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June 2
Arlington, Virginia
About Me
I am ~ about 6'2" about there about half deaf about half crazy about seeing Beauty around here somewhere
Type of Writer
park bench poet, Post-Beat-Bop prose, leaping, surreal, a ship that can anchor anywhere, a wanderer, teachable, a sweetener
Writing Style
If writing by hand, a mixture of cursive and printed. On computer prefer Times New Roman 12pt. Many readers say subtle-deep
balance ~ harmony ~ little things: Patti's smile, kissing hello/goodbye, brief hummingbirds, being around animals, small breezes, a leaf at sunrise, waking up before dawn surrounded by ghost animals ~ listening ~ warm walking while cool raining
Website / Homepage
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Favorite Genres
Classics, Modern Poetry, Theoretical Physics, Satire, Biographies, Nonfiction Current Events, Economics, Contemplative
Favorite Books
Illiad, Odyssey, Les Miserable, The Autobiography of a Yogi, Haiku: A Poet's Guide, Trout Fishing in America, Master and Margarita, The Idiot, Siddhartha, Metamorphosis, The Stranger, The Sermon on the Mount, Tortilla Flats, Intellectuals and Society
Favorite Authors
Homer, Victor Hugo, Michio Kaku, Mikhail Bulgakov, Dostoyevsky, Herman Hesse, Camus, Franz Kafka, Richard Brautigan, Emmet Fox, John Steinbeck, Thomas Sowell, David Horowitz, Kurt Vonnegut, Paramahansa Yogananda, sun tzu, Ralph Ellison, Stephen Crane
Favorite Poets
Gertrude Stein, Service, Langston Hughes, Burns, Basho, Issa, Cor van den Heuvel, Bly, Brautigan, Neruda, T.S. Eliot, Homer, Emerson, Thoreau, Whitman, Lao Tzu, Poe, Cummings, Akhmatova, Twain, Pound, Gary Snyder, William Carlos Williams, Mare Aaron
Favorite Quote
there is no right way to do the wrong thing
Favorite Music
Jazz (bop, cool, fusion, modern, afro-cuban, brazilian), Punk, Reggae, Roots Country, Bob Wills, T-Bone Walker, Stones, Ramones, Hendrix, Beck, Di Meola, D. Allman, Derek Trucks, Sons of Sylvia, Nirvana, Miles, Coltrane, Steely Dan, Sacred Steel
Favorite Movies
Apocalypse Now (1979) Babe (1995) The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951) Gran Torino (2008) Koyaanisqatsi-music by phillip glass(1982) Blue Velvet (1986) Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998) Woodstock (1969) 8 Mile (2002) High Anxiety (1977)
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