Such Random Friday Tunes.

Hopefully some good music can help get us all through the day!

D.

Published in: on February 5, 2010 at 5:38 am  Leave a Comment  

Farwell to a Catcher in the Rye

“Don’t ever tell anybody anything. If you do, you start missing everybody.”

The Catcher in the Rye was one of those books that hit me at a perfect time. It made me become more confident as a writer and helped to free some of my more imprisoned thoughts. I wish I could of thanked Mr. Salinger for that. It was a really great gift.

Salinger passed away on Wednesday (1/27/10) at his home in Cornish, N.H. at the ripe age of 91. He was a true writer that never thought of selling out or “profiting” off of his works. He simply saw his creations as good books and that’s it. I hope future authors can emulate that. A true writer does not write for fame, a true writer writes to survive.

In The Catcher in the Rye, Holden talks about his distrust of the “adult world”. He hates “phonies” which he considers as actors and celebrites. The same goes for Franny and Zooey, another of his novels, in which a large theme is Franny’s discontentment of the egocentrical side of acting. She hates how people in her profession are so self absorbed and gives up on acting because of it.

In a world full of “phonies” Salinger was a true writer. His words were true words and his feelings and views were honest. 

Rest in peace J.D. Salinger. Your truly an inspiration.

D.

Published in: on January 29, 2010 at 9:38 pm  Leave a Comment  

Brand New Colony

You ever wonder if you have a place out there?

I guess we all go through a stage like that. We question ourselves and our stance on lively errands. What’s your religon? Political ideals? Morals? Etc. Etc. All that silly stuff that makes up our existance.

I propose a ‘Brand New Colony’. A place where everything and everyone is accepted and their flaws are a social norm. Just quite simply a place where we can all worship the Mother in peace. I would not dare call it Utopia, that suggests that this “colony” is perfect, and nothing is perfect. However, I assure you it’s a place that exists in our minds. A place we can go to and a place that will accept us all.

Why atest to beings that aren’t there, or politcal figures and nations that could give a fuck if your breathing? Enter a state of mind where you are perpetually glad to be alive.

Goodnight.

D.

Published in: on January 20, 2010 at 7:49 am  Comments (3)  

Music For A Restless Night

My soundtrack for tonight. It’s a tad bit of an eclectic celebration, but so is my mind. Enjoy.

D.

Published in: on January 15, 2010 at 10:23 am  Leave a Comment  

New Beginnings and Old Sorrows

I’ve been avoiding this.

I’ve been at such a disadvantage and a utter loss for words that I wasn’t sure on what to write about nor what my first post should be. I’ve had a lot of shit to sort through and ideas to work on and it has become increasingly hard to have time for my mind to be free. Words are my lady and I’ve been neglecting her. Hopefully this all ceases, as I’m making a commitment to my beautiful woman. After all, a true writer is only happy when he is writing and is only sad when his words can’t process. I thank God for the shit that She is putting me through. She’s giving me the ideas that I need to formulate into words. It’s a blessing and a curse.

I see a world that is waiting for the day that it can feel good and I am becoming increasingly optimistic about our existance here on the third rock from the Yellow Sun. Of course, I’d be lying to you if I didn’t tell you that this is also a very hard time for me. Ideas are questioned, loyalties are broken, and I’m emerging a better man. It’s feeling like a bit of a metamorphosis.

I guess what my point is that I need to write. I’m only happy when I do and I’m realizing that it’s what I’m supposed to do. So hi there, and welcome to my rambling journey through this culture and life. I’m glad your here.

D.

Published in: on January 15, 2010 at 6:24 am  Comments (2)