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Thoughts, Stories and Randomness from the mind of a writer



Poem: Ode to an English Deadline

Today I gave up English Lit. I cried. I cried all through break, part of the way through physics, then teared up again when I went to thank my other English teacher. In my free period (sorry! Independent study period)... Continue Reading →


The First Kiss of Christmas

I know. It's nowhere near Christmas, but I couldn't resist. The closer it gets, the more cynical I will be, so I decided to make the most of my (albeit early) festive mood, and do this. And I'm totally going... Continue Reading →


Earlier on today I posted something which I could never have predicted. In itself that isn't entirely unusual. I have posted many things like that over the past month: posts which reveal a part of me which I don't usually... Continue Reading →

Love Through the Ages

You know, I think I'm going to enjoy English this year. Today's lessons was surprisingly good fun for one about love, even if I did receive a comment from someone when the topic of celebrities came up. Like I'd ever... Continue Reading →

Poem: Carbon Based

I'm working on a set of poems for my friends for the end of the school year. The idea is that I write one poem for each of them, and then one for our friendship as a group. So far... Continue Reading →

Poem: I?

Stripped, Beaten, Eyes torn out, I scream, To no avail. The bird that plucked, Is flown away, And I? I am left to die. I stole, The jewels, Which gave him sight, And so, He took my own. My precious... Continue Reading →

Poem: How Many Years?

I don't really know what to say about this. Maybe I'll just dedicate it and leave a message: This one's for Akari. It didn't work out, but I don't regret our friendship. Five since I met you, Since we first... Continue Reading →

Poem: Girl of Morning Ice

I'm bored and I've got nothing better to do, so here's a poem which wasn't meant to be quite so depressing, but I couldn't think of a better way to end it and I was running out of descriptions. We... Continue Reading →

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