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Author has written 16 stories for Life, School, Family, Biography, Love, Essay, and Friendship.

Dear Readers,

I love you.

I love that you have read my material,

and that you are now reading my profile.

Something must have brought us together is this cosmic, anonymous, internet-y kind of way.

It must have been fate.

If the fates have brought you this far, why not go a little bit further?

It isn't like you need them to hold your hand and show you the way--show you how to take it to the next level.

Am I right?

So, why not comment on my poems and/or stories?

And if you do, the fates will leave me no other choice than to reply and then comment on a piece of your writing.

Not that I need them to hold my hand or anything...

I am open to criticism, although, I do not appreciate vague, hateful criticism that neither helps me as a writer nor shows that the commentator has any decency at all.

You know what I am talking about.

Those comments that are just mean and hurtful.

Those words spoken by a jealous writer who knows that there is nothing wrong with what you have written, yet is consumed by their jealousy, so they write total bullshit in the hopes that it will make you doubt your writing abilities.

Yes, those people.

Vague niceness is also unappreciated.

These are the "I like it" people.

Or the "It was good" people

Why do you like it?

What makes it stand out?

What is your favorite part?

See, there is so much you can say about a persons writing.

So, what is stopping you?

Go for it.

Grab life by the balls.

If you are one of the lucky people who are already clasping life's balls, good for you.

I am proud of you.

Don't let go.



(No really, it does)

August 10, 2010

I realize that in order to understand my writing, you might need to know a little bit about myself and how I view my writing. So, here it goes...

I do not claim to be an amazing writer, nor will I ever. When I write poetry, I write it for enjoyment and mostly for myself. Poetry helps me get certain feelings off of my chest so that I may breathe again. As someone pointed out to me, I have no grammar in my poems. I did not realize that this would be a problem or change my desired meaning. So, I will tell you what I told him. Public grade school screwed me in the grammar department, as in they never taught it to us. Yet, they expected us to know it. Not fair, huh? It wasn't until I was in my second semester in college, that I had a teacher who had the patience to teach us some of the grammar basics. (By the way, I am going into my third semester this fall, just to put it in perspective for you). We spent two weeks, which was fours class periods, discussing grammar, but now I am on my own. I can guarantee that I will make grammar mistakes. Please don't judge me for this--it would be like judging a little kid for falling off their bike the first time without the training wheels. If you would like to inform me of a mistake, and I encourage you to, please explain why it is a mistake. And please don't be one of those people who must show me how much smarter you are than I am. That won't paint a very pretty picture of you.

I enjoy writing stories. I was working on a joint story with Shenhua Phantom called "The Nights of Ethereal". It is about two girls who are given magical powers to balance the good and evil ratio in the world. We only got to the discovery of the powers when we stopped writing. We always vowed to write more, in fact, we are almost done with the next chapter. Sadly, it won't be finished. It was going to be amazing. If you want to read what was written, go check out Ms. Phantom's page. She is a good writer. And I am sure she would love some reviews. Since that venture stopped, I have begun a story based off of a dream I had. it is currently title-less. And I am only on chapter one. I edit as I go, so it might be a while before I put it up on here. It might take even longer if I can't find a beta reader...because I am apparently horrible with grammar. Haha. I'd much rather have "substance" and personality in my writing than to fully understand grammar. Have you ever read a paper that was grammatically perfect, but made you want to rip your eyes out because it was so boring? I have. Thank you peer-group editing. Back to my current story, it is going to be the first story that I am going to write completely by myself. Which makes me excited and nervous at the same time. I want to write on here what it is about, but I am afraid I will revel too much. So, you are just going to have to be patient.

I mostly write essays because I am a college student. My first semester of college, I was averaging about three essays a week. I don't want to toot my own horn or anything, but I have been told that I am a good essayist. Actually, I am getting published in my schools anthology this semester. Yay! I think essays are stronger than any of my other writing, mostly because I write them so often. I am thinking of adding some of my essays on here for you to read. They aren't perfect, but they are A worthy papers according to my professors. Yes, I think I will add a couple. :)

Now that you know a little bit more about my writing, here is a little bit about the person behind PopMakesMeBurpy:

Name: ...Like I would put that on here, haha.

Age: 19

Job: I work at PetSmart. I get paid to play and take care of all the animals. I also answer any question concerning them. In the future I hope to be a farmer.

Hobbies: Reading (I enjoy memoirs mostly or nonfiction...weird?), Hula-hooping (well, it was and will be again once my belly-button piercing is healed), Photography, Coloring, Yoga, Stalking (...you, haha, just kidding...by the way you should open your curtain so I can stalk properly), knitting, singing (poorly), movies, and organizing.

I am not sure what else to write about myself. I guess if you really wanted to know something about me, you could always ask. I always love a new penpal. :)

Bless your face. (50 love points to whoever can tell me who originally said that)

September 3, 2010

I have been in a rut for quite sometime now and last night I forced myself to write. I just uploaded it and you probably won't understand it. That is to be expected because it wasn't written for you. It was mostly written for myself. As I said earlier, I write poetry for myself and in this case a little bit for someone else. They will never read it, they never do. I am still working on my untitled story. I just don't have much time to force the creativity out of myself. I am a full-time student and I work about 25 hours a week. The time in between is mostly dedicated to homework, but mostly avoiding homework...which I happen to be doing right now. I have to write a character analysis and I am nervous. In all my english classes I have felt secure with my writing. Not this one. My teacher is amazing. I read some of his work and I am frozen by the fear of his rejection. I am no where near his level. I will never even get close enough to touch his level. It is terrifying. Terrifying...

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Spring at the palm by celiann911 reviews
Just a simple poem that I wrote as I was half way asleep. If I tell you it won't be as funny.
Poetry: Humor - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 83 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 2 - Published: 9/2/2010 - Complete
Forgotten by MrBage reviews
Not really poetry, but not really fiction. Eh.
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 421 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 8/7/2010 - Complete
The Time Jimmy Realised he was Gay by Channel 7 reviews
I came up with the idea of the poem while swimming at the gym ? Read on to see how Jimmy realised.
Poetry: Humor - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 348 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 2 - Published: 7/26/2010
Jack and Jill by MrBage reviews
Jack and Jill went up the hill to fetch a pail of water. Jack fell down and broke his crown, and Jill came tumbling after. A re-interpretation.
Fiction: Horror - Rated: T - English - Drama/Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 349 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 2 - Published: 4/25/2010 - Complete
Too Much to Ask by Shenhua Phantom reviews
Far, far too much...
Poetry: General - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 166 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 12/12/2009
The Prince by risaisis reviews
Set in medieval times, this is the story of a girl born into the Kingdom's high class society; her lady-in-waiting; and a man that can break the strongest holds on friendship. COMPLETE! 8D
Fiction: Romance - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 16 - Words: 23,072 - Reviews: 36 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 3/26/2009 - Published: 1/30/2009 - Complete
The Nights of Ethereal by Shenhua Phantom reviews
Combined Project with PopMakesMeBurpy. Two naive girls are about to find out just exactly how easily the balance of the world can be altered.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Fantasy - Chapters: 4 - Words: 5,305 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 3/13/2009 - Published: 10/20/2008
The Runaway by risaisis reviews
It was just an idea, at the time, my friend Izzie and I joking around with several fantasy thoughts. But times of joking were more than two years ago, and now, those fantasies of running away were so close to becoming reality . . . COMPLETE
Fiction: Young Adult - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Friendship - Chapters: 12 - Words: 15,723 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 11/16/2008 - Published: 10/4/2008 - Complete
Gag Reflex by Shenhua Phantom reviews
Dedicated to PopMakesMeBurpy, but not about her. Some people are not meant to teach... Some people should leave me alone.
Poetry: War - Rated: M - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 139 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 11/14/2008 - Complete
You Can Dance Naked Around TheAshes For All I Care by Shenhua Phantom reviews
I'm really beginning to hate school...
Poetry: School - Rated: K+ - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 66 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 10/13/2008 - Complete
Undefined by Shenhua Phantom reviews
My response to teachers who kept telling me to describe myself or define myself in some way. I turned this in.
Poetry: School - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 51 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 2 - Published: 10/2/2008 - Complete
That Darn Muse! by Shenhua Phantom reviews
To the man who's supposed to inspire me.
Poetry: General - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 243 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 9/17/2008 - Complete
Forbidden Wasteland by Shenhua Phantom reviews
It takes only one to freeze a heart, but how many more to melt the ice?
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 540 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 1 - Published: 7/19/2008 - Complete
Greed by Shenhua Phantom reviews
Sometimes there is no give and take. But what happens when the giver has nothing more to give?
Poetry: General - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 280 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 7/19/2008 - Complete
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Words to Regret reviews
No summary.
Poetry: Friendship - Rated: K - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 570 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 9/3/2010
This I Believe reviews
For my Composition final last semester, I had to write a "This I Believe" essay based off of the NPR series. I believe in Stolen Shoes.
Fiction: Essay - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 475 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 8/10/2010 - Complete
Expatriate reviews
This essay is about another essay and how it relates to me. The essay it was based off of was, "How to be an Expatriate" by Peter Ho Davies.
Fiction: Essay - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 803 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 8/10/2010 - Complete
Chopping Down Our Future reviews
I wrote this for my Composition class last semester. This essay is actually being published in my schools anthology. Yay! As the title eludes, it is about Deforestation.
Fiction: Essay - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,675 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 8/10/2010 - Complete
AirDish reviews
I wrote this for my Functions and Models class. it is an essay that I had to write to prove that I read a couple of articles on something math related, or in my case mathematician related.
Fiction: Essay - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 861 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 8/10/2010 - Complete
Sands of Time reviews
Fate is a Bitch
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 276 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 1/31/2010 - Complete
The Green Walls reviews
i feel that you can't summarize a poem. you just have to read it to find out what it is trying to say or what it is trying not to say...
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 277 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 2 - Published: 11/30/2009 - Complete
Once Upon A Time reviews
this is a revised version of a poem i wrote called There Once Was...
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 15 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 11/23/2009 - Complete
There Once Was reviews
Im not sure why I wrote this. It sounds depressing but I didnt mean for it to.
Poetry: Love - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 28 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 2/5/2009 - Complete
Broken People reviews
I'm suposed to write a summary... This is it.
Poetry: Love - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 108 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 1 - Published: 2/5/2009 - Complete
Mission: Frogs
I wrote this for my english class. Its my to the Bamboo piece. It is suposed to show Real Voice.
Fiction: Biography - Rated: K - English - Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 223 - Published: 9/25/2008 - Complete
Daddy and Me reviews
I won an award for this poem. Well, an honorable mention, which is just the same to me.
Poetry: Family - Rated: K - English - Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 125 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 9/4/2008 - Complete
Hephalump reviews
Im sure every writer has been here, several times.
Poetry: School - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 200 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 9/3/2008 - Complete
Stone Circle reviews
My Junior English teacher didnt like it much. Hopefully you do.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 83 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 9/3/2008 - Complete
the land that should
Inspired by a life lesson learned the hard way.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 105 - Published: 9/1/2008 - Complete
Out of Reach reviews
Everyone has felt this way at least once in their life even if they won't admit it.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 43 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 9/1/2008 - Complete