Painted Sky
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Joined 11-26-07, id: 590381, Profile Updated: 07-18-09
Author has written 71 stories for General, Life, Love, and Romance.

well, welcome to my page.

i. my penname is painted sky because of a poem i wrote years and years ago.

iii. i'm watch-the-fireworks on deviantART and acrilla on gaiaonline and soliaonline.

v. reviews and constructive criticism are always appreciated, because

vii. i'm looking to grow as a poet all the time.

ix. i love music. i play piano, flute and oboe, and i'm slowly picking up guitar, because

xi. i'd like to write songs someday.

xiii. i listen to a lot of alternative bands, and my current obsession is jimmy eat world.

xv. i'm obsessive, melodramatic and emotional, and

xvii. everything else about me is best explained through my poetry.

xix. have a nice day! (:

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16 reviews
what fun is this? i want to go back to playgrounds and freeze tag and giggling.
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Tragedy/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 121 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 9/7/2009 - Complete
our masquerade reviews
if it had been anyone else's party, would things have turned out differently?
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Tragedy/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 467 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 2 - Published: 9/7/2009 - Complete
i didn't even have to flip a coin reviews
but does it matter to you?
Fiction: Romance - Rated: K+ - English - Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 234 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 1 - Published: 9/1/2009 - Complete
sentimental tendencies reviews
maybe i choose to put my sentiment in socks and bracelets because they can't tell you that they don't love you anymore.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 160 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 9/1/2009 - Complete
different light reviews
i turn on the kitchen light and i am blinded. i will always be here.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 338 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 8/30/2009 - Complete
someday, someone like me reviews
someday i won't be around to shoot trap and paddle into the horizon with you, and you'll regret it.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 198 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 8/28/2009 - Complete
your paper doll reviews
the only bridges i can't seem to burn are the ones i probably should.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 331 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 8/28/2009 - Complete
sweatsalivamistakes
there's a fine line between love and sin.
Poetry: Love - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 232 - Published: 8/24/2009 - Complete
things that look like stars
it was an accident. it always is.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 227 - Published: 8/24/2009 - Complete
everything i've lost reviews
--i'm never getting back.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 97 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 8/24/2009 - Complete
my snowglobe world reviews
my world shaken.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 126 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 8/24/2009 - Complete
better off broken reviews
your camera flash, on us, meaningless.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 229 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 8/17/2009 - Complete
a sad story is still sad everytime i read it reviews
i can't get enough of what hurts me the most.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 196 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 8/15/2009 - Complete
any sign of heartbreak reviews
i am a creature of many broken faiths. happy birthday, ricky.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 292 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 8/15/2009 - Complete
like an overcast sunday reviews
like giving up.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 268 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 8/15/2009 - Complete
10:18 AM, CST reviews
maybe it's all you're running from. perfection will not come.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 488 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 8/9/2009 - Complete
a hundred thousand headlights
i never told him, but i'd take the interstate over the trains any day.
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 278 - Favs: 1 - Published: 8/9/2009 - Complete
things like tears
like i'm some kind of superhero.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 318 - Published: 8/3/2009 - Complete
australia
i'm not quite 17 but i know what it's like to want to leave.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 173 - Published: 8/3/2009 - Complete
almost is just another word for not
and it all counts for nothing.
Poetry: Love - Rated: T - English - Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 59 - Favs: 1 - Published: 8/2/2009 - Complete
my morning star
that moment just before dawn. almost darkness. almost light.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 677 - Favs: 1 - Published: 7/28/2009 - Complete
it's just one of those days reviews
it's one of those days where i just don't have anything to say. i'm sorry.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 177 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 7/28/2009 - Complete
the chain reviews
i should have known.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 227 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 7/28/2009 - Complete
the open window
today i learned that opening one's window leads to dealing with forces we can't control.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 207 - Published: 7/24/2009 - Complete
the wild blackberries are gone
the thunder and the lawnmower and the wind and the interstate mix to make some terrible chorus and i wonder why we need to fight things that are clearly inevitable.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 214 - Published: 7/23/2009 - Complete
july is slipping away reviews
i don't have a choice this time.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 369 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 7/22/2009 - Complete
seven's not my lucky number reviews
a list of eight revelations.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 602 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 7/20/2009 - Complete
eloquence reviews
a backwards autobiography.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 629 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 7/17/2009 - Complete
you are
you are what gives me hope for us. companion to "i am."
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 165 - Favs: 1 - Published: 7/17/2009 - Complete
i am reviews
i am fireworks, here only for an instant.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 272 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 7/13/2009 - Complete
shades of grey
i want a reason for this regret.
Poetry: Love - Rated: T - English - Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 224 - Published: 7/11/2009 - Complete
another stupid poem about love and fireworks
why do we always want what hurts us the most?
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 323 - Published: 7/4/2009 - Complete
bits of another stupid story where the boy leaves reviews
soon you'll be gone.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 509 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 7/3/2009 - Complete
campfires, silence, and hope
alternate title: two reasons i'm not strong enough and one reminder that someday i might be.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Tragedy/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 563 - Published: 7/3/2009 - Complete
a list of things you should know reviews
6: i tell everyone i'm happier now. sometimes i am.
Poetry: Love - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 556 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 2 - Published: 7/2/2009 - Complete
that's jazz, honey reviews
nine months, two weeks and a day after the first time he asked her to dance, she asked herself why it's always the predictable ones that get hurt.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 745 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 2 - Published: 6/29/2009 - Complete
he was just a season reviews
the day he walked away, he left the taste of spring on her lips.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 287 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 6/24/2009 - Complete
tonight: a lullaby
since the distance means i can't sing you to sleep, i'll write you a lullaby.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 146 - Published: 6/24/2009 - Complete
goodnightsweetdreams reviews
breathe in, breathe out. count the stars.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 248 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 3 - Published: 6/24/2009 - Complete
my summer reviews
summer is wearing funny hats and waving to people i don't know.
Poetry: General - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 319 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 6/24/2009 - Complete
hope reviews
happiness doesn't have to make sense, right?
Poetry: General - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 221 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 6/24/2009 - Complete
disenchanted
i'm not sure if i'd like to think i changed you. if i did, it wasn't for the best, in your eyes. if i didn't, i wasn't enough.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 243 - Published: 6/24/2009 - Complete
mismatched socks reviews
alternate title: the science of pairs.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 164 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 6/24/2009 - Complete
the sheer force of habit
alternate title: "everything seems less genuine in retrospect."
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 173 - Published: 6/24/2009 - Complete
17
what is it about one full rotation of the earth around the sun that is so emotionally significant to the human race?
Poetry: General - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 226 - Published: 6/24/2009 - Complete
love always, hannah
dear rick, i don't know why they bother, because you've never cared what anyone says anyway.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 363 - Published: 6/24/2009 - Complete
fairytale romance
i don't know if he ruined our story, or it was an impeccably crafted tragedy from the start.
Poetry: Love - Rated: T - English - Romance/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 328 - Published: 6/24/2009 - Complete
sometimes i wish
but there aren't enough falling stars for all the mistakes i've made.
Poetry: General - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 182 - Published: 6/24/2009 - Complete
the poet
you never even tried.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 145 - Favs: 1 - Published: 6/24/2009 - Complete
forgiveness
alternate titles: "this is one of those days when i'd give anything not to care about stupid things, like whether or not you say goodbye before you hang up.", "i'm sorry."
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 168 - Published: 6/24/2009 - Complete
past and present tense
i never realized how liberating it would feel to fall out of love.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 139 - Published: 6/24/2009 - Complete
with the seasons
alternate title: "i'm moving on. i hope you're happy." song referenced is "me and the moon" by something corporate.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 103 - Published: 6/24/2009 - Complete
faith
alternate title: you noticed i stopped wearing it but i didn't want to ask whether you cared or not.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 184 - Favs: 1 - Published: 6/24/2009 - Complete
wrapped in poetry
alternate titles: "i thought i would be different, but i suppose everyone does" "and you'll forget me just like you forgot her the moment you fell for me", "i always knew i'd never be more than a tally on the wall to you."
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 246 - Favs: 1 - Published: 6/24/2009 - Complete
shattered neatly reviews
i knew this day would come.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 246 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 6/24/2009 - Complete
today i decided:
the real question: "did it ever matter?" the real answer: "it doesn't matter whether or not it mattered. not now, anyway."
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 401 - Published: 6/24/2009 - Complete
it's just your style
i should have seen this coming all along, like the person that sneaks a glance at the last page of a book before reading the rest.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 133 - Published: 6/24/2009 - Complete
just don't
don't say you're sorry, either, because we both know you're not.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 169 - Published: 6/24/2009 - Complete
contrived nostalgia: a story
you don't read my poetry anymore.
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 509 - Published: 6/24/2009 - Complete
simply flowerkillers
the only thing i know about life so far is that nothing perfect ever lasts.
Poetry: Love - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 243 - Published: 6/24/2009 - Complete
beauty
alternate title: just another depressing poem dedicated to someone who will never read it.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 110 - Published: 6/24/2009 - Complete
truth, doubt reviews
alternate title: another one of those stupid poems that says everything you don't want to believe.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 279 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 6/24/2009
the trail part three: hehim
Are you lonely too?"
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 202 - Published: 6/16/2009 - Complete
the trail part two: grass
we are helpless and hapless in the face of a power we can't understand.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 138 - Published: 6/16/2009 - Complete
the trail part one: fences
are we fenced in or fenced out?
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 210 - Published: 6/16/2009
what i know
life and love and happiness are all about learning.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 299 - Published: 6/16/2009 - Complete
envelopes and even numbers reviews
she's broken, but she's always believed in things like patchwork quilts and stained glass windows.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 272 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 2 - Published: 6/13/2009 - Complete
fragile reviews
I'm terrified that soon you'll break, or that perhaps you're already broken.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 190 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 6/13/2009 - Complete
it'll rain tonight reviews
there's 100% chance of rain tonight, but the sun's out now.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 578 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 3 - Published: 5/4/2009 - Complete
on my own reviews
I'm standing on my own again.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 678 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 1/7/2008 - Complete
hometown reviews
A short, simple poem about an abtract longing to see a place I don't remember.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 256 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 12/3/2007