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1Haiku: A collection » A collection of haiku, separated by chapters with 2 haiku each. Please read, review, and enjoy!
Poetry: Haiku, K+, English, Poetry, chapters: 3, words: 103, updated: 9/20/2014 published: 11/25/2010
1Power Out at the Hostel "He's still bowing out. / If I leave now, he'll follow, / Like an escort, or a stray dog / That people adopt as a whole neighborhood." Written during a power outage in an English hostel on a study abroad.
Poetry: Life, K, English, words: 191, 8/30/2014
Windowseat in Winter "gentle red tulips, led down the / dance floor by masterful crickets."
Poetry: Nature, K, English, Poetry, words: 75, 8/30/2014
Bloody Water "Six months ago, when Jacob first came to live with us to go to the state university's main campus, he would get mad at me for asking him anything, because he hated the way I talk. Ever since he moved into the other room, he's said things like, "Speak up, I can't hear you", or asked me if I was mute or just stupid."
Fiction: Young Adult, T, English, Family & Drama, words: 1k+, follows: 1, 11/21/2013
1 What Shows the Unseen "Guys, I'm being serious, have you ever seen something like this before?" Under the fluorescent lights in the classroom, the golden piece shines a little, its image faintly reflected in Aaron's fingernails." Aaron finds something broken on the bottom of the pool he lifeguards at.
Fiction: Fantasy, T, English, Fantasy & Mystery, words: 2k+, follows: 1, 11/21/2013
Responsibilities and Cacti Joe has known Melly for six years, her whole life and two-thirds of his. "She was a spacey only child. In six years, she'd never scraped a knee, because someone would catch her before she hit the ground. Often he was the one doing the catching." So when she wanders away from a camp activity, Joe naturally follows her. When the counselor finds them, Melly's crying.
Fiction: Kids, K, English, Friendship, words: 2k+, 11/20/2013
Two Alumni Volunteer at an Elementary School Free-verse. "I want your gaze, yet I don't / Want you to touch me / Ever again". Rated for sexual references.
Poetry: Life, T, English, Drama & Angst, words: 184, 9/21/2013
Rose Breath Light Pitch Shadow Dream A sestina on unrequited love. Originally written as an imitatio. Rated for some references.
Poetry: Love, T, English, Romance & Drama, words: 606, 10/24/2012
1 Colored Heart A short poem on the difference between the colors of skin and of heart. Please read, review, and enjoy!
Poetry: Life, K, English, Poetry, words: 110, favs: 1, 11/25/2010
Selflessness: An Ode A short ode to the quality of selflessness. Please read, review, and enjoy!
Poetry: Religion, K, English, Poetry, words: 95, 11/25/2010
The Soloists "The late girl's name was Barbara. She was . . . a bit strange . . . " At his last high school concert, Hugh watches the transformation of a lifetime in their school's best soloist, and experiences one of his own. Please read, review, and enjoy!
Fiction: Romance, K, English, Romance, words: 2k+, favs: 1, 11/24/2010
1 Lost Lenore and Maple Man Lenore and her father were opposites. He was a man made out of ironwood . . . and Lenore was lost in a tornado of color. A short story for writing class. Please read, review, and enjoy!
Fiction: Young Adult, K, English, Family & Supernatural, words: 1k+, favs: 1, 5/29/2010
1 Blank Me Please A slam poem on self-expression and language. Best for reading aloud. Please read, review, and enjoy!
Poetry: Life, K+, English, Drama, words: 552, 5/16/2010
1 My Darkness A long freestyle poem about a difficult period involving depression and parent death. Here for comparison. Please read, review, and enjoy!
Poetry: Life, T, English, Poetry & Angst, words: 629, 1/24/2009
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