full, clearer confession:
I started listening to Tori around the age of 13. I was diagnosed as having Aspergers so I was always teased and bullied for being different her music gave me [and still does] the voice I needed to survive daily life and cannot thank her enough for that. Somehow I feel as if she is one of my best friends and her songs are our little conversations to help me out when things get bad in life. I am forever grateful for her talents she shares with the world.
full, clearer confession:
We’ve decided to extend our Tori Amos Confessions moderator contest. We didn’t really get a strong response to the original contest — which we’re chalking up to the busy holiday season.
If you are interested in becoming a permanent moderator here at Tori Confessions, please review all of the rules and submit an entry for this contest. All entries must be sent into our inbox with the title, “Moderator Contest Entry.”
Remember that aside from having knowledge of pixel manipulation, you must have time to dedicate to creating confessions; if you are extremely busy with school or work, please refrain from entering this contest.
Please choose *one* of the following confessions to use as the text for your submission. Don’t forget you may only submit ONCE for this contest (If you were one of the few people who submitted a piece to the original contest and would like to use a different set of text from the choices below, please feel free to create a new confession).
CONTEST CONFESSION TEXT CHOICES:
“I’ve always wondered what little fascist panties looked like.”
“I listened to it over and over on the night that I tried to kill myself. I’ve ruined 1000 Oceans for myself. I loved that song.”
“I can imagine Tori covered in white roses
With one blue rose near an ear
The bats are nearby
And a giant light house
With an American flag dropping down to the sea
I don’t have a clue what this would mean?”
Thank you and best of luck to all the participants! We can’t wait to meet our new team member!
Tori Confessions Staff - xoxo
“I discovered Tori Amos’ through A Sorta Fairytale. It truly was a fairytale. It was the one song I listened to a lot that summer before my attempted suicide. Post-suicide one morning I was feeling empty and completely lost and I was looking through some Vincent Van Gogh pictures and I hear Don McLean’s Vincent in the background, hours later I found Tori’s cover of the same song and I cried so much that day. It was almost like a breakthrough and ever since then, three years ago I have been rebuilding my very own self through and with Tori. With each and every album of Tori Amos I find another piece of me. Currently being in love with Boys for Pele. I guess you could say I’m in an angry, hurt phase, but it’s almost just as effective as valium mixed with whiskey. It’s a true Healing process and I’m getting there, step by step. Boys for Pele sucks me deep and I don’t feel like meat at all! In fact, I feel blood roses grow in my body with each and every passing day as I become the person of my dreams. (Always in debt to the wonderful Tori Amos!)”