Sunday, March 10, 2013

Color Me.

Sometimes, certain songs remind me of seasons, people or memories. Deep Winter in Minnesota is cold, brittle, and desolate. One Christmas in college, my uncle gave to me the Ani DiFranco album, "Revelling/Reckoning". So I always feel like listening to this moody, winding, narrative collection around this time of year. It makes me feel cozy, wistful, and melancholy. I love wrapping myself in melancholy every once in a while. Especially when I hear "Grey":

I wear a lot of grey, also. It's formal but not severe like black. Details don't disappear like black on black. I do love my black, but I like feeling subtle and secretive with grey. I even found a decadent nail polish, titled "Greycian Goddess". The name's a bit contrived, but I love it. It's not "pretty" like nails are supposed to be.

The Wheel of Time still does turn. Spring is soon approaching, soggy, green, and fresh. And I will begin listening to new songs: