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Music Writing

5 Verses

I listen to a lot of rap music. I even spent a few of my teenage years jotting down lyrics of my own and performing them at various open mic sessions. The thing that amazes me the most about rap music is the skill certain rappers have to describe everyday life, the extraordinary people they […]

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It was all a dream

This morning I woke from a very vivid dream. Normally when I remember such dreams I try and find the hidden meanings behind the images and metaphors. I haven’t really come to a conclusion about last night’s episode. I can only imagine that I was inspired by things I’d seen on the television recently: episodes […]

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For loved ones lost

Today I watched a friend grieve the passing of her mother. Today I stood by my friend as she faced the reality of death. Watching a friend cry is a most terrible thing. Thankfully the small children don’t see the struggle between life and death like us adults. They simply live. In the moment. Ever […]