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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


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


baseball bat

and smash my computer screen. 213 more words


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


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


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