Music is a powerful tool. If it's such a great tool… why not try and use it as a writing prompt?
Ever just get the feeling that you just don't want to write anything?
I know I need to disconnect, but I'm terrible at it. I need to let my mind rest, to breathe. I need to let it recharge. I need pen and paper, I need quiet.
We let our fathers, and society, define for us what it means to be a man. For many, being a 'man' is their identity. The problem? We all have different ideas of what that even means.
Keep moving forward, knowing that you will fail, but don't forget - failure doesn't define you. It might loom, big as a mountain, but it will soon be a speck in the distance.
For now, however, is the stillness. Unlike most days, I'm not so ready to shoo it away for I know it to be an elusive thing, easily scattered like the fog on a summer's morning.
This isn't the story of someone standing victorious on the other side of a struggle, of someone who has it all figured out and is ready to share with you how to overcome that desire for perfection in all that you do. I think... it's simply a confession.