Welcome to a new friend: Iris Bateman
Hello Everyone. I am a smalltown writer/dancer/actress/singer/photographer with big dreams. I hope that my words can in some way help to influence the way you think or something as small as the way you see one certain aspect of life. My poetry, in particular, has a strong base in freeverse, using beautiful words and meaningful metaphors. I try to express myself through writing, because then maybe someone will finally understand. I hope you enjoy my writings.
I’m a 90s kid in my soul. I feel like I should’ve grown up obsessing over Pearl Jam and Red Hot Chili Peppers tees. I should’ve been going to Wheatus, Weezer, Bush, and Counting Crows concerts. I should’ve grown up watching MTV back when it really had music and crying when Kurt Cobain committed suicde. I should’ve grown up wearing flannels and grunge… I want to wear my hair the way I like it and wear dark lipstick and no eyeshadow and be a grunge kid and listen to my music all the time and be rebellious but I can’t. Because that era’s over…. But I was born with it already in my heart. I want to be a part of something that’s already over and all because of the music. But to be honest that music has gotten me through more of my life than most people. Can we just…
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