On Wednesday I’m Yearning

On Wednesday I’m Yearning by Melodie Yvonne Ramey A servant in love is all that I am It doesn’t come with the glitz or the glam In fact at times it can be underhanded I… Continue reading

School of Rock Hits the Hard Rock Café in Times Square

School of Rock is one of the most phenomenal music education organization for children everywhere this day in age. They are the leader in performance-based after school music education with more than a… Continue reading

In A Weak

In A Weak by Melodie Yvonne Ramey I like it when you say my name Three syllables long yet you remain And when I feel your gentle touch I’m twitterpated oh so much I… Continue reading

Treadin’ Beauty

Treadin’ Beauty by Melodie Yvonne Ramey Ridin’ on my coattails Man, you got to go now I can’t handle all this weight Soon my back is gonna break I can’t abide with what you’re doin’… Continue reading

Never Without You

Never Without You by Melodie Yvonne Ramey Somedays I’m happy what happened Some days I just wanna cry I wouldn’t take back what has happened ‘Cause everything’s opened my eyes But now I can’t… Continue reading


Originally published in Through the Lens Magazine on August 1, 2015 Article and photos by Melodie Yvonne Ramey INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA – It was an incredible day heading to the Vogue to see Cracker, and… Continue reading

Move, Bitch, Get Out the Way

Move, Bitch, Get Out the Way by Melodie Yvonne Ramey Humbly speaking this stink that is reeking Permeates my soul every day This odious feeling is sending me reeling and wretchedness holds so much… Continue reading

Takin’ Up Space

Takin’ Up Space Just sittin around takin’ up space on your porch, Sittin around makin it skunk. It could be worse in my head I guess… I’m way worse in my head when… Continue reading

A Visit to Summerland 2015

Originally published in Through the Lens Magazine on July 21, 2015 Article and photos by Melodie Yvonne Ramey FORT WAYNE, IN – The Summerland Tour is an annual 1990s music tour that started in 2012 and was… Continue reading


Belly by Melodie Yvonne Ramey i got an achin’ in my belly and a rootin’ in my brain this constant prodding yapping is driving me insane. it’s just small conversations nothing gettin’ deep and… Continue reading

Around the Clock Hip Hop Heaven With Black Eddie aka Rashaad the God

Originally published in Through the Lens Magazine on June 11, 2015 Article and photos by Melodie Yvonne Ramey INDIANAPOLIS, IN – The thing about Hip Hop music is that it has its own special… Continue reading

Migraine Is As Migraine Does

Migraine Is As Migraine Does by Melodie Yvonne Ramey I suffer… I mean everybody does, but migraines are just another level. It’s a burden I wouldn’t wish on my greatest enemy. It’s a… Continue reading


Originally published in Through the Lens Magazine on June 3, 2015 Article and photos by Melodie Yvonne Ramey MONTEREY, CA – Saturday of Memorial Day weekend was a beautiful day to wake up in… Continue reading


As I pull these crooked nails out of these old tired walls all I can think about is my own foolishness.

This Mood for Today

This Mood for Today by Melodie Yvonne Ramey This… This is what I’m feelin’ like Movin’ around, but catatonic Lustin’ around, and just can’t stop it. Stuck in this house playin’ mind tricks Inside this… Continue reading

Westbound and Down Part Deux

Captain’s Log Star-date 05/22/2015 It’s hard for me to believe the view outside my tent this beautiful morning in California. It is none other than an overlook of the Mazda Raceway that any… Continue reading

West Bound and Down

It was sometime last year that I decided to make the journey westward. I don’t remember why I caught the notion. I just remember the idea seemed brilliant! Taking off toward California without… Continue reading

From Afar – Racking the Lens

I often get complacent with my photography because I have this easy factory gig paying my bills. Unfortunately this complacency leaves a grand feeling of unfulfillment. I often try to stave off this… Continue reading