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Substitution- Silversun Pickups
Everybody has secrets; feelings and thoughts that make a home in a cave inside of someone’s heart. Sometimes those shelters of stone will eventually soften enough to spill out, or become weathered by the winds of a storm. Other times they hole themselves up for good. Lies protect these secrets that at times are unknowing even to the beholder. We sit with undisclosed information without being...
One of those days.
I wasn’t sure what seemed to be bothering me on this average Monday. I could think of nothing in particular; but for some odd reason, things just felt to be slightly off kilter. The light from outside my window fell into my room in slats as I made my way through the pages of a novel. I curled my toes against the soft felt of a blanket and tightened the cracks of my eyes, straining through the...
You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you.– Ray Bradbury, Zen in the Art of Writing (via bookoasis)
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A writer of words.
Words appear in my brain as though put there by an unstoppable, invisible force. They swirl around, tangling amongst each other until tumbling into phrases. Sometimes they are coherent thoughts; other times they leave me scrambling for a way to twist them into something lucid. Before my fingers have touched the keyboard of my laptop or my pen has graced a page, I already have sentences,...