Jean Clement
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Joined 01-25-09, id: 650754, Profile Updated: 12-05-12
Author has written 40 stories for Love, Historical, Fantasy, Supernatural, General, Family, Life, General, Friendship, School, Humor, Nature, Song, and Politics.

You'll find me with my nose in a book

But you'll know me by the red shoes showing underneath.

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Milestones by Ptronille reviews
Fate isn't aware of your existence, he had told her. She is blind to you. But surely, you must feel that there is something bigger, a higher calling to you than living on a farm your whole life? Trust in the future, Ren. Change is coming. Soon.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 7 - Words: 38,017 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 4/26/2011 - Published: 9/11/2010
Among the Ruins of Penwig Abbey by Vivaldia reviews
Set in 1940s Britain. A British nurse and a German pilot are brought together by war.
Fiction: Historical - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 52 - Words: 67,993 - Reviews: 193 - Favs: 111 - Follows: 50 - Updated: 8/15/2010 - Published: 11/18/2009 - Complete
the summer of crows by glimpses from an ivory tower reviews
if a pacifist shoots himself alone in a forest, do the trees woodenly applaud? blackbirds mourn your brother better than you ever could. part of june's creative odyssey.
Poetry: Family - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 217 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 2 - Published: 6/8/2010 - Complete
Anatomically Correct Snowmen by East-0f-Eden reviews
Title says it all...I blame the frat boys.
Poetry: Humor - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 129 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 2 - Published: 12/18/2009
Grieg, Snowdon and Paper Aeroplanes by Vivaldia reviews
The over-educated Lillian Allardyce takes up a new post as a secretary in a prestigious country boarding school, where she encounters love and eventually the harsh occupation of Nazi Germany. A romance set on the island of Jersey during the 1930s and 40s.
Fiction: Historical - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 37 - Words: 50,413 - Reviews: 63 - Favs: 50 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 11/4/2009 - Published: 8/18/2009 - Complete
The Strange Voyages of the Rogue's Pleasure by Michael Panush reviews
Being the True Account of the Fortunes and Adventures of the Rogue's Pleasure, a Pyrate Vessel captained by Sullivan Dice, during the Golden Age of Pyracy, and the Oddities, Villains and Treasures encountered by the wild the Sea-Rovers that crewed Her.
Fiction: Historical - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Fantasy - Chapters: 30 - Words: 325,641 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 9/6/2009 - Published: 9/23/2008 - Complete
Gods' Play by Amandil reviews
The Gods of Mount Olympus toy with the lives of the mortals for their own amusement. Rated for violence.
Fiction: Historical - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 321 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 8/3/2009
Enjoy your Nobels and Pulitzers while they last by Louis Denair reviews
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Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Spiritual/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 191 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 7/30/2009 - Complete
The Frogs and Their King by Akviste reviews
I'm not sure if this story's actually been around for years before I got my hands on it. This is my take on it.
Fiction: Fable - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 347 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 7/27/2009 - Complete
Over the Top by The Redheaded Brunette reviews
World War I
Poetry: War - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 86 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 2 - Published: 7/19/2009 - Complete
We Are The Kids Of War and Peace by East-0f-Eden reviews
We Are The Kids Of War and Peace
Poetry: War - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 184 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 2 - Published: 7/18/2009
Little Lolitas by East-0f-Eden reviews
Why do mothers put their five year olds in beauty pagents anyway?
Poetry: General - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 180 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Published: 7/18/2009
The Drowning of Eli Downing by Jericho Monday reviews
A small boy reflects on the life and death of a mentally handicapped man in the early 1800s.
Fiction: Historical - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,311 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 2 - Published: 7/12/2009 - Complete
A Poem by irish-ileana reviews
I'm going to write a poem.
Poetry: Humor - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 76 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 2 - Published: 6/22/2009 - Complete
The Careless Angel by Sadwyn reviews
Whether he admits it or not, Ciaran needs a friend. What about the boy next door? England, 1896.
Fiction: Historical - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 12,833 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 5/20/2009 - Published: 7/22/2008
thrift store beauties by lovelaced reviews
we walk there together hand in hand. soul sisters.
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 36 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 5 - Published: 4/7/2009 - Complete
The Mysterious Disappearance of Lord Musgrave by Ziribella West reviews
Theodosia's father has been dead for a year and a half. Now she receives some artifacts shipped before his death, his now mysterious death. Join Theo and her friends as she seeks the truth of her father's disappearance. Set in the Victorian Era, 1888.
Fiction: Historical - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Mystery - Chapters: 28 - Words: 44,797 - Reviews: 34 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 2/25/2009 - Published: 7/30/2008 - Complete
Roots by Sit In Solemn Silence reviews
backgrounds. it took me a while just to realize how uncultured we really were.
Poetry: Family - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 41 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 2/6/2009 - Complete
worshipping an artist by empty tea bottles reviews
let's not get carried away now.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 239 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 5 - Published: 1/30/2009 - Complete
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The Interim Stage reviews
On learning to walk the dog alone again
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 147 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 10/24/2012 - Complete
A Flake of your Life
A novel opening, done for my Creative Writing class: prologue and first chapter exploring family relationships in the context of the mother's ill-defined feelings for an old family friend. The title is based on the Leonard Cohen song Famous Blue Raincoat
Fiction: General - Rated: T - English - Family/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,645 - Published: 7/2/2011
Ashes of Roses reviews
A short story written for my Creative Writing class, exploring the elements that make up traditional fairy tales, and centring on the theme of roses.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: K+ - English - Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,195 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 7/2/2011 - Complete
Sketching
Flash fiction, 290 words. 'Sometimes it is best not to look too closely.'
Fiction: General - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 298 - Published: 5/25/2011 - Complete
Lovesick reviews
Now who would invent a word like that?
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 168 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 11/16/2010 - Complete
Changing Times reviews
And now- I don't know what you want-
Poetry: Life - Rated: M - English - Angst/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 214 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 5/17/2010 - Complete
Dream Work
She comes in the night - the nightmare - and sits on your chest.
Poetry: Life - Rated: M - English - Horror/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 138 - Published: 5/16/2010 - Complete
Family Matters reviews
April 1912. The sinking of the Titanic has its effect on a group of inhabitants of the Manchester area, but they must concentrate first on various other issues in their lives: business and marriage, scandalous novels and bareback horserides.
Fiction: Historical - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 18 - Words: 26,931 - Reviews: 31 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 5/5/2010 - Published: 7/29/2009
In Defiance of Analysis
Only now can I express my anger.
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 108 - Published: 5/2/2010 - Complete
Mea Culpa
Forgive me, Mother, for I have sinned.
Poetry: Politics - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 121 - Published: 5/1/2010 - Complete
The Rector's Daughters: Verity part III reviews
Part 3 of the Verity-series. Miss Cumpton's relatives have invited her fiancé, Mr. Coningham, to visit the parsonage at S-. He is so charmed with the town that he does not hesitate to interfere when a mystery takes possession of it...
Fiction: Historical - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Crime - Chapters: 10 - Words: 11,700 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 4/24/2010 - Published: 2/18/2009
Mary Banks: a Victorian life reviews
Based on the relationship between Thackeray and Brontë in the late 1840s. I've tried to recreate the atmosphere of the novels of my favourite Victorian authors. Mary and Frederick Banks come to London following the publication of Fred's novel.
Fiction: Historical - Rated: K - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 2 - Words: 2,934 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 4/23/2010 - Published: 1/27/2009
To Bill, re: CXLI reviews
Written for my poetry class, this is the Muse's response to Shakespeare's Sonnet CXLI, 'In faith, I do not love thee with mine eyes'.
Poetry: Humor - Rated: K+ - English - Parody/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 122 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 3/17/2010 - Complete
A Portrait of my Grandmother When Young
Sonnet, mock-Shakespeare. Inspired by XIX, 'Devouring Time'.
Poetry: Family - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 111 - Published: 3/7/2010 - Complete
I've lost that sweet feel of emotion reviews
A short, mirroring piece I did ages ago, after reading too much Keats.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 68 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 1/9/2010 - Complete
Brief Companionship reviews
We should have passed each other by the lamp post...
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 124 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 1/9/2010 - Complete
Celebrating the Scop reviews
Not exactly a song - rather a piece of verse in the Anglo-Saxon oral tradition, celebrating the poet chroniclers of the German heroic age. Written for my Old English course.
Poetry: Song - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 90 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 11/19/2009 - Complete
Sinistra reviews
After years of war, hunchbacked Sir John has made peace with the Dir tribe; the King presents his new-born son as 'a child of the Peace'. When Lady Gloria leaves the baby alone for a moment, it is stolen away. First attempt at a knights-and-ladies story
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,142 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 11/4/2009
Solitude reviews
Such a tranquil place
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 170 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 10/30/2009 - Complete
Romsey reviews
I took a country walk today
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 134 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 10/28/2009 - Complete
The Suicidalist reviews
A translation into English of my favourite Dutch poem, 'De Zelfmoordenaar' by 19th century poet Piet Paaltjens.
Poetry: Humor - Rated: T - English - Horror/Parody - Chapters: 2 - Words: 774 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 8/10/2009 - Complete
Ode to the IB English A1 Reading List reviews
An elegy in six stanzas, rendered all the more awkward by its tortuous rhyme scheme and the fact that no word in the English language actually rhymes with 'English'. A joke present for my teacher
Poetry: School - Rated: T - English - Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 419 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 8/10/2009 - Complete
An Idyll reviews
A confrontation with reality where it is not wanted.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 245 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 7/30/2009 - Complete
Suburban Fairytale reviews
Do you ever ask yourself/ How many of those picture-perfect people/ Are unhappy?
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Parody/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 266 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 7/30/2009 - Complete
Lily reviews
1921. William Horton, a painter gone blind, wastes away his days in a sanatorium in the French Pyrenees until Lady Alice Forsythe drives her Silver Ghost into his life to transcribe his war experiences - but her questions tend in quite another direction..
Fiction: Historical - Rated: T - English - Mystery/Tragedy - Chapters: 5 - Words: 10,921 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 7/28/2009 - Published: 7/16/2009 - Complete
Singing in the Streets reviews
I never dared - You did.
Poetry: Friendship - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 165 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 2 - Published: 7/18/2009 - Complete
Number 7 reviews
A rant about nonchalant discrimination, esp. sexism - I was feeling rather world-weary when I wrote this, so it's more disillusioned than is common for me. Rated M for language: I shocked even myself :-P
Poetry: General - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 235 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 7/18/2009 - Complete
Anger reviews
I don't often feel this way...
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Drama/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 184 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 2 - Published: 7/11/2009 - Complete
Libertame reviews
A bit of dramatic randomness written in fifteen minutes.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 94 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 4/5/2009 - Complete
Intruding reviews
About intruding on my grandmother and her memories.
Poetry: Family - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 128 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 2/11/2009 - Complete
The Vulnerable reviews
Yes, they do attract us.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 225 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Published: 2/5/2009 - Complete
The Heir reviews
A Regency-style joke. A Bond Street Beau inherits a crumbling estate, and ventures forth to inspect it.
Fiction: Historical - Rated: K - English - Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 626 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 5 - Published: 2/1/2009 - Complete
Mijn Kloon
I wrote this at the age of 14, on a set topic. What if, on our 18th birthday, we were given a clone - an exact replica of ourselves? What would we do with them? What would we use them for? What would they be like? My ideas.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: K - Dutch - Fantasy/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 501 - Published: 2/1/2009 - Complete
A Winter's Tale reviews
A dark sort of faerie tale, inspired by Ursula le Guin's 'Orsinian Tales'. A travelling storyteller enthralls the daughter of the Lord of Haven with a tale of love and betrayal. The diction at times is a little over the top - forgive my 12-year-old self
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: K+ - English - Fantasy/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,340 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 2/1/2009 - Complete
Bath Ways: sequel to Verity Fair reviews
And it's the sequel to Verity Fair! Miss Cumpton has arrived at Bath, and alas, a mere week after the recent unpleasantness at the Wildwood Flower Inn, it transpires that Bath would be a safer place without her! The quest for 5,000 a year continues
Fiction: Historical - Rated: K - English - Romance/Crime - Chapters: 10 - Words: 12,833 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 2/1/2009 - Published: 1/29/2009 - Complete
Verity Fair: a Regency romance in 10 chapters reviews
A young girl is taken to Bath by her aunt and uncle, obliged to find herself a fiancé with an income of at least 5,000 pounds per annum to his name. Unfortunately, on dark and rainy nights, the public stage is not always a safe conveyance...
Fiction: Historical - Rated: K - English - Romance/Crime - Chapters: 10 - Words: 14,468 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 2/1/2009 - Published: 1/29/2009 - Complete
La nuit de St Nicolas
A little boy describes his tragic experiences on a St Nicholas holiday in 1950s Holland. St Nicholas, celebrated on the 5th of December, is the Dutch equivalent of Santa, giving out presents to children if they have been good.
Fiction: General - Rated: K+ - French - Drama/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 910 - Published: 1/29/2009 - Complete
C'était mardi reviews
A little bit of silliness written for French class... about how too much maths can make you imagine the oddest things in dark forests :-P
Fiction: Supernatural - Rated: K+ - French - Supernatural/Mystery - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,080 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 1/29/2009 - Complete
In de Geest Reist men het Meest reviews
A man is seized by an itch to go travelling. The title was provided by my Dutch teacher when I wrote this as a school assignment some five years ago. I had fun writing it, so I hope you'll enjoy reading it.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: K - Dutch - Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 489 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 1/27/2009 - Complete
You've made your home inside my mind reviews
I'm still experimenting with poetry, so bear with me here... I've been reading a lot of Atwood and Boland lately, and now I'm discovering that free verse works! Please tell me what you think.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 346 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 2 - Published: 1/27/2009 - Complete