5wom'•an•ly • words » An epic, experimental, self-indulgent dictionary poem. (Hey, consider yourself warned.)
Poetry: General, T, English, chapters: 2, words: 1k+, favs: 2, updated: 12/13/2003 published: 7/4/2003
1Smoke "In sleep now I lean against graffiti, a smoke Garbo-cool in hand..."
Poetry: Friendship, K, English, words: 156, favs: 1, 12/12/2003
I'm Losing You "And in that prescient limbo I could only say 'I'm losing you,' as if straining to hear you on a cellular..."
Poetry: Friendship, K, English, words: 211, 12/12/2003
1On the Run My entry for National Novel Writing Month, in progress.
Fiction: General, T, English, words: 1k+, favs: 1, 11/1/2003
6The Black Ribbon » A Victorian doctor finds herself caught up in a series of mysterious attacks. Gothic, a little steampunk. Please R&R.
Fiction: Historical, M, English, Horror & Suspense, chapters: 3, words: 28k+, favs: 6, follows: 1, updated: 10/21/2003 published: 10/13/2003
11The Two Tickets "And outside the war cry of the eight o'clocks, denied entrance, went up like a great howl of rage: 'WE BOUGHT OUR TICKETS ON FANDANGO"
Fiction: Humor, T, English, Humor & Parody, words: 1k+, favs: 3, 10/14/2003
1The Bennet Jones Correspondence » A series of letters leading up to a story I'm going to serialize called The Black Ribbon.
Fiction: Humor, K+, English, Humor, chapters: 12, words: 3k+, updated: 9/7/2003 published: 7/24/2003
2Famine " I wonder if she sculpts perfect meals for herself out there, too—round, voluptuous fruits and loaves and roots—and eats the wet clay whole."
Fiction: General, K, English, words: 516, favs: 1, 9/3/2003
2The Apple of His Eye Will starts to worry that intimacy with his much younger wife will kill him.
Fiction: General, M, English, words: 7k+, favs: 1, 7/24/2003
1August A short story that became the jumping-off point for a novel. Actually won a contest a few years back, but feels a little overdone now.
Fiction: General, T, English, Angst, words: 4k+, 7/6/2003
1Letter to a Lost Acquaintance "You know I'm here, waiting for words to break ice and swim like salmon with tales of seven seas to tell."
Poetry: Friendship, K, English, Poetry, words: 300, 7/5/2003
2Patricide A student kills her father... in a manner of speaking.
Poetry: General, K+, English, Poetry, words: 100, 7/5/2003
Alone on the Longest Day Very short poem trying to capture a moment in time.
Poetry: Love, K+, English, Poetry & Romance, words: 53, 7/5/2003
1Havana January » I spent a week in Cuba and lived to tell the tale. Multi-chapter work in progress.
Fiction: Essay, T, English, Adventure & Humor, chapters: 2, words: 6k+, 7/3/2003
The New World An amnesiac taken in by a police officer and his wife is strangely unconcerned that she can't remember anything.
Fiction: General, K, English, words: 2k+, 7/3/2003
Debating an Apple "Pare this new-ripened skin... apples were made to be eaten."
Poetry: Love, T, English, Poetry & Romance, words: 99, 7/3/2003
1The Florida Odyssey "If heaven is tailored to the individual—and I believe it is—my heaven is on a mountainside. My family... prefers the beach."
Fiction: Essay, K, English, Humor, words: 1k+, 7/3/2003
Passing Time with Magazines in Hospital The speaker tries to "save" the animals she sees in hunting magazines.
Poetry: General, K+, English, words: 250, 7/3/2003
3Beautiful Girl A short story about two characters in a May-December relationship; related to, but not yet part of, a novel I'm writing.
Fiction: General, K+, English, words: 5k+, favs: 2, 7/2/2003
2Elegy of Joy to a Dead Cat For some reason, dissecting a cat in high school became an almost spiritual experience.
Poetry: School, T, English, Poetry, words: 107, 7/2/2003
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