Got me some Solaseria and fashion tonight.
Let’s go. Let’s do this like Brutus.
Zen does not confuse spirituality with thinking about God while one is peeling...– (via lordrelay)
As different as we all are, there’s one thing most young women have in common:...– Jessica Valenti (via misswallflower) Exactly, fuck that. Do what you want.
Is dissonance not the most beautiful thing in the...
Without the conflict of sounds we would not have Music or progression. Dissonance.
Yen-Yaw and the two release boundary.
So you may have asked yourself at some point or another, what is Yen-Yaw? It’s a project, a lifestyle, and ultimately a mindset I’ve adopted. The project being the most physical of the three, entails a CD/set of compositions to be released. The first of which is “Invitation to the Sun.” The second of which, after some careful thought, is ”Aching Vein.” ...
Some Good, Some Bad.
I had my piece performed today, “Pathway to the Sun,” by my lovely lady friend, Kate, and a graduate student, Sarah. Wonderful job despite the nerves. Plus, not an easy piece by any means. I was asked by Dr. Anderson to compose a piece for the percussion department at UCF, which in all reality is a huge honor. I’m very excited and committed to the project as we speak. Supposing...
ROSE-CHEEK’D Laura, come; Sing thou smoothly with thy beauty’s ...– Laura- Thomas Campion
We do not tell about ourselves with Art, Art tells itself about us with us.
Modesty is the foundation of all virtues. Let your neighbors discover you before...– Part of the Zen Koans.
There is no more obnoxious way to punish a man than to force him to perform acts...– Simone de Beauvoir (via fuckyeahexistentialism) Huh.
Play the victim.
That’ll work for a while, kids.
If we don't truly understand anyone else, how are...
You may come across this feeling in your chest or your head. It will deceive...– Aching Vein
If we can't change the world we should at least...
There is no escape. You can’t be a vagabond and an artist and still be a solid...– Hermann Hesse (via fuckyeahexistentialism)
Sometimes we can be so eager to get our point across, that we mindlessly...– (via silversouled)
carmil asked: I really enjoy persuing through your posts, mostly because I am so intrigued with your thought process. Do you read often? If so, what is your favorite book, and why?
An excerpt from "Aching Vein":
When I take a long look at my life, as though from outside, it does not appear...– Excerpt from Gertrude by Herman Hesse. (via fuckyeahexistentialism)
I am allowed to have strong views.
Account: I can say I’m wrong too. That’s the difference between me and most of the opinionated population: this ego is small. I don’t need to be vain to assert myself.
Anonymous asked: What is Yen-Yaw?
Aching Vein Excerpt
With our hair filled with smoke, our eyes filled with ash, this volcano of inspiration has erupted. We are burned with the scars of possibility, infinite and many. We woke to see our faces in a shelter and were disappointed by this. It was the dawn of a new day. The sun was on our faces, in our wrinkles, in our pores eating the oils that divided us from the young and old. This was the atrium of...