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Joined 12-16-09, id: 702448, Profile Updated: 09-17-10
Author has written 17 stories for Young Adult, Life, Fantasy, Kids, School, Love, and Humor.

Name: Hortus~Deliciarum
(-which means "Garden of Delights". It's a reference to an old collection of poetry, songs, and other such things. I like it because it sounds cool and Latin is always more interesting. I have a friend who's learning Latin!)

About Me: I like crunchy peanut butter, chocolate, gummy bears, cookie dough ice cream, trees, beaches, skies, fields, photography, duct tape, researching, using the computer, blue jeans, hats, bugs, snakes, hot chocolate, Coca Cola, red, all the seasons (summer, spring, fall, winter, and in that order), crackly leaves, and inverting pictures. Right now I'm interested in Alice & Wonderland, antique shops, searching for things on ebay, reading manga, and collecting knives/swords. I like to write and draw and paint, although I don't do any of those things very often. I very much enjoy listening to music and I don't have a favourite song because I can't choose. Some of the tops include: The General (by Dispatch), Thank the Watchmaker and The Alamo (both by And Then There Were None), The Lining is Silver (by Relient K), Do You Believe In Magic (by The Lovin' Spoonful), and artists who I can't even come close to picking favourite songs - Switchfoot and Collective Soul. You can learn more about my by clicking the link at the bottom of the "Me Description" that goes to a more in-depth page.)

Fave Movies:
~The Illusionist
~Pride & Prejudice
~Lord of the Rings (1-3)

Fave Anime Movies:
~Howl's Moving Castle
~Spirited Away
~Laputa: Castle In the Sky

Fave Books:
~Ender's Game
~anything by Tolkien (I read the LOTR trilogy in 3 days.)
~Harry Potter (I don't actually like the HP movies all that much. They're alright though.)
~Artemis Fowl
~Alice in Wonderland & Through the Looking Glass

Fave Shows:
~Dragonball Z... (I leave it trailing because I like the various multi-named series associated with DBZ.)

Fanfiction I Like & Fave Ships (The Black Pearl): (even though this isn't the fanfic site)
~Harry Potter (Draco/Hermione, Severus/Hermione, Sirius/Hermione, Harry/Ginny)
~Labyrinth (Jareth/Sarah)
~Pirates of the Caribbean (Jack/Elizabeth)
~Pitch Black/Riddick (Riddick/Kyra, Riddick/Jack)
~Peter Pan (Peter/Wendy, Hook/Wendy)

Right now I'm into anime, learning to play my guitar, and learning Japanese. I've recently begun to write my own fanfiction after reading it for a few years. I honestly don't care about reviews, which is why you won't see me asking for them. (The hit count is good enough for me...I just discovered it today.) I get amused by the least interesting of things. I once started a fad of hanging a slinky from my bedroom ceiling. I'm in the twelfth grade and next year I'll be going to a university to take engineering. (Yay!) I love math and physics (even though I'm not always that good at it). Currently, we're learning electrochemistry in my chem class and I'm having some difficulty grasping it. However, I had a blast with my trig proofs exam because (now that I get it), it's fun. Enough about school. I'm making a huge list of random things that I like and I'll post a link to that eventually. I just ordered my prom/grad dress and I'm so excited for it! In fact, here's a link: awesome dress.

I've noticed that disturbing stories appeal to me. Does that say something about my character? I hope not, but I've always liked sad endings. I enjoy reading stories by the Brothers Grimm and when I was younger I read the Flowers In The Attic series (by V.C. Andrews). I liked that it was twisted and unsatisfying to the end. I like stories that are (I suppose the word is "angsty") in retrospect. You know, where the ending reveals exactly how much things have degenerated or just how twisted the story truly was. We read The Yellow Wallpaper at school and it wasn't until my friend ranted about it that I realized how disturbing it was. (It's a paramount example of how sleep-deprived I was that I almost completely missed the narrator going insane before my very eyes. I didn't actually think about what I was reading, I just read it mindlessly.) I feel kind of bad about that actually.

http://www.fanfiction.net/u/1434939/hortus_deliciarum (My fanfiction page)
(My "About Me" page on one of my websites)

If you believe in Jesus Christ put this in your profile. Don't just ignore this, because in the Bible it says if you deny me, I will deny you in front of my Father in the gates of Heaven.

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The Aftermath of a Super Sunny Day by Aglimpseintothemindof reviews
Held together even when apart.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: K - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 2 - Words: 612 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Updated: 1/28/2012 - Published: 10/3/2011 - Complete
Psalms According to by Aglimpseintothemindof reviews
A glimpse into the mind of the psalmist.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Spiritual - Chapters: 6 - Words: 761 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Updated: 10/26/2011 - Published: 9/16/2011 - Complete
I Try by SomeRandomScribbles reviews
I want to fall in love with you, and honestly I try.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 105 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 3/20/2011 - Complete
Dear Self, by bring.on.the.wonder reviews
A letter from your subconscious to you, concerning heartbreak. Who knows what you need to hear in the aftermath of having your heart broken better than... you? ONESHOT
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 917 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 3 - Published: 5/10/2010 - Complete
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When Is There No More?
Psalm119 I know O Lord Your judgments are righteous and that in faithfulness You have afflicted me. O may Your lovingkindness comfort me according to Your word to Your servant. May Your compassion come to me that I may live. "I'll only see dad pray here."
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Spiritual/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 195 - Published: 11/12/2011 - Complete
Indefinite Integral
Finding out what she was before, deriving how she became, without specifying the upper and lower limits of when.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 291 - Published: 9/28/2011
Theocentric Embrace reviews
The wonders of the universe explained...not so, but a literary example of a seemingly irresolvable fractal in my life being transformed over time by God into somthing more than what it wasn't...and the hope that it's foreshadowing for more to follow.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Spiritual/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 414 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 9/24/2011 - Complete
This is how I genuinely feel about going to the dentist. Dr. Lahoda wasn't impressed.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Humor/Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 94 - Published: 9/17/2011 - Complete
Why Do Birds Sing In The Middle Of The Night? reviews
It was a dark night when God showed His ever-present love for me. Sometimes I just don't understand why.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Spiritual/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 341 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 9/17/2011 - Complete
The End of the AYCE Buffet Crawl Tradition reviews
a.k.a. "The Incident that Ended the All-You-Can-Eat Buffet Crawl Tradition" A group of guys introduce their new friend, Milly, to the finer things of life, namely the All-You-Can-Eat Buffet Crawl. Unfortunately, things take a turn for the worse...
Fiction: Humor - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,152 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 3/27/2011
More reviews
So many girls roam looking for love, not knowing or caring about the One who loves always.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Romance/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 256 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 2 - Published: 3/25/2011 - Complete
Drive reviews
Sometimes when I'm approaching a curve, I imagine what if I didn't turn. Makes more sense if you know: I'm a adult/teenage girl and I like someone who likes someone else - and I can deal with it...eventually.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Friendship/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 139 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 2 - Published: 3/21/2011 - Complete
Washed out or shining?
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Spiritual/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 91 - Published: 1/23/2011
Tales from Camp
A group of oneshots all involving stories about going to camp or going on camping trips. Each chapter is its own story. Rating subject to change.
Fiction: Kids - Rated: K - English - Friendship - Chapters: 3 - Words: 3,436 - Updated: 1/2/2011 - Published: 4/25/2010
Lass Croom Jive reviews
Something that happened to me. I'm in first-year engineering.
Poetry: School - Rated: K - English - Humor/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 53 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 9/17/2010 - Complete
The Lost Promise Box reviews
One of my English assingments was to take a poem, The Magic Box by Kit Wright , and personalize it. Make it my own. This is the result. I like it a lot.
Poetry: Fantasy - Rated: K+ - English - Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 179 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 4/16/2010
In All the Wrong Places
Personal response to the paraphrased "question": Write a composition that develops the idea of pursuing or compromising happiness. Shortest, most basic summary: Maggie looks for happiness in the wrong places.
Fiction: Young Adult - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,179 - Published: 1/15/2010 - Complete
The Story of a Girl
A personal response written for a practice English 30-1 diploma exam. The question? "Write a composition in which characters respond to difficult situations. What ideas are developed through the characters' response to hardship?"
Fiction: Young Adult - Rated: T - English - Tragedy/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,318 - Published: 1/12/2010 - Complete
In the Darkness reviews
Regarding reflective thoughts at night...feeling as though your mind thinks harmful things and often doubting yourself. Trying to think rationally and telling yourself to stop thinking like that, but sometimes not wanting to.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 108 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 12/30/2009 - Complete
Linger reviews
How do you summarize a poem? Instead, here's the message: your time will come. Even if it seems like you're being left behind by the dust of everyone else's success/accomplishment/abilities/luck, your time will come. It's often gradual and unexpected.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 145 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 12/18/2009 - Complete
Equilibrium reviews
On a trip to the city with her friends, a girl sits and contemplates about her and her friend. She's confused and frustrated because their friendship seems to be deteriorating and she neither knows why nor how to fix it.
Fiction: Young Adult - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,155 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 12/18/2009 - Complete