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The Curative Powers of The Midwest

Four days after my ex-boyfriend left me for another girl, I hopped on a plane to visit my family in Yankton, South Dakota. Surprisingly, these 7 days spent in a small mid western town cured my broken heart beyond belief. As you journey through my thoughts and feelings experienced throughout the week, I encourage you to listen to the songs listed. Each song expresses what I hope the pictures capture.

American Eclipse

Your​ ​presence​ ​does​ ​not​ ​go unacknowledged.​ No,​ ​really.​ ​There,​ ​on​ ​the​ ​concrete.​ ​The sun​ ​was​ ​at​ ​our​ ​feet​ ​and​ ​it​ ​was​ ​shaped​ ​like​ ​crescent​ ​moons.

Sonder; n. the realization that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own.

Written by Emily Brower, Photos by Kyla Rain Does it ever hit you that everyone has their own thoughts, their own inner monologue, their own opinions they think inside their head but never say out loud? Everyone has their own experiences and feelings that no other person can even begin to understand, and no matter how hard you try to explain your inner monologue, you could never do it justice. When I fall in love with a band or a song I become completely infatuated and attached to these people that don’t even know I exist. I have all these thoughts about them racing through my mind and if someone were to ask me what I was thinking about, no arrangement of words would equate the thoughts in my mind. It’s crazy to me that people can just listen to a song or see a band in concert but not form some sort of emotional attachment to them. Two people can listen to the same song and for one, the experience of this one song could make their entire world flip upside …