But even in the retreat of words, even in the absence of expression, the throbbing pulse of my thoughts pound me down like a hammer to an iron nail. So here I am, struggling to compose letters into words, words into sentences, and finally, sentences into a sensible set of ideas, obsessions, sadness, and tears. Continue reading “Wander Weekly 01: Afterthoughts on After Laughter”
I know it has been months since the last time I wrote for the Wander Weekly series in my blog. When I first started this series, I promised I would publish at least two chapters every month, but somewhere down the road I swept that promise under the rug and decided to confine my mindless musings within the frayed yellowing pages of my tattered journal. Continue reading “Wander Weekly 05: Exploring a New Musical Terrain”
Hello everyone! For this week’s chapter of Wander Weekly, I decided to take a break from my usual melodramatic meditations and opted instead for a simple blog post about my current favorite music.
Continue reading “Wander Weekly 04: What’s on my Playlist?”
Bon Iver is a spell whose force draw itself from the powerful play of music and words.
Justin Vernon is a poet whose his lyrics make up his madness, his art.
To that person I once knew in college who first let me hear about Bon Iver,
I hope you are happy wherever you are and I hope you have forgotten about her.
Continue reading “8 (CIRCLE) by Bon Iver”
This blog post is an appreciation post for the music video of Cosmic Love (2009) by Florence + The Machine. The English indie rock band has been around the scene for quite some time now. I stumbled upon them only recently and fell fast in love with their songs. Continue reading “Cosmic Love by Florence + The Machine”
If I tried to take
everything in this world
that reminded me of you,
it would be so empty
that fucking God himself
would have to fucking start again.
And his eyes would
roll back in his head
and pretend it never happened.