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All those people, all those lives, where are they now? With loves, and hates, and passions just like mine, They were born, And then they lived, And then they died. It seems so unfair. I want to cry.
--Morrissey

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  • valentines day couple - woman with disability shaking uncontrollably but still on that dance floor (resident)
  • guy with mtv jacket and tons of buttons (grand star)
  • small person owning it (grand star)
  • black and yellow deep make out session (off beat)
  • black female goth in wheelchair with no limbs who swayed to the music
  • young school black kid who danced with james to soul (short stop)
  • man who wears overalls and dances around in dramatic way (echoplex)
  • old man with pony tail and piercing dancing each week (grand star)
  • james's doppleganger (resident)
  • black cowboy goth with crucifix and boots (lash)
  • morrissey non-stop dancer (everywhere)
  • star trek costumed people dancing with st...
feb 15 2018 ∞
jun 3 2018 +
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He doesn't know...

  • That I hear him sweetly break when she asks for just one more HUG after the ten prior.
  • That I hear him explaining the rules of a new game with PATIENCE over and over again.
  • That I hear him making CONVERSATION at 7am over breakfast before school when I know he’s exhausted.
  • That I hear his footsteps when he’s the dancing MONSTER making her cringe with laughter.
  • That I hear him CONSOLING her with gentle personal experience when she’s been bullied.
  • That I hear his myriad of VOICES for the fictional characters he’s reading to her.
  • That I hear him build her CONFIDENCE when knocked down by a difficult math problem...
jun 17 2018 ∞
jun 19 2018 +
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  • dogs
  • all the mariachi bands that play in my neighborhood every year around graduation
  • cacti of all kinds
  • dioramas
  • when people can't get the beat right on a clap to music
  • the wild highland park parrots
  • when my dog seems to be smiling at me
  • when an item has like one star or a movie has like 10% tomatoes --so funny
  • when tour bus drivers are ready to go home and they drive super fast and the tourists are flying by and trying to take pictures
  • when a big line forms right after you've ordered
  • when you great have sex with a random person in your dream
  • the house right after its been cleaned and the chores are done
nov 18 2009 ∞
jun 9 2018 +
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“Now our lives are changing fast…Hope that something pure can last. Hope that something pure can last.” – Arcade Fire

Children are often heard saying “Look at me!” to their parents. From an early age we want someone or something to witness our lives (a longing for god). Our parents’ role is to guide us OUT of self-importance but now technology hinders us from maturing out of that “look at me” phase of childhood.

The introduction of “scrolling” and “likes” and "follower counts" on social media changed our lives and our psychology forever. We broadcast to each other with a hunger. I’ve made a rule to not scroll people’s PERSONAL lives whether on facebook or instagram. I also try not to post "personal life" things that would broadcast to anyone’s feeds as well.

I have the desire to do it… I want to post my adventures, my love, my life. BUT ...

oct 23 2016 ∞
apr 25 2018 +
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  • when sale folks follow you around showing you clothing you might like
  • when people go to the movies really sick and sneeze and cough a lot
  • reading directions for board games
  • when an actor plays twins in a film and they use special effects -- too stressed they're going to misalign
  • when scotch tape isn't aligned and you're trying to get it even
  • when trampy girls with coors lights are trying to dance to joy division in a sexy way
  • when people take selfies at inapprpriate places like holocaust memorials
  • close ups during "dead scenes". I know they're not dead so don't get close up!
  • when people brag about their wealth, especially on social media
  • when you are trapped in a room with a loud fly
apr 11 2006 ∞
apr 25 2018 +
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  • Almost Famous
  • American Beauty
  • American Pie
  • An Education
  • Back to the Future
  • Brick
  • Better of Dead
  • Bring it On
  • But I’m a Cheerleader
  • Can’t Buy Me Love
  • Can't Hardly Wait
  • Clueless
  • Cruel Intentions
  • Cruel Story Of Youth (1960)
  • Dazed and Confused
  • Dead Poets Society
  • Detroit Rock City (film)
  • Donnie Darko
  • Dope
  • Edge of Seventeen
  • Election
sep 7 2017 ∞
jun 3 2018 +