MMaxTrax: Never Broken (Playlist)
Close-up of twisted kelp. Image Credit: Brett Coulstock.
I made a new playlist. Because that’s what I do during NaNoWriMo, apparently. In my defense — (because clearly this requires one) — I also passed 15,000 words last night. So, clearly this playlist thing is working for me.
This one is trauma-focused, so trigger warnings for abuse, bullying, and corresponding crap. Tread softly, fighters. Take care of you, etc.
Never Broken (Track Listing)
This Year – The Mountain Goats
I am gonna make it through this year, if it kills me…
Mercy – Melissa Ferrick
This is not my fault. This is not my fault. For this one, I need mercy.
Get Gone – Fiona Apple
How many times can it escalate til it elevates to a place I can’t breathe?
Sick Cycle Carousel – Lifehouse
I’ve got somebody else’s thoughts in my head; I want some of my own…
Flinch – Alanis Morissette
Soon I’ll grow up, and I won’t even flinch at your name…
When the Cards are Yours – Treva Blomquist
What do you do when the pain is yours but you’re not the one to blame?
Secrets of the Lotus – Stephanie Dosen
You’re under mountains now, but someday you will rise, like the tide…
You Were Cool – The Mountain Goats
You deserved better than you got; someone’s got to say it some time, ’cause it’s true…