Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I find this difficult because no matter how far I travel from my
start, I still believe in the power of true love. When genuine, it
should burn within and between us, but it should also be greater
than either of us. This means we cannot create it but must remain
open to its possibility. Can a web site accommodate? I suppose it
is an avenue like any other.
I have returned from Constantinople, the Queen of Cities and
capitol of the Roman Empire for more than a thousand years. I bring
back with me the perspective of timeless generations and also a
wariness of aggressive oriental carpet salesmen.
I should have lived in the Victorian Age when elegance and strength
were more complementary. Also, no one would have mistaken me for a
My ideal match will be confident in her qualities and direction
even amidst social pressure. I value my space and the time to
pursue my goals, but like to reconnect with the person regularly to
keep the relationship healthy. I am athletic and enjoy hiking
, weight training
. It would be
nice to do some of these with my S.O., but it's not required.
is also a plus. She should wake up most days ready to embrace life
and rise to the stratosphere. We should enhance the quality of one
I am poetic, energetic, and sentimental.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Striving for a second poem publication
Training for my next half marathon. I'm still not brave enough for
the full and would miss my toenails.
Attending new and wonderful performances at the Colorado Symphony
Improving my meditation
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Viewing the world in dramatic terms and writing in the traditional
Creating an experience during my presentations; I am a
Selling financial products
Seeing the world through others' eyes
Memorization, particularly verse
Working out until I am soaked
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
My hair: it's different, but it's connected with my history
It often appears as if I'm frowning, but my mouth turns down
naturally unless I smile.
I might seem aloof or cold, but it's only I prefer getting to know
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Books: The Complete Poetry of John Keats, Final Harvest (Emily
Dickinson), Under Western Eyes (Conrad), Moby Dick (Melville)
Movies: The Young Victoria, Master and Commander, The Four
Feathers, The Cider House Rules, all Star Wars films, Fight Club,
Television: Downton Abbey, The Tudors, Mad Men, Game of Thrones,
House of Cards
Food: Mexican, Thai, Indian, Chinese, Sushi (anything *super*
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
The seven hills of Constantinople (that counts as one)
The stairs in my office tower
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
The links between this world and the next
The beauty in all things
Being a faithful friend
Rising to my potential
Leaving a legacy
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Drinking a Tom Collins, smoking my pipe and reading Sherlock
Holmes. I might dork it up and play Final Fantasy on PlayStation.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I always liked the prince from Beauty and the Beast because he
looked like me.
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
You feel you possess complementary qualities to these. In the
interest of honesty, I'm not into the skinny model type. I prefer
curves, muscle or both. I'd love to be purely ethereal but I am
human, after all.
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