Daisies at Sunrise
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Joined 10-26-12, id: 878560, Profile Updated: 09-01-14
Author has written 2 stories for Life, and War.

As of 09/01/2014, this account will be inactive. None of my poems will be deleted, but they will not be updated either. If you would like to see more of my works, you may visit me on Wattpad (rainbow_fountains) or on FanFiction (The Midnight Avenger).

Today, we mourn the passing of a beloved old friend, Common Sense, who has been with us for many years. No one knows for sure how old he was, since his birth records were long ago lost in bureaucratic red tape.

He will be remembered as having cultivated such valuable lessons as: Knowing when to come in out of the rain; why the early bird gets the worm; Life isn't always fair; and maybe it was my fault.

Common Sense lived by simple, sound financial policies (don't spend more than you can earn) and reliable strategies (adults, not children, are in charge). His health began to deteriorate rapidly when well-intentioned but overbearing regulations were set in place. Reports of a 6 year-old boy charged with sexual harassment for kissing a classmate, teens suspended from school for using mouthwash after lunch, and a teacher fired for reprimanding an unruly student only worsened his condition.

Common Sense lost ground when parents attacked teachers for doing the job that they themselves had failed to do in disciplining their unruly children. It declined even further when schools were required to get parental consent to administer Calpol, sun lotion, or a band-aid to a student, but could not inform parents when a student became pregnant and wanted to have an abortion.

Common Sense lost the will to live as the Ten Commandments became contraband, places of worship became places of business, and criminals received better treatment than their victims.

Common Sense took a beating when you couldn't defend yourself from a burglar in your own home without having to worry about the burglar sueing you for assault.

Common Sense finally gave up the will to live after a woman failed to realize that a steaming cup of coffee was hot. She spilled a little in her lap, and was promptly awarded $3,000,000 when she sued the McDonalds that had given her the coffee.

Common Sense was preceded in death by his parents, Truth and Trust; his wife, Discretion; his daughter, Responsibility; and his son, Reason.

He is survived by his 3 stepbrothers; I Know My Rights, Someone Else Is To Blame, and I'm A Victim. Not many attended his funeral because so few realized he was gone. If you still remember him, pass this on. If not, join the majority and do nothing.

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A Bite of Silver, A Kiss of Ichor, A Brush of Velvet by strawberry-cactus reviews
Three friends are tested when their city is besieged by a mysterious killer and faced with a chance to save themselves, but also to fall in love with the very creatures fairy tales warned them against...
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Romance/Supernatural - Chapters: 36 - Words: 141,878 - Reviews: 63 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 17 - Updated: 10/1/2014 - Published: 11/19/2012
Psychics v Terrorists by Unxious Custard reviews
This is a modern fantasy. There are no vamps, witches, wizards, fairies, magicians, elves or goblins. Absolutely no heroes wielding jewelled swords! Alpha, an orphan, has lost one parent to her psychic powers. She's terrified to use them again, but is forced to as events unfold at the children's home she lives in. But now someone else knows what she can do - and wants to use her.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Fantasy - Chapters: 29 - Words: 39,165 - Reviews: 282 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 42 - Updated: 5/20/2014 - Published: 5/26/2013
Screen by AlKiMi reviews
They meet online. She's never used a chatroom before. He writes poetry and plays guitar. They fall in love, although he is a walking cliche and she is supposed to be studying. They fall apart, and she doesn't care.
Fiction: General - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 7 - Words: 1,835 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 5/10/2014 - Complete
The Bloodless King: Book One by blueheartstone4 reviews
Steampunk action/adventure where the illegitimate son of an unfaithful queen is ostracized from his home and raised in a military academy where he must learn to survive in a hardened life of martial rule. To what lengths will he be pushed to gain the approval of his ruthlessly ambitious stepfather? At what point does a man draw the moral line?
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 30 - Words: 35,713 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 14 - Updated: 3/9/2014 - Published: 8/7/2013
Ode To Morbidity by ImpassionedWriter reviews
A disturbed girl with a fatal attraction.
Fiction: Horror - Rated: T - English - Horror/Suspense - Chapters: 3 - Words: 1,981 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 9/18/2013
Comfortable Boring Simplicity by Black Beauty 90 reviews
This poem is about living a simple sheltered lifestyle. This poem is also about breaking away from familiarity. Reviews are welcome.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 68 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 8/5/2013 - Complete
The Terrific Twelve by Gwen the PenGwen reviews
Meet Caroline Meridith. She lives in an awful society where if you question the government you are horifically killed. See how she and her new friends fight back, and rally against the governments wrong-doings. *Rated T for minor violence that will be included.
Fiction: Action - Rated: T - English - Supernatural/Crime - Chapters: 3 - Words: 4,783 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Updated: 6/2/2013 - Published: 11/29/2012
Legend of the Arabashas: A Mysterious Horse by christyharrill1 reviews
Sasha is not a normal horse; she is the only surviving mare of a breed of horse known as the Arabashas. Through the efforts of a secret society and their experimentation with genetic engineering, Sasha was born. The Arabashas have special abilities that set them apart from other horses: the ability to run faster, jump higher, and live longer than any other horse known to man.
Fiction: Mystery - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Mystery - Chapters: 4 - Words: 14,307 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 2 - Updated: 1/18/2013 - Published: 10/17/2012
Trapped by Bairn Owl reviews
I was trapped in a bizarre mansion with frightening guardians and strange symbols. It all has to mean something. But what?
Fiction: Mystery - Rated: K - English - Mystery - Chapters: 1 - Words: 688 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 10/13/2012 - Complete
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My Book of Poems reviews
A collection of my original poems. I know it says "Complete", but I will still be adding poems. You'll get a special one if you review!
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Poetry - Chapters: 37 - Words: 4,406 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 5/12/2014 - Published: 10/26/2012 - Complete
Cry Me a River
It is time for a lost soul to be found.
Poetry: War - Rated: T - English - Supernatural/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 148 - Published: 10/31/2013 - Complete