Scrapbook: Prose A collection of short pieces of prose.
Fiction: Young Adult, T, English, words: 259, 5/18/2009
1Conversations with the Wind » An on-going experiment in surrealism. Combines poetry and prose to tell the story of a girl and the wind.
Fiction: General, K, English, Fantasy & Friendship, chapters: 4, words: 1k+, updated: 4/7/2009 published: 12/24/2007
Love, Cassidee It's Christmas Eve, and Cassidee Newland is in search of the perfect gift for her mother. Her sister warns her she's wasting her time, but Cassidee is desperate for her mother's approval and will wait forever for it if she has to.
Fiction: Young Adult, K+, English, Family, words: 3k+, favs: 1, 1/27/2009
2 Keep It Simple, Now The end. No, seriously.
Poetry: General, K, English, words: 93, favs: 1, 4/11/2008
1 Nine Ways of Looking at a Notebook Nine little poems arranged conveniently on one page. Inspired by Wallace Stevens' "Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird"
Poetry: Life, K, English, words: 244, favs: 1, 4/11/2008
2 Letters They say what doesn't kill us makes us who we are. Running away from the demons that haunt us is sometimes the only way to change ourselves.
Fiction: Young Adult, K, English, Romance & Family, words: 719, favs: 1, follows: 1, 3/26/2008
City Lights Sestina The story of a girl who runs away from the complications of life instead of facing it, because the conflicting opinions and influences are too much to handle. In the form a sestina.
Poetry: Life, K, English, Poetry, words: 270, 2/14/2008
3 Force and Power Deep thoughts that struck me while I waited for Chinese takeout. 'I stood there and wondered. Was it subtle glamour? Or glamorous subtlety? Did such things even exist? I wondered. I was sure they did. But who was I to say?
Poetry: Life, K, English, Poetry, words: 133, 12/15/2007
Irony It's when your friends know who you really are, and love you anyway. When you're considered the normal one. When your favorite song just sounds so much better on the radio. Now that, Alanis, is ironic.
Fiction: General, T, English, Humor, words: 517, favs: 1, 12/15/2007
1 Rain Pours Down Rain pours down from a dull white sky, not in drops, but in rivers. Water pounds down, soaking the dry earth. I wonder if the same rain falls on Manhattan. Or Los Angeles. Or Chicago. Or Santa Fe. Or if it is just me.
Poetry: Nature, K, English, Poetry, words: 171, 11/2/2007
1 Night Sky My world is black and white, the quiet darkness of night, with black velvet skies and silver pinprick stars. But the world outside is more complex, a violent explosion of color, far more brutally intricate than the simplicity of my dark and lonely sky.
Poetry: Life, K, English, Poetry & Romance, words: 77, favs: 1, 11/2/2007
6 A Single Tear My attempt to show that what you put into life is what you get out of it, using tears as a metaphor. 'A single tear falls, etching a salty track down a familiar cheek. Clear and crystalline, a single tear falls.'
Poetry: Life, K, English, words: 95, 3/1/2007
2 Ducks Humans are just big ducks in disguise. It's a universal necessity, the need to be in a familiar place. That place has always been, and will always be, our home.
Fiction: General, K, English, words: 543, favs: 1, 2/25/2007