One day, I was playing a friend a few of my original songs. He turned to me afterwards and said: “Those are some heavy lyrics.” It wasn’t that I had never noticed that my writing – both songs and prose – can veer to the dark side, but it did make me stop and think: why am I attracted to the darkness?
**Trigger Warning: Sexual Abuse
If I could paint a picture…
The colors would all be shades of violence, rage and depression
stark, bloody reds, midnight blues and black streaks
bruised purples, sickly greens