Dakki
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Joined 12-09-01, id: 137110
Author has written 18 stories for Newsies, and Dead Poets Society.

The Racetrack Song!
by R. Higgins, choreography by C. "Nuwanda" Dalton

When I'm walkin' down the street
There's a song I like to sing
It's got a snappy beat
And a certain catchy ring

But it hasa special chorus
I think you all will know
And it begs a special question
Whose answer clearly shows

It goes...

CHORUS
Who's the pretties newsie on the block?
(It's him! It's Race!)
Who's the prettiest newsie on the block!
(It's him! It's Race!)

Oh, if there is a question I can answer sure and free, it's--
"Who's the prettiest newsie on the block?"
It's me!

CHORUS 2x

Oh, I'm a lucky fella
Everybody knows it's true
And when the ladies hear my name
It turns their brown eyes blue

From Harlem to the Bowery
From Brooklyn to the Bronx
There's no man quite like Racetrack
To slice a nice girl's nova lox

So if you get in trouble
And you're in a real jam
Call for me and I'll be there
Racetrack is your man

Just ask the air and I'll be there--
"Who's the prettiest newsie on the block?"
It's me!

CHORUS 2x

I don't write 'Newsies' fanfiction nearly as much as I used to, but I'm still doing it off and on, and for that reason I will never grow up.

When I am working on a story, it will most likely be "The Boys of McKinley House," my labor of love for the 'Newsies' fandom, which is as much about Jack and David as it is about navy blue blazers, cowboy boots, rural Oregon, and Bruce Springsteen records. In the words of Jean Anouilh: "you have never seen inhuman forces at work? You will, tonight." Updates have been sporadic lately, but if I'm working on it at all then I'm probably working on it obsessively, and I'm determined to see the boys through their senior year, even if they end up graduating long after I do.

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Tales of Love and Life, as told by an Irish Banana by Saturday reviews
But then again, I realized long ago that there's something seriously wrong with Racetrack's brain. It seems sensible that he'd like caterpillars. [rated for crossdressing and mortal fear of potted plants]
Newsies - Rated: T - English - Humor/Mystery - Chapters: 10 - Words: 24,742 - Reviews: 69 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 11/13/2013 - Published: 1/10/2004
How I Spent My Summer Vacation by studentnumber24601 reviews
Modern day newsies at summer camp. Will wacky hijinks ensue? Gee, ya think? COMPLETE.
Newsies - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 40 - Words: 237,546 - Reviews: 890 - Favs: 176 - Follows: 56 - Updated: 7/14/2007 - Published: 5/4/2003 - David J., Jack K. - Complete
Rush by tuesday blue reviews
During the most shakily brilliant and unsteady time in her life, three things vied for her affections: New York, art, and love.
Newsies - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 141,015 - Reviews: 47 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 7/20/2006 - Published: 8/17/2004 - Jack K., Spot C.
Her Hair by Cards reviews
Now that Sarah's around we don't really pay attention to her anymore. But I see her piling her hair up.
Newsies - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 625 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 3 - Published: 9/19/2005
Neverland by studentnumber24601 reviews
Jack was Peter Pan, and I was his Wendy. The streets of New York were our Neverland. But I couldn't stay in Neverland forever. [Sarah's story, years poststrike.]
Newsies - Rated: K - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,116 - Reviews: 32 - Favs: 31 - Follows: 3 - Published: 9/5/2005 - Sarah J., Jack K. - Complete
Dust by B. Murakawa reviews
Sarah in the bookstore.
Newsies - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 952 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 5 - Published: 8/15/2005 - Sarah J.
A Renaissance Love Story by Saturday reviews
David driving a light blue Volvo, Jack Kelly in tights and pantaloons, and Nat King Cole lyrics. Happy birthday, Dakki.
Newsies - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,453 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 2 - Published: 5/8/2005
Trust by say no more reviews
Snapshots of a relationship. Spot Conlon through the eyes of a whore. (Rated for situation. Complete.)
Newsies - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 5,334 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 1/11/2005 - Published: 12/10/2004 - Complete
Earthward by WhenILookAtTheStars reviews
[FINISHED]...when stiff and sore and scarred, I take away my hand from leaning on it hard in grass and sand, the hurt is not enough: I long for weight and strength, to feel the earth as rough to all my length.
Dead Poets Society - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 22 - Words: 24,288 - Reviews: 37 - Favs: 22 - Updated: 11/13/2004 - Published: 9/22/2003 - Complete
Shuffling Cards by misprint reviews
an old time favourite. raceskits
Newsies - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,648 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 1 - Published: 4/15/2004
Mr and Mrs Bickerson by pancakesareking reviews
SLASH[SpotRace] Spot, the colorblind blond, and Race, the Italian cutey. Poking, kissing, and bickering ensues. Not to mention a substantial amount of humor.
Newsies - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,304 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 2 - Published: 3/26/2004
But I'm a Prep! by Sita-chan reviews
COMPLETE "Is everybody ready?” "No. But we’re going anyway. What other choice do we have?" [slash, language]
Newsies - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 61,491 - Reviews: 349 - Favs: 61 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 12/4/2003 - Published: 7/11/2003 - Complete
Baby Mine by Ophilia LeNoir reviews
A song fic about Crutchy's childhood I was bothered that there weren't many about him. Please R&R!
Newsies - Rated: K - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,114 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 5 - Published: 11/16/2003 - Complete
Spot's Cane by Devonny reviews
Why exactly is that cane so special to him? Maybe it has to do with who it belonged to, and what he lost to gain it.
Newsies - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 7 - Words: 7,838 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 8/29/2003 - Published: 7/24/2003
Can't help falling in love by Angelfish7 reviews
Someone in Brooklyn can't help falling in lo-ove...
Newsies - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 648 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 1 - Published: 8/24/2003
Folgers and Hazelnut Creamer by Shimmerwings reviews
The making of morning rituals, through Mayer's eyes. Much coffee is consumed.
Newsies - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,840 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 3 - Published: 3/19/2003 - Jack K., David J.
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Heart & Soul reviews
“I had a sistah once...she used to sing to me jus’ like that.”
Newsies - Rated: K - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,520 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 11/16/2008 - Racetrack H. - Complete
The Boys of McKinley House reviews
Now Jack was resting his head beside David’s, leaning forward, and kissing David on the mouth and now David was thinking, clearly, plainly, I am in love with Jack Kelly, and there’s nothing in the world I can do about it.
Newsies - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 9 - Words: 36,412 - Reviews: 174 - Favs: 36 - Follows: 50 - Updated: 2/5/2007 - Published: 7/31/2005 - David J., Jack K.
Fur reviews
He is not kissing me the way a boy would kiss a girl anymore, but the way two boys kiss on the floor of the Cameron’s coatroom: recklessly, wildly, holding on for dear life.
Dead Poets Society - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 537 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 1 - Published: 2/4/2007 - Complete
Genie reviews
I lost only the boy I ever loved because of my perfection.
Newsies - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 915 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 1 - Published: 9/27/2005 - Racetrack H.
Dirty Dancing: Manhattan Nights reviews
Every year, the balance of power among the New York City newsies is decided in an all-borough dance-off, a competition rife with romance, rivalry, and betrayal. This year will be no different.
Newsies - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 6,097 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 1 - Updated: 2/19/2005 - Published: 1/15/2005
Chinese Lantern reviews
We all know time-travel is impossible. But what if there was a chink in the wall where two worlds converged? When two people stumble upon this place, their separate worlds get dragged in as well, and no reality is left unchanged.
Newsies - Rated: T - English - Drama/Fantasy - Chapters: 12 - Words: 52,512 - Reviews: 192 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 1/30/2005 - Published: 4/24/2004
Liberating the City reviews
He wondered what he felt: beyond happiness or sadness, something wider, something darker, something blinder and infinitely more wise. Love. (One-shot, Snittery. Flangst. For Lutabelle)
Newsies - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,232 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 3 - Published: 1/18/2005 - Snitch, Skittery - Complete
Horses reviews
[FINALLY UPDATED! WOOHOO] In 1900, the Jacobs family left New York for good and moved out west. Inspired by David's stories, Jack decides to try his luck on the Oregon Trail along with some of his fellow newsies.
Newsies - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Humor - Chapters: 8 - Words: 28,958 - Reviews: 113 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 12/4/2004 - Published: 2/1/2004
Racetrack's Nose reviews
WRONG! Your ears you keep, and I'll tell you why..." (HAPPY BIRTHDAY SATURDAY)
Newsies - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,820 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 5 - Published: 10/14/2004 - Racetrack H.
Valentine reviews
Quick! To the docks, boy! The lobsters are rebelling and we need every good man…they’re ganging up on the fishermen…
Newsies - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 4 - Words: 3,575 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 3 - Updated: 9/26/2004 - Published: 3/27/2004
The Proper Way To Die reviews
Sometimes, as you lie in bed wondering whether Skittery would cry more than Jake or vice versa, you wonder if it’s healthy to spend so much time fantasizing about your death. But then again, there’s nothing quite as fun as planning your own funeral."
Newsies - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,790 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 4 - Published: 6/25/2004
Rip Her to Shreds reviews
On a dark and stormy night in the Subreality Cafe, a fanfic writer meets up with the infamous Sarah Jacobs, and finds out that the two have more in common than she ever thought. Rated for strange pairings, Gangster!Spot, and general ridicule of badfic.
Newsies - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,878 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 4 - Published: 6/11/2004 - Sarah J.
The Rainbow Connection reviews
(One-shot.) Mush had been Blink’s best friend for almost his whole life...And when you had a friendship like that, it wasn’t something you took chances with--not even for love.
Newsies - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,422 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 6 - Published: 5/16/2004 - Complete
Racetrack's Quest reviews
Even though the entire Newsies altiverse has been turned upside-down, Racetrack will stop at nothing to find the perfect gift for his girl. Half-birthday fic for Sapphy.
Newsies - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 8 - Words: 8,497 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 3 - Updated: 3/12/2004 - Published: 3/2/2004
My Funny Valentine reviews
Jack and David share a very special Valentine's day. (Harmless one-shot sillyfic fluff, even though it's impossible to read those words in a summary and not assume sex is involved. Oh, well. Maybe next time.)
Newsies - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 893 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 4 - Published: 2/10/2004 - David J., Jack K. - Complete
Home reviews
After six long years traveling abroad, Sammy Conlon is back in New York City. In her absence, a lot has changed--but one thing will always remain the same.
Newsies - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 5 - Words: 14,721 - Reviews: 37 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 2/7/2004 - Published: 9/13/2003
Santa Fe reviews
There are stories out there about how Crutchy got his crutch, how Kid Blink got his patch, and how Spot got his cane. Now here's one about how Jack got his dream--because Santa Fe is more than just a place.
Newsies - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,782 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 3 - Published: 11/20/2003
The Newsie Princess of Brooklyn reviews
Spot Conlon and Jack Kelly were once much closer than they are now, and with Spot's little sister Samantha they were the newsie royalty of Brooklyn. Now that Jack and Sammy are grown up, can they make it as the King and Queen of New York? Complete.
Newsies - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 8 - Words: 7,952 - Reviews: 45 - Favs: 9 - Updated: 8/23/2003 - Published: 8/10/2003 - Complete