Tell me that you’ll open your eyes :: songs and contemplations

“Every minute from this minute now, we can do what we like anywhere. I want so much to open your eyes, ’cause I need you to look into mine.” I was thinking this morning how most of the time in our everyday lives, especially in terms of one-on-one relationships, we are terrible listeners. But, more than that, we are neglectful viewers, too. We either look away at the wrong time, open our eyes when we should shield them, and more often than not, shut them tightly when we should be paying attention. How many times have you asked yourself, or … Continue reading Tell me that you’ll open your eyes :: songs and contemplations

Another time undone :: song of the day

Keep Art Alive :: Art by Allison Torneros “Hopelessly drift in the eyes of the ghost again, down on my knees and my hands in the air again, pushing my face in the memory of you again; but, I never know if its real, never know how I wanted to feel.” When I write, somewhere in my head a title looms, stark and distant, at times, but there all the same. I do not know how much it affects the words I use, or the plot turns and eventual end, but it must. I would think it would have to … Continue reading Another time undone :: song of the day

Pete Yorn :: musicforthemorningafter :: My Favorite Albums

musicforthemorningafter (2001) :: Pete Yorn  This album found its way into my hands through one of those Columbia House/BMG buy 10 CD’s for a penny mail-order things. It was the day before we were meant to move to Michigan and everything was packed away in boxes and loaded into a moving truck that was already on its way. In the mail was a box with 3 CD’s, and as I fell asleep that night in a sleeping bag on the basement floor this was playing. We played it as we drove cross-country. Sometimes the songs played on in the middle … Continue reading Pete Yorn :: musicforthemorningafter :: My Favorite Albums