1 for sappho (i want to kiss her but she doesn't know) in the still togetherness of 2 a.m. and fleece bundled around her arms / lying next to her, I cannot help but pray—mother Sappho, / why (now again) do I suffer? what (now again) / should I do?
Poetry: Love, K, English, Romance, words: 543, favs: 1, 8/5/2019
1 anecdoche (thesis on stardust by girls with scattered brains) "If I have to choose a last book to read," I tell her, "it will not be pity porn about someone's colon disease." [short fiction]
Fiction: General, T, English, Tragedy & Drama, words: 2k+, 8/5/2019
1West of Accident Two girls sit on the roof of a van, parked west of Accident, Arizona. [Oneshot, a final project for my first semester as an English major. T for language and mentions of homophobia, racism, and bullying.]
Fiction: Young Adult, T, English, Angst & Romance, words: 5k+, 12/12/2018
1 The Arc "I do not pretend to understand the moral universe; the arc is a long one, my eye reaches but little ways...from what I see I am sure it bends towards justice." Theodore Parker. [Short fiction. Rewrite of The Attorney and the Child. Winner of the Northern Illinois Big 12 Literary Festival.]
Fiction: Mythology, K+, English, Crime & Supernatural, words: 1k+, 4/7/2018
1 The You go to school today, but you're not really there at all. [A one-sentence microfiction.]
Fiction: Young Adult, K, English, words: 438, favs: 1, 10/24/2017
1 The Attorney and the Child "And justice is blind; not by nature, but by choice. For law without love is cruelty." [microfiction/experimental]
Fiction: Mythology, T, English, Crime & Supernatural, words: 421, 9/10/2017
2 Spotless A homeless lawyer rides in a police car. [Writing exercise that I really liked; oneshot]
Fiction: General, K, English, Humor, words: 167, 7/14/2017
5 Bacon, Eggs, and a Fresh-Squeezed Glass of Destiny Sal wants breakfast. The universe wants a Chosen One. [Satire; short fiction]
Fiction: Humor, T, English, Fantasy & Parody, words: 2k+, favs: 2, 7/12/2017
1 Cruelty From the Sidelines "There are monsters living among us, and they're too afraid to fight." Concerning a cryptid, an immigrant, and the news you don't want to see. [Short fiction]
Fiction: Supernatural, K+, English, Hurt/Comfort & Supernatural, words: 1k+, 7/12/2017
2 One in the Morning She doesn't like to think about how she lost her arm. Character sketch.
Fiction: Romance, K, English, words: 583, favs: 1, 1/28/2016
3 Hypnos About a dreamcatcher and a guardian and three dreams who would never be. Short story.
Fiction: Mythology, K+, English, Tragedy & Friendship, words: 2k+, favs: 3, 1/28/2016
3 trying to find out if I'm a plague like him I don't know. [experimental?]
Poetry: Love, T, English, Tragedy, words: 246, 1/1/2016
1The Best Traits Are Hereditary » About a clone and her weird family, and how they all lost their minds to a couple of freakin' nerds. For NaNoWriMo.
Fiction: Sci-Fi, T, English, Drama & Family, chapters: 8, words: 14k+, updated: 11/8/2015 published: 11/4/2015
24S4V3D » My name is Dea and I am a human clone. I have a wide array of talents such as sleeping through alarm clocks or drawing anime in my calculus notebooks, and I can vent stress by screaming for twelve hours. Can you please do me a favor and throw my useless body into the sun? [ON HIATUS UNTIL, PROBABLY, NANOWRIMO.]
Fiction: Sci-Fi, T, English, Adventure & Family, chapters: 8, words: 17k+, favs: 1, follows: 3, updated: 9/13/2015 published: 5/6/2015
37Just What the Heck Is a Haiku, Anyway? » *opens computer* — *falls asleep on the keyboard* — *wakes up with headache* — "Oh look, I wrote a haiku."
Poetry: Haiku, K, English, Humor, chapters: 11, words: 141, favs: 7, follows: 3, updated: 8/30/2015 published: 12/17/2013
1Zakari and Elysia Prince Zakari has been taught all his life that women are things, born to bow before men. Heiress Elysia was trained to uplift women but control men, to push them down and keep them in chains. Neither of them expected a chance meeting, and certainly never expected a true love that demands respect.
Fiction: Romance, T, English, Supernatural & Drama, words: 7k+, 6/26/2015
2The Enemies of Love An overdramatic, impassioned essay I wrote for my English class, directed towards yet another cynical adult who calls Romeo and Juliet "a cautionary tale for youth".
Fiction: Essay, T, English, Romance & Fantasy, words: 1k+, favs: 2, follows: 1, 6/12/2015
3 I Kissed My Commanding Officer And I Liked It She's all hair dye and sniper rifles and skin made of sparks and shadows, and he's just a crazy kid with a dark dream in his head. Oneshot, T for teenagers.
Fiction: Romance, T, English, Drama & Sci-Fi, words: 2k+, favs: 4, follows: 1, 5/11/2015
1 Mother's Day I don't have money. [haiku]
Poetry: Family, K, English, Humor & Family, words: 14, 5/10/2015
2 Cranberries and Wine in a Martini Glass A worried young man wakes up to care for his troubled young wife. Oneshot.
Fiction: Romance, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Romance, words: 612, favs: 3, follows: 1, 5/4/2015