Solo adventures for when you feel better off alone.
Storming around an empty castle.
Growing up almost by accident.
I tried to bypass sloppy firsts and skip straight to emotional maturity.
“I might be a nobody to everyone else, but I know that I’m just me.”
Even in a group, I’m afraid of missing out.
Victories—team-assisted and solo.
You can find your way through the crowd.
“My songs of captivity are always the prettiest.”
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