Concrete Jungle

“In New York, concrete jungle where dreams are made of, there’s nothin’ you can’t do. Now you’re in New York. These streets will make you feel brand new. Big lights will inspire you.” - Empire State of Mind fire escape in the upper east side... 79th street east turning right to central park.... the metropolitan... Continue Reading →

Broken, but Hoping

"You say you've been through this beforeYou gave away all your secretsTo someone who up and left you in piecesI know the feeling, believe me I know the prices you've gotta payI'm sacrificing my freedomAnd all just to get somebody to see meNobody said it was easy My heart's been broken and broken and broken... Continue Reading →

Yes, I’ve Always Been Green

"What? What are you all looking at? Do I have something in my teeth? Fine, might as well get this over with. No, I'm not seasick. Yes, I've always been green. No, I didn't eat grass as a child." - Wicked The Musical This week was the beginning of my senior year of high school.... Continue Reading →

Summer Lovin’

"Summer loving had me a blastSummer loving happened so fastI met a girl crazy for meMet a boy cute as can beSummer days drifting away to oh oh the summer nights" - Summer Nights, Grease The summer is coming to an end quicker than I can deal with. I have mountains of summer homework still... Continue Reading →

Eighteen

"Something has changed within me Something is not the same I'm through with playing by the rules Of someone else's game Too late for second guessing Too late to go back to sleep It's time to trust my instincts Close my eyes and leap" - Defying Gravity, Wicked Eighteen years ago, I came into this... Continue Reading →

Falling – Part 2

Photo by Snapwire on Pexels.com "I wanted so badly to lie down next to her on the couch, to wrap my arms around her and sleep. Not fuck, like in those movies. Not even have sex. Just sleep together in the most innocent sense of the phrase. But I lacked the courage and she had... Continue Reading →

Falling

"maybe tonight you're scared of falling, and maybe there's somebody here or somewhere else you're thinking about, worrying over, fretting over, trying to figure out if you want to fall, or how and when you're gonna land, and i gotta tell you, friends, to stop thinking about the landing, because it's all about falling." -... Continue Reading →

Waving Through a Window

"Step out, step out of the sun if you keep getting burned. Step out, step out of the sun because you've learned, because you've learned. On the outside, always looking in. Will I ever be more than I've always been? 'Cause I'm tap, tap, tapping on the glass - I'm waving through a window." -... Continue Reading →

The Finger of God

"Some say that we shall never know and that to the gods we are like the flies that the boys kill on a summer day, and some say, on the contrary, that the very sparrows do not lose a feather that has not been brushed away by the finger of God." - Thornton Wilder Almost... Continue Reading →

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