That’s what keeps me :: songs and poetry

Keep Art Alive :: “Farewell” :: Art by Christian Schlo  Pistachio (by me) Monterey Avenue, five and dime, she would hide lipstick cases, pretty pink pearl, in the deep pockets, of hand-me-down jackets, three older brothers, calling names, always growing. There’s a girl in here, you know, under the long sleeves, and grass stain knees. She tells secrets to imaginary, friends and foes; sometimes they fight each other, duel at dawn, those nights she can’t sleep, bottle crash, you dirty whore, clash crash smash, silence. But, her Mother smells of rose water, lights candles for the neighbor’s sick boy, and … Continue reading That’s what keeps me :: songs and poetry

If Your Intentions Are Pure :: A Playlist

If Your Intentions Are Pure :: I’m Seeking a Friend For the End of the World :: A Playlist Inspired by the book God-Shaped Hole  listen here at Spotify Preaching the End of the World :: Chris Cornell Bad :: U2 Grace :: Jeff Buckley Time Has Told Me :: Nick Drake I Fall In Love Too Easily :: Miles Davis Morning Glory :: Tim Buckley Oh My Sweet Carolina :: Ryan Adams If You See Her, Say Hello :: Bob Dylan Wild World :: Cat Stevens Manner of Speaking (cover) :: Nouvelle Vague She (cover) :: Pretenders & Emmylou Harris Angel … Continue reading If Your Intentions Are Pure :: A Playlist

Well that is that, and this is this :: song of the day

“Your body may be gone, but I’m gonna carry you in. In my head, in my heart, in my soul. And maybe we’ll get lucky and we’ll both live again. Well, I don’t know, I don’t know, I don’t know, I don’t think so.” Sometimes I forget that we used to be close, that once upon a time we shared secrets and opened ourselves up to each other, freely. I think, perhaps, it is easier not to remember, because in the inner lining of that borrowed sweater there lies too many tears, and untold stories that never came true. The … Continue reading Well that is that, and this is this :: song of the day