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We Need New Names

Title: We Need New Names

Author: NoViolet Bulawayo

Genre: YA Fiction

Year of Release: 2014

Review: Darling dreams of moving to America with her aunt where she will have dolls and she’ll never be hungry. 268 more words

A Familiar Face and Naughty Pictures

Odd one, this. This guy originally messaged me in May. May of last year, I should add. It was just after I came back from a rather turbulent month performing in China (long story – I hated it). 567 more words

Dating

The Lie That Sinketh In

You want lies?
For I have many -
Some, I’ve never used at all -

Or is it
The truth you’re seeking -
Truth, that gray and solemn pall… 53 more words

Original Poems

The Ballad of Disillusionment

Sometimes I want to turn my desk over

and break things.

I want to take an

old school

wooden

baseball bat

and smash my computer screen. 213 more words

Revolution

Coming home - what now?

Upon returning home, I am suffering a vacation hangover – or maybe just a disillusionment from a lack of being on the go. I woke up Monday to realize I didn’t have to be anywhere or do anything and really didn’t know what to do. 460 more words

Despair

Goodbye to love.
Goodbye to youth.
Dreams are futile.
I’ll face the truth.

I wished upon stars,
Hoping it wasn’t in vain;
But, those stars brought… 17 more words

Poems

To all the Evangelical Christians I know

At what point do you think you’ll stop collecting “friends” like prized trophies? Humanity is not a statistic. No one needs any winning over. Just because you go to church once a week and pray about everything doesn’t make you any less of a sinner than I am, and forgiveness, as Buddy Wakefield put it, “is giving up all hope for a better past”, not the embellishing of past into something that requires an enormous amount of forgiveness only God can accomplish. 421 more words

Shooting The Mouth