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smashing the social standards one high kick at a time
gold glitter eyeliner & doc Martens & beaches & space

~oh babe, you should see me in a crown~

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hey! It's ya 'obbit, lin.
We're all mad here.
she/her
~14~
we stan succulents names Gerard Way here.
we stan a lot of things.
including you, dear reader.
~keep your bad vibes out of my cornflakes~
slightly witchy aunt friend

"In the dance of life, she moved to her own music."
~John Mark Green

RAIN

July 17, 2021

PROMPT: Pandemic Tunes

6
Rain. 
something so small, but so influential. 

RAIN: 
Ben Platt.
three minutes and thirty five seconds. 
neon lights and dancing. 
so short, but so influential. 

I was slipping again. I could feel it.
how do you stop something when you don't know how?

Ben Platt. 
Someone that I look up to for: 
  • Being himself. Unapologetically.
  • Creating music that can heal. 

When I listened to this song, I did exactly what he sang.

Breathe deep, let it wash over you 

I don't have a lover (probably never will), but I did just that. 
I fell in love with myself. 
I could feel it like water--
raindrops, washing over me
raindrops of myself. 
the ones that loves sour candy.
the one that adores music.
the one that believes in love, if not for herself. 
the one that, eventually,
was unapologetically hers. 


 

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9 Comments
  • Luci Munday

    This is now one of my favourite songs, and it's thanks to you. I was looking at the published writing for this prompt before I wrote my own piece and I found this. Being a Fansen I automatically listened to it, and now it's on repeat in my brain. So I really just wanted to say thank you. You've basically given me Ben Platt in a not DEH form and I am so grateful for that. :)


    20 days ago
  • .amelia.

    This is my favourite song from Ben Platt too! :)


    2 months ago
  • Rohan’s Defender (Semi-Active)

    Re: hey, Lin! How are you? What’ve you been up to recently?


    2 months ago
  • SunV

    re: yes yes you do that, and I'll go back to school. Night!
    And no, I've not watched in the heights, but that's only because there isn't any streaming service i have that streams it :(


    2 months ago
  • SunV

    re: okay okay I'll listen to the concert after school today!!!
    yeah I'm doing basketball with this group of guys who used to play, me and three of my friends joined in. It's been really amazing; with the basketball, I used to be able to play really nicely, my team won third at districts, but I can't seem to do anything right now :( but it's still a lot of fun, especially the friends I've made outside of it.
    ahhhh mexico sounds so cool too! And Im' glad you're feeling better than two months ago :) I'm here if you want to talk about anything <3


    2 months ago
  • SunV

    Ohhh I've never heard this song before, but Ben Platt is awesome!!!! And the way you've described the song an the artist: wonderful!
    Re: That's great to hear!! I finished my last exam of the month about half an hour ago, so I'm really pumped right now!!! I've had my ups and downs, but other than that my life's really boring lol, basketball, studying, writing and music. What about you??


    2 months ago
  • FantasyOtter12

    oh and gerard says hello..


    2 months ago
  • FantasyOtter12

    Re: Glad you're doing well! Hopefully those big things happening are good things, im doing pretty okay as well :)


    2 months ago
  • _streaks_of_stars_

    loved the ending!!! Great job!


    2 months ago