Who Are You?: Poet leading a banker's life.

Where Are You?: The lovely Garden State, New Jersey, USA.

What Are You?: Hungry, afraid, lost, curious, in love, forgiving, understanding, funny, desperate, devoted, loyal, but mostly just broke.

What do you make?: Love and verse. Sometimes, not in that order.

What do you love?: Her, books, music, family, friends, nothing and everything.

What do you hate?: Despite my infinite attempts to rid myself of it, I hate everyone and everything, and nothing and no one.

What do you listen to?: Barenaked Ladies, Talib Kweli, Mos Def, Kanye West, David Matthews, David Gray, Radiohead, Gorillaz, Rui Veloso, Costello, Lauryn Hill, Audioslave, Rage Against the Machine, Gipsy Kings, and many, many more.

What do you watch?: Birds getting it on.

What do you drink?: Tea, Gatorade, and coffee to pry me from my pillow.

What do you smoke?: Smoked enough second hand as a child to last me 2 lifetimes.

What do you take?: Way more bull-sh!t than I should. Not enough care of myself.

What do you believe in?: The ultimate order in all this chaos.

When We Were 16

Where were you?: High School.

What were you?: Infatuated.

What did you wear?: Hand-me-downs and really big T-shirts.

What did you listen to?: Rap.

What did you watch?: TV. Basketball.

What did you love?: Everything I was so desperately trying to be.

What did you hate?: Everything I was so desperately trying to leave behind.

What did you drink?: Soda.

What did you smoke?: Second hand Marlboros.

What did you take?: Too much bull-sh!t.

What did you want to be?: Cool and attractive.

Who did you fight?: My father.

Who/What did you believe in?: That I'd find a soulmate.

Where did you go?: Into the future, or rather, the future came to me.

What did you learn?: That I knew so very little, and that when I think I am at my smartest, I am usually at my most lost.

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