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Right now, I'm reading:
"Elementary Particles" and "The Map and the Territory" by Michel Houllebecq; "Fellowship of the Ring;" "Man and His Symbols" C G Jung.

My favorite story of all time is:
Parable of the Prodigal son

In bed I like to read:

Besides SMITH, I read stories at:

If you were to throw up your hands in exasperation and yell "it's the story of my life," what would you be talking about?
Most people are stupid

What six words would I tell my teen self if I could go back in time?
look around up and down. Wonder.

The song that encapsulates the soundtrack of my life is?
"Montreal"- Ataxia: "I won't do what they tell me No I stay just the same Tunneled all the pine trees Still play a wasting game"

If I could have one person read my writing on SMITH it would be?
an older me

Dotez’s Latest Memoir of 5

“I don't know death. I won't.”

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