3 An Accident Waiting to Happen Due to my backwards approach to life, It's only a matter of time before I find a way to destroy myself. 7 syllables in each verse.
Poetry: Life, K+, English, Angst, words: 36, 11/28/2007
1 Adonis and Persephone This Greek myth is an almost perfect metaphor for my last relationship. I'm sure some of you can figure out the symbolism. 10 syllables in each line.
Poetry: Love, T, English, Romance & Angst, words: 502, 11/8/2007
1 The Reawakening I thought I could keep The Demoness asleep, but She's awake again, and boy, is She famished. 11 syllables in each verse.
Poetry: Life, T, English, Angst & Drama, words: 153, 9/17/2007
1 I Desire Nothing My psychologist asked me what I wanted out of life. This is my answer.
Poetry: Life, T, English, Angst, words: 158, favs: 1, 8/30/2007
2 For Alex Tinkler A hilarious classmate of mine has passed away, and I'm quite sad that he's gone. The tone reflects both his personality and my emotions.
Poetry: School, K+, English, Humor & Angst, words: 298, 3/23/2007
8 A Love That Never Was I found my childhood sweetheart on Facebook, but the reunion was more bitter than sweet. It's not unlike Mathilde and Manech from the film A Very Long Engagement.
Poetry: Love, K+, English, Romance & Angst, words: 588, favs: 2, 3/15/2007
1 A Princess' Doom Like a princess forced to marry a foreign noble, I have to leave my beloved home for a less desirable one.
Poetry: Politics, K+, English, Angst & Tragedy, words: 236, 11/1/2006
1Wild Abandon An acrostic about the power of lust. 6 syllables in each line.
Poetry: Love, T, English, Romance, words: 74, 9/21/2006
2Eternal Youth The secret of eternal youth. 7 syllables in each verse.
Poetry: Life, T, English, Angst, words: 169, 9/19/2006
3 A New Beginning or The End? I'm not sure if I'm strong enough to confront the challenges that lie ahead. 9 syllables in each line.
Poetry: Life, K+, English, Angst, words: 46, 6/10/2006
5Cocoon Where I once saw death, I can now see life. 8 syllables in each verse.
Poetry: Life, K, English, Spiritual, words: 29, favs: 1, 6/8/2006
4Violets and Venus Flytraps Abuse can turn the sweetest girl could turn into a cold-hearted bitch. I know this because I am one. 5 syllables in each line.
Poetry: Life, K+, English, Angst, words: 202, 5/30/2006
3The Leave Taking The last of my teacher-friends that I met during my Arts degree will be gone by the end of the summer, marking the end of a chapter in my life. 11 syllables in each verse.
Poetry: Friendship, K, English, Angst, words: 46, 5/21/2006
3Giant Molecular Clouds I must die before I can be born anew.
Poetry: Nature, K+, English, Spiritual, words: 90, 5/1/2006
2Blood Spatters on White Walls A friend of mine recently had a suicide attempt. This alarming event reminded me of my own self-destructive tendencies. 7 syllables in each line.
Poetry: Life, T, English, Angst & Tragedy, words: 98, 4/13/2006
1The Flower and Her Sun My crush may be out of my romantic reach, but at least he cares about my well-being.
Poetry: Nature, K, English, Supernatural, words: 206, 3/22/2006
3Eros' Legacy Need I say more? 7 syllables in each line.
Poetry: Love, T, English, words: 44, favs: 1, follows: 1, 3/16/2006
3Brian Greene Makes Physics Sexy! Who knew the words 'sexy' and 'physicist' could go together? This will appear in the March 2006 issue of SUStenance (the editor told me she now wished she had attended his lecture.)
Fiction: Essay, T, English, Humor, words: 822, 1/26/2006
1The Father I Never Had An acrostic on a man who fills an emotional void in my life. The intimacy's exaggerated in the poem, but it's still a reflection of reality. 7 syllables in each verse.
Poetry: Family, K, English, Spiritual, words: 74, 1/24/2006
5The Mist If I was never meant to be an astrophysicist because of the severity of my mental illnesses, then why was I born intelligent in the first place? If I were stupid, at least I wouldn't suffer.
Poetry: Life, K, English, Angst, words: 131, 1/21/2006