She sends her regards :: she’s lost control again :: Two-tune Saturday

Part of an original something I have been working on/re-working on/tucking away and taking back out again for a number of years. I vacillate between this, and a very different story, when I dive into the cliched “working on my novel(s)” mode, but often get caught in the spin cycle of self-editing, and self-loathing that often ends with things getting boxed up, and tucked away (again). I am trying to heed the advice of other writers I have recently encountered in this sometimes surreal community of bloggers and just write, get the words out, and finish a final draft – … Continue reading She sends her regards :: she’s lost control again :: Two-tune Saturday

Some Say the Seventh Sounds a Little Bit Stranger :: A Playlist

Some Say the Seventh Sounds a Little Bit Stranger :: Just Seven Days :: A Playlist Listen here at Spotify Teenage America :: Black Before Red 6th Avenue Heartache :: The Wallflowers Baby’s Coming Home :: Mojave 3 Come Around :: Counting Crows Rattlesnakes :: Lloyd Cole & the Commotions Everybody Knows You Cried Last Night :: The Fratellis Paint by Number Heart :: Martha & the Muffins Here & Now :: Letters to Cleo Annabelle Lee :: Marissa Nadler Not California :: Hem The Park :: Feist Hammond Song :: The Colourfield Lola (cover) :: The Raincoats Let’s Dance … Continue reading Some Say the Seventh Sounds a Little Bit Stranger :: A Playlist

Warm as yellow :: song of the day

Keep Art Alive :: “Between Butterflies” :: Art by Joshua Petker “And I do not want to be a rose. I do not wish to be pale pink, but flower scarlet, flower gold. And have no thorns to distance me.” Untitled (by me) I stare out the window, watch the fog turn to haze, as it paints its way across the city of chaos; if you stare hard enough you can see the wings of passerbys, some of them dirty, tattered, shrouded in the rips and tears of life, others are taped on, stolen from someone unknowing, a robbed soul … Continue reading Warm as yellow :: song of the day