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The Phoenix

“You know time crawls on when you’re waiting for the song to start So dance along to the beat of your heart” #Art

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Easy

This might be the best quarantine-themed song I’ve heard since the pandemic. Make it easy, all you couples out there.

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Dust to Dust

“Let me in the wall, you’ve built around And we can light a match and burn them down And let me hold your hand and dance ’round and ’round the flames In front of us Dust to dust” #Art

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Bonfire Heart

“People like us, we don’t Need that much just someone that starts Starts the spark in our bonfire hearts” #Art

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Alive

Two songs of the same title of the same year, both seeping with the same agenda evident found in their lyrics and at their cores: both songs want the listener to feel alive. One of the things I find beautiful

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Afterlife

“Afterlife, oh my God, what an awful word After all the breath and the dirt And the fires that burn And after all this time And after all the ambulances go And after all the hangers-on are done Hanging on

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17 Crimes

“If I wasn’t so cold We couldn’t freeze this moment.” -AFI It’s perhaps the coldest words and moments that freeze in us the most. And the survival of the coldest seasons still becomes encoded in our DNA.

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University of Rochester Poem (Alma Mater Vol 2: The Northeast)

*U of R* (Set to the Melody of “Some Nights” by fun.) Some Nights I Stay Up Tweaking hard on Starbucks, Cramming to pass the vital laps. Some Nights I wish that Rochester had White Castle, Boy I sure crave

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Humboldt State University Poem (Alma Mater Vol. 3: The West)

*Humboldt State University* Oh, it’s a sunlit California afternoon in the middle of April, And this car full of Humboldt State students Cannot think of a better day to go on a long road trip. They were on their way

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All Too Well

“Hey, you call me up again just to break me like a promise So casually cruel in the name of being honest I’m a crumpled up piece of paper lying here ‘Cause I remember it all, all, all too well.”

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