Sparkly vampires and sucky songwriting

Songs of Myself

I sighed deeply, dropping the pen dramatically onto the open pages of the little notebook that lay on my purple bedspread. It was during seventh grade, and I was in the middle of reading the heart-wrenching second installment of the “Twilight” series — “New Moon.” After pouring over the pages
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Schoolhouse Rock: 6 jams for a new semester

“9 to 5” by Dolly Parton “9 to 5” has some of the most relatable lyrics ever: “Tumble out of bed/And stumble to the kitchen/Pour myself a cup of ambition/And yawn and stretch and try to come to life.” While many UC Berkeley students aren’t working 9 to 5, Parton’s
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