Demodocus
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Joined 06-07-01, id: 77982
Author has written 32 stories for Nature, General, Friendship, Haiku, Life, Love, Song, and Fantasy.
I am the singing butterfly, an aspiring poet, lover of the outdoors, reading, music, and life. I am ecclectic in every way. If you have comments or questions about my work, or just want someone to chat with, feel free to drop me a note at my new e-mail address.
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golden sprinkles by Lightning Strikes Multi reviews
a poem about nature. R&R please.
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 53 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 2 - Published: 1/17/2005
velvet hairball by Lightning Strikes Multi reviews
a cat poem
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 66 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Published: 1/17/2005
Tiny Fuzz by Lightning Strikes Multi reviews
A tiny fuzzy cat-what i want. r&r please. GUESS WHAT? its a semi-finalist on poetry.com!
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 74 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 1/10/2005
Hills by white-clouds reviews
A haiku about hills.
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 16 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 1 - Published: 10/19/2004
Divine Power? by Fabian Cortez reviews
Believe or not either way this should be and interesting read, I hope.. R+R
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 146 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 1 - Published: 9/8/2004
Voice on the Wind by Lady Saleci Loramma reviews
A voice on the wind whisphers the secrets of the world in your ear. Please read and review.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 173 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 3 - Published: 7/24/2004
Sea of Dreams by Lady Saleci Loramma reviews
A metaphorical sea of dreams that drives all poetry. Please read and review.
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 41 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 1 - Published: 7/11/2004
One Guitar by Nadie Anielka reviews
A simple haiku about a guitar.
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 17 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 7/3/2004
Ode to the Fire Maiden by Lady Saleci Loramma reviews
I haven't been able to write for a while and I finally wrote a poem today. I wrote this a thank you to Brigit, the goddess of fire as well as poetry. Please read and review.
Poetry: Fantasy - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 42 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 2 - Published: 4/1/2004
Universal Love Affair by cosmo-queen reviews
When the moon is embraced by a pink cloud...
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Fantasy/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 202 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 1 - Published: 2/26/2004
Spell of the Glade by Lady Saleci Loramma reviews
I wanted to write a poem that could transport you to that place. Come to my forest glade. Please read and review.
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 98 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 2 - Published: 2/16/2004
Feel So Good by cosmo-queen reviews
The way I feel when I'm playing my keyboard.
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 102 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 2 - Published: 1/16/2004
The Fantasy Chronicles! by Animagess reviews
In a world containing excessive amounts of capital letters, The Dark Coming has arrived quite unexpectedly. Now the kingdom's only hope are the Five Legendary Mystical Items, A Prophecy and The Chosen One. Sound familiar? Please review! CH. 16 UP!
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: K - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 16 - Words: 24,662 - Reviews: 225 - Favs: 48 - Updated: 1/8/2004 - Published: 6/9/2003
The Eagle by Insomnis Veritas reviews
A poem about an eagle, 'the constant soldier of nature...'
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 129 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 2 - Published: 1/7/2004
Believe by Silver Nightingale reviews
Everything happens for a reason so never loose hope...
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 20 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 1 - Published: 11/7/2003
Halloween for Creatures by totallystellar13 reviews
Not my best, I don't love it, but I think it's okay. Hence the title. lol. About waiting for Halloween, or something...
Poetry: Fantasy - Rated: K+ - English - Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 140 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 2 - Published: 10/14/2003
the sea by soras-gurl-dj reviews
another poem i wrote x years ago
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 77 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 10/9/2003
Bobby C by Lycanthropy reviews
After the death of a classmate and friend, a young girl tries to deal with his death by writing a letter to the only one she believes knows the answer—God.
Fiction: Spiritual - Rated: K - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,013 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Published: 10/9/2003
Pause by Gabrielle Day reviews
A moment in time when everything is still...
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 116 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 2 - Published: 10/8/2003
What is Darkness, but a shadow of the Light? by Insomnis Veritas reviews
What is Darkness, but a shadow of the Light? This is a question i find myself asking, heres my take on the destiny and cycle of Light and Dark.
Fiction: Spiritual - Rated: K - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 118 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Published: 10/7/2003
Sugarcane Fields by CrazyMage reviews
6 stories about an imaginary world that isn't what it seems. READ. ENJOY. REVIEW.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Fantasy/Poetry - Chapters: 6 - Words: 881 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Updated: 7/15/2003 - Published: 7/3/2003
The Dark by The intellect reviews
dunno i cudnt sleep one night and came up with this! plz r+r ...
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 80 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 1 - Published: 7/7/2003
The Sarlika by Purple Stop Sign reviews
Thirty years ago, the people of Ocienist was destroyed by an entity of pure energy that was, in turn, chained to their land, destined to grant wishes to whomever set it free. Now, six return to the planet to find...
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 2 - Words: 3,618 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 6/27/2003
Grasp by cosmo-queen reviews
How some of the most beautiful things in this world seem to be beyond our grasp.
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Drama/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 601 - Reviews: 43 - Favs: 8 - Published: 6/13/2003
Castles by totallystellar13 reviews
Some thoughts about the ocean and it's majesty, really pretty, kinda sad though... I wrote it at the beach, hence the subject lol
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K+ - English - Tragedy/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 148 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 3 - Published: 6/4/2003
Silence by Love Gordon reviews
What happens when Love *tries* to work on Redeemable but ends up with something quite different, indeed.
Poetry: General - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 111 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 12/31/2001
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Athlete's Chorus
Dedicated to a man and athlete whose nature I failed dismally to embrace until it was too late...
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 113 - Published: 5/10/2008 - Complete
My Heart is Yearning
Inspired by the Christian hymn, but nondenominational. Though no mention is made of its characters or situations, this spiritual also derives some inspiration from the Lunar RPG series.
Poetry: Song - Rated: K - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 134 - Published: 2/17/2007 - Complete
Stilllife reviews
Because poems about perfect love are good for greeting cards...
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 99 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 4/16/2006
Sunrise Snowfield reviews
Another winter poem. Contains non-standard English usage. Glad to be back writing.
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 147 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 11/26/2005
Flash and Burn reviews
While we may never manage to understand our emotions, understanding can help us manage our emotions.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Spiritual/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 125 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 11/19/2004
The Final Redemption reviews
Dedicated to a young man who passed away here, whose laughter shall be missed by all. For faith fills the void left by understanding.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Spiritual/Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 202 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 11/19/2004
The Other Side of Light reviews
Dedicated to a very dear friend I've made during my job training. Some people, by living life, make life livable. By embracing life, they make it embraceable.
Poetry: Friendship - Rated: K - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 152 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 10/19/2004
A Chilling Warmth reviews
Standing out in a gentle snowfall at night can be quite inspiring. Oh, and by the way, if any of you have a degree in psychoanalysis, please don't hesitate to let me know why the heck I'm writing a winter-oriented poem on July 21, a very humid day in sou
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Spiritual/Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 136 - Reviews: 6 - Published: 7/21/2004
The Fire of Compassion reviews
Though few consider it, campfires can have a very powerful influence on our lives. This is a campfire song without a tune, complete with the good cliches. If you like such things, you should definitely enjoy this one.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Spiritual/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 121 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 7/20/2004
Which Way? reviews
Another darker piece, expressing my frustration at a venture which was unsuccessful.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Tragedy/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 202 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 5/14/2004
Touched reviews
To be touched by the one you care most about...can one truly put this into words? This first villanelle in my collection is a mere attempt at that, written on the spur of the moment.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Spiritual/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 101 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 4/10/2004
Ode to the Setting of the Sun reviews
A rather abstract poem about how I feel when I gaze at a sunset. It is a really amazing sight which defies description, much as this poem does, I am afraid.
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 125 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Published: 3/29/2004
Skyrider reviews
Inspired by a passage from a story on fictionpress, this is my first truly fantastical poem posted to this site. No actual characters or situations were plagiarized, to the best of my knowledge.
Poetry: Fantasy - Rated: K - English - Fantasy/Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 139 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 1 - Published: 2/4/2004
The Kiss of Life reviews
To be kissed, in sixteen lines of iambic pentameter...
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Romance/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 123 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 2/2/2004
Will You? reviews
Inspired by varying philosophical views on the will. Somewhat abstract and metaphysical; read and enjoy. Contains a deliberate use of nonstandard English grammar.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 177 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Published: 12/12/2003
The Soul Basis reviews
Spurred by a reading of Plato's "Phaedo", an inspired poem about not fearing death or its aftermath. not a call to suicide!
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 128 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 1 - Published: 10/12/2003
The Thorn Catcher reviews
Very simple, but quite complex in its own way. A call to action against human suffering. Somewhat Nietzschean...
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 64 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 9/16/2003
Bastard reviews
A poem, whose title is a pun on the name of the Egyptian cat goddess, written on the spur of the moment. Expresses the writer's frustration about losing one of his closest friends, after browsing a web site she hosts.
Poetry: Friendship - Rated: K - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 99 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 9/5/2003
Classical reviews
Classical music, in eleven words...
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 15 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 8/24/2003
The Perfect Fire reviews
A bit darker, though not by much, sings of man's desire to be without flaw and error.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 75 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 7/22/2003
Athens reviews
A song written in 1995 and reproduced from memory, this piece was written, as its content may indicate, while enrolled in History 100: Western Civilizations I. It is my first song posted to this web site.
Poetry: Song - Rated: K - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 190 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 7/22/2003
Windlove reviews
James Fenton? Emily Dickinson? Both have written, among other things, poems about the wind. To be blunt, I only wish to follow their example. Short and sweet.
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 107 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 1 - Published: 7/17/2003
Love Someone reviews
A very simple love poem: quite familiar to many, but shall draw a smile to the lips of the true romantic...
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 90 - Reviews: 7 - Published: 7/13/2003
Just a Game reviews
The inner life of a baseball fan trying to decide how to handle his feelings
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 144 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 7/5/2003
Beyond reviews
Inspired by a documentary on cosmology, a sonnet about the universe; what we know, but more importantly, what we don't know, what we can't know, what we shouldn't know
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 160 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 7/5/2003
The Good, the Bad, and the Real reviews
Another piece about perspective, but there are some darker themes in this piece, so the rating will be slightly more restrictive
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 447 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 6/26/2003
Tops in Portland Coffee reviews
ONe of the hardest things to learn about in life is getting perspective on a difficult situation...
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 145 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 6/26/2003
For Nothing reviews
One of my first, very abstract, metaphysical...
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 196 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 6/26/2003
Mindsongs
There are actually multiple haikus in this entry...
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 70 - Published: 6/26/2003
It's Hard to See reviews
Two of the most supportive friends I've made on ff.net and fp.net are praised in this longer poem
Poetry: Friendship - Rated: K - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 443 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 6/26/2003
Guitar reviews
This is, in plain English, how I feel about the instrument
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 68 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 6/26/2003
Butterfly, Butterfly reviews
Title says it all...very metaphysical
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 109 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 1 - Published: 6/26/2003