Reposted an old blog post about opinions, and then this song sprang to mind. This song is from another Australian band, Kisschasy. This is from their 2007 album, Hymns for the Non Believer. https://youtu.be/3qtWjpf1QQE Kisschasy - opinions won't keep you warm at night. Wait while jealousy tears you apart / I'm sorry but I cannot help … Continue reading Kisschasy – Opinions…
Hear me, this is the tune in my head. Right now, it's playing on repeat. Although this introduction sings along to a different tune, it's the silver ocean buoyant surfer. The sailor and saint ferrier face. Philomena, lullabies of lovely eyes. Sleep eris knight. Spin a third qua... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pLAKLs9IdAE Dashboard Confessional - Saints and Sailors … Continue reading Sire needs her bear
Swing low, salty water tides, Reveal a path so I may walk home. Swing back, high tide is time, Erase my path so they don’t follow me home. I look up to heaven and what did I see? The moon’s full face smiling at me. Again I looked up to heaven expecting to see, A … Continue reading Tidal Chariot
Hands up if you're an Aussie or a Kiwi. (me! me! I've got my hand up!) Ok, interesting. Excellent. Good to see you all here. Now, keep you hand up if you're familiar with hell. (Hi, Seitan!) Sweet. Now, reckon you could take it? (I don't have to take it, it's already mine.) H is the … Continue reading We are 1 but we are many, sang Kalliope
Could you hear me singing in your sleep? Do you listen for me in the wind? Do you read between my lines? What a fascinating fashion when we gather in formation. New thing, the pendulum swings. A secret smile is saved, hidden away for me. Chase me through the labyrinth. When you are ready, when … Continue reading Semi – tonics
https://youtu.be/O_CkA-03AWk Dashboard Confessional - For you to notice I'm starting to fashion an idea in my head where I would impress you Reaching new heights, diving to new depths. Up or down, spinning in free fall. What once was a dance, hearts accelerating and racing. You held my hand as we were turning, and let … Continue reading For you to notice
A playlist I just made up, not on spotify, but just thinking and writing... 8 disney, 8 beatles. Disney leads and beatles respond as a chorus or commentary... the male response to the female lead... I am all the Disney princesses mentioned here. I am also both Aladdin and Jasmin. AJ... ja, das me. The … Continue reading Wisdom beat Disney
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IDbLzCPd2MY Moana - How far I'll go I've been staring at the edge of the water / 'Long as I can remember, never really knowing why / I wish I could be the perfect daughter / But I come back to the water, no matter how hard I try / Every turn I take, every trail … Continue reading How far will you go?
why do i cry every time we say goodbye? why do i cry every time we part again? why do i cry every time you don't reply so a simple message that i send? why do you mean so much to me even though i haven't known you for too long? why does it seem … Continue reading Why do I cry
https://youtu.be/ChBOhIr6V44 Blindside - The Endings So you think that I could ride This wave all the way through So you think that I could just stand here With nothing to hold on to I can feel it, it's breaking, it's coming down It's crashing down from up high Can't see it, it's too big too … Continue reading The end is night good
If Dean Lewis is to be believed, then everything will be all right. I heard it so on the nova waves transmitted nigh a month ago. But teetering on the edge, Venus instructed them to throw it back. I do not know what they are throwing... But it sounds bitter. Hades, why is society like … Continue reading HMS Valkyrie: knightmode 2
https://youtu.be/bYUSut0aXDg Disney is a huge influence on the world in terms of childhood fairy tales and animation. Everyone wants to be a Disney princess or fairy (or at least in my circles... or just me... because I'm all of the characters and tropes... yikes) I used to go by Rapunzel on this here blog, but … Continue reading A lullaby as you go down the river styx
Watch "Opening of the opening of songs for a new world" on YouTube https://youtu.be/2omEcxMdHno Call to action, point of order. Hear ye, here I say. A proclamation of heresy. This is not a gendered calling, but I am gendered and I am calling... for this is a gendered world. Who wants to bicker about engendered … Continue reading Whale of a banshee. Siren lights are spinning.
10th May, 2019. Updated. Time is apparently tick-tock-kicking on my side, apparently. Or it's kicking my butt into gear to be prepared for... the end. Behold, me. Look, see, listen, hear; read my words.I quote myself. 1st February, 2019. The time is now 3:17am, but I took a photo when it was 3:16am, convinced it … Continue reading What do I have to offer to you?
I'm pretty lousy at guitar. This is, like, one of the only riffs I know how to finger. But there is a lesson to be learned in every encounter, a message to be read in every word. Do you understand? Did you hear what I wanted to be heard? Or are you just staring, gawking, … Continue reading Judge not lest ye be judged.
3 January 2019, 9:58 pm; I was born here. My parents were not. I have been asked many times where I am from, or what is my nationality. I always answer Australian, but the colour of my skin is not white. I am fair skinned, sort of. I seem to cause a cognitive dissonance in … Continue reading HMS on the southerly winds
12 January 2019, 12:34am; Firstly, today would have been my parent's 39th wedding anniversary. Instead it is the 20th anniversary since my father passed away. So... I love you, dad. I miss you. I never stopped thinking about you or anything even though I copped a lot of flack for not crying about it all the … Continue reading Playgirl is toying with time’s secrets (fantasy finals)
11 January 2019, 7:13am; Going through my old livejournal account I found a soundtrack listing I put together back in 15 June 2002. So lo-and-behold I present to you my life's soundtrack, according to my 15 year old self! (the accompanying video is the song I had listed as what I was listening to at … Continue reading Dr. Farkenheck & the eternal soundtrack