My mother never loved my father,
A man who even at the best of times was a drunk and a gambler.
Whether she loved me was a question I thought of habitually
And to some great extent,
But with little in the way of conclusion.
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I was searching through my brain for a song to learn on the ukulele, the most powerful instrument of them all. In doing so, I remembered the soundtrack to Dontnod’s Life is Strange, and accidentally punched myself in the heart so hard it near enough exploded. Upon listening to those calm, painful, vibrating strings, my eyes grew sore and wet, and I realised with horror I was about to cry. At a piece of music from a videogame I hadn’t touched in a year. What… What’s happening to me?!?
Read more "Life is Strange, art that nests"
Emotional Hangs is a podcast in which two fully grown men discuss their feelings. More specifically, the trials, troubles and tribulations of adult friendship, and the many offshoots of that. It’s brilliant.
Read more "Emotional Hangs is a great podcast, and an even better excuse to talk about my feelings"