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Poem / Poetry

January 17, 2011

Reads: 78

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Chasing happiness across an endless field of dreams Always wanting more and never getting there Working for a distant goal and never living now Wishing you were something that you’re not The further that you push it seems the further off it goes But one thing is true in life… Read More

Short Story / Fantasy

December 12, 2010

Reads: 108

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A mistake with a magical potion leaves Xen with blue skin. His elf friends tell him not to worry; the wizard Mernomus wants to help, but gets upset when things don't go as he planned. Only Xen can decide his own fait. Will he choose wisely? Read More

Reads: 127

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A parody of the Santa Claus story and a criticism of the commercialization of Christmas. Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 19, 2010

Reads: 104

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Time has gone by The days once so long Now they fly like darts All that I was once has gone And I think “what’s the sense in life” For I’m not a boy anymore Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 24, 2010

Reads: 97

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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A poem about the great and terrible costs of not giving peace a chance. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 01, 2010

Reads: 140

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Shall we follow along like robots Blindly believing what the experts say? Shall we be as senseless cogs Making others fame and fortune? Shall we be as the rest of the contented sheep Or shall we stand in our own glory Individual yet united? Surly we must light this fuse… Read More
Growth or sustainability Blind faith or the light of knowledge Comfort or Truth Unity or division War or Peace The future The choice The world Is in our hands Read More

Reads: 96

Shelves: 1

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In a world such divided in its wealth Monstrous fait shall overcome Flying twilight of the dawn Illuminating the darkest hour With a false sun in the night Flying twilight of the dawn The great temples of avarice and wealth Are now but shadows burnt in stone Flying twilight of… Read More
A poem about the nation of America, I wrote the first draft of this poem on July 4, 2010. The poem has 13 lines to symbolize the 13 original colonies. Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 23, 2010

Reads: 83

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

All things, All thoughts, all feelings It dissolves them It takes all memories And it annihilates them Ever monstrous, ever merciful Malevolent, yet divine Wealth and poverty Fame and obscurity Success and failure Its swirling tides obliterate For all is destined for oblivion Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 06, 2010

Reads: 78

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

One of my shortest, yet most profound poems. Read More
A poem about life. The three ages in the poem, 14, 34, and 68 represent the three phases of life, youth, adulthood, and old age. Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 12, 2010

Reads: 63

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I gaze upon the stars above Little specks of light in the dark and formless void And god is there I stare into the depths of the sea Countless creatures swim in water many fathoms deep And god is there I look upon the land Lush greenery and trees beyond… Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 10, 2010

Reads: 98

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Moonless night Darkness hides fait In the black sky Iron falling Propeller turning An era about to end On a hilltop a palace A sacred temple to wealth and excess Wealth for some whilst most are starving Turning wheels and toil Beaten and repressed So the king sits upon his… Read More

Reads: 148

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The crazy quest to replace that nasty clogged toilet Filter. Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 09, 2010

Reads: 136

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

With no one to see the lights go out Oh, what shall the world be without us? Signs glare and monitors glow with no one to see Then in darkness everything halts The halls and streets are silent Oh, what shall the world be without us? Gears, cogs, and engines… Read More

Reads: 142

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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A humorous work of micro-fiction concerning a boy, a dragon, and some pokey scissors among other things. Read More

Short Story / Fantasy

February 17, 2010

Reads: 85

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This story is a sequel to my story "Quest for the Silver key" in which Xen, with the assistance of elves rescue an old wizard from a magical trance and release the red fire dragon before the world is turned to ice. Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 11, 2010

Reads: 109

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

As I stand upon the brink A void below Sometimes it seems this world was made for someone else Shall I fly or shall I fall? It is… An indigo dilemma As I ride the road becomes obscured A path unclear or none at all May I go where no… Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 07, 2010

Reads: 103

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

See the sparks that fly And the arcs of lightning jump On that night of triumph See the rocket’s glare Hear its thunder roar On the night we flew to Mars A flaming craft we see A streak across the sky A brilliant triumph On the night we flew to… Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 30, 2010

Reads: 110

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

There once were two worlds set apart by lonely void Two worlds each unknown to the other Two worlds the same yet opposite Two worlds but a hair’s breadth apart yet as distant from one another as infinity itself There once were two worlds set apart yet united in the… Read More
This is my first story of the 2010s decade. It's an adventure fantasy piece of just over 3,100 words. Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 11, 2010

Reads: 85

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

So many years ago when the earth was born in fire The sun anew cast its glow upon the sky Then strange things there came to be in oceans mighty and deep Many eons on mankind came to rule the world With his towered cities and the glow he brought… Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 05, 2010

Reads: 104

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Struck by a bolt from the blue yonder While in joyous song among the flowers While flying about on wings so fragile A fairy has died A stroke of unluckiness A singular strike A joyous voice thus silenced A fairy has died Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 01, 2010

Reads: 101

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The new day has dawned Full of new possibilities The new decade has begun A time for new beginnings As the sun shines through the windows Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 27, 2009

Reads: 96

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Live this day like it was the last And yet like there were an infinity beyond Neither desire nor despise wealth Neither desire nor despise power Live this day like it was the last And yet like there were an infinity beyond Neither despise nor desire poverty Neither despise nor… Read More
Coming back to earth From a journey out to Virgo Racing along with beams of light so far away In an instant a hundred twenty million years have gone Coming back to earth From a journey long through space and time Soaring with the photons of the night And five… Read More
Chasing after rainbows in the sky Racing down the track for the finish line that never comes Hoping the grass will be greener on the other side All has turned to dust Oblivion Stealing through the night death always gets them all Rot and ruin the second law always wins… Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 09, 2009

Reads: 103

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Does anyone know how far it is from here until eternity? Or does anyone know where the edge of time lies? Or does anyone really care in the chaos of life? Say can one see the universe in a grain of salt? Or can one feel eternity in a moment?… Read More
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