if i knew, don't you think I'd tell you?: selected journals by Jann Arden

By Jann Arden

From cat nutrition to demise. Bra measurement to spirituality, kinfolk to goose poop (yes, goose poop), those are the diaries of Canadian recording artist Jann Arden. Her writing is wry and insightful, confessional and compassionate. additionally incorporated are Jann's line drawings. The book's entries are culled from her digital diaries. yet few issues get away the watchful eye and ever current wit of Jann Arden.

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Today. 10,000 children are sold for sex. Today. Thousands of graves are being uncovered in Bosnia... Full of women and children. Today. A plane crash??? We think that is the world's greatest 60 —jann arden tragedy. It isn't. It is one of the many perils of capitalism and modernism and the race to get there faster and more comfortably. It is one of those things. A tragedy? No. You can break your neck on a walk around the block. At least you have food in your gut. At least you are not being thrown out of your house in the middle of the night, lined up, and shot because you're the wrong colour.

It was so odd seeing her. We see each other every few years. She has had an amazing life. She makes the most gorgeous jewellery I have ever seen. I bought a bunch, and plan on wearing it everywhere. She has a new baby. He is so adorable. He is a big boy. Smiles like he knows the secret of life. Little rat, I'm sure he does know; they do at that age. They just can't speak English, and by the time they can, they've all but forgotten what the secrets were. God is ingenious. 46 —jann arden Glad to be home.

The view of time from the comfort of a chair. We are blind to it. Deaf to it. Fearful of it. Funny how we find it so tragic when a plane crashes. " Try hunger for a lifetime. 40,000 children died of hunger. Today. 10,000 children are sold for sex. Today. Thousands of graves are being uncovered in Bosnia... Full of women and children. Today. A plane crash??? We think that is the world's greatest 60 —jann arden tragedy. It isn't. It is one of the many perils of capitalism and modernism and the race to get there faster and more comfortably.

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