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  1. ghost rider (tribute to rush)

    this band has soundtracked all of my youth (that i remember, anyway.) the anarchist played through all of my terrible godlike anger, while i ended up listening to the pass a lot of the times i was sad. and you! you, who introduced me to them. i can’t imagine how you feel about their...end. i don’t know much about how you found them, or how you got started listening to them, or anything. (thinking back on when i started listening to them, i see a grove of trees, and the two of us. i don’t know why, but that visual fills me with hope.) i wish i had seen them in concert, back in 2015. did you ever see them in concert, i wonder? author's note: this is a very rough draft. critiques and comments welcome. it's not coming out the way i want at all, and it feels unfinished, so i'm letting y'all see it before i put it on tumblr. if it wasn't clear from the title, this is a tribute to the band rush, who recently officially disbanded...but it's also kind of a letter to my friend lem (who got me interested in their music.)
  2. HHHHHH i'm trying to write a tribute to a band that recently broke up bc they got me through a lot of hard times and it's coming out all wrong i'm [knife emoji]

    1. conradbirdie


      no worries, you'll figure it out!! and it looks like u Did if the recent posts are anything to go by kdjfjkfd

    2. mousecircus
    3. conradbirdie


      hey @mousecircus cicada's not letting me like again but My Point Still Stands. you'll figure it out, sometimes time is the best remedy for figuring out how to word things!

  3. like i just have NO sense of rhythm and no? inspiration lately and i want to die

  4. i feel super bad bc i am not as good at poetry as...some people...and i know comparison is. bad but i can't stop!!!!!!!!!!!

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    2. The Invincible Troodon

      The Invincible Troodon

      @conradbirdie But my old stuff is just about the same.... Sometimes it's better. I don't think I have ever improved.

    3. conradbirdie


      @The Invincible Troodon well hey, that means you get a cool leaning experience!! what do you like more about your writing then, what do you like less about your writing now? you can analyze it to change your style as you see fit! good luck to you, dude!

    4. The Invincible Troodon

      The Invincible Troodon

      @conradbirdie I used to have ideasssssssssssssssssssssssssss.......................... Anyway thanks!

  5. mitski, screaming her head off in "drunk walk home":
    oh mood

  6. krav maga

    after logan @drowntown hook punch. my father tells me when i am maybe 13 or 14 that he would love to sign me up for a self-defense class, but he’d have to get me a personal (& concussion-trained) teacher. this is a fact of my medical history. cross-body punch. my father continues, you might be in college, at a party, and a boy might say—this was before i came out—and a boy might say, “do you want to go upstairs and look at my Marvel Comics collection?” straight punch. he might pin you to the bed and leave you violated. empty. focus not on what is being protected against. focus only on going through the motions. getting these moves just right. and you’ll have to go to the police and let them probe inside of you, looking for the damaged points. uppercut. this is why i need you to be safe with boys, with girls, with anyone, really. fix your stance. i can’t make a fist properly. he gives up on the lesson. i know he’s too fearful of what lurks within me to ever successfully complete a lesson with me, anyway. too worried about me to ever put hands on me, even in a lesson. author's note: i have a crippling fear of assault/rape/etc., and i was in a situation similar to the aziz ansari stuff when i was 14. it's...not fun, hearing my own father say that what ansari's accuser reported trivializes "real" assault.
  7. box block (tw past abuse)

    this is sad as fuck but!!!!!!!!!!! excellent concept excellent execution. thank you for killing my writer's block <3
  8. flesh & bone [huge ed tw]

    also like this is basically just Disordered Eating Word Vomit (haha punny) but like... idk just please don't feel obligated to critique it bc ik it's bad lol
  9. intro things :D

    excellent!!!!!!!!!!! @conradbirdie
  10. H fuck ... whom else drinks too much coffee and gets caffeine headaches daily bc i...suffer :)