Mermaids:Thrown overboard for one reason or another.
Dungeon Crawl:Just say something simple.
Quiet: Drawing a blank.
Seeking: I would like to be myself.
Writing: And why I'm not doing it as much.
"Born This Way" and "Queer by Choice": Musings on the topics.
Childhood Habits:It's easier to go back to something than to build it from scratch.
Cuddles and Break-ups (Or: Break-ups and Cuddles):Saying it doesn't always change anything, but it might still be better to say it.
On Dying, and Other Such In-betweens: Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar, and you can tell it's never going to be lit.
Representation: Is important, and here are three good reasons why.
Silly and Serious Thanks: Goodbye for now, Oberlin. Goodbye, last freshman year of my life. Be well, everyone.
Villains: Perhaps you're wrong.
An Oberlin Fairy Tale: How a young cactus brought warm weather to a snowy place.
Word Problems: When a math major works philosophy.
You Both Meet in a Jail Cell: and play word games.
(Un)Safe Spaces:If I have to worry about being attacked, you have to worry about making light of it. If you have to worry about being attacked, I have to worry about making light of it.
“Well, if you aren’t going to do what I expect, what do you intend to do?”: Everything.
Thoughtful Work: What you see at first, what I am, what I admire.
Echo (Echo): I desire only to be myself. Or at least, that is what I choose to desire today.
Midway:Long-distance relationship meeting when layovers overlap.
Winning:You choose your rules. Don't let anyone make you forget that.
Elizabeth:The Folk are very clever, and very tightly bound.
Lessons:And the swapping thereof.
Beauty and the Beasts: A woman facing and taming a beast is little more fantastic than a man facing and slaying one, and either way the point is the sacrifice, not the success.
Lovely: Masks, and when we wear them.
Faith: It's amazing what you can do when it doesn't occur to you that you can't do it.
How Tumblr Got Me Writing Poetry Again:Thoughts and dialects and the patterns thereof.
If I were not able to play music anymore...: Oberlin Conservatory essay the second, take two.
Write an essay in which you describe your hopes and plans for your educational and professional development during the next ten years. Include such aspects as diverse interests, career goals, and options you wish to explore.: Oberlin Conservatory essay the first, take two.
Someday-mate: Poem on such thoughts.
Drinkers and Mages: It's a choice, and it's a test, and it isn't easy.
Images: Sci-fi-ish tale about a theoretical art form.
Expectedly: The Scorpion and the Frog.
Temptation: I love that word.
Missing: Home-cooked food.
Sleep Speaks: Persephone and Hypnos as an individual.
Prophecy: The reason her loss is meaningful is that she was winning for a long time.
Apricity:The warmth of the sun in winter.
Clock:A college class.
Tale: A post about a comment on a fanfiction that is a fairy tale.
Persephone, Kore, Propserina:Daughter beside who ate six seeds and became also Mother below.
Fox and Rabbit: Rabbit taught Fox.
Cassidy May: Whom to protect.
First: The Norns.
Spun Gold:Rumpelstiltskin's side of the story.
Witch-Queen (Witch): The queen and the land are one, and a witch-queen-kingdom is a person still.
Witch-Queen (Woman): A kingdom needs an heir.
Witch-Queen (Queen):A set of powers, and the ruler who does what she needs to.
Outside:Banished and blessed.
Summer and Winter:Anthropomorphized seasons.
Knowledge: Father, son, daughter, snake, and apple. Growing up.
Transformation: It doesn't really turn them into wolves.
Companion: Lovers on opposite sides of the masquerade.
Restless: It's an impressive curse indeed that weaves its way into one's bones.
Love and Trust: She prefers simpler things. Her career demands ostentatious houses and allows for the odd eccentricity.
Lasts and Firsts: The graduation speech I delivered at my graduation, with some thoughts on finishing high school.
Aurora: The youngest fairy godmother sits in her seat.
Conviction:People have whatever power they have. Conviction inspires people to act and makes more options seem possible.
Childish Sight: Some descriptive prose.
Words and History: Words change, and so do stories. It is good to remember what they were, when they were told.
Welcome: Music and math are difficult arts.
Rose and Briar:She's a vampire. He's something vampires are afraid of. Ladies and gentlemen: Beauty and the Beast.
Quiver:Hunting prey that messes with your mind.
Clean, Or: The Half-hidden Muse: Artists communing with their blank slates of choice.
Half: One side of a hearing.
Blade and Fang: On lying.
World Poetry Day: On fairy tales.
Senioritis: The greater world is interesting, and so is this one.
Let Light In: Levity is not inversely proportional to quality.
Birthright: You are born of survivors.
On Teenagers and Immortality: If y approaches 0 as x approaches infinity, then it's probably as close as makes no difference when x hits twenty-four digits.
Othering: It's almost a meditation, or a prayer, when one thinks so rapidly and fluidly.
On Lockhart's Lament: Someone said what I felt, and said it eloquently and reasonably!
The Wretch (Adam): Hey, hey. Remember me? Remember being me? It was kind of awesome, even when it was scary, right? And you were a person. So are we.
Moving: As I take one more step on my journey, I find myself speeding.
A Riddling Story: A retelling of the Brothers Grimm's 'A Riddling Tale'.
Complement: Playing with the leader/trickster pairing.
Appreciate the Journey: What makes a hero?
Coming Home: Culture shock is not an indicator of insanity. Neither should it be ignored.
College Audition: I'm trying to get into colleges that will teach me to perform in a better fashion, so they want to hear me sing. Save for the quality level, this is what I sent out.
Stream of Consciousness: The title is accurate.
Linda and Raoul: Beauty and the Beast, Pt. II; Or: Beauty's Decision.
Opening the Closet: S/he's trying to get the conversation started.
Oberlin Conservatory Essay the Second: The first question asked on the app, but the second I posted on the blog. What I'm doing with the next ten years of my life. Because that's not an absurd question to ask someone my age...
If I were not able to play music anymore...: An essay from my Oberlin Conservatory app.
Morning: Speaking a mantra after a loss.
Poetics: Analyzing my own work.
Heroine's Journey: The Call to Adventure is self-rejection. Coming home is her figuring out she can be everything.
Thought to Page: Apprentice to a storyteller in a culture not our own.
MIT Essays: Yeppers.
Plans: Here's to the word 'anyway'.
Love and Love: "How much can I be?"
Intermediate, Or: Translation: A bridge. I hope it entertains, and I hope you enjoy the other side as well.
Steve Jobs: We are better now than we were before him, because of him. As always, mourn the passing and look to the future.
Languid Grace: I think I wrote a backstory to my version of Puss in Boots.
Abby, Maggie, and Sylan: Sometimes, the difference between a comedy and a tragedy is only where one chooses to end the tale.
Gender and Sexuality: An overview of the oddities in language surrounding. Also the main reason I posted "Being".
Being: Take it as a noun or a continuous.
To Personhood: Pick a disaster.
Hiding: Stream of consciousness based on some thoughts I originally had about "Ga il Sole dal Gange".
Literature's Connotations: School assignment for English class; prompt was "What is Literature?"
Wanderer: Oh, hello love/fear relationship with change. How have you been?
Some Fall (Prose): Same feeling, same story, either, both.
Priorities and Sanity: It's a risk/reward thing.
Names: Husband and wife speaking. Who can guess who they are?
Unimpressed: I should probably write this guy narrating his experience in Hell or something; got the right blend of blase and annoyed.
Winter's: Training hard enough to sweat, even when it freezes as soon as it leaves the skin.
Sigyn & Loki: Faithful and silver-tongued.
"What are the most important words you know?": Answers, definitions, establishments, exemplifications.
Alternates: Other endings to previous posts.
Remembering: Or: A Tale from Alice's Lethe.
The World: Another origin story, I suppose.
Schrödinger's Cat Is Gray: Because until you shine a light, it is both black and white. Dearly Beloved: The mood whiplash of following time through emotional importance.
What You See: Is what you get, and what you make of it.
Hm.: Like those TV shows where there are three stories in a half-hour time slot.
Speaker and Author, Author and Speaker: Reflection.
Moments: Some happened to me, some did not. The order is truly random as I shuffled them afterwards.
After Rose's Tale: Part 1: Started writing off the TV Tropes story generator. TBC.
One Day: The dedication of an introspective protector.
Understanding: God Is Love
Messy Moral Mathematics:We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. Titleless: Smart but lacking in direction.
My Line on Secrets: No forcing out, no forcing in. Also, ONE HUNDREDTH POST.
Another Origin: A tale of many firsts.
Why I'm Writing: Hear me.
Incompletes: Stories not quite finished.
How I Read Reviews: ...Yep.
Vivid Memories: Or: The randomness of life.
Doublethink and Acting: No, really. Believing untrue things is probably a bad idea.
Echoes: Thoughts bounce as freely as echoes in a canyon.
Music: What I thought of.
Internal Evil Mentor: Think the thoughts.
"I'd Do Anything!": To quote a great number of movie villains: "Really?"
Serial: Identity: George, finding his first challenge.
Honesty Is the Best Policy: When in doubt, tell the truth.
Inspiration: What inspires me. What inspires you?
Norms: People stay near people like them by default.
The Meaning of Life: And deific entity who doesn't want me to be good isn't one I'd want to follow in the first place.
Murphy's Law: If a nonzero probability has any nonzero probability alternative, either/both can happen.
Thinking: A bit of how I think about how I thought/think.
Christmas: Just a little thing I sketched down.
Portfolio Post: I didn't title one I liked the standard way, so it took me a little while to find it.
No Guilty Pleasure Music: It's art. I don't have to like the artist, or the fans, and I don't need to only like things with deep messages.
Patterns and Prejudices: Guessing based on pattern is prejudice.
Serial: Ms. Robin and our viewpoint character talk about bullying.
Faith and Trust: One is simply belief, one requires understanding.
Junior Achievement Innovation Camp: Guess where I went. Portfolio Posts: When I was in 10th grade/high school sophomore my English teacher had us write an assignment of our choice once a week. I liked these.
Something Old, New, Wonderful: Read the title carefully. Stream of consciousness/daydream.
Laughter: Another stream of consciousness, this one based on laughter.
Painting and Whitewashing: I respect someone who can charge through everything without ever compromising any principle. But that's not exactly the ideal.
Words Start: A stream of consciousness started during the SAT.
Absence: After life.
First Anniversary: *confetti*
Sick and Tired: You know that scene with Wesley in The Princess Bride when he challenges Count Reugen when he can barely stand? Like that, but not as cool.
Travel Log: Grand Canyon: I was there. It was stunning. Power: Words, phrases. They have it.
Letter, Spirit, Reason: A law is written, and there is intent behind the words. But most important is the reason behind them.
Wisdom Teeth: Got my lower wisdom teeth pulled, got a sinus lift (cut a hole in the sinus, basically), got a bone graft (which is why I needed the sinus lift).
Grammar: Prepositions: Up with which I will not put.
Theft, Inspiration and Muses all tend to blend together.
I jump through the hoops...but they're no reason not to soar.
Breaks: What are you telling? What story, whose story?
Song Analysis: Doesn't matter if you've got the world at your back, there are still some things you can't run from. Like fear, or wisdom.
Nazi Propaganda: Bad people can be charismatic. Assuming otherwise is history repeating itself.
Memory: Maybe you won't be remembered. But you still were.
Outdoor Ed. Travel Log: 'Twas awesome. 'Twas exhausting. 'Twas. "Gay Marriage": Words are powerful, even when we don't notice them. Especially when we don't notice them
Being Broken: There are a million ways to be broken without anyone trying.
New Year's Resolutions for 2010: I will focus.
Revenge and Interesting Torture:Revenge serves a purpose, just like any other instinct. It can hurt, but it doesn't have to. Homework is not intrinsically useful any more than a hammer is. Hit a nail, not a screw.
Travel Log: ACDA Coastal Region Honor Choir=Awesome. Dr. Horrible's Sing-along Blog is fantastic, and if you missed it, it's free. Go watch it. Gifted Kids think differently.
Marriage is a name, nothing more, nothing less. But names are important. The government has no place in sacred institutions.
My Characters and Creativity both evolve in steps.
Honor Choir: I got in. Vampires Are the New Elves. Need I elaborate?
Known/Unknown Knowns/Unknownsare essential to planning, and can help it or mess it up.
Short Hair can be lovely for those who want it, and don't let anyone tell you otherwise.
Vampires being intelligent means that some will be bad, some good. Hypersexualization is part of the original mythology.