Ambedo

A kind of melancholic trance in which you become completely absorbed in vivid sensory details—raindrops skittering down a window, tall trees leaning in the wind, clouds of cream swirling in your coffee—briefly soaking in the experience of being alive, an act that is done purely for its own sake. Coined in 2012 by John Koenig…

It Could Be So Beautiful

It could be so beautiful if you’d just turn the page, but you’re stuck wondering why you’d rather stay in this melancholic rage. I know it’s cozy in here, and you’re afraid your new space won’t fit, but the words are faded, and you’re down to your last rip. I know it’s sad to say…

Promise

‘Promise’ is an emotional musical expression. Written and sung by the English singer, songwriter, musician, and composer- Benjamin John Howard, this melody was released in 2011. This whole song is structured to suggest a definitive separation- a long one, so we see Howard appealing to his interest to wait for him in a subtle, low-pitched…

A Melancholic Bliss

Some sorrows are sweet, The boundless beauty of which fills your bounty to the rhythm of a stolen season, That you’d like to keep them close to your core. You wouldn’t like to wash it off with tears nor blurt it out in fears, nor would you wipe it clear from the terrible chambers of…