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Joined 01-04-09, id: 647241, Profile Updated: 11-04-09
Author has written 36 stories for Humor, Life, Friendship, Family, Love, Work, and Humor.

Thanks for visiting. Enjoy what you find and let me know if you have any ideas. I'm open to new inspiration and I enjoy the challenge of writing by requests.

Kim

One of my favorite little peoms:

To keep your marriage brimming

With love in the loving cup

Whenever you're wrong admit it

Whenever you're right, shut up.

- Ogden Nash

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To His Coy Mistress response parity by kirstenb.0319 reviews
This is what happens when an AP english teacher allows his students to write a parity with no guidelines at all...You should have seen the poems from the other students in the class.
Poetry: School - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 403 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Published: 1/15/2009 - Complete
Runs in the Family by Mourning Sickness reviews
The unhappy American marriage: learned or inherited?
Fiction: Essay - Rated: K+ - English - Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,242 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 2 - Published: 1/13/2009 - Complete
The EveryWere by Worldcrafter reviews
A light-hearted poem a character of mine used as a song, poking fun at were-critters using the "ultimate" one, an Every-Were.
Poetry: Fantasy - Rated: K - English - Humor/Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 215 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 4/3/2008 - Complete
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Dan The Refrigerator Man reviews
My son wrote this for a school assignment. I enjoyed it so much, I thought I'd share it with you.
Poetry: Humor - Rated: K - English - Humor/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 181 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 5/23/2009 - Complete
Spring Break in Alarka reviews
I was moved by our mountain vacation.
Poetry: Family - Rated: K - English - Family/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 195 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 5/23/2009 - Complete
Surviving OUR Childhood reviews
For those of you who have read Surviving Childhood and think you can handle more.
Fiction: Humor - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,682 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 4/2/2009 - Complete
My Wicked Stepmother reviews
Not my usual genre, but this is a short angsty poem about my wicked stepmother.
Poetry: Humor - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 29 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 2 - Published: 3/14/2009 - Complete
The Time Warp In WalMart reviews
A helpful guide for avoiding the time-warp* in Wal-Mart. *Time-warp is a completely fictitious concept from a mom with apparently too much time on her hands. The author makes no suggestion of incurring actual danger by venturing into a Wal-Mart store.
Fiction: Humor - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,831 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 1/18/2009 - Complete
WalMart Ate My Husband reviews
Another trip to Wal-Mart. I swear none of these actually happened. These stories are completely false and not ment to resemble anything you may have experienced in your life on any given trip to the actual store named herein. Honestly
Fiction: Humor - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 982 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 1/18/2009 - Complete
Stuck reviews
My son came to me yesterday and said "Mom, you should write a poem about ?, so I did. How soon can you figure out what it's about?
Poetry: Humor - Rated: K - English - Humor/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 122 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 1/16/2009 - Complete
The Day Lance Split His Pants reviews
This is just a cute little diddy. Enjoy.
Poetry: Humor - Rated: K - English - Humor/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 92 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 1/16/2009 - Complete
Is It Lunchtime Yet? reviews
Just a little funny I came up with while waiting for lunch today. Enjoy.
Poetry: Humor - Rated: K - English - Humor/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 123 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 1/14/2009 - Complete
In Denial reviews
If you've hit 30 I'm sure you will find this funny. For the rest of you, read about what you have to look forward to.
Poetry: Humor - Rated: K - English - Humor/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 194 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 5 - Published: 1/14/2009 - Complete
Anywhere But Here reviews
If you've ever taught in a classroom you WILL laugh. If you've ever been a student in a classroom especially with a sub you know this is true.
Poetry: Humor - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 148 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 1/14/2009 - Complete
Surviving Childhood reviews
A brief glimpse into the circus that was my childhood.
Poetry: Humor - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 210 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 1/13/2009 - Complete
WalMart Customer Service reviews
This is tale for anyone who has ever been to Wal-Mart. Just read it, you'll understand.
Fiction: Humor - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,779 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 1/12/2009 - Complete
How Not To Cook A Roast reviews
You know that line in the love song where he sings about "eatin' burnt dinners the whold first year"? This is the story of one of those dinners. I guarantee you will be laughing or crying, or likely crying laughing when you read this.
Fiction: Humor - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,050 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 1/12/2009 - Complete
My Family Reunion reviews
If you can understand loving your family while still wanting to avoid them for your own sanity, you will get a laugh out of this.
Poetry: Humor - Rated: T - English - Humor/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 205 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 1/12/2009 - Complete
Weekday Blessing reviews
For all the hard-working Janes and Joes out there.
Poetry: Work - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 53 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 1/11/2009 - Complete
Our Superman reviews
An ode to Dad.
Poetry: Family - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 86 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 1/11/2009 - Complete
Undying Love reviews
a short ode
Poetry: Love - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 28 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 1/11/2009 - Complete
Loving You reviews
another little love note, i usually send these in his lunchbox.
Poetry: Love - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 74 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 2 - Published: 1/11/2009 - Complete
If I Had A Million Dollars
another love not, seriously i went through his files to find these
Poetry: Love - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 121 - Published: 1/11/2009 - Complete
Holding Your Hand reviews
just a little love note
Poetry: Love - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 52 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 1/11/2009
Count On Me reviews
just a little love letter
Poetry: Love - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 71 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 1/11/2009 - Complete
The Light reviews
A brief offering of comfort and support; whatever your trial may be.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 101 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 1/10/2009 - Complete
Thankful For Blessings reviews
A short token of my love.
Poetry: Love - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 57 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 1/10/2009 - Complete
Strength reviews
This was written in honor of a close family member who survived a head-on collision; no one told HER she had little chance of survival.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 101 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 1/10/2009 - Complete
Share It With A Friend reviews
Written long ago, the motive for this poem is not concrete in my memory. Either I wrote it for a friend in need, or I was the friend in need. Just go with whichever works for you.
Poetry: Friendship - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 143 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 1/10/2009
My Angel
He honestly is an answer to my prayor.
Poetry: Love - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 79 - Favs: 2 - Published: 1/10/2009 - Complete
Experience Love reviews
One of the few free style poems I have written, but it said what I was trying to say, so I was pleased with it.
Poetry: Love - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 100 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 1/10/2009 - Complete
Angles Here On Earth
I believe.
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 105 - Published: 1/10/2009 - Complete
Never Say Shut Up reviews
Help wanted. This is the one I mention on my profile. I know the ending is awful and would like your suggestions for an alternate ending. This was inspired by the numerous youth I hear using this word and a nasty attitude to go along with it- everyday.
Poetry: Humor - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 216 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 1/9/2009
Happy Fathers Day reviews
Helped" my son write this for his dad when he was a tike.
Poetry: Family - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 132 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 1/7/2009 - Complete
Friends reviews
Of course, this was for my best friend.
Poetry: Friendship - Rated: K - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 138 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 1/7/2009 - Complete
Congratulations On Your Graduation reviews
I wrote this poem for my son's graduation--granted he was graduating from 5th grade at the time, but I was thinking about the bigger picture.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 137 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 1/7/2009 - Complete
Questions reviews
Introspective.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 185 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 1/6/2009 - Complete
Me, Myself, and I reviews
Whimsical introspection.
Poetry: Humor - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 102 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 1/6/2009 - Complete
Grandpa's Favorite Fart reviews
Written for my father-in-law and recited at his 70th birthday party, this poem had everyone in stitches.
Poetry: Humor - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 363 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 2 - Published: 1/6/2009 - Complete