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The Princess & the Pollen: Love, Life, and Male Pot Plants

The Princess & the Pollen: Love, Life, and Male Pot Plants

After it was all over, the roller coaster ride of emotions from our breakup screeched to a halt, the safety bars lifted up and I stepped back out on the platform. My ride was surely over, but I was left with vivid images of sweet revenge. I am not a spiteful person. But somehow the […]

PLAYLIST: Ani Difranco for a Broken Heart

PLAYLIST: Ani Difranco for a Broken Heart

Ani Difranco’s first song on her first album remains one of her most powerful songs. It was also written about the end of a romantic relationship. The song in question, of course, is “Both Hands.” She’s had several decades of life experience since then and has harnessed her pain and sadness to create some of […]

PLAYLIST: Songs to Sob to by Ani Difranco

PLAYLIST: Songs to Sob to by Ani Difranco

In addition to Ani for a Broken Heart, there’s a wide range of sorrowful tunes by Ani Difranco that don’t explicitly focus on break-ups. She touches on the struggles of being a woman, of being a child of divorce, of being the one to end a relationship, and many other real experiences. If you’re feeling […]