I AM LAUGHING SO HARD
midi monday: evanescence - bring me to life
it’s your first day at school. 8th grade. junior high. you’re a little nervous but you try not to show it. you smooth back your hair. it’s straight, long and black as night. your friends call you raven, because you told them to. you carry your portable cd player discreetly in the front pocket of your linkin park hoodie. evanescence’s fallen is on repeat, as it has been all summer long. you walk into the bathroom. check your eyeliner in the mirror. perfection. you untuck your pentagram necklace from inside your shirt and lay it proudly against your chest. no more body glitter, platform wedges or cheerleading camp. there is only darkness now. my spirit sleeping somewhere cold, you mouth along with amy lee. a girl comes out of the stall behind you and makes a face when she sees your striped kneesocks and puffy skirt that you got at hot topic. you sneer back at her. fuck off, prep.