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  • 4 References 3 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Spanish
  • 33, Male
  • Member since 2006
  • Writer
  • BA, MFA
  • From Nyack, NY, USA
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About Me


Take over the world with poetry.


I am a poet and essay writer originally from the suburbs of New York. Last year, I finished my poetry MFA in Texas and am currently on a poetry fellowship in California. I love riding my bike, listening to music, getting loose.


Human kindness is the most undervalued and most imperative of all traits.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


sharing art, being human, lending out my couch if available


I surfed with some amazing folks in Mexico - in particular Queretaro and Guanajuato, two amazing and friendly cities.


poetry, music, art, outdoors, books, dancing

  • arts
  • writing
  • books
  • poetry
  • dancing
  • music
  • outdoor activities
  • cycling

Music, Movies, and Books

So many! Most of the books I read are poetry, but I also love fiction and non-fiction as well. Some favorite writers: Yehuda Amichai, Walt Whitman, Mark Doty, Bob Hicok and many more..

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Teaching a 10 year old with Asberger's syndrome how to write and share his poems.

Teach, Learn, Share

I want to learn about the human condition and maybe help teach it a little bit. I want to learn all I can about everyone.

Countries I’ve Visited

Cambodia, Canada, Indonesia, Israel, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, Thailand, United Kingdom, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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