Lafayette Theater Dishes Out A Triple Treat

Originally published in Through the Lens Magazine on April 8, 2016 Article and photos by Melodie Yvonne Ramey  LAFAYETTE, IN – The amazing thing about Lafayette, Indiana is that it has somehow side… Continue reading

Smile for Death

Smile for Death – Written by Alexander X. Laymen Have you ever looked at death and laughed? I’m talking about a full on laugh, cock your head back, and let it all out. Those… Continue reading

Breaking Benjamin Leaves Fort Wayne Breathless

Originally published in Through the Lens Magazine on March 31, 2016 Article and photos by Melodie Yvonne Ramey FORT WAYNE, IN – Upon approaching Piere’s Saturday evening the first noticeable phenomenon was the tremendous line… Continue reading

Average Females Analyzing Betty Friedan’s The Feminine Mystique

Average Females Analyzing Betty Friedan’s The Feminine Mystique by Melodie Yvonne Ramey My beautiful seester, Christina, recently had an assignment for her college level Woman’s Studies course that involved reading an excerpt from… Continue reading

80 Grams

80 Grams by Melodie Yvonne Ramey Exhausted emotions swinging so freely Strayed wishes for someone somewhere to see me I’m getting so tired and wishin’ for solace This sure as hell ain’t what our… Continue reading

Pingeons Playing Ping Pong Ensnare The Mousetrap

Originally published in Through the Lens Magazine on March 25, 2016 Article and photos by Melodie Yvonne Ramey INDIANAPOLIS, IN – A motley mixture of people from all walks of life flocked to Indianapolis… Continue reading

Lafayette Lives the Pink Floyd Experience Live

Originally published in Through the Lens Magazine on March 23, 2016 Article and photos by Melodie Yvonne Ramey LAFAYETTE, IN – Pink Floyd is hands down one of the most influential rock bands… Continue reading

Lafayette’s Heart Beats Red, White, and Blue for Aaron Lewis

Originally published in Through the Lens Magazine on March 9, 2016 Article and photos by Melodie Yvonne Ramey LAFAYETTE, IN – Another sold out show was evident in the heart of Lafayette at the Lafayette… Continue reading

Succubus

Succubus – Written by Alexander X. Laymen I started with my regular routine of flirtation followed by kisses up and down his neck. It was easy enough, getting him to stick his hands down… Continue reading

Anderson East Brings Southern Soul to the Midwest

Originally published in Through the Lens Magazine on February 23, 2016 Article and photos by Melodie Yvonne Ramey INDIANAPOLIS, IN – It definitely takes more than talent to get into the music business… Continue reading

The Seven Sins Personified: Lust (Extended Edition)

The Seven Sins Personified: Lust (Extended Edition) – Written by Alexander X. Laymen My life forever changed when I bumped into her. I fell head over heels for this woman, and I could… Continue reading

SpaceWords Make Love Letters to the Universe

Originally published in Through the Lens Magazine on February 9, 2016 Article and photos by Melodie Yvonne Ramey LAFAYETTE, IN – SpaceWords opened up for Blind Melon on New Year’s Day this year much to… Continue reading

The Revenant – Extended Edition

The Revenant (extended edition) – Written by Alexander X. Laymen Deep within the far reaches of my mind played a tune that kept me happy for as long as I could remember, quite… Continue reading

Rhyming and Lyrics – Broken

Broken by Melodie Yvonne Ramey I’m so fucking broken that I can’t even breathe This constant bullshit pressure has got me on my knees I only need one person to keep their fucking word… Continue reading

Lazy Cyanide

Lazy Cyanide by Melodie Yvonne Ramey Feelin’ like I’m empty Like I’m dyin’ deep inside Comfortably untouchable in numbness where I hide Feelin’ like I’m drowning and my heads a lead balloon My… Continue reading

The Seven Sins Personified: Wrath

The Seven Sins Personified: Wrath – Written by Alexander X. Laymen The torment came with extreme agony, and every sliver peeled from my body brought high-pitched screams to the surface. Those screams were… Continue reading

Black Eddie’s Clash of the Titans

Originally published in Through the Lens Magazine on January 10, 2016 Article and photos by Melodie Yvonne Ramey COLUMBUS, IN – The year was definitely rocky for the Hoosier State when taking a… Continue reading

The Seven Sins Personified: Sloth

The Seven Sins Personified: Sloth – Written by Alexander X. Laymen It all started with the day I stopped going to work. Bills piled up reminding me of the debt I had accumulated.… Continue reading