kale daikon

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Gender Female
Occupation alchemist
Location San Francisco, CA, United States
Introduction "Au fond, je suis une solitaire." That's what I whisper to myself before I get bored and call a friend.
Interests farmers markets, bicycles, coffee shops, trees, waves, animals, origami, tennis, gold shoes, egyptology, letters adorned with rubber stamps & stickers & sealing wax
Favorite Movies Rushmore, Amarcord, Blow Up, Breathless, Gattaca, Tron, Sing-Along Sound of Music, Vertigo, Rear Window, Jules & Jim
Favorite Music whatever my friends put on mix CDs, early 90s hip-hop, mpb (Caetano Veloso, Chico Buarque, Os Mutantes, Marisa Monte), samba, some bossa nova, the entire Ethiopiques series, Bjork, Stereo Total, Beatles, Buddy Holly, David Bowie, Brian Eno, The Smiths, Serge Gainsbourg (and Miss Charlotte too), Young Marble Giants, Charlie Feathers
Favorite Books Elizabeth Bishop's Complete Poems: 1929-1979, other poets: Marianne Moore, Adrienne Rich, George Oppen, Cosmos (Gombrowicz), Baudelaire's Paris Spleen followed by Fleurs du Mal, Franny & Zooey or anything about the Glass family (Salinger), To the Lighthouse (Woolf), The Posthumous Memoirs of Brás Cubas (Machado de Assis), Family Ties/Laços de Família (Clarice Lispector), short stories in general (Flannery O'Connor, George Saunders, Lydia Davis, Katherine Mansfield, Jorge Luis Borges), anything by my philosopher-queen Hannah Arendt, Giovanni's Room (James Baldwin)

The squish of mud between your toes; how would you live your life as a frog?

I would be best friends with Toad!!! Duh.