8Charred do you know that/i sit here with/nothing inside of me/but ashes
Poetry: General, K+, English, Angst, words: 124, 5/26/2002
7Begging Transcendence It wasn't spite that made me crave it all. (It's hard to explain...but I like the poem.)
Poetry: General, K+, English, Angst, words: 172, favs: 1, 5/26/2002
15a sky of spilled ink She speaks of escape and desperation...
Poetry: General, K+, English, Angst & Drama, words: 131, 5/5/2002
7Oily Words She tries to hide behind cheery, upbeat music when faced with the destruction around her. It doesn't work for me. And I don't know that I want it to. (For the record, I really like this one...please read it...I thrive on feedback...)
Poetry: General, T, English, Angst & Drama, words: 437, 5/2/2002
6Desert Beaten down, but trudging on...right? (Sorry, this poem doesn't lend itself well to summaries)
Poetry: General, K+, English, Angst & Drama, words: 213, 5/2/2002
3Untitled Turmoil "The mystery and the stunted bubble of joy that rolls in my stomach could easily be popped if..." 'If' what? :) Read to find out...
Poetry: General, T, English, Angst, words: 281, 5/2/2002
5Kindling » "I didn't mean to hurt you, but I was angry and it was easy to find your faults: because we're all flawed anyway."
Poetry: General, K+, English, Angst, chapters: 2, words: 593, updated: 4/4/2002 published: 3/20/2002
4The Fight Based on a horrible misunderstanding with a friend in which she thought I did something I didn't do. We straightened it out, but I was a wreck the whole day. / Here's a teaser for you: "the screech of retaliation is arrowing through my mind..."
Poetry: General, K+, English, Angst, words: 205, 3/20/2002
7Ripping Up Picassos A complex story about finding oneself. Joanna's mother, a closed, dysfunctional woman, tries to stop Joanna from expressing herself as the artist she is. And what's this about her father? I'm really proud of this one and would appreciate your feedbac
Fiction: General, K+, English, Drama, words: 4k+, 3/18/2002
6Coffee Rings "shriveled and bloodstained, my heart cowers / the glass of the bottle is alluring in the half-light..." A drunk hazily contemplates. This poem was well-received by my friends and the two teachers I showed it to.
Poetry: General, K+, English, Angst, words: 190, 3/16/2002
4The Failure Title pretty much says it all...I had this image in my head that I just had to describe.
Poetry: General, K+, English, Angst, words: 147, 3/2/2002
12Ripping Up Picassos: An Anorexia Abstract "I can just see myself, a whirlwind in a stunned museum of..." An anorexic girl dreams of ripping up Picassos, with their clashing colors and stretched out, swollen people. I realize the summary sounds odd, but please just give it a chance :)
Poetry: General, K+, English, Angst, words: 243, 2/11/2002
6Overburdened "And dancing is entirely out of the question..." I had a LOT of homework one night, and suddenly, out poured this poem about a "rose" who's dying under the harsh glare of everyone else's expectations...I really like this one, & appreciate all feedback.
Poetry: General, K+, English, Angst, words: 244, favs: 1, 1/30/2002
6Tinted Daylight This poem sort of just came out of me in a rush...and I really don't know how to summarize it, so here's an excerpt instead: ...Her hands twitch, an anxious insect dance...
Poetry: General, K, English, words: 207, 1/27/2002
4Helpless Sometimes you can get stuck in a bad situation without truly being aware of how you got there. In this case, her boyfriend is a drunk. (Note: this is completely unrelated to my life or to the life of anyone I know.)
Poetry: General, T, English, Angst, words: 270, 9/28/2001
6Ocean Treasure I think it's very poetic, and it's actually not - *gasp* - angst. My friend called it "beautiful." Please read it, and I would love to hear your feedback...
Poetry: General, K, English, Poetry, words: 33, favs: 1, 9/28/2001
12You've Changed Is failed romance considered romance? Because the poem is angsty with a creative touch, but I put "romance" for the secondary genre anyway...
Poetry: General, K+, English, Angst & Romance, words: 86, favs: 2, 9/28/2001
2Grieving My way of dealing with September 11's tragedy. The poem's sad, obviously.
Poetry: General, T, English, Angst, words: 193, 9/14/2001
9Snowflake She yearns for the freedom of the skies . . .
Poetry: General, K, English, words: 184, updated: 2/1/2001 published: 7/27/2000