One a Day: Acrostic

Shadow

Sneaking down corridors,
Hallways filled with mystery
All the fears of my childhood
Down the creaking staircase, lay
Oh, to find my way out of this
Winding, spooky, haunted house!

On the Go: My Autumn List Part 2

Say what you will about Glee, those kids can sing and nothing feels better than hearing a song that used to make you cringe be sung in a way that makes you want to cry. Usually I would also put the original, but it’s not even worth it (sorry Ne-Yo).

Let Me Love You (Until You Learn To Love Yourself)

Then we have Running Up That Hill covered by Track & Field:

I hadn’t heard this version before and I think it’s my favorite of all of them. This version is from the Warehouse 13 Soundtrack. Epic! There isn’t an official video, but this one is good and it has the lyrics (sorry if you’re not into lyric videos!)

Running Up That Hill

And for some good ol’ fashion Florence + The Machine:

I finally created a Pandora channel for FTM and when I first heard this song I thought she was saying, “I’m so happy.” You can imagine my chagrin when I tried looking for it and realized it was Heavy.

Heavy In Your Arms

And of Finally Breath of Life, also by Florence + The Machine. The movie was blah, but this song. This song gave me life after watching the comatose looking Kristen Stewart try to act like a brave version of Snow White (lest we all forgot, she ran away from her evil Stepmama in the Disney version and then ate the apple from the stranger…so, not the best role model out there).

This version is so epic and I am partial to orchestras as you all well know, so here we go!

Breath of Life

On the Go: My Autumn List Part 1

So I’ve been doing who knows what these last few months. I have been listening to some good music though!

 

So in no particular order (in fact, I hit randomize on my iPod) let’s start with Phoenix:

I first heard this band during the Made in America Festival in August. I DIED. They are fantastic!! My favorite song so far?

1901

 

Next came Lana Del Rey with Young and Beautiful from the Great Gatsby Soundtrack:

Can I just say how amazing her voice is? How perfect she is in every way? ::swoon:: And that Orchestra!

Young and Beautiful

 

Next up is Ivan & Alyosha:

On Facebook, Bones (the TV show) was telling people to go listen to them. So I did. And I fell in love. This group reminds of One Republic. They are so good, I think I have two of their songs on here!

The Fold

Running for Cover

On the Go: Big Jet Plane by Angus and Julia Stone

I don’t know when I first heard this song, but it was a while back and I’ve been meaning to post it. I’m sure you’ve heard it already, but…

Enjoy!

My New Obsession

So it’s been a while since I’ve written on here. I just want to say that I’ve had a new obsession that I am currently working through…

I’ve discovered my kitchen! And it has things I can use to make food with and I am fascinated by it. My Instagram is chock full of pictures of my cooking experiments. It’s kind of beautiful really, seeing something you made get shoved down someone’s mouth…(lovely image, no?)

Anyway, you’ll have to bear with me as I follow this through to the end. Although, I may just have to add a Food section to this blog!

In the meantime, if you’re on instagram, follow me to see all my beautiful foodie creations!

Kreyole Word of the Day: Bikabonat

Bikabonat (noun)

Baking Soda

Mete bikabonat sou li. (Translation: Put baking soda on it.)

One a Day: Terza Rima

As I walk along the cold forgotten path
I feel as though a shadow walks besides me
And though I feel no menace, hatred, or wrath

I wonder why I cannot, this shadow, see
But to stop along the path and delve deep
Into the gloom is a choice not meant to be

Along this cold forgotten path I must keep
I cannot stop for food or drink, I cannot
Stop for rest and never shall I stop to sleep

I must hurry, be swift or else be forgot
Time waits for some, but for me, surely will not

One a Day: Diatelle

Reach
Back in
Time that’s been
Erased from all
Memory. And not since
You were a child, fragile and small
Did anyone think to hold you tight or call
You honey. Those days of warm breezes at the beach
People watching in air-conditioned malls
Are gone. Now it’s back to cramped halls
Mind games you cannot win
Crying in stalls
Gone from all
Not in
Reach

(This was yesterday’s, fell asleep before I could post.)

One a Day: Rondelet

Eternity
That’s how long we said it would last
Eternity
A fluke that became Destiny
A chance encounter with the past
A plea answered and fate’s die cast
Eternity

One a Day: Lanturne

Shoot
Push up
Rise above
Reach for the clouds
Oak