Voice Notes

Niki Colet
Secrets in song form
Created 11 Nov 2020
  • Voice Note #24 - Last Call
    02 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read • 2 2
    LAST CALL Listen, I don’t know how much time we have left so I’ll make this quick: Let’s hop on the last train to Oviedo or, okay, a plane, if that’s faster (although trains are infinitely more romant...
  • Voice Note #23 - Don't Think Twice, It's All Right
    26 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 4 2
    Hi friend. Welcome to Voice Notes, a free weekly newsletter. Today I have a cover of a cover for you (Joan Baez’s take of my favorite Bob Dylan song). I couldn’t get it out of my head this week. I ope...
  • Voice Note #22 - Morning Ritual
    19 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 4 4
    Here’s a funny little thing I do every morning, when I make my daily matcha latte. The matcha has been whisked into a smooth paste. A little more hot water is added so the paste yields to a thick flui...
  • Voice Note #21 - These Days
    05 Sep 2021 • 11 min read • 5 7
    THESE DAYS These days my heart feels tender, open. Like a split orange, like a raw steak. Perpetually caught off-guard, the half-second between opening the shower door and stepping out onto the bath m...
  • Voice Note #20 - Devil on My Shoulder
    21 Jul 2021 • 9 min read • 7 8
    A new song for you. Plus today’s essay: a love letter to rain, favorite songs, and sleeping in. Devil on My Shoulder Stalked your new girl on the internet Against my better judgment I don’t really kno...
  • Voice Note #19 - Dark Places
    27 Jun 2021 • 5 min read • 4 4
    There’s this Neil Gaiman quote that goes: “The moment that you feel, just possibly, you are walking down the street naked, exposing too much of your heart and your mind, and what exists on the inside,...
  • Voice Note #18 - Love is a lonely room
    17 May 2021 • 7 min read • 4 0
    Hello, friend. My laptop crashed last night and I typed up much of this on my phone. By some uncanny stroke of luck, I had the idea to start writing out this essay by hand, so I drafted it in an old j...
  • Voice Note #17 - Survivors
    10 May 2021 • 5 min read • 8 0
    This is a short story I wrote one groggy morning, half-prompted by a Magritte painting I had seen the night before. I’ve always been fascinated with fairytales, and this one came out sort of by accide...
  • Voice Note #16 - Dark Room
    25 Apr 2021 • < 1 min read • 9 5
    Hello, friend. <3 Drew a little comic strip for you. Here’s to carving out some alone time when we can catch a moment for ourselves. Subscribe now Dark Room Leave a comment
  • Voice Note #15 - Outro
    07 Apr 2021 • 14 min read • 9 6
    This week’s newsletter is an essay I wrote exactly a year ago, when the pandemic first hit in a big way. It’s called “Let Everything Happen.” Before sharing it, I’d like to give a little context on wh...
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