only both sides wished to work. This is about the pain of one man who want's to work and the woman who doesn't. Please R&R.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 186 - Published: 7/11/2006
War In EMinor reviews
A little poem I wrote two years ago in protest of the war.
Poetry: War - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 144 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 7/11/2006
I Killed Tonight reviews
"I killed a man tonight. He was standing at the window, wishing to be someone else." Please R&R.
Poetry: General - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 61 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 7/11/2006
Shards reviews
Have you ever looked at your life through the mirror? Please R&R. I'll return the favor.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 149 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 7/10/2006
4 Thunder on Pavement: The Mountaintop reviews
Part 4. Read the others first. Hope you like it!
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 239 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 7/10/2006
Fields of Silence
A visit to Gettysburg
Poetry: War - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 128 - Favs: 1 - Published: 7/10/2006
3 Thunder on Pavement: Memory Rain reviews
Third part of the Thunder on Pavement series. I would strongly suggest reading the first two. Hope you like it!
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 161 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 7/10/2006
2 Thunder on Pavement: Painted Plains reviews
The 2nd part of an ongoing series. The lovers decide to stop in a valley to rest before continuing on. They realize the importance of silence in this land. More to come.
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 191 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 7/9/2006
1 Thunder on Pavement: Do What You Love reviews
Two lovers are on a journey to find a home.
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 202 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 7/9/2006
Ground Zero reviews
A boy comes away from a crash with less than what he gave. He stands as the symbol of teen restlessness. Please R&R.
Poetry: Religion - Rated: K - English - Spiritual/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 105 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Published: 7/9/2006
The Storm reviews
A storm brings forth the thoughts of a young man. Very descrptive and beautiful. Please R&R.
Fiction: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 884 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 7/9/2006
Contract reviews
A writer has his vision stripped away by a man in a suit and a slip of paper. He has to do somthing. He doesn't know what he might do if Gabriel refuses again.
Fiction: General - Rated: M - English - Suspense/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,166 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 7/8/2006
Swallowed reviews
A boy fights with his own mind over the dissappearance of his father into the woods. His life is falling apart around him in his little mountain town and he needs to act. Please review!
Fiction: Supernatural - Rated: T - English - Drama/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,769 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 7/7/2006
Life reviews
Life in my eyes. Please read!
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 209 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 7/5/2006
Dreams in Chalk reviews
I am visited every night by a boy who knows my dreams. Knows them and paints them on the asphalt outside my window.
Fiction: Mystery - Rated: K - English - Mystery/Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,571 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 7/5/2006
Warning reviews
A man gets an unconventional warning
Fiction: Spiritual - Rated: T - English - Drama/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 588 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 7/4/2006
Civility reviews
The civility of war: The ultimate wrong
Poetry: War - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 119 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 7/4/2006
The Wanderer's Thumb reviews
A boy stares out to sea from an aged pier.
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 172 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 7/4/2006
Lightning Over the Bay reviews
A storm over the bay becomes the story of thier life together.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 96 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 7/4/2006