Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Me. Me. Me me me me me. Me!
It is hard to do this self summery without coming off kind of
This is what I have been prioritizing lately: poetry. friendships.
studying. art (in the broad sense of the word). mutual aid and
collaborative resistance. writing. taking care of myself with
exercise and meditation. laughter. puking up (or at least trying to
puke up) the stupid expectations of how men and white people should
act to fit into what the dominate culture wants.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I write poetry books. I'm almost done with the next one! I make
almost zero dollars from this but it is so tremendously
I organize poetry readings at The Long Haul, Wolfman Books, and
sometimes in my backyard.
I help out a bit at The Bay Area Public School and study
I substitute teach at The Oakland Unified School District. Some
facets of the job are absolutely WONDERFUL but some stuff about is
yuck yuck yuck.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
poetry. bringing people together. staying in contact with people i
care about. communicating and listening. i'm a pretty good
substitute teacher but i don't think that'd be something people on
this site would get all excited about :) I'm a pretty good cook.
The first things people usually notice about me
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i don't know. in this society, probably that i'm male. if i want to
be cute about it i could say my friendliness.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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i like lot of vegetables. i like japanese, mexican, indian
i really like the movie Heathers
i like a lot of spike lee movies
i like a lot of richard linklater movies
i like a lot of david lynch movies
help me get into some non-male directors?
i like the band Destroyer a lot. i like Grimes a lot. i like 2pac a
lot. i like other stuff but that's what comes to mind now.
I read a lot of poetry, history, religion, stuff about gender and
race, a little bit of theory, a lot of stuff with a radical bent to
it. I read other stuff too.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
books. words. friends. sex. movies. libraries.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
my friends. poetry. cause and effect. politics. death and rebirth.
our public education system (with strife!)
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
i go to a lot of poetry readings. sometimes i see a movie.
sometimes i hang out with a friend. sometimes i go see some music.
sometimes I'll see a lecture. sometimes i hang out with Carrie.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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the ratio of time spent on this site to messages i send people is
really low. i am kind of shy and introverted even though i don't
really come off that way. and i'm kind of a freak but you probably
wouldn't notice that at first.
You should message me if
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you've seen me around town and wanted to talk to me but
you're an open and (incredibly) honest person.
i have been dating someone named Carrie for almost three years now;
you'd have to be ok with that. We've been getting along great and
dating other people here and there since about a year into the
you should just message me if you want to!
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