In Her Own Words Just as a reference, in high school speech & debate, different classifications of interpretive events involve interpreting and performing nonoriginal poetry. I did this event from middle school through high school, and it inspired this poem. R&R.
Poetry: Life, K, English, words: 161, 2/8/2008
Little Red Riding Helmet and Big John Wolf A retelling of Little Red Riding Hood for modern audiences hopefully a bit snappier whan Snoe Whitebread and the Seven D.W.A.R.V.E.S. Please R&R.
Poetry: Humor, K, English, Parody & Fantasy, words: 388, 11/5/2007
Here We Stand This is a poem written in tribute on 911. It is not political. It is memorial. It is also meant to be performed by two female voices, just in case anyone was wondering about the we. Please read.
Poetry: Life, K, English, Spiritual, words: 139, 10/9/2007
1 Silver Screen Cigarettes She looks sharply at him, her eyes glittering in the beam of light that hits across them, and slowly brings the cigarette to her lips... Performed Oct 13 '07, Bowery Poetry Club, New York, scored: 8.4, 8.4, 8.5, 9.8.
Poetry: Life, T, English, Humor & Angst, words: 117, 10/9/2007
Year in Love Poems Read and review, please!
Poetry: Love, K, English, Poetry, words: 162, 10/9/2007
1 Public Disservice My shirt says Groupie because I have a sense of humor. Guys say Heh, you know, I'm in a band... because they don't. I ask if they'd like to learn to sing soprano for that band. Then I go write this.
Poetry: Life, T, English, Humor, words: 158, 9/5/2007
Life in the Details R&R. God, it's been so long since I wrote angst... go ahead, fire away
Poetry: Love, K, English, Angst, words: 168, 9/5/2007
I Want You If I could say this, I would. Close enough. R&R.
Poetry: Life, K, English, Romance, words: 153, 9/5/2007
Packing List A list poem that uses my things to describe how I felt while leaving for college. It would probably be better performed than on paper.
Poetry: Life, K, English, words: 136, 9/5/2007
1 Sunrise This morning I watched the sunrise over Brooklyn. This was what it said.
Poetry: Life, K, English, words: 189, 8/30/2007
1 The Words Prayer My prayer to whatever crazy gods of writing there may be please R&R, flames welcome
Poetry: General, K+, English, Poetry, words: 145, favs: 1, 4/16/2007
16 The Price of a Skirt So I'm walking along and this girl is wearing a truly offensive skirt... which gets me thinking for the next week while I write this poem. Debuted at the Bowery Poetry Club pre-Urbana open mic 2/19/08, and Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz said she liked it!
Poetry: Life, K, English, Poetry, words: 320, favs: 6, 3/2/2007
8Postcards and Snapshots » This is a series of vignettes and character sketches that I'm writing because my torturesome muse said so. Meant to entertain and amuse, and maybe even alter your worldview. R&R, flames welcome.
Fiction: General, K, English, Humor, chapters: 8, words: 8k+, favs: 2, follows: 1, updated: 3/2/2007 published: 6/6/2006
4 Open Letter to the American People After listening in disgust to a full day of bad poetry performances at a high school Speech and Debate tournaments and several hours of good poetry performances courtesy of IndieFeed, this happened.
Poetry: General, T, English, words: 443, favs: 2, follows: 1, 1/14/2007
2After the Overturn » It seems certain that Roe vs. Wade will be overturned in the next few years. Once that happens, what will need to be done? W/ works cited, R&R.
Fiction: Essay, K, English, chapters: 2, words: 1k+, 5/31/2006
The Reaper I wrote this because yesterday morning, another student died and even though we weren't friends, she's the second one this calendar year. This is a memorial. Read and Review.
Poetry: Life, T, English, words: 84, 4/3/2006
Abandoned City V. Difficult for me to explain... if it was easy to explain, though, why bother writing a poem? Read and review.
Poetry: Life, T, English, words: 150, 4/2/2006
1Utopitations » I'm a dreamer: I think about the way the world should be as much as I think about how it is. This is a sort of... dream diary. A random collection of essays on my ideas. Pleae R&R
Fiction: Essay, K, English, chapters: 2, words: 887, updated: 3/6/2006 published: 12/31/2005
A Random Collection of Bad Angsty Poems » I don't think anyone will actually read this. In fact, I'm kind of hoping no one does.
Poetry: Life, K, English, Angst & Tragedy, chapters: 2, words: 358, updated: 2/11/2006 published: 4/25/2005
23Mr Handmaid » A good, old-fashioned boy-meets-girl love story with a genderbender twist. Princes, unicorns, fair damsels and transvestites - all here!
Fiction: Humor, T, English, Romance & Fantasy, chapters: 10, words: 5k+, favs: 5, follows: 1, updated: 1/17/2006 published: 3/2/2005
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