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i’m nathan and i’m a pretty melancholy twenty year old.

writing gives me a way out of my own head.

i don’t really try to fit a style, i just write about my experiences the way i see and feel them.

thanks for reading.

  • Age: 21
  • Joined: September 2009

Journal

Please humor me

As many of you know / I have a bloodlust / for pen, words, and paper, / but perhaps you’re unaware / that I sometimes / yell in pitch / the words that bleed / from between my teeth / like it actually hurts, / and form notes / with strings and pick. / I’d truly appreciate / a small amount of support, / if you could be my crutch, / and at least look / at the songs that run / through my…
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My musical endeavor

Hello fellow creators of beauty! I have recently started a facebook page dedicated to the music I make. You can find it here: / https://www.facebook.com/nathanjemery / I play the acoustic guitar and sing, and a some of the poetry I post on this site are lyrics for songs I’ve written. / Please listen, like, comment, and check out my music, as it would mean the world to me. / Thank you all so…
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