I never thought I’d need so many people :: songs and writings

Keep Art Alive :: “Last Breath” :: Art by Sarah Joncas “I think I saw you in an ice cream parlor, drinking milkshakes, cold and long, smiling and waving and looking so fine, don’t think you knew you were in this song.” Mortality is a slippery truth, translucent most of the time, and chameleon-like. We feel it so rarely, the honest and real feeling of our mortal selves. On the surface we say we know it does not last forever, that nothing ever does, and that our days – each stacking on the other – are numbered; but do we … Continue reading I never thought I’d need so many people :: songs and writings

Like the sunshine :: my favorite movies

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)  “Joely?” ~ Clementine “Yeah, Tangerine?” ~ Joel “Am I ugly?” ~ Clementine “Uh-uh.” ~ Joel “When I was a kid, I thought I was. I can’t believe I’m crying already. Sometimes I think people don’t understand how lonely it is to be a kid, like you don’t matter. So, I’m eight, and I have these toys, these dolls. My favorite is this ugly girl doll who I call Clementine, and I keep yelling at her, ‘You can’t be ugly! Be pretty!” It’s weird, like if I can transform her, I would magically change, … Continue reading Like the sunshine :: my favorite movies

I’m with someone else’s girl :: video of the day

Someone Else’s Girl :: The Olms “I heard today he ran away, and married someone else. I bumped into her on the street, and told her how I felt. Now every time I catch her eye I never look away, she’s finally walking next to me, there’s nothing left to say.” Continue reading I’m with someone else’s girl :: video of the day

Rather be home with no-one when I can’t get down with you :: song of the day

“Wake up in the morning with a head like what you done, this used to be the life, but I don’t need another one. Good luck cuttin’ nothin’, carrying on, you wear them gowns. So, how come I feel so lonely when you’re up getting down? So, I play along when I hear that favorite song, I’m gonna be the one who gets it right. You better know when you’re swingin’ round the room, look’s like magic’s solely yours tonight.” Sunday nights used to be filled with getting ready, sharing the bathroom mirror (and the mirror in the bathroom), trading … Continue reading Rather be home with no-one when I can’t get down with you :: song of the day