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

92 Responses to “I am, I am, I am”

  1. mellyramirez 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.



  2. Booker Law at 7:52 pm #

    Serious new fan here.

  3. Ayeh at 2:25 pm #

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

  4. Veronica Lavil 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.


  5. Roz 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 at 5:24 pm #

    Your blog makes me want to be a better person 🙂

  7. iwillnotliveinvain at 11:08 am #

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

  8. Wyrd Smythe at 12:28 am #

    Wes Anderson! Mos Def!

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

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

  10. beforemybigbreak at 5:21 pm #

    I like you

  11. Meghan 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 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 at 7:01 am #

    Amazing blog 🙂 followed

  14. andrew 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 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 at 10:14 pm #

    I want, I want, I want.

  17. Stella at 5:41 pm #

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

  18. christinehogg1987 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,


  19. kyla kincaid 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 at 4:38 pm #

    What do you mean by “pretentious”?

  21. binucherian at 8:25 pm #

    fun to read. let me see more!!

  22. Carlynne McDonnell 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 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 at 6:18 pm #

    gud 😉

  25. Minnie 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 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 at 4:50 am #

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

  28. washikhan 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 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 at 1:58 pm #

    My mind blown
    Thanks for the ‘momentum of clarity’


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