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The Spoils – Massive Attack Ft. Hope Sandoval

I got that feeling, that bad feeling that you don’t know I don’t even know her but I hope that she comforts you tonight Nobody here that keeps you in the shade and ever owned you Some sentimental tears or … Continue reading

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Voices Inside My Head -Ambersunshowers


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all the shit that happens after the-shit-that-happened

Whether a person is left traumatized has less to do with the-shit-that-happened than it has to do with all the shit that happens after the-shit-that-happened. Werd.

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One effect in common…

Psychiatric drugs, it seems, have one effect in common: Rendering the people in our life incapable of any response other than asking : Have you taken your meds?  

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Empire State Human – Human League

With concentration My size increased And now I’m fourteen stories high At least!!       Empire State Human Since I was very young I realized I never wanted to be human size So I avoid the crowds and traffic … Continue reading

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Joanne [Where do you think you’re going? ]

  Take my hand, stay Joanne Heaven’s not Ready for you Every part Of my aching heart Needs you more Than the angels do Girl Where do you think you’re goin’? Where do you think you’re goin’? Goin’, girl? Girl … Continue reading

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Voices don’t just come from human bodies…

Voices don’t just come from human bodies. What voice says that voices can only come from a human body? The universe has many voices. Some do involve humans. A cellist has a unique way of playing, the sound, the phrasing, … Continue reading

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If I hear a voice you don’t hear…

If I hear a voice you don’t hear then how come the default understanding is that there is something wrong with me?
When it seems to me you might be limiting your own ability to hear. Continue reading

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What if we could…

What if we could interpret the voices a person might hear that only they hear – and especially those most difficult to hear – as if they were part of some kind of ‘map’, or ‘collage’, or ‘mash-up’ or even a mirror of their life experiences?
You can. So, what’s holding you back? Continue reading

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