Jamison Oliver Bailess, a queer 18 year old trans guy from Utah.
Our mother went missing last Monday. We miss her first thing in the morning—we notice the absent scent of the dark roast coffee, which she liked so much.
Most, if not all, of these songs, are things you could listen to or dance to and never know that lurking under the surface is something terrifying. Much like diving into the water. You never know what you’ll find beneath the waves.
We’re all wrong sometimes. It’s a part of being human, but that doesn’t necessarily make it easy to admit. Everyone, on occasion, can really dig their heels in and double down on their terrible, stupid thoughts.
It detailed the pain that we want others to inflict on us and the freedom found within. Join us this week for a Postcard Playlist that takes you on a journey through the things we savor even when the world tells us not to.
We can all, at times, be a glutton for punishment. Deep down, we think we deserve it. Worst of all, we know our own greatest weaknesses. And whether they’re insecurities, jealousies, or a really killer piece of chocolate babka, no one punishes us like ourselves
A man was sitting at the counter ordering a hot dog to go. He spun around to ask: “Are you talking about scary places in Chester County?”
T**: “No, I don’t think so.”
Instead of building catacombs to keep the corpses out of sight, they turned about five thousand exhumed skeletons into potent visual reminders. The skulls and bones adorn the walls along with poems and paintings of death motifs.
The need to excel and grasp, so firmly in your hand, everything that you aspire to be. The howl of your own throat and nobody listens but the moon.
The grass is covering the mountain like icing draped
on a cake. The odd thumb of rock hangs onto
the daylight. Fence posts lean to the floor held
together by barb wire, like the love that spines
The sun wanted to come in,
but autumn was holding it back.
I watched leaves fly like broken
wings from dead birds. The wind
It is the doomed disco. Camp is nearly undefinable but you know it when you see it and when you are listening to this playlist you will feel that same joyous overindulgence that comes from not knowing where this could possibly go. Isn’t it fun to not know what tomorrow will bring?
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