I am, I am, I am

A short list of things that I love: my son, the dude I am married to, books, summer dresses, shiny hair, banjo music, my sisters, feminism, Sylvia Plath, dusty record stores, yoga, rainy summer evenings, coming of age movies, Frida Kahlo, history, forest animals, Wes Anderson, nostalgia, being pretentious as fuck

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92 Responses to “I am, I am, I am”

  1. mellyramirez October 24, 2014 at 10:38 pm #

    I enjoy your passion and clarity. I nominated you for an award, even if you don’t take them, I still wanted to thank you for sharing and share your words with others.

    http://mellyramirez.wordpress.com/news/

    Melly

  2. Booker Law December 16, 2014 at 7:52 pm #

    Serious new fan here.

  3. Ayeh January 8, 2015 at 2:25 pm #

    Hi, Glad I found your blog (the wrong results on wordpress search led me here πŸ™‚ Keep up your intresting writing!
    Best wishes,
    Ayeh.

  4. Veronica Lavil January 13, 2015 at 12:21 am #

    Hi there! I just wanted you to know that I absolutely love your blog and nominated you for “The Very Inspiring Blogger Award”. I don’t know if you do awards or not but just wanted to let you know! Besos.

    https://kikalavil.wordpress.com/2015/01/13/the-very-inspiring-blogger-award/

  5. Roz February 16, 2015 at 11:57 pm #

    Lots of good stuff on your blog. Great information, great topics some very dear to my heart as well. Wishing you much success.

  6. FloraFaunaChop March 30, 2015 at 5:24 pm #

    Your blog makes me want to be a better person πŸ™‚

  7. iwillnotliveinvain April 2, 2015 at 11:08 am #

    “being pretentious as fuck.” Haha at least you’re honest about it! LOL love it πŸ˜›

  8. Wyrd Smythe April 15, 2015 at 12:28 am #

    Wes Anderson! Mos Def!

  9. A Nap in the Sun May 1, 2015 at 1:52 am #

    oh my god. you are a tremendously magical human. How can I submit?

  10. beforemybigbreak May 8, 2015 at 5:21 pm #

    I like you

  11. Meghan May 11, 2015 at 7:16 am #

    Hi, Belle Jar! Congrats! I’ve nominated you for the Sisterhood of the World award! Go here to find out more: https://0ntheprairie.wordpress.com/2015/05/11/sisterhood-of-the-world-award/

  12. MissFit May 18, 2015 at 3:51 am #

    may i just say that i LOVE the title of your blog . love , love . all hail Sylvia Plath. I’m always happy to know that reading is not as much of a dying art as I constantly fear

  13. aairamalik May 19, 2015 at 7:01 am #

    Amazing blog πŸ™‚ followed

  14. andrew June 11, 2015 at 5:11 am #

    Lovely moment of life is really a great experience at the end of life. I am writing thesis related to this theme if any one want to know more please follow.

  15. pancakes June 25, 2015 at 6:13 pm #

    I wanted to thank you for your blog. I’ve followed a path from being in my early twenties and barely calling myself a feminist until now, where I’m trying to read everything I can about the white privilege I carry into my feminism. I stumbled about your blog through a post about Tuohy and really appreciate the well written feminist articles about intersectionality as well. I’ve been wrong and accidentally hurtful so many times and when I am I try to come back and read something to remind myself to keep changing. So thank you.

  16. Ann October 30, 2015 at 10:14 pm #

    I want, I want, I want.

  17. Stella November 19, 2015 at 5:41 pm #

    Oh, you have such a beautiful blog. It’s also really interesting to read πŸ™‚ Best, Stella πŸ™‚

  18. christinehogg1987 November 26, 2015 at 9:10 am #

    Hi Anne,

    Would you be interested in creating a location-aware audio story for VoiceMap? We have a range of tours by journalists, authors, broadcasters, & are looking for voices. If you’d like more info send me an email, christine@voicemap.me.

    Kind Regards,

    Christine

  19. kyla kincaid December 8, 2015 at 8:32 am #

    You are a beautiful human and you have an amazing soul. I love absolutely every single word on here. You truly are magnificent. I’m so glad to know there are people like you in this world.

  20. qrs136 December 8, 2015 at 4:38 pm #

    What do you mean by “pretentious”?

  21. binucherian December 9, 2015 at 8:25 pm #

    fun to read. let me see more!!

  22. Carlynne McDonnell December 10, 2015 at 3:42 am #

    I held my breath the whole time i read this piece. I felt every moment of fear or concern. I needed to read this today to give me motivation to keep writing, to keep fighting. It’s a bleak world sometimes when trying to create change but if I can prevent any other woman from having one second like this it will be worth it.

  23. Arun December 10, 2015 at 11:28 am #

    You’re strong and amazing! These experiences are so sadly universal. Men are taught and later teach horrible things and interactional styles. With powerful voices, like yours, hopefully enough hearts and minds will be touched and the mistreatment that you and so many others experience will be a thing of the past. Thanks for sharing your stories and voice.

  24. ammoozz December 10, 2015 at 6:18 pm #

    gud πŸ˜‰

  25. Minnie December 11, 2015 at 1:29 am #

    Brilliant piece… cried my eyes out a bit. Reading things! Ahhhhhhhhhh! When I think of my own life experience with men I feel sick.

  26. Mel January 17, 2016 at 1:28 am #

    So glad I came across your blog! You are so straightforward and witty! Now excuse me while I continue binging your articles…

  27. CarmelDeluxe April 26, 2016 at 4:50 am #

    You are the πŸ’©! I love your blog. A million thanks to you for “staying woke” with no incentive other than the perpetuation of pure conciousness.

  28. washikhan May 31, 2016 at 11:26 am #

    really you are an inspirational person….. I love your li’l son…
    Find out the true beauty of a mother’s love and sacrifice in https://pointstoponderblog.wordpress.com/2016/05/30/a-woman-of-strenght/

  29. Emily June 8, 2016 at 2:46 am #

    Sometime around April 2013 you posted an piece of writing entitled ‘How we teach our sons to rape’. I read it and it stuck with me. I would like to read it again but it’s been taken down. Is it available anywhere else?

  30. Charles Harper June 9, 2016 at 1:58 pm #

    My mind blown
    Thanks for the ‘momentum of clarity’

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