Some questions I'm asking lately as I make a concerted effort to slow down, get in touch with my intuition, give fewer fucks, and just generally relax and go with the flow. These are not question of stress or immediacy, but ones of long-term contemplation with action only when it feels natural: 1) What is … Continue reading What is Right?
The big question for all of you is: what song should I freestyle next? Put your requests in the comments on the blog or on Facebook, please! This upcoming show just might kill me, but on the other hand, I'm doing things I literally could do no more than dream about just a month ago. … Continue reading Pole Fitness: Pretzel
That's what writing music and poetry is all about to me. It's about slowing down. Relaxing the brain. Letting it float into spaces with no air, light, or gravity, spaces where one can simply wander, filled with everything and nothing, needing and wanting so little it's hard to know if you're even alive. You just … Continue reading Slow Down
A haze of cobwebbed skies Drunken, sullen eyes A twisting once thought wise Just platitudes and lies
I'm just gonna keep coming up with these *super* creative names for these little combos until I run out of adverbs. Better yet, what would YOU call this move?? This is an excerpt from a freestyle session I may or may not post next week...
I've been thinking about writing a book of dark poetry for kids. You know, like Tim Burton for poetry and maybe a little more sadistic. What do you think? Good idea? Bad idea? It would probably be too creepy for parents to buy. But I know the kids would love it! If I could chop … Continue reading Chop Off My Head
Depending on how much of my blog you've read, you may or may not know that I spent the first 30 years of my life trying really, really hard not to be sexy. Trying to help boys control their evil sexual desires, etc etc. For that reason, posting this video is incredibly difficult for me … Continue reading Told Ya It Was Gonna Get Sexy
Paper airplanes Riding on a whim Lightly wrinkling Sleeping on the wind Slower than a jet Losing every bet A sailor in the storm The way that she was born Paper airplanes Quiet, faintly thin Watching all the People watching him No engines made of steel Wheels that squeak and squeel No … Continue reading Paper Airplanes
Repeat to yourself every time your feelings become overwhelming, life feels like it's crushing you, or you find yourself grasping at anything around you for approval. The words our parents couldn't always say, but we can say to ourselves to get through the shitstorm of life. It'll be okay It'll be alright You did … Continue reading Self-soothing
Folks, let me tell you, dead lifting into an invert (or turning upside-down while in the air on the pole) is not easy. But I did it for the first time tonight! Okay, you probably don't care, but it at least looks cool so check it out! Also, do you like the pretty background?? Another … Continue reading Pole Fitness: Dead Lift