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Favorite book: Infinite Jest
Member Since: Sep 20, 2006

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Tomorrow's Baggage

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Jul 4, 2013
In a world that makes war over what a few think life...
Tags:irony

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Love's Ebb and Tide

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Jul 1, 2013
Most analogies for love fall short because of our refusal...
Tags:love

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Self-Interrogation

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Jun 30, 2013
Whether with prescription drugs, illegal substances, or...
Tags:hope

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Eye To Open Eye

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Jun 20, 2013
Dilated pupils are not the exclusive province of drug,...

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Love's Trial

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Jun 19, 2013
An existential exploration into the indeterminate nature...
Tags:love

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Empty Closets

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Jun 18, 2013
Discovering inner peace continues to elude the best of...
Tags:happiness

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A Scream's Echo

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Jun 17, 2013
Screaming is not pleasant, yet we all have screeching...

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Gotta Play the Game

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Jun 16, 2013
Okay, so I'm in a rant mood. (Whatta you s'posed to do...
Tags:rant, clue, mothers, am, mood, please, phone, okay, emails, celebrate, calls

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A Father's Legacy

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Jun 16, 2013
As fathers, it’s difficult to not “father” our...
Tags:fathers

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Fathering Trust

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Jun 15, 2013
No one person can speak for all fathers, or all children,...
Tags:fathers

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Window Teacher

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Jun 13, 2013
Although this work is based only my memories observing...
Tags:memories, obstacles, frustrated, endless, continue, especially, observant, inner-city, undocumented

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Dream-Blisters

Short Story by Odin Roark
Posted: Jun 12, 2013
Even for genius children, comprehending societal decay...
Tags:history

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Nomadic Treasure

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Jun 11, 2013
It is arguable, no matter how many friends, family et al...

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Winter Cabin Reality

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Jun 11, 2013
We take for granted so many privileges. Here’s some...
Tags:reality

One's Lesser Twin

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Jun 9, 2013
It is easy to forget sometimes how synergistic everything...
Tags:everything, forget, sometimes, personification, helps, synergistic

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The Nap

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Jun 9, 2013
A flash fiction/prosetry exploration: Revelations have...
Tags:fate

Dogging the Walker

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Jun 8, 2013
A little of Rachel Portman’s “Benny and Joon” goes...
Tags:reality

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Poet's Escape

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Jun 8, 2013
Some of us are forever caught up in the why of our being.
Tags:poetry

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Shadow of Ignorance

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Jun 6, 2013
As Plato’s “Allegory of the Cave” purports, it is...
Tags:reality

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Remembered Moments

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Jun 5, 2013
I perused my parent's scrapbooks, finding bittersweet...
Tags:memories

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Time's Birthday

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Jun 4, 2013
Ruminations for the species inventing Time.

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Enslaving Love

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Jun 2, 2013
There’s an erosion taking place that is so silent, so...

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Orphaned Slab (flash fiction/prosetry)

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Jun 2, 2013
Loss and hope from tornadoes affects everything, even an…
Tags:loss

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Where Go Dreams?

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: May 31, 2013
Some would argue, personal reality is first a dream.
Tags:dreams

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Chalk Dust

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: May 31, 2013
How soon before this too will join the annals of...
Tags:learning

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Curtain Time

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: May 30, 2013
Illusions control more of our lives than we admit.
Tags:illusion

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Tears Never Wept

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: May 29, 2013
At times, compassion seems to be in rare supply.
Tags:loneliness

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The Little Wave That Could

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: May 29, 2013
Having yet to prove Nature is without sensations,...
Tags:nature

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Empty Airports

Short Story by Odin Roark
Posted: May 28, 2013
Some prosetry unpacking, a short story hoping to find...
Tags:hope

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6 Sec. Trailer

Short Story by Odin Roark
Posted: May 28, 2013
A flash fiction ode to those tween twits who keep the...

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When the Wheels Stop Turnin' (flash fiction)

Short Story by Odin Roark
Posted: May 28, 2013
Age, especially witnessing it in parents, does have...
Tags:aging

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Rain's Innocent Guilt

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: May 28, 2013
Nature never promised us a rose garden. We invented that....
Tags:nature

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Ambitious Hunger

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: May 28, 2013
Seems no amount of awareness is enough.
Tags:ambition

ECHOSIS

Novel by Odin Roark
Posted: Dec 21, 2012
“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain...

Nightmare Tunnel-Merry-go-Round

Short Story by Odin Roark
Posted: Feb 22, 2012
Let me know if you think a group of say 10 short stories...

Creation's Dance Card

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Feb 22, 2012
The joy of thinking and the rewards of such activity are...

Unfurnished Rooms

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Feb 22, 2012
Are bad dreams really bad, or are they there because of...

Gradient Motion

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Feb 22, 2012
Hooker Lament She tries to remain rigid even as...

Hooker Lament

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Feb 22, 2012
Ruminating over some residual impressions of seeing...

Sleepin' With the Vintage

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Feb 22, 2012
We all have to take a break now and again from all the...

Hurricane Junky

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Feb 22, 2012
Had to use up some waiting time, so just somethin’...
Tags:writing

MIND PUPPETS

Novel by Odin Roark
Posted: Nov 14, 2006
MIND PUPPETS by Odin Roark -- Where is that fine line...

Writing Portfolio

Tears Hitching Rides

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Oct 29, 2014
Interesting how another birthday allows that automatic...

Orphaned Pebbles

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Oct 12, 2013
For all those, young and old alike, who’ve wandered...

To Be Known

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Oct 5, 2013
Occasionally, simple human interest stories can leave one...

Life's Ikat Weave

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Oct 4, 2013
Stage experience teaches many things, especially, “All...

To Do Or Not To Do?

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Oct 3, 2013
There are still many who find things to be thankful for.

Bubbledom

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Oct 2, 2013
To live in the insidious bubble that perpetuates fantasy...

Awakening the Dream

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Sep 29, 2013
For those made weary by life’s noise, dreams often feel...

Everything's Perfect

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Sep 28, 2013
Accepting survival as intrinsically perfect can be...

A Poet's Desire

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Sep 26, 2013
In an environment with many alleged definitions of...

Frayed Baggage

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Sep 24, 2013
Life’s success is more than acquiring stuff one is...

Surviving the Venal

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Sep 22, 2013
While the poor struggle, the privileged lawmakers look...

Forever Momentarily

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Sep 21, 2013
If only we were of more learned knowledge regarding...

Relay

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Sep 19, 2013
Some find finish lines final. Others choose to see them...

Pocket-Memories

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Sep 18, 2013
Ever wonder if pocket companions pass on some magic?

Digital Smoke Signals

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Sep 16, 2013
A recent road trip through Washington and the mountainous...

Musetime

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Sep 14, 2013
Some hijinks is always welcome by my muse. As artists,...

The Trickle

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Sep 13, 2013
Recently, while visiting son and grandchildren after a...

MInd Paralysis

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Sep 2, 2013
A writer’s need to overcome fear is not unlike any...

Quietude

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Aug 4, 2013
To be blinded by want is to make more distant one’s need.

Bubble-Itch

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Aug 2, 2013
We read a great deal about people living in...

Perfume

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Jul 19, 2013
Merely an observation of many who’ve thrown in the...

Anonymity's Red Carpet

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Jul 17, 2013
Few know the world of anonymity riches, for they reside...

Living the Nightmare

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Jul 12, 2013
Many would argue the spirit of man has been so abused,...

Imagination Imagined

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Jul 6, 2013
A place we all visit sometime in life.

Wonder's Darkness (Flash Fiction)

Short Story by Odin Roark
Posted: Jul 5, 2013
Though not uncommon for rock climbers to start in predawn...

Tomorrow's Baggage

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Jul 4, 2013
In a world that makes war over what a few think life...

Love's Ebb and Tide

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Jul 1, 2013
Most analogies for love fall short because of our refusal...

Self-Interrogation

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Jun 30, 2013
Whether with prescription drugs, illegal substances, or...

Eye To Open Eye

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Jun 20, 2013
Dilated pupils are not the exclusive province of drug,...

Love's Trial

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Jun 19, 2013
An existential exploration into the indeterminate nature...

Empty Closets

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Jun 18, 2013
Discovering inner peace continues to elude the best of...

A Scream's Echo

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Jun 17, 2013
Screaming is not pleasant, yet we all have screeching...

Gotta Play the Game

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Jun 16, 2013
Okay, so I'm in a rant mood. (Whatta you s'posed to do...

A Father's Legacy

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Jun 16, 2013
As fathers, it’s difficult to not “father” our...

Fathering Trust

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Jun 15, 2013
No one person can speak for all fathers, or all children,...

Window Teacher

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Jun 13, 2013
Although this work is based only my memories observing...

Dream-Blisters

Short Story by Odin Roark
Posted: Jun 12, 2013
Even for genius children, comprehending societal decay...

Nomadic Treasure

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Jun 11, 2013
It is arguable, no matter how many friends, family et al...

Winter Cabin Reality

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Jun 11, 2013
We take for granted so many privileges. Here’s some...

One's Lesser Twin

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Jun 9, 2013
It is easy to forget sometimes how synergistic everything...

The Nap

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Jun 9, 2013
A flash fiction/prosetry exploration: Revelations have...

Dogging the Walker

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Jun 8, 2013
A little of Rachel Portman’s “Benny and Joon” goes...

Poet's Escape

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Jun 8, 2013
Some of us are forever caught up in the why of our being.

Shadow of Ignorance

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Jun 6, 2013
As Plato’s “Allegory of the Cave” purports, it is...

Remembered Moments

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Jun 5, 2013
I perused my parent's scrapbooks, finding bittersweet...

Time's Birthday

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Jun 4, 2013
Ruminations for the species inventing Time.

Enslaving Love

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Jun 2, 2013
There’s an erosion taking place that is so silent, so...

Orphaned Slab (flash fiction/prosetry)

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Jun 2, 2013
Loss and hope from tornadoes affects everything, even an…

Where Go Dreams?

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: May 31, 2013
Some would argue, personal reality is first a dream.

Chalk Dust

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: May 31, 2013
How soon before this too will join the annals of...

Curtain Time

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: May 30, 2013
Illusions control more of our lives than we admit.

Tears Never Wept

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: May 29, 2013
At times, compassion seems to be in rare supply.

The Little Wave That Could

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: May 29, 2013
Having yet to prove Nature is without sensations,...

Empty Airports

Short Story by Odin Roark
Posted: May 28, 2013
Some prosetry unpacking, a short story hoping to find...

6 Sec. Trailer

Short Story by Odin Roark
Posted: May 28, 2013
A flash fiction ode to those tween twits who keep the...

When the Wheels Stop Turnin' (flash fiction)

Short Story by Odin Roark
Posted: May 28, 2013
Age, especially witnessing it in parents, does have...

Rain's Innocent Guilt

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: May 28, 2013
Nature never promised us a rose garden. We invented that....

Ambitious Hunger

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: May 28, 2013
Seems no amount of awareness is enough.

ECHOSIS

Novel by Odin Roark
Posted: Dec 21, 2012
“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain...

Nightmare Tunnel-Merry-go-Round

Short Story by Odin Roark
Posted: Feb 22, 2012
Let me know if you think a group of say 10 short stories...

Creation's Dance Card

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Feb 22, 2012
The joy of thinking and the rewards of such activity are...

Unfurnished Rooms

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Feb 22, 2012
Are bad dreams really bad, or are they there because of...

Gradient Motion

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Feb 22, 2012
Hooker Lament She tries to remain rigid even as...

Hooker Lament

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Feb 22, 2012
Ruminating over some residual impressions of seeing...

Sleepin' With the Vintage

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Feb 22, 2012
We all have to take a break now and again from all the...

Hurricane Junky

Poem by Odin Roark
Posted: Feb 22, 2012
Had to use up some waiting time, so just somethin’...

MIND PUPPETS

Novel by Odin Roark
Posted: Nov 14, 2006
MIND PUPPETS by Odin Roark -- Where is that fine line...



Background in NY/LA entertainment and arts, Now Novelist/Poet/Humanist. Two novels published: ECHOSIS, 3 WAY MIRROR. Poems published in "Said and Unsaid" Vol 1. In 2012 - 2 volumes of my poetry were published: "Prosetry at Work," and "Perceptions" (The latter as photo/prosetry art book on Lulu) I am especially intrigued with prosetry and slam poetry artists, especially those who come across with sophisticated street cred and reveal both historical and contemporary philosophical influence. I always have and will continue to see myself as a student of behavior, intent on acquiring a respectable level of wisdom along the way. Of particular influence: Travanian, Paddy Chayefsky, Fellini, Ingmar Bergman, Henry Miller, Christopher Hitchens, Norman Mailer, Ray Kurzweil. David Foster Wallace, Neruda, Camus, Zen and world history. I've been fortunate (or unfortunate, depending on your POV) to have worked a lifetime in film, stage, TV and writing.

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