A Playlist Called Summer
A playlist called Summer glares at me. She’s been waiting for weeks now. I’ve stood her up. I’ve been ignoring her calls. She reminds me that time is running out.
And It Was Beautiful
The sky beams fuchsia. The sun is redder than a bleeding heart. Willows weep roses. Pale shades of pink scatter through long strands of cotton candy-coloured grass, as they stroke against my skin. My body lends into the earth, still soft from the daily, New Earth Agrituals.
Beyond The Music: Flo'Jo (Cool Blu)
The first time I listened to Cool Blu was last summer. I’d stumbled across his Instagram page and into an album that turned out to be exactly what I needed at that time. Everyone was in quarantine and I had decided that (for some reason) this was the best time for me to face some demons.
Sof, come back. The tiles on the ceiling are dark and water-stained. Alex looks at me, “Where did you go?” I blink and shake my head, “I don’t know.”
Songs for Orchestrating the Apocalypse
Dystopian fiction has a way of revealing the ugliest parts of the reality we live in. These dystopian stories can be some of the most important, complex, and weaving tales... but they can also exist in those small, universal truths laid out in simple, honest words.
Something Real: A Short Piece of Fiction
The phone won’t stop wailing. I stare at it as if my glare could turn the sound to stone. The phone keeps screaming, though, and I know that it is only a matter of time before it becomes a human voice.
5 Music Videos that are Actually Story Prompts, for When You Have Writer's Block
Writer’s block creeps in many sneaky ways - but so does inspiration. Stories live all around us: in the strangers across the street, in the shape of the shadows against the dusk... but they also live in the questions that we allow ourselves to ask.
A Pride Playlist to Celebrate Your Identity
Love is delicacy and strength flourishing side by side. Love is resilience and art - it is that feeling you get when you witness something so beautiful, your skin gasps in awe.