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So how y'all doing? My name's Cassidy and the gentleman you see in my picture is Sam. I like cats and music a lot and oh I play the ukulele, piano, and other shtuff. Have a nice day :)

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Like Sunlight Burning at Midnight

 You never really know how much fun you could have had until you're far too old to do it again.-C from 18 Names For...Series
 Mary Poppins: Practicly perfect in every single way.-Mary Poppins
 After a long while, I decided that the University's Lecture Hall steps are the most boring place on earth. While I was there, I saw exactly three magpies, one caterpillar, and three school lads on bikes that I knew from school.-Amber Rhodes from A Little Less Than Perfect
 Dear Diary: today I met a boy. He stole my heart, and he won't give it back.-Amazing Inner Child Book
 "You're just..." I couldn't think of words to say.
"You love me."-Comix.
 The only proper place to propose to a girl is by the eiffel tower. That's where true love happens. Anywhere else, you look like cheap scum.-Peach Falls 3
 Don't judge a book by it's cover, or you might miss an amazing story.-Anonymous
"I remember the first time I met you. You walked into class, twenty minutes late, yelled "SORRY I'M LATE" to the teacher, and I knew, in that moment, that we would be best friends. If somebody's brave enough to stand up to a teacher like that, then they're clearly cool enough to chill with me."
"You did that in social studies, too, that same day."
"Did you just go walking into every class late?"-My friends Anita and Bradyn talking about first impressions.

Sunday, May 27, 2012

I'm Alive

 "My hands float up above me and you whisper you love me, and I begin to fade into a secret place. The music makes me sway."-All Around Me by DC*B
 "Words will be words until you bring them to life."-Another World by One Direction
 "You and I have memories longer than the road that stretches out ahead."-Two of Us by The Beatles
 "He holds your hand, and don't you feel special, and there I am, keeping my eyes closed. My heart breaks into a million tiny pieces."-Shatter by Ortzzz
 "Last night, everything was moving so fast, I could barely keep track. In hindsight, I shoulda coulda woulda not gone there..."-Start Somewhere by tobyMac
 "You are my everything, you taught me how to sing, you took a chance on me, opened my heart to see."-Lovestruck by Blood on the Dance Floor
 "Don't worry about a thing, because every little thing is gonna be alright."-Three Little Birds by Bob Marley
 "Summer comes like cinamon, so sweet, little girls double-dutch on the concrete."-Put Your Records On by Corrine Bailey Rae
"Wish I was a better dancer because my feet can't find the movements. Wish I was less of a dreamer, because society would rather have me dead."-My Crooked Heartbeat by KMG

Saturday, May 26, 2012

Colors and Promises

 "Take a good look you're about to see that you and me were meant to be with eachother, silly girl."-Martha My Dear by The Beatles
 "But at night it's a different world, go out and find a girl. Come on, come on and dance all night, despite the heat it'll be all right. Oh babe, don't you know it's a pity the days can't be like the nights in the summer in the city?"-Summer in the City by The Lovin' Spoonful
 "Would you turn the volume up in front of the cops? And crank it higher every time they told you to stop?"-Stereo Hearts by Gym Class Heroes
 "True friends are willing to intrude."-The Face of The Earth by tobyMac
 "If you want to know me then flip through my scars..."-It's Better by Moses Leroy
 "I still remember beat of your heart, jumps through your shirt, I can still feel your arms. So now I'll go sit on the floor, wearing your clothes..."-Last Kiss by Taylor Swift
 "All around life is springing up from this old ground, out of chaos life is being found in me. You make beautiful things out of the dust."-Beautiful Things by Gungor
"It was the wicked and wild wind, blew down the doors to let me in. The shattered windows and the sound of drums; people couldn't believe what I'd become."-Viva La Vida by Coldplay
"Let us die young or let us live forever. We don't have the power, but we never say never."-Forever Young by Alphaville
"Upon us all, a little rain must fall."-The Rain Song by Led Zepplin
"It's always darkest before the dawn."-Shake It Out by Florence and The Machine

"Shot me out of the sky, you're my kryptonite. And I'm going out of my mind, yeah, all day and all night."-One Thing by One Direction

"We looked up on the wall, and there were so many pictures, I didn't know how I could tell the color. There were all of the kids my mom had taken care of, all in neat rows all over the wall. Some were goofy, home-camera shots, some were school photos, they were all different. 'Why hasn't my mom shows me this?' I turned to Harry, asking him.
'Your mom loves this wall with all her heart,' He responded. 'It's all she's got left of us, really. A little piece of everyone. You wouldn't have seen how beautiful it is until now. Now you see it like it really is. Before  you would've just seen pictures.'"-Harry and Brigit from Comix.

Monday, May 21, 2012

Read it and weep, boys

 Our story starts in a small science classroom. It's empty, with just a couple of desks, walls, posters, tests waiting to be corrected, but no people. All the desks are manufactured the same, black tops and wooden legs, and a couple have gum stuck to the bottom or an initial carved into one, but the one in the back left corner is just a bit different.
 There is, yes, a bit of blue gum on the underside, and the initials SW+MD carved into the wooden part. But hidden in the drawr is a notebook. In the notebook is the usual school notebook stuff: math homework, French verbs, history notes, the regular things. But it's also a diary, with pictures and words in loopy, messy cursive in thick, black pen, with some sloppy left-handed handwritting thrown in there.
 The pictures are mostly similar: a girl with hair in her face, with stripy shirts and skinnyjeans, wearing big workboots. She's got a lip ring and gaged ears, but her eyes are big, vacant, and on the inside, you can see claws reaching towards the retina. There's a boy, with spiky, dark hair, a scar on his jawline, but with no eyes, just a nose and a smirking mouth. Sometimes, there's a baby. Other times, it's just an arm, reaching out. On one page, there's just a lot of dots making up a tree.
 There are the words, the thick, black cursive, looping into the journalist's deepest thoughts. The left-handed print is messy, but in a readable way. You catch on too quickly that this is a girl's diary, her name is Alivia, and she's the girl with gages and big eyes you see in the pictures. Her best friend is a boy named Alex, the boy with the scar and dark hair. You read between the lines, the pages they share, some in loopy cursive, some in left-handed print. Most of it notes passed under the table. Shared entires about mean teachers, weird little brothers, girlfriends, boyfriends, etc.
 You read between Alex's notes to his bestfriend and you can see that he's in love with Alivia, and in one page, you see them putting little hearts next to each other. Alivia confesses in one of her private entries that she loves him too, she just doesn't want to tell him. And they're only in the tenth grade. It's probably just puppy love, she thinks. Alex doesn't have any private entries, just papers he shares with Alivia. In more than a couple of pages, they get the notebook removed for passing notes in class. You can tell because the sentances stop abruptly and then begin again on the next page.
 You read through midterms, concerts, finals, standard state testing, math exams, and Spanish vocal quizzes. You see the two pass through the years, the pictures getting better and move carefully drawn in each one, the writing getting gradually neater, the homework getting harder, everything growing up a bit. One of the pages is ripped out. You can't see what it was, but on the next page, Alivia says she and Alex had a fight, and she then goes on to say lots of awful things.
 Of course, they make up and get along better. Near the end of the year, in one very sweet diary entry, Alex asks Alivia to be his girlfriend, which she happily accepts. In all other entries, you see them talk about how much they love each other and saying they will marry each other. All of the pictures are them together. It's very cute and you believe that it's true love by the way the two talk to each other and the adorable pictures drawn.
The diary stops on graduation day of tenth grade. You put it down. The last entry is one of Alivia's, a picture of them together, and it's back in the drawr, back to it's hiding place. The desk doesn't look too different from the others, but it's really very different. No other desk contains the story of two best friends, both in love, who grew up together. It tells the love story, through pictures, words, and English Lit. homework, of two lovers who didn't know about the other until a confession was made. This is how all beautiful relationships start: through bestfriends.

Thursday, May 10, 2012

on our way back home

 "Everybody tells me to act like a man, to sit when I eat and to speak when I'm spoken to and to keep quiet and respect everybody. And then I go off and do something stupid and they send me to my room. If you want me to act like a man, stop treating me like a little boy."-Danny from Gusts of Wind
 "So please come down from that cloud you're standing on, I don't expect you admit that you were wrong. I just want to know how you've been..."-Mr. Pitiful by Matt Costa

"The sun will shine again, the clouds will disappear. Just remember, when you're away, that your girlfriend is still right here. I'm waiting, waiting, waiting for you to return. Here's to seeing, seeing, seeing the fire burn."-Firebirds Call by lose it GO
"From the moment I met you, everything changed. I had to get you, whatever the pain. I had to take you and make you mine!"-Stand Up by One Direction
"He found a kangaroo that followed him home and now it is his..."-Pronouns by School House Rock
"Like a bird we fly, like an airplane we soar, like a little girl we cry, like a lion we roar. Can't destroy me, cannot stop my heart, I'm a roller coaster, you can't take me apart."-LOL Anthem by KMG
"All out, it's so ridiculous, zone out, so much attention, scream out "I'm in the building!"-Club Can't Even Handle by Flo Rida
"Know what I don't get? How I wear my Blood on the Dance Floor shirts and my teachers are like "oh, that's cute." But then I wear my Sexy and I Know It shirt, and they're all like "AH! TERRORISM!"-My Friend Kyle
"I do not need safety as much as I need you. You're dangerous but, oh, you're beautiful."-The Cost by Rend Collective

Friday, May 4, 2012

if i'm louder, would you see me?

i like this picture because, as you all know, i love shoes. they take us places. they let us walk, run, climb, skip, jump, leap, hop, dash, and bolt. so many more...we can backflip, slide, skid, gallop, bounce, bump, dance, jog, prance, frolic, and fly in them. just a pair of shoes. you can run a mile or just laps in gym class. dance in your room or perform a ballet. i love sneakers.
this picture is almost obviously photoshopped, but i like it for two reasons. one is because i like how the background is so simple and the butterflies are so colorful and unique. the other one is because i like the trees in the background, and i love trees like that. thin, branchy, skeleton trees, with arms outstretched in late fall, or early winter. a symbol that cold is coming and soon everything will be new again.
one direction are adorable. for those of you silly enough not to know who they are, they're a boyband from europe (as most good bands are) and from left to right, it's Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, and Niall Horan. i love their music and how goofy they are. i wish i knew them. all the boys i know are a lot less extremely hot and a lot worse at singing.
i thought i could fly when i was little...i really did. i would jump off tables, chairs, counters, couches, and anything else and i literally thought i took flight and went much further than i really did. sometimes, i just wish i could lift my feet off the ground and just fly out of there. this pictures is so simple and yet so beautiful at the same time.
For some reason, this picture reminds me of in the second Peach Falls, when Gwen is going down to the cafe and she's sitting outside, in Marty's coat, sitting on the stair steps. this is kind of what i pictured in my head, something cute, and quiet, like this outside of the shop. i wrote that book, by the way, and only certain people will know what i mean. but if you dont...bear with me.
this i find incredibly adorable. how i wish i had these shoes, and also these tights are mad cute. i wonder what this girl's standing on...maybe a bench, or just an odd blacktop, or a picnic table. i dont really know. this one doesn't have too much meaning behind it, it's just cute and beast and stuff.
i love neff stuff. half of that is because i just like skater styles and stuff, and the other half is because the guy i like wears one of these beanies every day. hm...i really want one but i dont know where they sell them. i'll ask one of my friends who always wears their sweatshirts and stuff. anyways, this picture's cool just because of the angling and how you cant see their face, but...hm...i dont know, really, i just like it.
this is such a really really cool picture. i like the many plants and flowerbuds blocking the girl, and how empty and mysterious the picture is. i like that, although her dress is kind of odd and plain and a bit too short, but that's okay, im not wearing it. i also like the warm kind of buzz coming from the right side. kind of weird, but i think it makes the picture better.
these rides are so amazing. you can see EVERYThING from up there, and it feels like you're just soaring through the air, kicking your legs, smelling summer around you, the mix of cotton candy, warm grass, and slushies, feeling the delightful breeze through your fingers. i've always loved these rides, even when i was little, and my flip-flops would always fly off, now i wear my osiris sneakers, but that was then.
this is true. we all know those quiet, conserved kids who sit and listen and rarely talk (HA! CAN YOU PICTURE ME BEING ONE OF THOSE KIDS? NO, YOU CANT!). obviously, if you've ever spoken to me, that's not my deal, i'm more the person to, say, dye her hair purple (check) and jump up in class announcing that "Attention, everyone! Kevin did NOT do the Start Off Problem today and he also did not do his homework! And....neither did I!" and then...sit back down. (that was today) but we can't all be like that or else well the obnoxious level would be far too high and the human race would be so destroyed...we need quiet, level-headed people to be nice and normal and not...
this is exactly what  picture in my head, in that part in Fallen, where they're walking through the forest and they find darcia in the woods, where it says that its dark and ashy and smoky and destroyed. and the stick she's holding! it's just like the stick she pokes sosha with in that part...i find it kind of cool. if she was just wearing the all-black clothes that darcia wears in the book, it would be like exactly the same.