My real name is Patrick Birdener. The type of writing I did before I largely stopped writing could be considered poetry in the current sense. I've done confessionalist poetry, poetry about poetry and various other things, minimalistic poetry. I wasn't interested in doing many other things, so this was my journey to my self at the time, but I was peering out through that lens and describing what I saw. I haven't needed to write in some time, but I'll publish my stuff here and there on a whim from time to time.