Identity – Part 2

In Part 1 of Identity, I started off with the lyrics to Nina Simone’s song, Blackbird. A pretty depressing song but filled with so much insight into Nina’s identity and the allegory of her world at the time. There are so many themes represented and I’m ready to dive back in and see what moreContinue reading “Identity – Part 2”

Identity – Part 1

Why you wanna fly, Blackbird?You ain’t ever gonna flyNo place big enough for holdingAll the tears you’re gonna cryCause your mama’s name was “Lonely”And your daddy’s name was “Pain”And they call you “Little Sorrow”Cause you’ll never love againSo why you wanna fly, Blackbird?You ain’t ever gonna flyYou ain’t got no one to hold youYou ain’tContinue reading “Identity – Part 1”