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Matthew Siegel

San Francisco, California, United States

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Overview

  • 4 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning Spanish
  • 30, Male
  • Member since 2006
  • Writer
  • BA, MFA
  • From Nyack, NY, USA
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Take over the world with poetry.

ABOUT ME

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.

PHILOSOPHY

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

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

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

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

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

Interests

poetry, music, art, outdoors, books, dancing

Music, Movies & 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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