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1 Remnants of an Old Guitar He first learns music when he arms are too short to hold the chords and strum simultaneously. But Tom Levin soon discovers the joy of music and his guitar becomes his companion when he has no where else to turn. A one-shot, connected to The One Who Loves Her Back
Fiction: General, K, English, Hurt/Comfort & Friendship, words: 1k+, 4/18/2014
1 Dying to be Thin The only thing she wants to be is beautiful and she will do anything to achieve that status. Only she looks at herself with a different pair of eyes than the world does. A narrative written for my English class. Rated T for anorexia.
Fiction: Essay, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Friendship, words: 1k+, 4/2/2014
1 Red Umbrella in the Rain She's young, he's old. She is upset that she's alone, he's lonely. She's a stubborn fifth grade, he's homeless. Both learn just how far a small act of kindness can do for someone. A one-shot.
Fiction: General, K, English, words: 789, 2/22/2014
2 Thirteen Roses He promised she would ever be alone, but he didn't have a choice; he was forced to leave. And she remains behind to find the shards of her broken heart, alone. Written for a contest by Ophelia Schmidt, around a year ago.
Fiction: General, K+, English, Hurt/Comfort & Romance, words: 1k+, 9/24/2013
4 The One Who Loves Her Back He asks her a question that she refuses, even though it hurts her to do so. But honesty is her policy and she would rather be single than date someone she cannot bring herself to love. A one-shot.
Fiction: General, K+, English, Hurt/Comfort & Romance, words: 817, favs: 2, 9/8/2013
2 Boston April 15 In the midst of the tragedy and terror which was unleashed in Boston that day, there is still a question burning in the back of our minds, waiting for someone to come who can answer it to our satisfaction...
Poetry: General, K, English, Tragedy & Hurt/Comfort, words: 62, 4/19/2013
1 I Met Death Cold and angry, ready to kill. Is this not who Death it? What if he, too, hates his assignment? Placed under the category of life, but if it is not clear from the title, it should be under the opposite.
Poetry: Life, K+, English, Supernatural & Poetry, words: 116, 2/10/2013
1 What is it to Love? An infant is instantly the center of attention, but why are babies so well-liked? Why do we love a being that can only take? Put under love because this poem is about love, but not romance.
Poetry: Love, K, English, Family & Poetry, words: 55, 1/29/2013
1 Stars Sometimes the easiest way to get back up is to hear that someone else had the same problem. And overcame it.
Poetry: Life, K, English, Friendship & Poetry, words: 84, 1/28/2013
3 Expression of the Soul A song is the soul talking. Some love to sing in the daylight. Some don't sing because they live in the night. But sometimes the darkest song can be the most beautiful.
Poetry: Life, K, English, Poetry, words: 91, favs: 2, 1/18/2013
1 Mirrored Images In the eyes of my beloved, I see hurt and anger I wish I could take away, but I cannot even touch her. There is a wall between us. Yet something about her eyes is familiar, almost as if they were...mine.
Poetry: Love, K, English, Romance & Angst, words: 167, favs: 1, 1/6/2013
2 To Live is to Die Most say they want to live. But what does living mean? Breathing, eating, talking? There must be another component to this idea called life.
Poetry: Life, K, English, Spiritual & Poetry, words: 76, favs: 2, 12/24/2012
2 The Sea that Won't be Silenced You are gone, and I miss you terribly. But I'm not the only one who is crying.
Poetry: Nature, K, English, Hurt/Comfort & Tragedy, words: 102, 12/13/2012
2 Miracle A girl plants a seed. Yet she knows a secret about such happenings: that this is no ordinary occurrence.
Poetry: Nature, K, English, Spiritual & Poetry, words: 78, 11/26/2012
2 Hush Little Baby Inspired by my sister singing the famous lullaby "Hush Little Baby". It made me wonder why they told the baby what they did, and spurred me to write what I would tell a crying baby.
Poetry: Life, K, English, Family & Poetry, words: 108, 11/11/2012
1 River Through the Forest The result of a prompt while listening to "The Moldau" from Bedrich Smetana. An analogy for life.
Poetry: Life, K, English, Spiritual & Poetry, words: 134, favs: 1, 11/6/2012
2 Pray for You Because everyone deserves a better day. Inspired by a poetry project I did last year in my English class. The first two lines are from John Smith's Diary to the New World.
Poetry: Nature, K, English, Spiritual & Friendship, words: 84, favs: 1, 10/31/2012
4 Wandering Soul This is put under the category of life, but it should be under death. People have all the time in the world, don't they? Life is the longest thing to exist, right? But what happens when one miscalculates and death is sooner then they assumed? Inspired by Naver's "Clocks".
Poetry: Life, K+, English, Tragedy & Spiritual, words: 151, favs: 1, 10/28/2012
4 The Girl Who Waits Small minds can't always grasp a big concept. A father goes to war, leaving his little girl behind, nervous and frightened. Dedicated to those who serve our country.
Poetry: Family, K, English, Hurt/Comfort & Family, words: 134, favs: 1, 10/25/2012
2 Words Misinterpreted Nature is always talking to us, but only those fluent in the language can understand. What are the messages we can't hear? Written for a personification assignment. One-shot.
Fiction: General, K, English, words: 283, favs: 1, 10/23/2012
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