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Englewood, CO
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About Matt27:

So I began my journey in words when, in the 4th grade, me and my best friend tried to start a screamo band. Screamo turned to rock, the blues, and really any genre imaginable; and through Jim Morrison of the Doors, I discovered poetry; so I'm stuck.

Articles and Art by Matt27:

Hidden Movers
Poetry section, Teen Ink
Coffee Table Universe
Poetry section, Teen Ink
Jazz Been Dug
Poetry section, Teen Ink
Noses To The Sky
Poetry section, Teen Ink
Sad Protector
Poetry section, Teen Ink
Be Satisfied
Poetry section, Teen Ink
Poetry section, Teen Ink
Touch Of Stone
Poetry section, Teen Ink

Matt27's Favorite Personal Quote:

"Outsiders who see rules and not the love that runs through them are often too ready to label other people as 'prisoners'." -Iris Murdoch in The Sea, The Sea

Favorite books: Nausea by Jean-Paul Sartre, Naked Lunch by William S. Burroughs, Fear and Loathing In Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson, Les Fleurs Du Mal by Charles Baudelaire, On the Road by Jack Kerouac 
Favorite authors: Jean-Paul Sartre, Marcel Proust, Iris Murdoch, James Joyce, Allen Ginsberg 
Favorite music albums: LA Woman by the Doors, The Times They Are A'Changin' by Bob Dylan, The Shape of Jazz To Come by Ornette Coleman, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by the Beatles, Cheap Thrills by Big Brother and the Holding Company 
Favorite music artists: The Doors, Jack White and affiliated groups, Say Anything, Bob Dylan, The Front Bottoms 
Favorite movies: Persona, Memento, Fight Club, Pulp Fiction, Brick 
Favorite movie stars: Natalie Portman, Orson Welles, Joaquin Pheonix, Nora Zehetner, Emilie de Ravin 
Favorite TV shows: The Mentalist, House, Veronica Mars, Criminal Minds, Pushing Daisies 
Favorite actors: Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Hugh Laurie, Kristen Bell, Mandy Patinkin 
Favorite gadgets: turntable, stereo, overdrive pedal, Fender M-80 Bass Head, noise canceling headphones 
Favorite hobbies: Writing, Reading, Playing music (on a variety of stringed instruments), Brewing tea, Debating philosophy 
Favorite heroes: Soren Kierkegaard, Jesus, Solomon, Voltaire, Daniel 

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