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I had been reading a bit from The Book of Disquiet while also putting off studying for a midterm. Those two accidents combined to form this weird strip of pseudo-intellectual prose. Read More

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There was an erotic poetry night at my university, so I figured I would drum something up for reading. So essentially, sex. It was written in a similar vain of some confessional poetry that I had been reading for my Contemporary Literature class. (Plath, Sexton, Lowell, etc.) The most important… Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 20, 2012

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My first go at a Shakespearean sonnet. Written for Alex. Might be a little cheesy, I'm not sure. I'll cement my feelings about it in the future. Some things to look at: Nature, dichotomy, the balance of appearance and reality, the meaning of physical reality, and of course for the… Read More

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http://thisibelieve.org/ --- "This I Believe is an international organization engaging people in writing and sharing essays describing the core values that guide their daily lives. Some 100,000 of these essays, written by people from all walks of life, are archived here on our website, heard on public radio, chronicled through… Read More
A kid struggles with the shadows that haunt him in his life. With only one body for two spirits, it's a battle for control. ***** This was my first real attempt at developing a character through their words and actions. It was also one of the first journals I wrote… Read More
A collection of excerpted journal entries from a John Doe, detailing a peculiar series of unexplained events. ***** Written under the topic of "time". The question that always plagues me is if time is a human construction, a calculated measurement of an abstract concept, would it be possible to escape… Read More

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A short story based on the Book of Revelation. I wrote this last year (2011) for an assignment to construct an original narrative. The first story arc follows Eligos, one of the arch dukes of Hell in demonology, leading up to the storming of the devils on the human world.… Read More

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The cheesiest thing I have ever written...but the girls like it apparently. Guy falls for girl, girl can't say yes due to her situation, guy goes home. True story. ***** The two songs used: Woe, Is Me - Last Friday Night http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=07-YCv1tLRg For All Those Sleeping - You Belong With… Read More
A man sits alone at a diner patio, reading the news when he's approached by a stranger. He questions the man's intentions while he remains there in silence. ***** This was written under the topic of "blindness" and its symbolic usage in literature. Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 22, 2012

Reads: 143

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

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Poe-influenced poetry. It discusses the idea of what motivates us, and what happens when we fail to see or overlook its worth. Read More
An overseas marine rifle company is rocked by a roadside IED and forced to shelter in an abandoned home, awaiting any kind of help. While shoved into tight quarters from a raging storm, the four surviving men begin to question their morals and ethics, often lashing out at each other.… Read More

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