In this podcast, I discuss: Grandmaster of Demonic Cultivation, Given, Fruits Basket, Merman in my Tub, The Untamed, Scumbag System, The World's Greatest First Love, Magic-kyun! Renaissance, Mystic Messenger Hell, Jon Spencer's Discord Server, fear of controversy, fanfiction, health, love, life, and more! ❤ If you listen to this, can you find the special word? … Continue reading “It was total Boy Love bait.” –Fandom/Anime Viewership and IRL 2020 Reflection Podcast
Just like a sprinkling of snow left in the shade When spring arrives, these feelings, they will stay What words are there to clear my bed of love? And should I even want to try when everything that blooms grows to look like you? Your life was lost to winter’s edge, and you’ve no more … Continue reading “Fuyu no Hanashi,” from the anime “Given” (English)
She holds his heart in her hands. Bloody to the elbows, it throbs against her fingertips.
Panic traces the shell of my ear, whispers with its fingertips. It promises. Compulsion holds, caresses with the hands of a shallow lover. I still between.
No one ever told me that being an adult would be so hard, or maybe they did, and I just didn't listen. No one ever told me that holding on tightly to things might cause them to squirm within my grasp, or that it was possible to love something too much. No one ever told … Continue reading No One Ever Told Me
I am not supposed to trust you. I am not supposed to trust that you won't throw me under the bus, or slam the door in my face, or whisper my secrets into unfriendly ears. I am not to speak with you as though I believe in you. I am not supposed to think the … Continue reading To Trust (the great societal “you”)
"And in that moment, staring up at darkened clouds cracked by Kintsukuroi twilight, he knew that broken things could be rejoined; maybe... maybe everything wasn't lost. Maybe hope existed here." It's your turn to decide! Keeping it very short and sweet tonight, if you're interested in submitting a Hakuouki drabble prompt for me to wax … Continue reading “These Games We Play of Blood and War” (or, I’m taking drabble prompts.)
You may or may not remember that, some time ago, I tried my hand at making a lyrical English adaptation of a Japanese character song. Well, today a blog comment from Moyatori on my previous post left me wondering what would happen if I tried to record it... So, I did that. Literally. I hopped onto … Continue reading I am the Prince of Despair, apparently. (Self-adaptation of “Destinare!” (DwD) to English)
*reposted/reformatted for blog purposes* -Hakuouki: Oni Dreams- In the night-every night-he can feel it. Pulsing. Burning. Aching. Closing his eyes, he holds his breath. He waits. The images come. These sored dreams are, for all their perversion, everything he cares to remember. And yet, he fights to forget. The sensation, reminiscent of the quench of … Continue reading Hakuouki: Oni Dreams (poetry, HijiChi inspired)