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Creative Writing

Wretched Creatures

You must understand, I had lived a life of unspeakable shame. Nothing I tell you will make sense unless you understand this. Otherwise how could you believe, for instance, that my own reflection could climb out of a pool of glacial meltwater and greet me?  I say she greeted me, but all she really did…

Creative Writing

Summer in September

Across from you, I hide in plain sight, sipping on a fix  Of iced coffee and neurosis. Watching your words spout Off into sentences which resolve into open air then collect  Into piles at my feet. Little tapes of thought reeling out  In tandem, a tangle, a tender blur of noise I cannot grasp Nor…

Music

Shame Review

Cheers subside, the crowd crackles electric. A single spotlight has snapped on, silhouetting through piped smoke guitarist Sean Coyle-Smith. Backlit, he lets the room hang like this a moment – then he carves into Dust on Trial, the opener to debut LP Songs of Praise. The riff builds to a crescendo, heart rates rise, the…

Film

7 great raunchy films

The Graduate “The graduate begins with, a young Dustin Hoffman being seduced by an older woman and ends with him falling in love with the older woman’s daughter. It features a haunting soundtrack by Simon and Garfunkel, and some pretty steamy scenes. Released in 1967, modern viewers will likely view the film differently to contemporary…

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