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Joined 06-03-09, id: 671993, Profile Updated: 08-26-09
Author has written 14 stories for General, Romance, Love, Life, Essay, Historical, and General.

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Many thanks to the talented Zebbie who's beta-ed a lot of my work!

Be kind enough to share your opinion on the show-case. Reviews of any shape and size are much appreciated, as long as they don't flame! Reviews are also highly encouraging and might just motivate me to pump out stories faster!

Over 100 hits to Drink Up in just 2 days! A lot more popular than I had initially thought it might be! The idea came to me as I was downing a bottle of Coke- very romantic, n'est-ce pas? I thought- some people can drink vodka this fast too. What would even bring them to that point? Add a beginning, middle, end and that little detail and you have a short about a long-suffering rent who copes in any way he can, even if that means he masks reality by fogging his brain up. I might just consider turning it into a full-length piece, though I'd be very interested to know how many would like to see that happen. Check out the poll and vote (please)!

My other shorts are mere elaborations on the occasional bolts of lightening I get. I write them down hastily and they usually spiral out into greater plots with more depth as random ideas run into them like flies into a cobweb. Jimmy dawned upon me as I was listening to a number by Saint-Saens and I imagined a lonely figure, prematurely ripped away from that which he loves most, with little to occupy his mind other than routine affairs. Edmund Haley was born. Many other pieces draw inspiration from paintings or mere images I come across from day to day, such as The dawn's light, the littered bed (which could very easily tie in with Drink Up), A Silent Understanding, a beautiful predicament, and Blue Butterflies.

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The Violet and the Tom by Ocotillo reviews
*2011 SKOW nominee* Nygell, a Lord of the Northern Isles, is given the gift of a young Grecian slave by the King. Nygell wants no such responsibility. Slash.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 25 - Words: 98,564 - Reviews: 546 - Favs: 940 - Follows: 212 - Updated: 4/10/2009 - Published: 1/25/2009 - Complete
The Boy Who Gave His Heart Away by Catalyst Roses reviews
Daniel was born with a section of his heart missing. SLASH.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 682 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 31 - Follows: 2 - Published: 9/24/2008 - Complete
Promises by Saran D. Pity reviews
God, why wouldn’t he just deem me insane and lock me up, anything to get me out of this torture session. He was acting like he cared, that was his first mistake. 'Strike one' Warning" SLASH
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,961 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 2 - Published: 3/26/2008 - Complete
Homesick Abortion by d'Neronique reviews
mm I told my parents I was gay to get out of trouble. Everything else sort of fell into place. FINISHED
Fiction: General - Rated: M - English - Humor/Angst - Chapters: 8 - Words: 12,268 - Reviews: 212 - Favs: 214 - Follows: 53 - Updated: 7/15/2006 - Published: 6/20/2005 - Complete
Color by Catalyst Roses reviews
How do you describe color to a blind man? [Free style]
Poetry: General - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 457 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 7 - Published: 1/12/2006
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Jimmy reviews
I couldn't go to the war with Jimmy; I'm myopic. I can't pray to God to bring him back safely; Jimmy is my god. MxM/slash, WWII
Fiction: Historical - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 7,797 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 9/6/2009 - Published: 7/12/2009
Love me again!
Love me again, not like that stormy October night,/but like the rainy years before/which steadily wrought this iron heart of yours so as to yield to my fragile hands." What happened that October night or those rainy years before?
Poetry: Love - Rated: M - English - Poetry/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 266 - Published: 8/19/2009 - Complete
How does it feel? reviews
A man stands in the shadows of a stable and muses on the oblivious object of his affection. MxM/slash
Poetry: Love - Rated: M - English - Poetry/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 297 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 8/18/2009 - Complete
Drink up! reviews
An evening in the life of a young man on a corner. It takes more than a pill and some vodka to make this arrangement tolerable. It takes a finish line, a white picket fence perhaps, a man who's worth everything and more. MxM, slash
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,926 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 8/18/2009 - Complete
L'Aquila, Eagle of the Abruzzi
I was there before this Eagle’s wings broke.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 371 - Published: 8/16/2009 - Complete
Like a painting upon the wall
Like a painting on the wall, I was acknowledged. I wanted so much more. MxM
Fiction: General - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 496 - Published: 6/30/2009 - Complete
September 11, 2001 reviews
An eleven-year-old's recollection of the tragedy heard 'round the world.
Fiction: General - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 348 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 6/23/2009 - Complete
History reviews
Turn on the TV and tell me what you see.
Fiction: Essay - Rated: K - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 627 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 6/23/2009 - Complete
Spring rain
It took a Saturday evening, on the stroke of ten; one supper like any other was all I needed to be violently pushed from childhood to adulthood. MM, implied incest? Take it as you like.
Poetry: Love - Rated: M - English - Angst/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 646 - Published: 6/20/2009 - Complete
He's too beautiful, he must be reviews
A call to arms to look beyond general appearances, for things aren't always what they seem; a satirical representation of the ordinary fellow who makes hasty assumptions.
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 218 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 6/20/2009 - Complete
like fuel without a fire
A symbiotic relationship at its worst; why deny mutual love? why clip flowering life at the bud?
Poetry: Love - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 179 - Published: 6/17/2009 - Complete
A silent understanding, a beautiful predicament reviews
-If only I could draw out this moment even more I would carry it on into eternity. -I concede unto you my soul. MxM
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 366 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 6/15/2009 - Complete
Blue butterflies
These blue butterflies are too beautiful and I wonder if they feel blessed for this. Is it better to live for just one hour and be admired, or live for more and cling to the bark of a tree?
Fiction: Romance - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 211 - Published: 6/9/2009 - Complete
The dawn's light, the littered bed
Ignoble deeds are oft performed in the dark of night. Slumber washes over them like waves do upon the shore. Morning is remembrance.
Fiction: General - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 203 - Published: 6/6/2009 - Complete
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