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Ani Difranco



    I've been a long time coming, and I'll be a long time gone. You've got your whole life to do something, and that's not very long.

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    Maybe you don't like your job, maybe you didn't get enough sleep, well nobody likes their job, nobody got enough sleep. Maybe you just had the worst day of your life, but you know, there's no escape, there's no excuse, so just suck up and be nice.

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    I am watching your chest rise and falllike the tides of my life,and the rest of it alland your bones have been my bedframeand your flesh has been my pillowI am waiting for sleepto offer up the deepwith both hands

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    Maybe I'll live my whole life just getting by. Maybe I'll be discovered; maybe I'll be colonized. You could try to train me like a pet, you could try to teach me to behave, I'll tell you that I haven't learned it yet, I ain't gonna sit, I ain't gonna

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    Both hands... Now use both hands. Oh no, don't close your eyes.

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    Just let me go, we have to be able to criticize what we love, to say what we have to say 'cause if you're not trying to make something better, then as far as I can tell, you are just in the way.

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    My idea of feminism is self-determination, and it's very open-ended: every woman has the right to become herself, and do whatever she needs to do.

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    As it began to balloon before our eyes, and more and more and more and more people and money were involved, it was a bit overwhelming. But you just go forth with your passions and hope for the best.

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    People talk about my image, like I come in two dimensions, like lipstick is a sign of my declining mind, like what I happen to be wearing the day that someone takes my picture is my new statement for all womankind

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    Here's a toast to all those people living on the pine ridge reservation under the stone cold gaze of mount rushmore

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    Love is a piano dropped from a fourth story window, and you were in the wrong place at the wrong time.

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