darkershadeofpale
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Joined 04-30-11, id: 774960, Profile Updated: 10-05-13
Author has written 71 stories for Love, Life, Romance, and Sci-Fi.

there is nothing to writing. all you do is sit at a typewriter and bleed.
- Ernest Hemingway.


twenty now, and becoming such a starter of trouble.
growing up kind of scares me.

used to be a girl named kyrric. sometimes I still am.

there's a picture of me standing on tiptoe, looking at a flower growing ten centimetres off the ground.
someone special said that this picture is a very good explanation of me
I still don't know why.

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Fuck the Metaphors by So-she-wrote-a-poem-about-it reviews
It's simple really.
Poetry: Love - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 1,657 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 2 - Updated: 5/3/2012 - Published: 4/12/2012
Morning Sips by thewhimsicalbard reviews
A scientific study. Really.
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: T - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 12 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 1 - Published: 4/19/2011 - Complete
Lie to me by missprint reviews
Don't tell me your real name. Tell me the name of your friend who's ten times more interesting than you.
Poetry: General - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 278 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 3 - Published: 3/22/2011 - Complete
Speechless by SomeRandomScribbles reviews
I once knew a quiet boy - then he picked up a guitar.
Poetry: General - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 144 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 1 - Published: 3/11/2011 - Complete
the shipwrecked by nickyO reviews
a toast, "to Capitan Jack Sparrow" I mean seriously how do you write a summary for a haiku...it's three lines for heaven's sake
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 17 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 1 - Published: 2/21/2011 - Complete
Tongue by Yorik reviews
Hold it.
Poetry: General - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 33 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 2 - Published: 2/3/2011 - Complete
The Riddle of the Sphinx by Punslinger reviews
Think about it.
Fiction: Mythology - Rated: K+ - English - Supernatural/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 200 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 1 - Published: 5/15/2010 - Complete
Synonymphs by in theory reviews
Other words for 'woman'. Written for February's Writing Challenge Contest
Poetry: General - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 172 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 1 - Published: 2/6/2010 - Complete
this war is mine by she's got anchors in her bones reviews
don't you dare turn away
Poetry: General - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 13 - Words: 1,022 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 1/11/2010 - Published: 11/29/2009
Pulse by thewhimsicalbard reviews
Unfortunately, this is fiction. /ck/
Poetry: Love - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 52 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 1 - Published: 12/26/2009 - Complete
Love's Vintage by Punslinger reviews
The wine of passion can be bittersweet.
Poetry: Love - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 90 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 3 - Published: 12/2/2009 - Complete
heart of the ocean by brenda-inabox reviews
r&r
Poetry: Love - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 70 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 8/21/2009 - Complete
Hugs and Kisses by this is the life reviews
ONEshot. - She is the type of person who likes hugs and kisses. Cuddles and touches. But he isn't. And sadly, she doesn't know.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,159 - Reviews: 212 - Favs: 828 - Follows: 45 - Published: 8/12/2008 - Complete
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butterfly in a bell jar reviews
because, it's all about putting the rabbit back into the hat, and not spilling out your feelings onto the bedroom floor (a pillowbook - I didn't want to join this trend).
Poetry: Life - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 3 - Words: 698 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Updated: 9/20/2013 - Published: 6/15/2013
Alice reviews
She doesn't really notice much of a difference in the world now that all of the clocks have stopped ticking.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 984 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 2 - Published: 6/17/2013 - Complete
continuum reviews
of space and time and this distance between you and i.
Poetry: Love - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 80 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 2 - Published: 9/3/2012 - Complete
that moment reviews
she says to him, that she just wanted, so badly, to be his definition of perfect.
Poetry: Love - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 118 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 9/2/2012 - Complete
cold reviews
there's an empty space inside that I promise you can fill
Poetry: Love - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 100 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 8/31/2012 - Complete
ragdoll reviews
stop throwing your toys, because they break too.
Poetry: Love - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 112 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 8/30/2012 - Complete
firestarters reviews
with that hunger in his eyes it's a wonder that we haven't burnt anything yet.
Poetry: Love - Rated: M - English - Romance/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 174 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 5/7/2012 - Complete
fall in love reviews
something joyful. the drips of oon whispers will stick like chorus singers on the insides of your ears.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 108 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 5/6/2012
midnights reviews
we bring the stars out, and they sing.
Poetry: Love - Rated: T - English - Romance/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 187 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 4/27/2012 - Complete
hello, winter reviews
turns out, you're good for something, and if the nights are getting colder, i am not complaining.
Poetry: Love - Rated: T - English - Romance/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 108 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 4/25/2012 - Complete
curiosity reviews
baby, keep those blinkers on. you don't want to see what was actually there.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 164 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 2 - Published: 4/23/2012 - Complete
seaside reviews
or seasick. but the forecast isn't grim, and the sun shines on the seashells. clearly, the storm is in her head.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 222 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 4/22/2012 - Complete
haunted reviews
this had to come out, though it should have stayed in. maybe there's merit to dry land after all.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 159 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 2 - Published: 4/21/2012 - Complete
notice: reviews
you're no longer welcome here.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 345 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 3/7/2012 - Complete
hit replay reviews
fast forward makes you miss all the tiny little things.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Romance/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 171 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 3/5/2012 - Complete
panic slowly reviews
it's going to take more than storm winds and rogue waves to sink this ship, love.
Poetry: Love - Rated: T - English - Romance/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 99 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 2/24/2012 - Complete
summer reviews
ugh, would you imagine? it's been the rainiest one in fifty years. so much for the optimism.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Romance/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 213 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 2/18/2012 - Complete
icarus reviews
but these wings are sturdy still, so don't blow out these candles; I'm ever so afraid that you will.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 206 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 1/17/2012 - Complete
freedom reviews
even if you have to steal it.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 110 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 1/15/2012 - Complete
aphorism reviews
too much time in the shade will make anyone fade away. so come with me, and step into the sunshine.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Romance/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 111 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 1/15/2012 - Complete
nyctophobia reviews
i'm not afraid of the night, but it's dark when you're not around.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Romance/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 191 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 11/8/2011 - Complete
oceans reviews
when the tide stops coming in, she knows he isn't coming back. but anyway, she hopes.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 344 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 10/5/2011 - Complete
just quietly reviews
sometimes the happiness overflows, and spills out into springtime.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Romance/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 220 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 10/4/2011
knowing reviews
i don't need to pluck daisy petals anymore.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 175 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 10/4/2011 - Complete
storybooks reviews
sometimes it seems unfair, and sometimes you can't see that it will all be okay, but bad things have to fall apart so better things can fall together. it wouldn't be a story if there wasn't a problem to solve.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 135 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 10/2/2011 - Complete
bravery: or lack thereof reviews
it appears i'm unsuited to cleverness, but i can't hold it in any longer.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 164 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 9/28/2011 - Complete
frozen reviews
one of my favourite bedtime stories, which hasn't stopped giving me chills now that i'm too old to be tucked in.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,071 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 9/27/2011 - Complete
confession reviews
i would scream this from the rooftops, i swear it.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 82 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 9/27/2011 - Complete
jukebox reviews
this is what happens when you date a dancer.
Poetry: Love - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 136 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 9/1/2011 - Complete
secret reviews
because you're my favourite.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 101 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 8/31/2011 - Complete
pretty bird, silly bird reviews
I always seem to compare myself to small things.
Poetry: Love - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 112 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 8/29/2011 - Complete
acquiescence reviews
you're like this and i'm like that.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 152 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 8/29/2011 - Complete
mark reviews
yours is her favourite by far.
Poetry: Love - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 64 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 8/28/2011 - Complete
replay reviews
like a broken record, but without saying a word.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 343 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 8/26/2011 - Complete
melody reviews
you should sing for me. just quietly.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 45 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 8/26/2011 - Complete
snapshot reviews
only the pretty ones, please.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 247 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 8/4/2011 - Complete
contact reviews
if only Eros and Psyche knew what they were missing.
Poetry: Love - Rated: T - English - Romance/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 278 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 7/5/2011 - Complete
fairytale reviews
i've never thought of that word in this way before. as mockery.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 69 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 7/4/2011 - Complete
uncomplicated reviews
is exactly what I'm not, and what I wish I could be.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 177 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 2 - Published: 7/3/2011 - Complete
muse reviews
i like that you bring out the creativity in me.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 59 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 2 - Published: 6/14/2011 - Complete
perfect reviews
and that's how it feels whenever i'm with you.
Poetry: Love - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 147 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 6/13/2011 - Complete
Jack & Jill reviews
and their eyes speak without words.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Romance/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 34 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 6/11/2011 - Complete
monster reviews
With claws like knives, she steals your heart.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 105 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 6/10/2011 - Complete
discovery reviews
a pretty realisation, the result of a wonderful set of moments.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 25 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 6/4/2011 - Complete
chrysalis reviews
because life changes you.
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 296 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 2 - Published: 6/3/2011 - Complete
attention, reviews
this cause is officially lost. and it's mildly depressing, but ridiculously wonderful.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 290 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 6/2/2011 - Complete
pirate song reviews
and those of us who are land-locked can't help but wish that we could be this way.
Poetry: Love - Rated: T - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 350 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 6/1/2011 - Complete
learning reviews
you fascinate me, in a way I don't quite understand. so I'm going to learn all about you, and draw pictures of what I find.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 210 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 6/1/2011 - Complete
absolution reviews
of the worst possible kind.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 261 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 5/30/2011 - Complete
battlecry reviews
warpaint on her face set in stone and this is what lies beneath the facade. She bites.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 245 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 5/29/2011 - Complete
definition reviews
or, if you're a cynic, you can read it as desperation.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 250 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 2 - Published: 5/28/2011 - Complete
these are the promises reviews
for everything that is never going to change, neverland will always be the same. never grow up, never say die.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 291 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 5/28/2011 - Complete
follow me reviews
take my hand, i'll make you feel alive. pick up the pace, play the music louder. I sing anyway.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 251 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 5/26/2011 - Complete
good morning reviews
applies to us when the sun is up and down, and halfway in between. I think I could get used to this.
Poetry: Love - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 253 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 5/25/2011 - Complete
aposematism
you ignored the keep-away flashing warning colours. Why, I'm not sure.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 304 - Published: 5/23/2011 - Complete
venus flytrap reviews
the allure is irresistible; i don't think I want to escape.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 106 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 5/23/2011
self preservation reviews
The reaction is almost involuntary, because lying comes so easily to me.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 127 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 5/22/2011 - Complete
i have to reviews
just things i need to remember, because i want to know everything about you.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 231 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 5/20/2011 - Complete
he calls her a woman reviews
and she doesn't know why.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 401 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 5/19/2011 - Complete
inappropriate reviews
it doesn't matter at all, as long as we don't care. And hey, it makes for some pretty good in-jokes, no?
Poetry: Love - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 157 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 5/18/2011 - Complete
intoxication reviews
someone click their fingers and snap me out of this. He, in general, makes my senses reel. Good god, I never used to swoon.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 298 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 5/17/2011 - Complete
guitarist reviews
he doesn't need to play a song to get me to dance to his tune.
Poetry: Love - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 134 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 3 - Published: 5/16/2011 - Complete
an explanation reviews
and this is how you know that yes, i really am that into you. so if you're still confused, well. kiss me.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 135 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 2 - Published: 5/15/2011 - Complete
first time for everything reviews
i suppose, this was always going to happen. but then, all clouds have pretty silver kisses for lining.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 289 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 5/12/2011 - Complete
yours hopelessly reviews
and I'm not good at keeping it quiet, either.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 210 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 2 - Published: 5/11/2011 - Complete
start making sense reviews
and stop making the synapses in my brain struggle to figure you out.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 243 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 5/10/2011 - Complete
liar reviews
a mask of distress to satifsy her sadism. maybe his too.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 102 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 5/10/2011 - Complete
she was never going to stay reviews
gypsies wander, like the wind, like the ocean. she was never yours, but she gave you her heart.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 207 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 5 - Published: 5/10/2011 - Complete
coincidence reviews
a string of them that I followed, and they led me to you.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 195 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 5/9/2011 - Complete
spoonful of sugar reviews
because this is every moment with you, and the rush is addictive.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 335 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 5/5/2011 - Complete
wickedness reviews
a different kind of Hades and Persephone.
Poetry: Love - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 252 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 5/5/2011 - Complete