L.L. Barkat

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About me

Occupation Managing Editor TweetspeakPoetry.com (Home of an Oprah Magazine Summer Read Title), Author 'Rumors of Water: Thoughts on Creativity & Writing.' Staff Writer The Curator. Co-Creator WordCandy app.
Interests Writing, art, culture, poetry, spirituality, languages (studying Greek & Latin & Hebrew at the moment), world issues, simplicity, family, environmental concerns, artist Andy Goldsworthy, artist Makoto Fujimura, artist Gail Nadeau, gardening (even though nothing much ever grows for me), skiing, figure skating, hiking, NYC Central Park, sleeping
Favorite Movies Finding Neverland, Wit, Raise the Red Lantern, The Miracle Maker, Osama, Chocolat, Phantom of the Opera, Tristan & Isolde, Hero
Favorite Music Vivaldi, Puccini, Habib Koite, Norah Jones, Armik, Buena Vista Social Club, IZ, Michael Card, Katie Melua
Favorite Books One Hundred Years of Solitude, Love in the Time of Cholera, Memoirs of a Geisha, Kristin Lavransdatter, A Walk in the Woods, Teaching a Stone to Talk, Raw, Living Cuisine, Second Nature, The Poetry Home Repair Manual, Spiritual Disciplines Handbook, The Soul Tells a Story, Bird by Bird, A Profound Weakness, Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things, Living Downstream, The Song of the Horse, Samuel Hazo poetry books, David Whyte poetry books, Minnie and Moo and the Attack of the Easter Bunnies