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Monte Vista, CO

About Literalist17:

My life has been trying but not overly bad and not overly great at the same time. The best of my poetry comes out of pain its odd, but it is what it is. Poetry does not require intense verboseness to get the point across and be well written.

Articles and Art by Literalist17:

Poetry section, Teen Ink
If I Had To
Poetry section, Teen Ink
Mary Jane
Poetry section, Teen Ink
And so it Begins...
Poetry section, Teen Ink
Poetry section, Teen Ink
A better Use For A Full Moon
Poetry section, Teen Ink
Poetry section, Teen Ink

Literalist17's favorite work by others on TeenInk.com:

Aqueous Reflection
Poetry section, Teen Ink This piece has been published in Teen Ink's monthly print magazine.

Literalist17's Favorite Personal Quote:

"Tact is, of course, only for those who lack the wit to possess sarcasm"

Favorite books: The Maximum Ride series, Harry Potter books, Modern Star Wars books, The Scarlet Letter, Atonement 
Favorite authors: James Patterson, R.L. Stein, Nathaniel Hawthorne, William Cullen Bryant, J.K. Rowling 
Favorite music albums: One (The Beatles), The Sound of Madness (Shinedown), Brand New Eyes (Paramore), Hard Candy (Counting Crows), City of Evil (Avenged Sevenfold) 
Favorite music artists: Shinedown, Paramore, Chevelle, A7x, Santana 
Favorite movies: Fearless, Star Wars, Atonement, Blood Diamond, Lord of the Rings 
Favorite movie stars: Ewan Mcgregor, Cate Beckinsale, Jet Li, Bugs Bunny, Christian Bale 
Favorite TV shows: Criminal Minds, Spongebob Squarepants, Animal Precinct, Music Videos, NCIS 
Favorite actors: Speedy Gonzales, Matthew Perry, Jennifer aniston, Mandy Patankin, Matthew Gray Gubler 
Favorite gadgets: Mp3 Devices, Computers, Video Games, Cell Phones, Drum sets 
Favorite hobbies: Writing, Walkin/ Hiking, Hanging out with friends, Listening to music, Philosophizing 
Favorite heroes: Huo Yuanjia, Nelson Mandella, Speedy Gonzales, Spongebob, Paul Newman 

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