Some of my Favorite Things

Some of my Favorite Things

I want to take a look back and remind myself that there are some good things, the best things, and favorite things in my life. I thought of this when I was going for a walk today around my campus and it reminded me of some beautiful things hidden. I’ve realized that I really like hidden corners haha. But, I felt like I should share some things that I appreciate.

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Join The Cult

Join The Cult

Art by Tin Can Forest

Songbird is calling all artists of many shapes, colors, and sizes. Yes, I’m talking to you…

I realized that I am surrounded by so many people who like to CREATE. In all honesty, I feel inspired by these people and the new people that I meet. I genuinely get so excited and giddy at the fact that people like to make things just like me!

Now, I have bigger plans for this but of course, I’m going to start off small and FEATURE these artists. Eventually, I would like it if people could write for this blog, but that is a whole other matter and maybe side project of a kind. There is a lot of big steps and regulations to consider haha!

This sort of reminds me of the First Impressions Series I was starting, but that can happen another time. This time I really want to feature the artists and their own work.

I know I say things, and sometimes don’t follow up…but….this time it’s different. I mean, I said I would do Songs Of The Week and that is one of many things I have actually kept up! This is something entirely fresh and new! More faces! More art! More creatives!

So! Please! Let’s get started!

If you would like to contact me, please do at

@_hollie_songbird_blog on Instagram or comment below.

Sorry about no email, working on it!






Okay okay, I really stalled this post because posting about my own music is pretty vulnerable. Some days I like my music and other times I really don’t. But I have to post about it sometime. And who knows! I have the choice to delete this if I wanted to :o. Anyway, I hope you enjoy 🙂

I really don’t know what this song is, but it was fun making it!

Give me a follow if you’d like 🙂

I have other songs like these…

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(title inspired by the Kate Bush song)


For the second time I asked

why the clouds were late

I grew rosemary on my

temples and collected


               tines in the morning


wax of secrets and diaries of

beauty for

               the second time, a second time

the world was made with

paper and construction blue


I love it when

my stomach jokes

and when my elbow drove me to the lake

with a door, and I

remembered the last time my liver was

handed, crowned with

jewels and baskets of

oranges, the ones picked

last night rolled back twice

on some moss’s jealousy


I wonder why

I wonder

Why the second time

the clouds didn’t call today





Hi everyone, I’ve collected some poems but I strayed away from posting them. The class I’m taking has forced me ( in a good way) to write poems/lines/phrases again. I’m happy that I’m writing again, and I’ve noticed that my word choices and the poems themselves have changed. I’ll try to post the ones I do for class, but here is one that I wrote outside of it. I might use this is workshop, but I don’t know. I try not to devalue my poetry and I treat it as separate from myself. I hope you enjoy this short one.


-it cant rain all the time- a playlist

-it cant rain all the time- a playlist

A new playlist for the end of the summer…

Hey everyone, the summer is coming to a close so it’s time to transition to the fall season! Here are some songs I’ve been listening to for the last part of the summer. The title was inspired by a quote from the movie “The Crow”- some songs in here are from Continue reading “-it cant rain all the time- a playlist”

Books I’ve Been Reading

Books I’ve Been Reading

Hello! I know that the start of a week should be a new songs of the week, but I’m little behind! So today I wanted to share with you some books I’ve been reading. The summer usually promises time of reading and relaxing, and sadly I did not read as much as I wanted but I still wanted to share.

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i only said – an update

i only said – an update

Mental Health, Physical Health, Creative Projects, and Getting Back 


It’s been a while since I’ve done one of these. I think the last one I did was around February. Now that it’s summer I can finally tell you a few things to come. I know I haven’t been posting lately and I think the last post I did was about two weeks ago, so it’s been a while! I’m sorry about that, things got really busy on the last few weeks of school and it seemed like I had no time for any personal projects or ideas I had. Plus, work takes up some of my free time so I had no motivation to set aside blog time. I feel like it’s been a month since I’ve done anything on here, but that should change soon! I’ve been going through a lot of things and I will be honest and say Continue reading “i only said – an update”

– all of our yesterdays – A Playlist

– all of our yesterdays – A Playlist

Playlists are my favorite to make. I don’t make them necessarily for anyone so they’re pretty personal. Most of the time when I go back to these playlists it makes me think of specific moments around that time. If I was happy, sad, or even frustrated. Those moments count, and music always comes through. Continue reading “– all of our yesterdays – A Playlist”

-breathing easy- A Playlist

-breathing easy- A Playlist

Hey guys! A new playlist is now on my Spotify! It’s spring time and usually I like to start my seasons with some new music here and there, I also see it as another chapter of the year. So far I’ve already been to a lot of concerts so this month has been filled with so much music. You can find my playlist here . And below!

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