[ Funeral Day ]

On this day, I find myself thinking about mystery and contemplating how to live on this earth in a way that translates to eternity.

On this day, I miss Parker Moore.

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[ Funeral Day ]

3 songs i love on this cloudy seattle day

(I’m currently trying to do homework in a coffee shop)

This is a video of Laura Marling singing  with a guitar by a stream with birds chirping in the background.Sounds perfect for a love song from a young dreamy girl right? Wrong.

In this intelligent and feminist* song Laura Marling  plays with the traditional role of a woman  as a dove or small bird. In the Victorian era, a woman was thought of as a bird in a cage–good for pretty songs and not much else. Women were ornamental. Rather than accepting this imagery, Marling reverses it and muses about a past relationship where she was dominant and he was a “dove”. She also uses cold language and welcomes the ambiguity of whether or not she and her “dove” really loved one another. Laura Marling continually plays with our ideas and conceptions of love and I love it.

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3 songs i love on this cloudy seattle day

Hahn has no clue (NPR did a blurb on one of my favourite people)

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see NPR’s blurb here )

Jonny Hahn and I have had one conversation and I found him politically polarizing and awkward.I bought his CD, but I’ haven’t listened to it since the day I bought it and popped it in my avalon for the drive back over the bridge. (The departure from Seattle to suburbia is always sad.)

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Hahn has no clue (NPR did a blurb on one of my favourite people)