arnoldo garcia

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About me

Gender MALE
Industry Arts
Occupation human rights organizer-writer-musico
Location Oakland, Califoria, United States
Introduction I am tall, dark, brooding with laughter, talk, listen to all music, love my children and how they interact with their children and their friends and the spontaneity of being alive and dreaming.
Interests music, blues, son jarocho, huapangos, poetry, art, natural world, conversation, scribbling every morning ideas, human rights, community, familia, friends, Mexican, Korean, Chinese, Vietnamese, Cambodian, Soul, Ethiopian, South Asian, Foods, Pupusas, Tamales, huaraches, my matriarchs, writers, thinkers, doers, different ones, Neruda, Mayakovsky, Anna Akmatova, Russian Futurists, beginning poets, children, grandchildren, the border, rio bravo, fields, farmworkers, Spanish, Purepecha, English, acrylics, oils, crayons, fountain pens, sleeping, dreaming, chocolate
Favorite Movies Mother, 1905, Kino Eye, La Bamba, Amores Perros
Favorite Music Nina Simone, Son jarocho, jazz, Miles Davis, Jimi Hendrix, Los Tres Reyes, Los Panchos, Los Dandy, Los Brillantes, Amelia Mendoza, Quilapayun, Victor Jara, Mercedes Sosa, Devin Hoff, Ches Smith, Redressers, Fuga, Linh Nguyen, Andrew Kong Knight, Lizzie West, Santana, John Coltrane, Ornette Coleman, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Albert King, Los Utrera, Son de Madera, charango solo, jarana sola, Gustavo Garcia, Jose Humberto Garcia, Gilberto O. Garcia, Oswaldo Garcia, family reunion jam sessions, ...
Favorite Books Pablo Neruda, Velemir Klebnikov, Vladimir Mayakovsky, Poeta en Nueva York, Ana Castillo, Grundrisse, Nicolas Guillen, Einstein's Dreams, Roque Dalton, Osip Maddelstam, Otto Rene Castillo, Ana Akmatova

Why does the taste of pennies remind you of losing a tooth?

It doesn't. Reminds me of a migrant camp, the field next door, the smell of ripening hops, the harvest season ending in solitude.