Anonymous asked: 1) TBH I was surprised (in a good way, and don't worry this isn't me hitting on you) when you said you're bi/pan because I just figured (especially after that guy asked if you're lesbian) you were straight but not narrow. 2) I have The Bell Jar too (the edition with the blurry photo and THE BELL JAR in big pink letters) and it's a quick read, shouldn't take you more than an afternoon or so. 3) What kinds of music do you like?
Gender has never really affected how/if I am attracted to someone, I guess it took some time to recognize that that attraction was something amorous or sexual because it was outside of the societal norm and I was used to boxing my admiration for other girls into girl or body envy, you know. Society telling us when we see a pretty girl we should want to BE them, not just plain ole’ WANT them.
I have that same edition! I bought it at one of those overpriced-but-really-cute locally owned bookshops, somewhere on the north coast of Florida (Fernandina?).
Um, I listen to a good variety of genres. I like jazz on Sundays. I’m listening to a lot of Tom Petty these days, because it’s getting warmer. I bought J. Cole’s album a few weeks ago because I think he’s pretty inventive with the music on his songs, or at least his producer is. I fell hard and fast for Iceland’s Of Monsters and Men, and I don’t see how anyone could disagree with me. I really really really love The Rolling Stones. I have Styx’s full discography probably on vinyl, my aunt gave me her collection and I just really never appreciated Styx as much as I do now. I love Death Cab for Cutie, I think Ben Gibbard is an incredible lyricist and while we’re at it so are Conor Oberst and Regina Spektor and many many others in my music collection. I like grungy ska-punk. I like Beyonce and Britney Spears. I like instrumental world music like Cusco’s Apurimac albums and King Sunny Ade. I really dig the Celts, like Van Morrison and the High Kings and pretty much all things fiddlin’. I like the Memoirs of a Geisha soundtrack because I really love John Williams, Itzhak Perlman and Yo-Yo Ma separately so of course I enjoy them together. I’ve listened to and enjoyed Florence + the Machine and Lana Del Rey recently, I like listening to people I can sing along with. I know too many AC/DC songs, really just add any 70/80s rock/hair metal band to that list. I like most things of any genre that utilize: acoustic guitars, piano, pretty voices, violin, harmonica, cello and/or harp. Saxophones are great, too. And I can’t forget the great female artists my mom raised me on: Tina Turner, Aretha Franklin, Carole King, Stevie Nicks and Melissa Etheridge. Okay I’m going to stop now because I’m tired if you see something missing from this list that I should be loving let me know.