Jam Session is a FREE collection of poetry and short stories inspired by music released before 1995. Release info in post…Read more "Jam Session: Stories From Sounds (Announcement)"
Flogging Molly – If I Ever Leave This World Alive Tap here to listen to source song My death was painless, quick, but the afterlife is a pop-up ad, inescapable. I think I remember looking one way but not the other, maybe the blow of a horn, definitely the thud of my body and CRACK […]Read more "If I Ever Leave This World Alive"
Funkadelic – Maggotbrain Tap here to listen to source song ‘Ya’ll have knocked her up.’ It was either the words that woke me up or the walls of my house shaking. Everything was dark, still again, but a murmur as confused as me drifted through my open windows; I went outside expecting the same calm, […]Read more "Maggotbrain"
Tom Petty – You Don’t Know How It Feels Tap here to listen to source song “You just can’t.” My dad said as I finished wrapping white tape around his gargantuan knuckles, “Not until you take a hit yourself.” I grabbed his left hand and began to wrap the bruises on it as well. “C’mon […]Read more "You Don’t Know How It Feels"
Montana of 300 – Slaughterhouse Tap here to listen to source song There was a mean old lady that lived in the apartment downstairs. The farthest she would ever go from her home was her porch where she would sit and smoke long cigarettes that looked like her fingers. She acted nice, said hi to […]Read more "Slaughterhouse"
Listen here I got burn holes in my hoodies all my homies think it’s dank Up on melancholy hill How did it end up like this? I wake up every evenin’ With a big smile on my face Ain’t no rest for the wicked Sugar we’re going down swingin’. Go long days […]Read more "Skit #2"
Passion Pit – Swimming in the Flood Tap here to listen to source song Far away clanging meant I was alone for the moment; I took the chance to stretch and yawn. “You know it being talked about already doesn’t make it any less significant.” Her words from the other room were followed by pounds […]Read more "Swimming in the Flood"
Len – Steal My Sunshine Tap here to listen to source song I finished my third cigarette in a row and realized I’d rather risk cancer than go shopping with my girlfriend. It’s not that she took long, it’s that she didn’t take her wallet. I’d say she was lucky to have me outside, a […]Read more "Steal My Sunshine"
Kickstart My Heart – Mötley Crüe Tap here to listen to source song I stood still in a rainstorm. The drops were 20’s, 50’s, & 100’s, and in appreciation of the rare weather – I was at a club that wasn’t filled with strippers – I looked for the source. While everyone around me lost […]Read more "Kickstart My Heart"
Listen here This is how it starts Two lovers in the dark On the blackest plains in hells domain We watch them as they go “There is always sweet in sour” So we, are not, goin’ home. You never thought I’d make you smile While I’m smackin your ass and fuckin you all wild […]Read more "Skit #1"