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  Writer's profile for 'Lori'
Email address bostonsdandd@yahoo.com
City http://360.yahoo.com/bostonsdandd (My blog)
State Louisiana
Country U.S.A.
Birthdate 10/28/1970
Sex Female
Profession A Mom!
Interests My writing, and the world of books! In that order too.
Short bio My writing takes up a lot of my time. Not much free time for other things. I'm boring (hehe)=)!
Comments My work is my own. It comes from my feeling on life, love, and the pursuit of happiness. I'm not here to please everyone, just myself and my art.


'Lori' has written 244 stories:


Blackness (standard:drama, 430 words)
Author: LoriAdded: May 06 2004Views/Reads: 1676/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A story of a character afraid to face her parents being sick. Yes, I know it's a jumble of raw emotions! It's what's racing through her head thinking about it, coming to terms with it. Feedback is welcome.
 
What is Sexy? (standard:other, 921 words)
Author: LoriAdded: May 09 2004Views/Reads: 1699/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Re-worked it to see if it would flow better. Thanks Peter for reading it in the first place. Feedback is always welcome, let me know what you think.
 
Why Can't We Be Forgiven? (standard:other, 509 words)
Author: LoriAdded: May 09 2004Views/Reads: 1583/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Re-worked it some, let me know what you think. Editing is still new to me. Feedback is always welcome, if you feel you need to say something, write to me.
 
Warrior Woman or Withdrawn Waif (standard:poetry, 464 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Feb 16 2012Views/Reads: 800/403Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
The fourth poem in my child abuse series. Which one is the woman? Is she now a warrior woman? Or does she remain a withdrawn waif?
 
A Fairy Tale Comes to Life (standard:poetry, 181 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Feb 16 2012Views/Reads: 815/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
I've been given the challenge word of wicked/wickedness. This is what came to mind. Tell me what you think of my use of the word.
 
Curve (standard:poetry, 206 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Feb 16 2012Views/Reads: 868/425Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A woman remembers a meeting with her lover.
 
His Vow of Love (standard:romance, 1786 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Aug 24 2004Views/Reads: 1907/1026Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
We've heard from her, now it's his turn. It's corny I know. But, then again isn't love a little corny :-)?
 
Her Vow of Love (standard:romance, 1400 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Aug 24 2004Views/Reads: 1745/921Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A bride's vow on her wedding day.
 
When We're Apart (standard:poetry, 149 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jan 11 2008Views/Reads: 1201/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Describing what a woman thinks when she's not with the one she loves. Again, part of another poem I've chopped up to make it easier to read.
 
One Wish (standard:poetry, 188 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jan 11 2008Views/Reads: 1278/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
I'm trying a new style of poetry. Let me know what you think please.
 
Heart Turn Away (standard:poetry, 213 words)
Author: LoriAdded: May 31 2008Views/Reads: 1145/600Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
I don't like this title. If anyone who reads it can think of a better one I would GREATLY appreciate it. Conclusion to the "Heart" series.
 
The Day the Sky Blew Up (standard:drama, 483 words)
Author: LoriAdded: May 12 2004Views/Reads: 1809/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Edited! It's about the day the shuttle blew up last year. Still a little raw around the edges. But, I didn't want to lose the heart behind the story. Feedback is welcome!
 
My Dearest Angel Love (standard:romance, 794 words)
Author: LoriAdded: May 14 2007Views/Reads: 1522/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A woman writes a love letter to her husband while a song plays in the background.
 
Red Rose (standard:poetry, 78 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jun 07 2009Views/Reads: 1000/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Since my father died when I was 10 I have hated red roses. Now I long to get one from the man I love. Here's my request and invitation.
 
A Perfect Day (standard:poetry, 81 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jun 07 2009Views/Reads: 943/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
I was asked to describe the "perfect day." Though I failed to do that, I think it's got potential ;o).
 
Loving You (standard:romance, 585 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Apr 27 2004Views/Reads: 1762/0Story vote: 0.00 (4 votes)
A letter from a woman to an old love free. You can't get past loves out of your heart. You can only release the hold they have on you. Or can you? Feedback is appreciated if you feel the need.
 
The Just Dreaming Phase (standard:drama, 1827 words)
Author: LoriAdded: May 12 2004Views/Reads: 1612/876Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Re-worked it! Thought about it! There's a follow up to come. Thanks for reading it, let me know what you think.
 
I Pledge My All (standard:poetry, 105 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jun 07 2009Views/Reads: 969/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Every week we have a Creative Challenge. This week's phrase was "Just before dawn." This is what I wrote with the help of a friend.
 
Death Becomes Us (standard:poetry, 183 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jun 07 2009Views/Reads: 969/556Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A song I wrote with my son.
 
Looking In The Mirror (standard:drama, 1277 words)
Author: LoriAdded: May 12 2004Views/Reads: 1803/915Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Re-worked it to the best of my ability. I've done everything I know to do with it. If you see something else, please send me some feeback. Tell me what you think needs to be changed. Thanks Kel for believing in me! You're an amazing teacher!
 
My Heart Speaks (standard:drama, 794 words)
Author: LoriAdded: May 03 2004Views/Reads: 1747/944Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
On a beautiful spring day a woman has a chat with her heart. Does she listen? Or does she chose to ignore what her heart has to say? Feedback is always appreciated.
 
Secure In Your Love (standard:poetry, 48 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Dec 02 2007Views/Reads: 1312/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
What someone should feel when they are "Secure In Your Love."
 
Blank Pages (standard:poetry, 277 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Apr 11 2004Views/Reads: 1662/0Story vote: 0.00 (1 vote)
It's corny, but it means something to me. I know it could use a lot of work. As always feedback is always accepted and appreciated.
 
The Last Year of My Life (standard:non fiction, 1879 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Feb 24 2004Views/Reads: 1598/920Story vote: 0.00 (2 votes)
The title says it all. It's about the last year of my life in a nut-shell;-)! Feedback is always appreciated.
 
Fall Into Me (standard:romance, 2434 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Mar 04 2004Views/Reads: 1740/944Story vote: 0.00 (1 vote)
A story about a woman coming into her own. She's letting go of her past. And finding that she likes the woman that is emerging. This is Chapter One.
 
Is It Ever Too Late? (standard:non fiction, 1112 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Mar 08 2004Views/Reads: 1638/894Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
I've re-worked it a little. It's still the story of my father. I just hope it's more understandable now. Thanks for the tips. As always feedback is greatly appreciated.
 
Remembering (standard:drama, 1755 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Mar 26 2004Views/Reads: 1758/887Story vote: 0.00 (1 vote)
I did a rewrite on it. Thanks to Tim for his kindness. Thanks for everyone that made comments on it. It's still a story of a woman's last day on death row.
 
Forgiven (standard:poetry, 281 words)
Author: LoriAdded: May 22 2008Views/Reads: 1196/601Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A rather long one, but well worth the read if you stay with it. Its about the things associated with being forgiven.
 
A Man of Mystery (standard:Creative non-fiction, 1739 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Apr 14 2004Views/Reads: 1700/889Story vote: 0.00 (1 vote)
I know it kinda jumps from point to point. But, it's about a man that chooses to remain by not enclosing his email address. He's seen me for who I am. I'm grateful for that and for his kind words. Feedback is always accepted.
 
I'm Not Breakable (standard:drama, 1392 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Apr 17 2004Views/Reads: 1689/873Story vote: 0.00 (1 vote)
A woman looks back at her life through a song. She learns that though out it all she isn't breakable. See what you think, then let me know. Feedback is always appreciated and gladly accepted.
 
Three Days (standard:poetry, 49 words)
Author: LoriAdded: May 22 2008Views/Reads: 1280/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A poem about faith. Do you have enough to believe?
 
Soul Math (standard:poetry, 27 words)
Author: LoriAdded: May 22 2008Views/Reads: 1258/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
First, it's a spiritual poem. Second, have you ever written something that amazed your own self? This is the poem which shocked the socks right off my body. I would LOVE feedback on it!
 
Daddies (standard:other, 410 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Apr 18 2004Views/Reads: 1540/0Story vote: 0.00 (1 vote)
My stepfather raised me. I don't know any other Daddy but him. This one is for him. Feedback is always accepted and greatly appreciated.
 
Colors (standard:poetry, 40 words)
Author: LoriAdded: May 22 2008Views/Reads: 1081/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Colors, in pictures and life, help us to see what is before us. Sometimes they take on different meanings. This is a spiritual poem about what certain colors mean to me.
 
Love On A Sunday Afternoon (standard:romance, 1286 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Apr 19 2004Views/Reads: 1812/1026Story vote: 0.00 (1 vote)
Will he remember their seven year wedding anniversary? Or will it just be another day to him? Feedback is always appected and glady appreciated.
 
Don't Play With Clowns (standard:poetry, 89 words)
Author: LoriAdded: May 22 2008Views/Reads: 1129/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
I started this poem and couldn't finish it for some reason. I sent it to a friend of mine and he created what you will see :o). Thanks TLB. You truly are as brilliant as I say you are ;o)!
 
Love (standard:poetry, 159 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Apr 19 2004Views/Reads: 1637/0Story vote: 0.00 (1 vote)
Just a silly poem about love. Feedback is always accepted and gladly appreciated.
 
Letters To The World (standard:drama, 354 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Apr 19 2004Views/Reads: 1682/0Story vote: 0.00 (5 votes)
The titles says it all. Feedback is always appreciated and gladly appected.
 
To Be Loved (standard:poetry, 55 words)
Author: LoriAdded: May 15 2008Views/Reads: 1163/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
What does it feel like to be loved? Is it elation? Or is it the bottom of despair? Is there truth? Or is love just a lie?
 
Immortal's Song (standard:poetry, 52 words)
Author: LoriAdded: May 15 2008Views/Reads: 1056/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Love has a way of making us feel immortal. With the love of our lives by our sides, we feel like we can live forever. Is it true? Or is there another answer?
 
Fallen Angel (standard:poetry, 100 words)
Author: LoriAdded: May 15 2008Views/Reads: 1046/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
An angel is given a choice. What does she choose? Why? And what does she learn? Its all packed into this nice, neat, little package.
 
All My Thoughts of You (standard:poetry, 78 words)
Author: LoriAdded: May 15 2008Views/Reads: 1148/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Someone challenged me to write a poem with a hidden message inside. It wasn't as easy as it sounded :os. This is what I came up with. I'm rather proud of it and the fact he couldn't find the message ;o).
 
Wars (standard:poetry, 145 words)
Author: LoriAdded: May 25 2004Views/Reads: 1541/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Your opinions may differ on wars, that is your choice. This one is mine.
 
9-11 (standard:poetry, 151 words)
Author: LoriAdded: May 25 2004Views/Reads: 1648/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A tribute to that day.
 
Angels (standard:poetry, 61 words)
Author: LoriAdded: May 25 2004Views/Reads: 1593/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
You guessed it, it's a poem about angels ;-). I've never claimed to be a poet. This is more for practice. I would appericate any feedback sent.
 
Going On (standard:poetry, 186 words)
Author: LoriAdded: May 25 2004Views/Reads: 1633/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A poem about how we have to go on with our lives.
 
A Daddy's Love (standard:poetry, 172 words)
Author: LoriAdded: May 25 2004Views/Reads: 1623/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
The title says it all. Looking at a Daddy's love through the eyes of his child.
 
A Prayer for Our Soldiers (standard:poetry, 167 words)
Author: LoriAdded: May 25 2004Views/Reads: 1540/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Just something I through together to represent how I felt about our soldiers overseas.
 
Enemy of the Hour (standard:poetry, 189 words)
Author: LoriAdded: May 25 2004Views/Reads: 1582/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
I don't know how to describe this one. You'll just have to read it for yourself, sorry.
 
NC-For You (standard:drama, 1128 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jun 06 2004Views/Reads: 1628/880Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
This story contains cutting. So, if you're not in a safe place, don't read it! This is a hard story to understand. But, I felt it was a story that needed to be told. This song is for all those that feel the need to cut.
 
The Man I Fear (standard:drama, 2277 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Aug 24 2004Views/Reads: 1735/856Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A man makes a choice to stop his suffering. Be warned very graphic!
 
824 (standard:poetry, 112 words)
Author: LoriAdded: May 31 2008Views/Reads: 1148/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
What's the old saying? "The road least traveled is the one we long for the most." Well, in a perfect world, this would be the road I would travel. It's a little country road perfect for a lazy afternoon spent with the person I love.
 
Amour Propre (standard:poetry, 85 words)
Author: LoriAdded: May 15 2008Views/Reads: 1136/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Love is the biggest game of pretense. We all believe, vainly, that it will be returned. When it isn't you get this.
 
I'm A Writer? (standard:humor, 1572 words)
Author: LoriAdded: May 03 2007Views/Reads: 1343/784Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
This is a funny little ditty about one person's view on being a writer, what she goes through to get the story told.
 
Seasons of Life (standard:poetry, 430 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Sep 04 2007Views/Reads: 1453/752Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
This is my description on the "Seasons of Life." I hope someone, who knows how to write poetry, will read it and tell me what's wrong with it. Feedback is begged on this one :-D.
 
Through The Eyes Of (standard:poetry, 320 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jun 27 2008Views/Reads: 1193/641Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A friend of mine challenged me to write a poem with those words in it. I did one and he did too. When viewed together it makes an excellent poem. So here's a collaboration with a good friend of mine about looking at me through other people's eyes.
 
My Heart's Final Pleas (standard:poetry, 155 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jun 27 2008Views/Reads: 1223/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
I LOVE a challenge. Get me to thinking and I can come up with anything :o). This is another creative challenge poem. You had to use the words "take me with you." In this one, I'm asking the question every person in love asks.
 
Nature's Wrath (standard:poetry, 73 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jun 27 2008Views/Reads: 1613/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Though there is an underlying meaning in this one, the main message is we HAVE to take care of our planet before it starts taking care of us. And NOT in a good way!
 
Heart In A Box (standard:poetry, 125 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jun 27 2008Views/Reads: 1166/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Another challenge poem :o). Words "a strength in" were to be used in a poem. This is about labels/boxes we place people in. Maybe we should think twice before we place someone in one, or on someone.
 
Closer Than Your Soul (standard:poetry, 127 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jun 27 2008Views/Reads: 1092/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
My inner voice spoke to me. This is what she said.
 
The Guiding Light of My Sky (standard:poetry, 74 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Mar 18 2008Views/Reads: 1228/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Everyone has one. A person who is the light in your eyes, brightens your day just by being there, and who leads you out of darkness when they need too.
 
I'm a Survivor (standard:non fiction, 2884 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Apr 30 2007Views/Reads: 1416/735Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Taking another look in the mirror, a woman gets a new perception on whom she is. She looks back at the demons from her past and faces them for what they are and what they made of.
 
Americans (standard:Editorials, 768 words)
Author: LoriAdded: May 07 2007Views/Reads: 1241/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
I got this idea from a thread on the forum. As I was writing a reply I found I had emotions I couldn't suppress.
 
The Prayer (standard:drama, 315 words)
Author: LoriAdded: May 14 2007Views/Reads: 1409/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
I wasn't going to put this one up. I was repressing my own freedom of speech. Then I thought if I did it maybe others would too. So, as you can see, I've changed my mind.
 
Consequences (standard:drama, 3225 words)
Author: LoriAdded: May 15 2007Views/Reads: 1500/834Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Sometimes we do things without realizing, or caring, what the consequences are. This is a story along those lines. It's a little graphic, sorry.
 
Writer's Block (standard:Editorials, 565 words)
Author: LoriAdded: May 20 2007Views/Reads: 1521/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
The title says enough.
 
The Motive (standard:Suspense, 3719 words)
Author: LoriAdded: May 20 2007Views/Reads: 2535/1139Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
This is a story about Lizzie Borden and the murder of her parents. Thanks TC for all the help. You made a good story into something great, in my opinion.
 
The World Today (standard:Editorials, 436 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jun 04 2007Views/Reads: 1408/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
The inter workings of my mind.
 
Comparing Humans to Elephants (standard:Editorials, 1313 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jun 05 2007Views/Reads: 1735/911Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
What do you think when you see an elephant? Do you think there goes an animal that is beyond magnificent? Or do you think, Wow I wish I had an ivory necklace made from that tusk? How would you like to know how closely they resemble us? Read on and find ou
 
Would You Go With Me (standard:romance, 1755 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jun 27 2007Views/Reads: 1388/817Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A story idea from a song I heard. I hope everyone likes it.
 
Stained Glass Masquerade (standard:Inspirational stories, 1194 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jun 29 2007Views/Reads: 1519/795Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A new genre for me, but I wanted to try my hand at it. Let me know what you think.
 
Fourth Of July (standard:Editorials, 1801 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jul 06 2007Views/Reads: 1417/779Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
In the United States we celebrate our Independence from England on July 4th. This is my tribute to that day.
 
Love and Hate Part 1 (standard:Editorials, 1217 words) [1/4] show all parts
Author: LoriUpdated: Feb 03 2008Views/Reads: 1651/948Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
When I started writing this, it was anticipated to be a small piece on these two words. But, as I continued to write it kept getting longer. So to make it time efficient to read, I’ve made it into a series.
 
The Power of Christ In Me (standard:Editorials, 1267 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jul 09 2007Views/Reads: 1486/789Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
This is another story along the lines as my last on in this catergory. I hope you like it.
 
Can't You See Me? (standard:Inspirational stories, 384 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Aug 06 2007Views/Reads: 1421/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
I'm part of a group who dishes out daily prompts for us to write on. This was Friday's.
 
God's Unconditional Love (standard:Inspirational stories, 169 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Aug 06 2007Views/Reads: 1837/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Again prompts from Saturday lead me to this poem. I hope you like it enough to comment on it. If you write poems, I would love to know how to make this crisper.
 
Within the Dark (standard:poetry, 33 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Nov 28 2007Views/Reads: 1313/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
For the first time in my life I am in a safe enough place to explore the darker side of myself. This is the place I found.
 
Death to You (standard:poetry, 67 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Nov 28 2007Views/Reads: 1228/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
This poem can mean different things to different people. To me, it means I'm putting the past to rest.
 
I F*cking Hate You (standard:poetry, 163 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Nov 28 2007Views/Reads: 1194/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
I wrote this to all the men who have hurt me in the past. It's a way to vent at people no longer in my life and free my soul of the anger they brought to me.
 
Heartbroken (standard:poetry, 256 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Nov 28 2007Views/Reads: 1263/698Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A friend of mine recently broke up with his girlfriend. I wanted to write something to let him know I knew what he was feeling and came up with this.
 
Killing Love (standard:poetry, 147 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Nov 28 2007Views/Reads: 1193/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
This had such a hidden meaning I didn't even know it until someone pointed it out to me :oS. It's about a child abuse victim getting her revenge.
 
The Man I Love (standard:Flash, 1011 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Aug 14 2007Views/Reads: 1832/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
“Thinking outside the box.....Choose someone from the group, or someone you know, DO NOT use their name. Write for 20 minutes only, Describe them, physically and emotionally, write about who you think they are in their real self. Be descriptive. Write fro
 
The Ark Saved Noah, The Cross Saved Me (standard:poetry, 356 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Aug 23 2007Views/Reads: 1270/676Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
I got the idea for this piece from two places. The first one from a writing group who's challenge was to write a poem on change. The other from a license plate frame with this one it. Please let me know what you think.
 
The Five Senses (standard:poetry, 158 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Mar 18 2008Views/Reads: 2066/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
If you didn't have any of the five senses would you still know the person you love? I would and here's why.
 
September 11, 2007-Six Years Later (standard:non fiction, 1870 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Sep 14 2007Views/Reads: 1449/820Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
The title says it all, but the category may leave you wondering why I used this one. Even though it's an editorial, there's so much truth in it. 9/11 should never be categorized! But I have to put it somewhere.
 
On Being a B*stard (standard:Editorials, 1154 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Sep 14 2007Views/Reads: 1653/782Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Some didn't like the first part, some won't like this part either. Don't read if you offend easily!
 
Blank Page~A Poem (standard:poetry, 198 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Sep 08 2007Views/Reads: 1306/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Another attempt at poetry. This one deals with the blank page we all face when we sit down to write. It's prose, so don't be scared off :-D.
 
Leaves (standard:poetry, 96 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Sep 08 2007Views/Reads: 1304/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Since Autumn is around the corner, for the ones in the Northern Hemisphere, I thought I would do a poem about leaves. I hope you like it.
 
On Being a Bitch (standard:Editorials, 1308 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Sep 08 2007Views/Reads: 2190/1133Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
The title is self-explanatory. I got the idea from a friend who wrote a blog on the subject. It got me to thinking and this is what I came up with. WARNING: Graphic language is used!
 
Tarnished Knight (standard:poetry, 255 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jan 06 2008Views/Reads: 1210/587Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A woman wants a tarnished knight instead of one in shining armor.
 
Daddy's Little Girl (standard:poetry, 229 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Oct 17 2007Views/Reads: 1339/609Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A woman who reflects on being "Daddy's Little Girl." A tribute to my father who will be dead 27 years this Saturday.
 
You Left Me (standard:poetry, 743 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Oct 17 2007Views/Reads: 1251/676Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Another tribute poem to my father who left me 27 years ago Saturday.
 
Tsunami of Love (standard:poetry, 99 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Mar 18 2008Views/Reads: 1158/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A lovers poem written by two lovers :o). Slightly erotica.
 
Bring Me To Life (standard:poetry, 64 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Mar 18 2008Views/Reads: 1099/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
This is actually a calligram. A special type of poem. It's original form is a cross. It's really beautiful to see if I do say so myself ;o). A somewhat spiritual poem
 
Genetic Testing (standard:Editorials, 1425 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Oct 22 2007Views/Reads: 1852/925Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
I saw a story on T.V. this morning that bugged me. I wrote an essay on the topic and on others which links the subjects together. I hope you read it and let me know how you feel.
 
Married, But Not to Each Other (standard:romance, 4527 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Oct 26 2007Views/Reads: 2045/1278Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A married woman decides to meet her married Online lover for a more physical affair. My thanks to Tom and Tony for helping get this story ready for the public. I love you both!
 
Loneliness (standard:poetry, 213 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Oct 31 2007Views/Reads: 1196/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
If you can figure it out, then let me know what this poem is about :o). It came to me as I sit down to write something else. Enjoy and feedback is most appreciated.
 
I Who Have Nothing (standard:poetry, 332 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Oct 31 2007Views/Reads: 1160/618Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
There is a song by this name which has been sang by the greats, including Frank Sinatra and Neil Diamond. I heard it by Jordan Sparks and it touched me. This is my feelings about the song.
 
Your Heart (standard:poetry, 196 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jan 11 2008Views/Reads: 1144/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A woman wants one thing a man isn't willing to give. Used to be part of a longer poem, but I chopped it up, gave it a new style, and came up with this :o).
 
One Night With You (standard:poetry, 383 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Oct 31 2007Views/Reads: 1313/629Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A woman fantasizes about one night with her lover.
 
Catch My Rain With Your Lips (standard:poetry, 83 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jan 22 2008Views/Reads: 1198/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
This time I leave it up to you to interrupt this one. IF you can ;o).
 
My Love For You (standard:poetry, 588 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Nov 03 2007Views/Reads: 1286/664Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A woman was asked to describe her love for the man of her dreams. She did it by writing a poem. This is her poem to him.
 
Someone Really Loves Me (standard:poetry, 453 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Nov 19 2007Views/Reads: 1213/682Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
It seems, in the last week, we’ve had a prankster who sends rude emails. I get a kick out of them. This is dedicated to that person. Forgive the graphic nature of this, the words are the actual ones I was sent.
 
Mystery Mailer Come Out to Play (standard:Satire, 595 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jan 18 2008Views/Reads: 2487/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
We all get them. Mystery people who pay us respect with their words in email, no way to respond to their kindness and whatnot. I've decided to answer one of these the best way I know how, with wit, humor, and sex appeal ;o).
 
Irresistible Intricacies (standard:poetry, 141 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Nov 20 2007Views/Reads: 1358/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Love can be irresistible and so complex. This is our, Chris Craine and my, take on love. We wrote it together. Thanks Chris it was so fun to do.
 
Friends From the Start (standard:poetry, 235 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Nov 20 2007Views/Reads: 1186/660Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Another by Chris and I. This is about meeting someone and knowing there is an instant spark of friendship.
 
Inside the Light (standard:poetry, 61 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Dec 01 2007Views/Reads: 1251/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Everything has a flip side and the difference between light and dark is that. Hope you like this one too.
 
Two Sides of the Same Coin (standard:poetry, 157 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Dec 02 2007Views/Reads: 1269/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
This poem has special meaning to me. It's about loving someone completely opposite of you and coping with the different views you have.
 
Insecurities and Doubts (standard:poetry, 288 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Dec 05 2007Views/Reads: 1279/655Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Inspiration came today from a song called "I'm Sorry" by Buckcherry. This is about love and forgiveness.
 
Christmas From the Past (standard:poetry, 274 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Dec 10 2007Views/Reads: 1268/672Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
I wanted to write a poem for Christmas because it's so near. I'm not really into the spirit this year, so I thought I would recall the past.
 
If You Met God Today (standard:Editorials, 887 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Dec 22 2007Views/Reads: 2040/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
What would you do? What question would you ask? How would you react?
 
My Wish For You (standard:poetry, 195 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jan 04 2008Views/Reads: 1141/603Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Just my wish for my friends in the New Year.
 
Down with Hillary (standard:Editorials, 1068 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jan 06 2008Views/Reads: 1461/810Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Hillary came in third during the Iowa Caucus. This is my reply to that.
 
Dispersing Mentation (standard:poetry, 333 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jan 09 2008Views/Reads: 1392/620Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
What do those words mean? Read on to find out. My favorite poem to date :o).
 
Alone (standard:poetry, 95 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jan 09 2008Views/Reads: 1204/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
"One is the loneliest number." Wasn't that part of a song back in the days? These are my thoughts on being "Alone."
 
Tainted Lady (standard:poetry, 301 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jan 09 2008Views/Reads: 1236/609Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Follow up to "Tarnished Knight." If you didn't like that one, then don't even bother reading this one :oP.
 
The Love That Wouldn't Blow Away (standard:fairy tales, 1012 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jan 22 2008Views/Reads: 1774/835Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
The Big, Bad Wolf visits a woman a few times in her life. My first short story in a while, so PLEASE be gentle :oP.
 
Break the Chains which Bend my Heart (standard:poetry, 133 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jan 24 2008Views/Reads: 1206/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A poem about a woman who finds her love and she don't always see eye to eye.
 
Noose Hunting (standard:poetry, 233 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jan 24 2008Views/Reads: 1856/667Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A cute little poem about a woman who wants to avoid someone famous.
 
Imagination's Forest (standard:poetry, 209 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jan 27 2008Views/Reads: 1173/613Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A friend of mine told me to let my muse keep me in imagination's forest. I liked the comment so much I wrote a poem about it. What is in imagination's forest? I'm not really sure, but why don't you read to see what I wrote.
 
Windows of the Soul (standard:poetry, 478 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jan 27 2008Views/Reads: 1112/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Since I was a small child I've always heard the eyes were the windows to someone's soul. This is a spin on that. I look through their eyes to see myself. And I ask a question at the end for everyone.
 
Fractured Nation Under God (standard:Editorials, 633 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jan 29 2008Views/Reads: 1451/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
I got an email which sparked a fire in me. Let me know what you think. Do you agree with me? Or do you disagree? I eagerly await your comments :o)!
 
Why Do We? (standard:Editorials, 855 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jan 29 2008Views/Reads: 1596/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Why do we do the things we do for love? Can someone please answer that for me?
 
Pretending (standard:drama, 181 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jan 31 2008Views/Reads: 1357/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
How many women have had an one-sided conversation with a spouse/lover/significant other? Could he tell the difference between you being genuine? Or did he know you were "Pretending?"
 
Where Does Beauty Hide (standard:poetry, 148 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Feb 03 2008Views/Reads: 1198/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A friend and mine where talking the other day about inner and outer beauty. I wanted to explore and find out the answer. Let me know if you agree. (Oh, and it's not what you think ;o).)
 
Drowning in the Sea of Sorrow (standard:poetry, 59 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Feb 06 2008Views/Reads: 1559/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Short poem on the lonely side of love.
 
Change On The Way? Part 1 (Hey Texas and Ohio listen up!) (standard:Editorials, 1601 words) [1/2] show all parts
Author: LoriUpdated: Feb 23 2008Views/Reads: 1518/875Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
An editorial on the election. Just my point of view about what's going on while we make history. PLEASE GET OUT AND VOTE!
 
No Choice (standard:poetry, 210 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Feb 27 2008Views/Reads: 1164/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A woman has no choice but to keep living.
 
Pull Up Your Drawers (standard:poetry, 106 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Feb 27 2008Views/Reads: 1104/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
There are times when a man needs to stand up and act like a man. This is what this poem is about.
 
Beauty Is In the Eye of the Beholder (standard:poetry, 179 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Feb 27 2008Views/Reads: 2112/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
When I started this poem I couldn't figure out how to finish it. I sent it to a friend and he knew how to do just that. Thanks Tony! (Oops! Put up the unedited version yesterday ;o(.)
 
His Eyes (standard:poetry, 105 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Feb 27 2008Views/Reads: 1237/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
What would you feel if the eyes of your loved one were suddenly blocked from your sight?
 
Drifting In Your Arms (standard:poetry, 78 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Feb 27 2008Views/Reads: 1130/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Is this paradise? Or just a fleeting moment in time? Judge for yourselves.
 
On Bended Knee (standard:poetry, 155 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Mar 07 2008Views/Reads: 1088/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Pleading with a lover to understand the questions inside her head. And to answer them if he were only willing.
 
Learning to Live Again (standard:poetry, 95 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Mar 04 2008Views/Reads: 1154/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Is it really possible to live after love? I'm not sure but that is the subject of this poem?
 
Dreams (standard:poetry, 112 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Mar 04 2008Views/Reads: 1134/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Dreams for different ages. What are your dreams about?
 
Enemies of the Light (standard:poetry, 86 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Mar 04 2008Views/Reads: 1056/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A some what structured poem about the five basic emotions.
 
Dancing With the Dark (standard:poetry, 99 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Mar 04 2008Views/Reads: 1125/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
I got this idea from an old song.
 
Sun Worshiper (standard:poetry, 139 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Mar 07 2008Views/Reads: 1085/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
This one turned on me towards the middle. I wanted one thing, it wanted another. In the end, the poem won out. Its all about love.
 
Stormy Weather (standard:poetry, 26 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Mar 07 2008Views/Reads: 1383/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Does anyone see the hidden meaning in this poem ;o)?
 
Dawning of Time (standard:poetry, 61 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Mar 07 2008Views/Reads: 1106/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
The dawn breaks through and the end becomes clear.
 
Butterflies and Rainbows (standard:poetry, 99 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Apr 02 2008Views/Reads: 1252/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Re-worked it to make a little better sense. Star-crossed lovers poem.
 
All Things Are Possible (standard:poetry, 137 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Mar 07 2008Views/Reads: 1160/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
I had this up the other day. I felt it lacked something and think I figured out what that was. Still a spiritual poem. All things are possible through Christ.
 
Illogically Disorganized (standard:poetry, 250 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Mar 21 2008Views/Reads: 1116/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
I was told, when I sent this to someone for a review, it was depressing. I explain why it's NOT at the top of the page. You read it and give me your interruption of it.
 
In My Element (standard:poetry, 74 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Mar 21 2008Views/Reads: 1092/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
My first attempt at a Haiku.
 
On The Horizon (standard:poetry, 342 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Mar 21 2008Views/Reads: 1121/573Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A spiritual poem to celebrate Good Friday.
 
Extinguish the Flames (standard:poetry, 67 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Mar 21 2008Views/Reads: 1131/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Another spiritual poem to celebrate the holiday weekend.
 
East to West (standard:poetry, 118 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Mar 21 2008Views/Reads: 1099/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Christ stretched His arms from the east to the west and died for you. Will you allow Him to save you again this Easter weekend?
 
A Day Without You (standard:poetry, 74 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Mar 28 2008Views/Reads: 1187/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A poem about the waiting associated with love.
 
At Beckon's Call (standard:poetry, 58 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Mar 28 2008Views/Reads: 1154/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Being at the beck and call of love.
 
Beautiful Bright Light of Love (standard:poetry, 96 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Mar 28 2008Views/Reads: 1120/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A sappy love poem for one who is dear to my heart.
 
Belonging (standard:poetry, 43 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Mar 28 2008Views/Reads: 1212/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A wrong side of the track love poem.
 
Bride of Christ (standard:poetry, 439 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Mar 28 2008Views/Reads: 1245/669Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A spiritual poem. Can you tell who this person is?
 
Cry For Help (standard:poetry, 102 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Apr 02 2008Views/Reads: 1092/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A poem about suicide.
 
Confusion (standard:poetry, 21 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Apr 02 2008Views/Reads: 1055/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A Haika :o).
 
Crush Your Walls (standard:poetry, 149 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Apr 02 2008Views/Reads: 1094/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
I butchered an older poem, to see what I could find, and I got this.
 
Hate To Love You (standard:poetry, 129 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Apr 04 2008Views/Reads: 1098/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Sometimes you hate yourself because of the way you love another. That's the meaning behind this poem.
 
Farewell to the Sun (standard:poetry, 81 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Apr 04 2008Views/Reads: 1075/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
My goodbye to the sunlight in my life.
 
Emotional Hindsight (standard:poetry, 131 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Apr 04 2008Views/Reads: 1097/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Questions being asked and answered from one's self. All about life and the reasons we do what we do.
 
Dying for You (standard:poetry, 43 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Apr 04 2008Views/Reads: 1144/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A personal poem with tons of thoughts and feeling.
 
Detaching from Reality (standard:poetry, 165 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Apr 04 2008Views/Reads: 1118/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A lover says goodbye to the one she loves.
 
Missing You (standard:poetry, 22 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Apr 08 2008Views/Reads: 1196/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A Haika.
 
Misery Love Company (standard:poetry, 21 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Apr 08 2008Views/Reads: 1098/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A Haika.
 
In My Head (standard:poetry, 21 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Apr 08 2008Views/Reads: 1209/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A Haika.
 
Ice (standard:poetry, 18 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Apr 08 2008Views/Reads: 1166/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A Haika.
 
Hugs (standard:poetry, 21 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Apr 08 2008Views/Reads: 1204/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A Haika.
 
Agony (standard:poetry, 36 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Apr 08 2008Views/Reads: 1051/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A Tanka. Tried to make it a Haika, but had too much to say ;o).
 
Bruised Heart Lashes Out (standard:poetry, 80 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Apr 26 2008Views/Reads: 1232/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A poem about a couple coming to terms with a relationship being over.
 
Cycles of Love 4 (standard:poetry, 158 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Apr 26 2008Views/Reads: 1156/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
"Coming Full Circle" The conclusion of the series.
 
Cycles of Love 3 (standard:poetry, 198 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Apr 26 2008Views/Reads: 1052/599Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
"Finding the Charmed Circle"
 
Cycles of Love 2 (standard:poetry, 130 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Apr 26 2008Views/Reads: 1124/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
"Circling The Toilet of Love" Ever felt like love was going down the drain? Thanks Tony for the title XOXO!
 
Cycles of Love (standard:poetry, 133 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Apr 26 2008Views/Reads: 1012/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
I started this series to remind myself love has stages and cycles. Since I've only lived long enough to know three of those, I don't know the last stage of love. But I hope you enjoy this series.
 
In Remembrance (standard:poetry, 73 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Apr 29 2008Views/Reads: 1043/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A poem to remember Pavel Friedman and his "Last Butterfly." You may have died in 1942. But, you will always be remember by your amazing poetry!
 
Betrayal (standard:poetry, 39 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Apr 29 2008Views/Reads: 1140/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
An ambiguous poem about another type of love.
 
I'm Haunted (standard:poetry, 73 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Apr 29 2008Views/Reads: 1139/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Ever been haunted by love? I have and tell about it ;o).
 
Earthquake (standard:poetry, 53 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Apr 29 2008Views/Reads: 1090/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Love has been shaken down to the core.
 
Broken Soul (standard:poetry, 23 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Apr 29 2008Views/Reads: 1196/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Every seen a broken soul? Here's a glimpse of what it may look like.
 
Slamming the Door to My Heart (standard:poetry, 374 words)
Author: LoriAdded: May 31 2008Views/Reads: 1124/634Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Second one in the "Heart" series. This is the man's point of view.
 
A Seared Heart In Waiting (standard:poetry, 338 words)
Author: LoriAdded: May 31 2008Views/Reads: 1092/627Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
I got the idea for this series from real life. Sometimes life doesn't deal us a fair hand. Love decides, for many reasons, it wants you to feel it but it shouldn't be returned. This is MY poem about my heart and the man I love.
 
It Matters To Me (standard:Flash, 717 words)
Author: LoriAdded: May 31 2008Views/Reads: 1446/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
This idea came to me today and I let the pen flow. Its a story about a woman realizing life isn't always a box of chocolates. You have to make the most of what you are giving and go on living. Sometimes that's all you're given.
 
The Vastness of Love (standard:poetry, 84 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Oct 08 2008Views/Reads: 1128/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A poem about finding yourself only by finding the other half OF yourself.
 
Family Portrait (standard:poetry, 176 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Oct 08 2008Views/Reads: 1122/543Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Sometimes you have to be on the outside looking in to see the "true" picture. And sometimes the outsider longs to be the person on the inside.
 
A Never Changing World (standard:poetry, 67 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Oct 08 2008Views/Reads: 1109/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Often times the only person who can really "see" you is the person who loves you the most.
 
Bliss (standard:poetry, 45 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Oct 08 2008Views/Reads: 1166/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Have you ever written something which makes NO sense to you? This is mine! It's one of my favorites though ;o).
 
Dropped By The Rain (standard:poetry, 77 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Oct 08 2008Views/Reads: 1093/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
To live for the future you have to let go of the past. The trick is finding out if we can.
 
The Baby Girl Lives (standard:poetry, 138 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Oct 23 2008Views/Reads: 1124/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
My biological father was killed by a drunk driver 28 years ago on the 20th. This is a one of two poems I wrote for him. NO pity requested!!!!
 
Living With Life (standard:poetry, 300 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Oct 23 2008Views/Reads: 1028/563Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
The second poem about my father.
 
Searching For A Cure (standard:poetry, 101 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Oct 23 2008Views/Reads: 1061/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This is my contribution to the fight against this dreaded disease.
 
Daily Living (standard:poetry, 96 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Oct 23 2008Views/Reads: 1082/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A woman asks for more than her lover is willing to give.
 
Mirror Image (standard:poetry, 153 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Oct 23 2008Views/Reads: 1169/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
When you truly love someone you can see both sides.
 
The Journal Entry (standard:drama, 1994 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Nov 13 2008Views/Reads: 1212/704Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A woman enters therapy to try and overcome her past. Her first "homework" assignment is to write about the first 13 years of her life.
 
Breaking The Silence (standard:drama, 5825 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Nov 18 2008Views/Reads: 1340/664Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A teacher gives a student the courage to tell a secret by sharing one of her own.
 
Bathed in the Anew (standard:poetry, 94 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Dec 29 2008Views/Reads: 1001/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
This is a poem about a woman who wants to be washed clean.
 
Love's Precipice (standard:poetry, 111 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Dec 29 2008Views/Reads: 1148/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A love poem about wanting to fall but scared of the heights you have to fall from.
 
Trust In His Arms (standard:poetry, 207 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Dec 29 2008Views/Reads: 1013/537Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Sometimes the best way you can show someone you love them is by having complete trust in that person.
 
Escaping the Gilded Cage (standard:poetry, 301 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Dec 29 2008Views/Reads: 1090/587Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A bird learns where freedom lies.
 
Reptilian Love (standard:poetry, 353 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Dec 29 2008Views/Reads: 1047/570Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A cute poem about a little girl in a toy story. PLEASE stay with it. I think you'll like the outcome if you do.
 
Come Hell Or High Water (standard:poetry, 100 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Mar 28 2009Views/Reads: 914/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
I was challenged to write a poem with the words "through patchwork fields." This is one about a woman who will let nothing stop her from loving the man who has the keys to her heart.
 
Good Things Come To Those That Wait (standard:poetry, 282 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Mar 28 2009Views/Reads: 1005/606Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A Creative Challenge poem I did to the phrase: "oh how I miss it."
 
Consistently Wrong (standard:poetry, 266 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Mar 28 2009Views/Reads: 991/513Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Being called a mistake prompted a woman to re-exam her life when dealing with the emotions of that word coming back to haunt her.
 
Winds Of Love (standard:poetry, 118 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Mar 28 2009Views/Reads: 950/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Another poem about on the challenge "through rough patchwork fields." This time done with a friend. Feedback is much appreciated!
 
A Winter Morning's Breath of Life (standard:poetry, 64 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jun 07 2009Views/Reads: 1076/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
I went to capture the sunrise. Instead I looked at the essence of loneliness.
 
Stepping Stone (standard:poetry, 946 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jun 19 2009Views/Reads: 980/493Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
This is the most beautiful and the realest poem I have written to date. I know it's a bit length. But, if you read to the end, I think you'll enjoy it. Feedback is SO appreciated on this one!
 
Carnival Attraction (standard:poetry, 219 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jun 19 2009Views/Reads: 1010/519Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
When love takes you for a ride, what do you do? You come full circle.
 
Close Enough To Perfect (standard:poetry, 188 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jun 19 2009Views/Reads: 973/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
The country group Alabama has a song with this title. It was playing in the background when I wrote this. In so many ways it was my inspiration for this poem. What better title could I have given it then what inspired it? For he IS "Close Enough To P
 
Come Hell Or High Water (standard:poetry, 100 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jun 19 2009Views/Reads: 902/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
When it's something good we have a saying in the South. "Come hell or high water I'm going to do it." This poem was inspired by that saying.
 
Stationary Love Floats Too (standard:poetry, 99 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jun 19 2009Views/Reads: 1526/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
On the forums we've been talking about poetry. A GREAT man said a phrase I fell in love with. I asked if I could borrow it. He gifted it to me. Thank you so much Kelly! This may not follow all the rules, but I did follow some ;o).
 
Paying The Piper (standard:poetry, 22 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jun 22 2009Views/Reads: 991/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
I won an Honorable Mention this week with a Haiku I wrote. Thought I would post it over here to show I CAN write by the rules ;o).
 
Circle of Life (standard:poetry, 172 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jun 30 2009Views/Reads: 1036/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Life is a constant moving circle. We either let it ride us. Or we take the ride in stride.
 
Circling Hearts (standard:poetry, 283 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jun 30 2009Views/Reads: 1013/493Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Sometimes you just need to say what's running around in your heart.
 
Coming to Understand (standard:poetry, 79 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jun 30 2009Views/Reads: 942/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Coming to understand everything in life happens for a reason.
 
Coming of Age (standard:poetry, 346 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jun 30 2009Views/Reads: 991/454Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
In everyone's life there is a time to look deep inside to see what we're made of. We call it coming of age.
 
Hidden Desires (standard:poetry, 54 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jul 04 2009Views/Reads: 1013/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Last week's challenge was to write a four verse couplet poem. I did and won the Poet of the Week award for this poem.
 
Bridging the Gap (standard:poetry, 74 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jul 04 2009Views/Reads: 997/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
When things of the world come between you and love, you have to remember to "bridge the gap" so you can come back together.
 
Spiritual Warfare (standard:poetry, 107 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jul 04 2009Views/Reads: 1143/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Poetry Posse challenged us to write a two line couplet. This is mine.
 
Split Aparts (standard:poetry, 818 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jul 05 2009Views/Reads: 1580/753Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Another challenge poem, this time from The Library on Multiply. Written from the perspective of a 12 year-old girl. Split Aparts are soul mates who have been "split apart."
 
Shadow Dancing (standard:poetry, 142 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jul 05 2009Views/Reads: 999/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A visual aid challenge was issued. A black and white picture of a man standing on a deserted beach. We're to write what we saw.
 
Prelude to Passion (standard:poetry, 266 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jul 05 2009Views/Reads: 1065/515Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Creative Challenge, on Multiply, challenged us to write a poem/story using the phrase "salt of the earth." This is what I came up with. Slightly erotic.
 
The Power Filled Queen (standard:poetry, 236 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Aug 05 2009Views/Reads: 933/538Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Sometimes you have to hit rock bottom before you find the strength you always knew you had inside. Please stay with it. I know it's long, but, in my opinion, well worth your time.
 
The Mending Queen (standard:poetry, 244 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Aug 05 2009Views/Reads: 904/472Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
They say time heals all wounds. I disagree. I think it's love that heals all wounds. Whether it's from someone else, or the love you find inside of yourself. You CAN heal.
 
Straving for the Dream (standard:poetry, 169 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Aug 05 2009Views/Reads: 957/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
This was for two challenges. In one we had to use the word "kiss." In another we were given a list of words. "Starvation" was one of them to be used in an context of the word.
 
Name Your Price (standard:poetry, 187 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Aug 05 2009Views/Reads: 965/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A vindictive poem about a scorned woman who wants to know what it would take to have the love of her heart back in her life.
 
Finding Peace (standard:poetry, 524 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Aug 05 2009Views/Reads: 1066/452Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A poem about letting go of love and getting over it at the same time.
 
Forged Impressions (standard:poetry, 91 words)
Author: LoriAdded: May 19 2010Views/Reads: 923/1Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
This is actually a collaboration between a friend and myself. It's about fitting together against the odds. Knowing when you found the one who matches your heartbeat. Thanks TLB!
 
Hidden Behind the Steel Walls (standard:poetry, 493 words)
Author: LoriAdded: May 19 2010Views/Reads: 818/399Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
I will be the first to admit I am no e.e. cummings LOL. This is long winded, but one of my best I believe. It's about standing up after love walked out the door. Kinda :-s.
 
Finding Balance (standard:poetry, 211 words)
Author: LoriAdded: May 19 2010Views/Reads: 981/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Our world tilts when love chooses to close the door on us.
 
I AM a Wonder Woman (standard:poetry, 276 words)
Author: LoriAdded: May 19 2010Views/Reads: 890/414Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
This is a self-empowering poem. Hopefully not only the women get it. Change the pronoun Gentlemen ;-).
 
Eternally Yours (standard:poetry, 230 words)
Author: LoriAdded: May 19 2010Views/Reads: 828/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Even when love takes a wrong turn you can't help but remain in love with the person who captured your heart.
 
An Author's Wish (standard:poetry, 279 words)
Author: LoriAdded: May 15 2010Views/Reads: 853/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
When you sit down to write a GREAT story what is your wish? What do you long for the reader to come away with? This is my answer to those questions.
 
A Festival of Romance (standard:poetry, 282 words)
Author: LoriAdded: May 15 2010Views/Reads: 889/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
I was challenged to write about a carnival. It's a little "risque" but it's what my Muse wanted to write. And YES! It's meant to be a little corny, cute, and funny :-).
 
The Chiming of Love's Clock (standard:poetry, 315 words)
Author: LoriAdded: May 15 2010Views/Reads: 867/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
This may not make any sense unless you understand the rhythm of the poem. You know how a clock will chime ever hour? That is the questions in this poem. The "answers" are the endless seconds of waiting for the chime.
 
Love's Understanding Lamb (standard:poetry, 193 words)
Author: LoriAdded: May 15 2010Views/Reads: 860/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
What would you do for love? What sacrifice is too much? IS there a price to high for love?
 
Beyond the Atomsphere (standard:poetry, 228 words)
Author: LoriAdded: May 15 2010Views/Reads: 828/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Can love be contained by four walls? Or is it bigger than that?
 
The Turning of the Continuing World (standard:poetry, 147 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jan 02 2011Views/Reads: 873/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
My granddaughter, Zoie Nina, was born on Novemeber 9th, 2010. This is my first tribute to her.
 
Here Without You (standard:poetry, 299 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jan 02 2011Views/Reads: 859/404Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Another poem about my granddaughter.
 
Soon Is Soon Enough (standard:poetry, 244 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jan 02 2011Views/Reads: 884/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
The old saying is "Soon isn't soon enough." For someone who was born with an ocean's deep lack of patience I've LIVED that saying for most of my life. This poem is about understanding there IS joy to be found in waiting.
 
Keeping It Honest (standard:poetry, 336 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jan 02 2011Views/Reads: 883/469Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Asking for a reason to live doesn't mean we're on death's door. It means asking if someone cares enough to give us one reason not to go through life as a robot.
 
The Android's Regret (standard:poetry, 190 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jan 02 2011Views/Reads: 872/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Kinda a prelude to "Keeping It Honest." Sometimes in life living it as a robot is better than experiencing the pain OF life.
 
Mantel Seeds (standard:poetry, 1191 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Mar 25 2011Views/Reads: 841/621Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
This is a story about the life of a tree. I hope you stay with it until the end. I'm aware it's a bit wordy. But when you start at the beginning you can't leave something out. It could be my best poem yet.
 
Spotting Glimpses of Color (standard:poetry, 391 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Feb 08 2012Views/Reads: 761/354Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
This is the third poem in my Child Abuse series. Sometimes it's not about reliving the attack. It's about facing the mirror. Deciding what's a mirage and what's real.
 
Seeing What's Not There (standard:poetry, 313 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Feb 08 2012Views/Reads: 769/399Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
2nd poem in the child abuse series. Sometimes you can't see what needs to be seen from the outside. Most of us hid parts from the world. But often times those are the things that need to be seen the most.
 
Playing Adult Games (standard:poetry, 224 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Feb 08 2012Views/Reads: 1276/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
I started a child abuse series to raise awareness for an epidemic that knows no boundaries. Here it is 30 years later after it touched my life still going on strong. This is the first poem in my new series.
 
Come Home To Me Instead (standard:poetry, 240 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Feb 09 2012Views/Reads: 743/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
There are times when love isn't perfect. But it always leaves the hope of it being more. This is a tale of a woman who can't resist the promise he'll come home to her instead some day.
 
Ready, Willing, and Able (standard:poetry, 152 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Feb 09 2012Views/Reads: 1048/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A woman describes how her lover can make her exactly what the title reads.
 
The Gift of Gracie (standard:poetry, 145 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Feb 09 2012Views/Reads: 786/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
I was given a challenge. Write nine line stanza with the subject of sour milk and strained peaches. Now for a forty-one year old woman it was a stretch to say the least. Then a friend reminded me I have The Gift of Gracie :-). Problem was solved!
 





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