Friday Five :: I don’t have to pretend

Good Enough (live) :: Sarah McLachlan Friday Five 5 Things this song reminds me of: 1. Once upon a time in the early 90’s, I was in a crumbling, dysfunctional, emotionally abusive relationship when this song came out. At the time, I also met this extraordinary girl who became a fast friend of mine. She played guitar and sang at a cafe we used to go to, just the two of us, away from the “other cafe” that everyone else we knew frequented. One night she sang this song and said it was for me. 2. Later that night she … Continue reading Friday Five :: I don’t have to pretend

Don’t think ‘cos I understand, I care :: VOTD

6 Underground :: Sneaker Pimps directed by Toby Tremlett 6 Underground is from the 1996 studio album Becoming X. It was first released as a single in the United Kingdom in October 1996, where it reached # 15 on the UK Singles Chart and had moderate radio airplay in the United States. After the song was used in the 1887 American film The Saint, radio stations began playing it more frequently. The single was re-released in the United Kingdom in May 1997, where it reached # 9 on the UK Singles Chart. In the United States, the song peaked at … Continue reading Don’t think ‘cos I understand, I care :: VOTD

Soaring higher with every treason :: SOTD

Keep Art Alive :: Art by Esao Andrews “Parody of yourself in color, giving it to everybody but your mother. You’ve got much to think about.” As I dig down and deep, peeling back the surfaces and scraping off the desire and decay, I find all the gaps in my story, all the plot holes and misconceptions, and all the damn illusion. I have doubted myself for so long, always waiting for some far away time when I would be better, skinnier, stronger, in a better place, that I have let my talents waver and my dreams auction off to … Continue reading Soaring higher with every treason :: SOTD