Mike Palmer

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About me

Gender MALE
Industry Education
Occupation Administrative Assistant
Location Berkeley, CA, United States
Introduction 60 years old. Lived in Berkeley since 1976. Originally from Corona--a town in Southern California of about 30,000 when I left it. It's now over 100,000.
Interests literature, visual arts, film, ultrarunning, social and economic theories, cultural theories, psychology, appreciating the mystery that is being alive
Favorite Movies Vertigo, The Birds, Shadow of a Doubt, They Live By Night, Bitter Victory, the films of Robert Bresson, La Jette by Chris Marker. "Film" by Samuel Beckett.
Favorite Music Hildegarde von Bigen, Bernard Herrman, Samuel Barber, The Doors, Tom Waits, Bob Dylan, early Tori Amos.
Favorite Books Many: Rilke, Shakespeare, Franz Wright, James Wright, Charles Simic, John Weiners, Laura Kasischke, on and on.

I contradict myself? Very well then, I contradict myself. I am large. I possess multitudes. --Walt Whitman