A Young Artist With Mature Talent: 'Sour' Album Review
There is a reason why Olivia Rodrigo is a rising star. Her debut album, Sour, has mastered the juxtaposition of experienced songwriting and a fresh-faced performance. The only other young artist I know can do that is Taylor Swift, which explains the comparison between the two ladies.
Vocal Is My Therapy
Why do I need therapy, you ask? Well, I'm experiencing a lot of anxiety for two reasons. One, I got a new job that's been stressful. Two, my birthday is coming soon. I will be turning thirty this year (as I am writing this). To be honest, I am not looking forward to it. For the first time in my life, I'm not looking forward to my birthday. Sad, right? To me, thirty is the end of being young and the start of getting old. I know that's dumb, but it's how I feel. I want to either repeat my twenties or stall the aging process altogether. But life doesn't work that way. I got to learn to accept that. Luckily, I have found a place of solace and peace. It's a place of belonging and artistic thinking. That place is called Vocal. Why is Vocal therapy for me?
The Present is a Gift
Can’t change the past No control of the future One can only control the present **** What matters is the now The choices we make now
What Did You Expect: A Loki Poem
Quick Intro: I sometimes write poems or song lyrics (which I only sing in my head) that are inspired by TV shows or movies that I watch. Right now, one of my geeky obsessions is the infamous Marvel villain, Loki. Whether it's the Avengers franchise or the Thor trilogy, that character keeps me glued to the screen. So, of course, I'm a fan of his new series on Disney Plus. Not just because I love the character, but because that show really delved into his psyche. Who is Loki? What makes him tick? Can we ever know for sure who he is or what he wants? I went down that rabbit hole while writing this poem. I hope you guys like it!
Into The Storm: An Avatar Poem
Quick Intro: I have always fiddled around with writing poetry and song lyrics (which are sung only in my head). Sometimes, my work is inspired by films and TV shows that I watch. It's like I created a soundtrack for what entertains me. So, I decided to post one of these poems on Vocal to see how people react. This one was written for one of my favorite animated series, Avatar: The Last Airbender. The first, part is written from Aang's point of view, and the second part is Zuko's point of view. Enjoy!
It's Okay to be Human
Sometimes we feel down Buried in the ground Sometimes we get lost, And we can't be found But that's okay Because we're human
Here we go again A classic case of writer's block The words are in my head Caged in by a lock ************** Here we go again
The Fear of Change
I sense a change Blowing in the wind Do I welcome it, no Fear has done me in The trees invite me To climb to new heights