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burning bridges blues 4/5/12

burning bridges blues 4/5/12

i’m so grateful for every bridge i’ve burned the streams i jumped across the scars that i’ve earned every single fire was a lesson that i’ve learned the best place to reside is here in my own skin this flesh brown and stretched is a prize in itself

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Songs for a Zine

Songs for a Zine

Have you ever wondered what I listen to when I write? Just in case you’re interested, here are the 25 songs I listened to the most when I wrote the poems for …because Sumayyah Said So Vol. 2 Heavy Rotation The Smashing Pumpkins – “Crush” Creed – “One Last...

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What’s Going On

What's Going On

Well, hello there, dear reader. How are you? I am writing you this letter because I want to keep you informed. What am I doing? Currently, I am reading Scars of Sweet Paradise: The Life and Times of Janis Joplin by Alice Echols. Very interesting. On the “to read”...

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The Sound of the Beast part 2

The Sound of the Beast part 2

“Weird.” “Abnormal.” “Strange” And my personal favorite, “blasphemer.” In Islam, music is an extremely controversial issue. There are people on both sides of the extreme, from the very conservative “only Qur’an recitation is permitted” to the very liberal “listen to whatever you like and play it very loudly.” Having...

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