Let's rememberThe following note is a bit scattered, but I wanted to share some of my memories from Sept 11th. Feel free to share your own experiences below.
Ten years ago today I was standing underneath the vaulting ceiling in Westminster Abby, sketching the face of a marble angel on the tomb of a young woman. His empty, opaque eyes were focused on the upturned face of the girl he was reaching out to. He had a beautiful face. The sculptor had captured a sense of peace in the pale, frozen features, and I wanted very much to capture it. I remember my neck beginning to hurt from looking up when my sister came hurrying up to me. "We have to go," she said urgently. "Dad said something really bad happened in New York." My family found each other and huddled together as my dad briefly explained what had happened. A priest had approached him and, after asking if he was an American, had told him the news. My dad had had to go to a pub down the street in order to watch (the second tower fell as soon as the b
I A M C R A Z YIm. Im not crazy. Im not. Im not.. I swear. Im not. Im really, really not. Its not so much that. Its not that people accuse me of it, no, people dont accuse me of being crazy. Its more or less that. Indirectly, the looks people give me they make me think, make me see whats playing in their head. Interesting, isnt it? It is. I can understand what people are thinking. It I can hear them. I can hear them call me crazy in their heads. Im not. Im not crazy.I A M C R A Z Y7 years ago in Philosophy & Perspectives More Like This
Albeit, I have done some pretty some pretty strange things. All the times Ive seen someones lip curl when they see me pass by . Arrogant; Ive heard people call me that. Arrogant and disbelieving in my obviously psychotic mannerisms. Axioms, they say it is an axiom that my psychosis of slaughter is directly related to my schizoid behaviors.
SoldierThe soldier is calmSoldier5 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
Ready to pull the trigger
On his brother
On his daughter
On his father
On his mother
The blood runs down their faces
They ask why
Being innocent was their only crime
With no explanation, they are left to die.
They are left to die
The soldier carries his gun
Shoots down civilians.
Who got caught on the front lines.
No explanation needed
The soldier will kill
To "protect us"
Even if it costs other's lives
Lives they should have.
But they were in front of the bullet.
That's the only reason why they died.
Just a gun on the front lines
Ready to die for "us"
Meaning that corrupted organization we call government.
I don't blame only you.
Fear spreads through us.
But we lean on our politicians
And pray they kill those terrorists
Like they hurt us.
The excuse for oil
So the soldier looks down the barrel of his
Into the LightThe moon tonight is, simply, a white noteInto the Light3 years ago in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
adrift, spinning. It patiently tracks the breeze
on the edge of genesis, floating in motes
of static. On the surface, it seems at ease.
Light filters through oak leaves and coats
its thrall, the summer heat's slow weave
through the river's margins to the throat
of the sea. Small fish leap up to tease
the moon tonight. Simply, this white note
rotates its body like thread released
from reel, alters its position over nodes
Multiple vs. MPD, DID, DDNOSRogan: Hey Sneak. We're multiple, right?Multiple vs. MPD, DID, DDNOS5 years ago in Philosophical More Like This
Rogan: So, does that mean we must have Multiple Personality Disorder, Dissociative Identity Disorder, or Dissociative Disorder Not Otherwise Specified?
Sneak: Nope! Not at all!
Rogan: Care to elucidate on that?
Sneak: Sure! First of all, we flunk the diagnostic criteria for MPD or DID.
Rogan: *claps hands to face* Gasp! How can that be?
Sneak: Easy. To have DID or MPD, you don't just rent out your mental real estate. People have to take over control of the body, and you have to have trouble remembering important things. We fulfill the first and second parts, but our memory problems are pretty much negligible
MagicianMagicianMagician5 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
Once you find love, you're supposed to hold on.
But how am I supposed to?
If he lives within the pages of myth.
He's charmed me so, I fell fast and hard, but yet I cannot reach him.
Most girls dream of heroes and princes.
I dream of a magician.
He's too tall, too skinny, too clumsy, too incompetent, too old,
And his nose is far too big.
But I love him.
As far as lovers go, we're perfect.
Oh my dear Magician,
Cast another spell.
Turn fantasy into reality.
I don't even care if you fail,
Like you have so many times before.
Try to become real.
For our love.
For what could be.
I want to dwell in your green eyes,
This barrier between us keeps me away from them.
I want to hear the stories of your life that you've led,
So many years and eons,
Cursed to be young forever.
Tell me about your failures, your past loves,
Just come lie here with me,
Adventures to Come"Hello, Sherlock Holmes," the Doctor says quietly. He looks at the baby, a half-smile tugging at his mouth. "Bit different now, isn't it? You don't-" he picks the infant up, holds him close to his chest so Sherlock's enormous grey eyes are close to his. "-You don't know me yet. But you will."Adventures to Come3 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
The baby yawns, then smiles happily at the Doctor, grabbing for his nose with clumsy little fingers. "Ammapana! Awawaa'a."
"Yes, you will." he shifts Sherlock's weight. "You and I, we're going to have some adventures. You have a great life ahead of you, Sherlock." He smiles and breathes in the new-baby smell on Sherlock's wispy curls, bouncing the baby slightly. Sherlock giggles. "Yes, you're going to be a great man someday."
"Doctor?" Sherlock says, plucking at a tweed jacket sleeve. "You'll take me with you, won't you?"
The Doctor ruffles the boy's hair. "Take you where?"
"Wherever you're going. In your box. Take me on adventures!"
"Sherlock..." the Time Lord says, sitting on the boy's bed. "
FlyingDaemon watched Lucivar fly over the open field, filled equally with awe and apprehension. They hadn't known each other long- it had been long enough to start brawls and escape their Queens together, but not long enough to actually trust each other with their secrets. Despite that, Daemon felt an instinctive connection with Lucivar. There was something, some spark that connected them. Daemon was too afraid to ask, too worried that it was his imagination, that his life as a pleasure slave was causing him to crack much sooner than expected, so he watched Lucivar and tried to piece it all together.Flying9 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
Lucivar never looked more at ease than when he was flying, not even when he was asleep. Daemon would know- he spent as much time as he could spare watching Lucivar, whether he be eating, flying, or brawling. There was something about how young Lucivar looked while sleeping, and in the way he tilted his head when he laughed, and in
Pixel TheifChapter 4: EyesPixel Theif1 year ago in Romance More Like This
-I woke up hearing a scream, and turned to see Bodil shaking and crying in his sleep, yet he didn’t stop screaming.-
“Bodil?! Bodil wake up! It’s ok!”-I said as I tried to shake him awake-“Come on Bodil snap out of it!”-He was starting to calm down-“Bodil…?”-No response, I noticed that his chest was not moving, that’s when my heart almost stopped, Bodil was entering suspended animation.-“BODIL!?!?! Please Bodil wake up! I can’t lose you like this!”
-I started crying and I had no idea what to do, until I remembered a tip that my First Aid teacher told us that when a person enters suspended animation, the person is basically in a very deep sleep, including their organs and brain, so that a sudden jolt has the possibility of awakening them.-
“I’m sorry for this Bodil but I can’t lose you.”-I raised my hand up and gave Bodil the most painful purple nurple
Plot Prose IIIPlot Prose III4 years ago in Flash Fiction & Vignettes More Like This
"You've got to jump, Em."
Her head snapped to look at him, and he could see the pure panic in her eyes. "I can't swim!" she exclaimed. "I'll drown!"
His hand grabbed hers and he could feel it shaking beneath his touch. "You will be safer in there than you will be if you stay here," he explained. "I'll be with you, I won't let you drown."
He heard Moreau's gunshot that signalled the lighting of the fuse, and he knew they didn't have much time before the surface beneath them was blown into bits. Yet Emily's eyes were still searching the murky depths that awaited her, trying to find an end to the supposed abyss.
"It's got to be now," Will insisted, pulling at her hand. Her fingers tangled with his fearfully and she half turned into him, wishing that somehow this act would return them to a safer, peaceful moment.
He could feel fear emanating from her, and lowered his head to her ear, hoping to dispel it. "Of all the times you put your blind faith in me," he said, "now would be the appropri
Hymn of the Four HorsemenKings, bear you silence, listen for the sirens;Hymn of the Four Horsemen12 years ago in Songs & Lyrics More Like This
Queens, bear you silence, listen for the alarum;
Men and children, bear you silence, listen for the gales.
They come on swift winds, those horsemen four
Bearing gifts of death, on trampled hooves they roar
Through the air, those four cometh
Of the land, those four cometh
And the sea, o\' the whole wide horizon
They come on swift winds, those horsemen four.
Great plagues follow quick, of those horsemen four
Loosening the life through thick pit sores
Along the night, those four cometh
Renowned and imfamed, those four cometh
And the diseased piled high o\' the horizon
They come on swift winds, those horsemen four.
War and famine burn brightly, of those horsemen four
The hungry dying quietly from bloody war
From the Heavens, those four cometh
O, the despair, those four cometh
Fires burn, Lo! Scorching o' the horizon
They come on swift winds, those horsemen four.
O, how they ride and screech, those horsemen four;
O, how they call! A thunderous
Ugh Strider~Dave X Reader ch.3(woot I was able to get to get on the computer today )Ugh Strider~Dave X Reader ch.32 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
You were sitting in your room staring up at the ceiling.
'So everyone does ship us. Why? That is just disgusting. Why the fuck am I even thinking about this? Why should I give a fuck? UGH MY BRAIN IS STUPID.'
You walk in your first class with a glare that could put Karkat to shame.
"Oh Hey (y/n). I assume you are having a good day." Dave says. You just give him a bigger glare.
"Oh are you trying to silently seduce me?"
"Fuck off will you?" You snap back.
"You know you like me." He says smirking.
'OH I THINK A CERT
Ugh Strider~Dave X Reader ch.2(woot next chapter :3).Ugh Strider~Dave X Reader ch.22 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
"Ugh finally out of that death trap." You mumble to yourself as you walk out of the principle's office.
'So you and Dave are the school OTP...That makes no sense. Eh...It was probably Nepeta just being a crazy shipper.'
"LUNCH TIME. FUCK YES." The bell rings for lunch. 'Hopefully Nepeta and Kanaya have forgotten all about that dumbass paring.' You walk over to the table where Rose, Kanaya, Nepeta, and Jade are at.
"Ah (y/n) How was your visit to the principle's office?" Kanaya asks.
"Shit. They threated to call my parents if I had another cussing outbreak in class. Like they would give a fuck anyway."
"HEY (y/n)~! WANT TO HEAR MY PLA
Ugh Strider~Dave X Reader ch. 4~Final "If you didn't like me why would you make such a big deal out of this." This thought has being ringing through your head for the past few days ever since Strider said it. 'Do you like him? NO THAT IS IMPOSSIBLE (Y/N) DON'T BE STUPID.' You start to dose off in class because the teacher is boring as fuck. Some one pokes you awake.Ugh Strider~Dave X Reader ch. 4~Final2 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
"I DON'T LIKE HIM." You shoot up and yell. Then you realize that you are in class......surrounded by people.
"Sounds like you had an interesting dream (y/n). Now it is time to pay attention in class." The teacher says.
"Hey (y/n). It sounds like Strider is the man of your dreams." Nepeta whispers giggling.
"I WILL SKIN YOU ALIVE." You loudly whisper.
Found your number?~Dave X Reader(Yes i am trying to write more homestuck. And there is swearing and a perverted joke.)Found your number?~Dave X Reader1 year ago in General Fiction More Like This
You were in the library with you friend Jane.
"Hey (y/n), You should read this book it is good." She says handing you a book.
"Oh Thanks." You open it and start flipping though the pages and a slip of paper falls out.
"What is that?" Jane says. You pick it up and look at it.
"It looks like a phone number because it says 1-234-5678, so call me maybe." You deadpan.
"We should prank call the number."
"Okay, come on let's go." You check out the book and then leave the library.
"So what should we say?" Jane says.
"Hey did you get the dildo, My ass was thirsty."
"NO. THAT IS PERVERTED."
"And your point is?" You say.
"Just say in a shady voice....do you go the stuff? You know what?"
"Fine. You are no fun." You dial the number
"Hey, Homeboy, did you get....the..."
"(Y/n) is that you?" A familiar voice says. Then it hits you.
I Hate Valentines Day~Dave X Reader(yeah there is swearing. I don't know how that would bug people I mean homestuck was full of swearing ._. )I Hate Valentines Day~Dave X Reader2 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
'Ugh. Valentines Day. The worst day of the year. It is all about couples and shit. Why Should I give a single fuck about this holiday?' You walk through the hallways of your school which is covered in Valentines day decorations. Oh does this make you sick. Hell anything to do with love made you sick. It just wasn't your thing. All you friends have had boyfriends or girlfriends before and then there was you. You basically thought no one was attracted to you and you weren't the type to get crushes that easily.
"HEY (Y/N)~!, isn't it beautiful all the love everywhere and my Otp's are becoming canon." You friend Nepeta says running up to you.
"Yeah. I guess it is. Glad to see you happy."
"What if someone asks you to be their Valentine? That would be purrfect."
"Ha! Nice Joke there. My Only valentine for the year is a bucket of Ice Cream."
"Shit I meant tub of Ice cre
The problems with being lethargicPairing: Dirk Strider x ReaderThe problems with being lethargic2 years ago in Romance More Like This
The time is now 8 in the evening. And you just simply loathe heading home during this hour of the night. Why is that? It's simple. It's always giving you a hard time getting home as fast as you can, due to the lack of transportation that will pass through your street where you live. You wanted to complain and grumble about stuff, but you can't since you're too tired from your activities. Sighing in defeat, you just remained calm and kept a vigilant eye on the passing vehicles to see if there would be any luck that a passenger jeep will unload a lot of people. And just your luck, a PUJ stopped nearby you and its barely got any passengers inside. You immediately boarded it and took your seat near the entrance.
While you were waiting for the jeep to fill up, the passenger who sat to the right of you has caught your attention. He's quite the unusual looking guy, you thought as you drank in his features. He
Punk!Jake x Reader | Love Killer 4For the rest of the night, you and Roxy were escorted around by Jake and Dirk. As Dirk and Roxy went inside her friend's place for the notes and some chatting, you and Jake decided to hang around outside. Walking over to a bench to sit on, you looked down to the ground.Punk!Jake x Reader | Love Killer 42 years ago in Romance More Like This
"Hey, _____, are you alright?"
"Yeah... I guess so."
"You sure? You don't have to lie, I understand if you're scared or-"
"I'm fine, really."
An awkward silence filled the air as you two looked away from each other, not really knowing what else to say.
"Well if it's any consolation _____, you did a pretty good job holding those jerks off. I can't believe you stabbed Channings in the hand." Jake chuckled.
"Holding them off? I'm pretty sure I was going to die right then until you guys showed up... How did you guys find us anyways?" you raised an eyebrow questionably to the boy.
Jake looked around and rubbed the back of his head like he was hiding something.
"Actually, Roxy and I planned on meeting up tonight. Look _____,
Puppy Love (JadeXReader) There was scratching on your door. You slowly got up and out of bed. Looking at your alarm clock you almost freaked. You were going to be late for you dog’s play date with Bec, Jade Harley’s dog! You quickly jumped into some comfortable clothes, ran downstairs with your dog, fed him/her and yourself, and ran out the door. You couldn’t believe that you woke up late. You weren't usually the one to do that, especially when it came to play dates with Jade’s and your dog.Puppy Love (JadeXReader)2 years ago in Romance More Like This
As you walked, your dog, _____, started wagging his tail. You looked at him/her. You hadn’t noticed that you were almost at the park. Suddenly Bec came out of nowhere and almost tackled you to the ground. You looked at him.
“Bec!” you heard Jade running after him. You looked up at her. “Oh! _____, are you okay!?” she looked at you.
“Yeah,” you tried to get Bec off you, but he just sat
oh so you do like him~Dave X Reader(this is my first homestuck reader insert so yeah ._. it has swearing)oh so you do like him~Dave X Reader2 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
It is lunch time and you are hanging out with your friend Roxy
"So (y/n) tell me who you like" Roxy says bugging you again.
you sigh "I have told you a billion times I don't like anyone right now."
"Well I am going to guess who you like, cause you obviously won't tell me."
"Good luck with that" You say drinking water from your water bottle.
"hmm....let me guess, is it Dave."
You choke on your water and practically fall out of your chair all flustered.
"YES I KNEW IT I CAN SENSE LOVE IN THE AIR."
"I never fucking said I liked him where the fuck would you think that from." You say trying to hide your blush.
"Oh you like someone (y/n), who?" SPEAK OF THE DEVIL.
"Strider I nearly crapped my pants cause of you."
"No reason." You say adverting your eyes.
"I know why" Roxy says giggling. She was about to say something but you shoved your sandwich into her mouth so quick it was like the speed of light.
Dance With the Devil[ Incubus!Dirk x Reader / 1st Person POV (I/You/They) ]Dance With the Devil1 year ago in Romance More Like This
It was happening again, I was walking to my death. What other reason would I be journeying out into the woods in the middle of the night? Meet up with my good old tree friends and talk about the deforestation problems lately? That wouldn't be a textbook sign of insanity, no sir. But, on the other hand, twitching and rushing about like a nervous meth addict 24/7 wasn't the pinnacle of sane either. Curse that damn boy for making me this way. But I couldn't help it.
It was that attraction. That damned magnetizing allure that guarantees I can't stay away. Though it was clearly, rationally in my best interest to keep as far from the man as possible, I couldn't help coming back time and time again. He used me, time and time again. He drew me in with that stoic, anime nerd act, only to tell me he was playing dumb the whole time, but by then it was too late. We had formed a natural bond, and when I tried to break it, it turned supe
[ davesprite ] w a l l b u t t> Be the derp, ______ ______[ davesprite ] w a l l b u t t2 years ago in Romance More Like This
You casually walk in your room to see Davesprite looking at your computer screen with a slightly flushed face. Why was his face lik-
Apparently, you had forgotten to close your laptop properly when you had gone out to do God-knows-what. And what was your wallpaper? A gorgeous picture of Davesprite’s butt-tail-thing. ((You, being the big pervert that you are, snapped a picture of Davesprite’s rump lumps while he was bending over to pick up a fallen feather of his.))
You shuffled your feet around. “OH. UMMMM...... Hey Davesprite. Whatcha looking at?” He gave you a long look.
WOW. Good going, ______. You have achieved the ‘Super Stupid Shit Cake’ rank! Seriously, you can’t believe you just asked that.
“______, why the hell is your wallpaper my lower back? I know it’s hard to resist my cool ass, but it’s kinda fucked up,” Davesprite intensely stared at you,
You aren't a cat?!?~Greece X Reader(I got the idea from some other fanfic I read but it was for another fandom. yeah there is some swearing.)You aren't a cat?!?~Greece X Reader1 year ago in General Fiction More Like This
"I'll take this cat." You say picking up the cute brown cat from the shelter. You have wanted a cat for the longest time and you have finally saved up enough money to get one. You thought it would be best to adopt one from the shelter so that it could have a home. 'Hm? What should I name the cat? BATMAN! That sounds like a bad ass name. Yeah.' "Ok Batman, time you take you to your new home."
You were so happy to have a cat. You were always so lonely in your little apartment but now you have a little fluff ball of joy. "Well we sure had a fun day today. Good night. Love ya,you little cutie." You say as the cat falls asleep next to you.
Guns vs. Roses Jake x ReaderYou sat in your boyfriend Jake English's room.Guns vs. Roses Jake x Reader2 years ago in Romance More Like This
You were telling him about a long fight you had gotten into with on of your friends and how upset the hole thing made you. "So I tried helping her and she only got even more pissed!" You exclaimed setting down your cell phone and turning to him. When you did you saw the he wasn't listening, and probably hasn't been this whole time, but instead playing with his guns. "Jake?" you said getting annoyed. "Yeah," he says not even looking up. "I have ducks taped to my boobs," you say testing your theory. "That girl, is complete poppy cock! How could someone be so rude? Especially to you..." He continues not listening. You sighed and got up walking over to him. "Jake!" you say putting your hand on the gun he was working on. "Huh? What is it love?" he asked looking up. "You weren't even listening!" You say. "Whaaaaaaaaaat~?" he says leaning back in his chair. "Oh course I was." "Fine then tell me who I was fighting with," You say putting
Trouble and Stolen Things: Punk!Jake x Reader pt.2--Ch.2 Let's Get Together---Trouble and Stolen Things: Punk!Jake x Reader pt.21 year ago in Romance More Like This
The night with Jake was Friday. You have had a weekend to clear your mind of the events, and are now ready to face a day at school again. He'll of course be a constant reminder of his own ass-hattery, but you can just do your best to ignore him as always.
With a tired sigh, you walk into your first hour class five minutes before the bell is expected to ring. You like to arrive early to rest up a bit more in the morning. Everybody else likes to linger in the hallway and chat with friends in the morning. Your friends understand, and usually do the same thing anyways.
Plopping into your desk, you smile softly. Shoving your books and school bag to the corner of your desk, you sprawl out. Head stuffed into the crook of your arm, you shut your eyes and let your mind drift.
Your shoulders ease up, and you are about to fall asleep when a loud noise jolts your form. From the hallway, you hear an inconsiderate, loud, laughter. The door to the room is flung open, and