i began writing poetry when i was 16 and i remember that the experience was a great release for things i could not talk about
We know this person as purplechaos
They have been a regular in the Late Night Poets Chat on AllPoetry since May 2014
i first discovered the room by being invited by a god (lol,nathan hill told me about it) and thinks it is a fun place to visit
They feel that the LNP Poets are … almost as chaotic as i am
They have performed as a spoken word poet in: i have done poetry reading in coffee shops in OKC but that was ages ago.
The most valuable experience re their time in LNP: the poets i have met especially miss Raven BlackRose. she has become a dear friend
You can read her poetry at: allpoetry.com/purplechaos
Get to know our spotlight poet by reading our LNP Spotlight Profile Below~!
Name : just call me chaos
Where do you Live : southwest oklahoma just spittin distance from texas
Screen Name: purplechaos
Origin of S/N: it started as my favorite color and a favorite word but has become so much more to me.
How long on-line over 6 yrs
How long in LNP ? 6 months
Occupation : i sell cowboy boots and wranglers to rednecks
Education: i have a BA in photographic arts which i have never used professionally
Few People know that you are interested in: art and photography. i love alternative photo processes like cyanotypes and gumbichromates. they are a dying or dead art form that i will revive as soon as i win the lottery or marilyn manson comes through for me.
Favorite Author… anne rice
Favorite Book… an interview with a vampire
Top 5 interests / hobbies outside of poetry…
1) my family, i have two children, a daughter who’s 4 and a son who’s 15 months
2) music, i am never without it. i have a never ending soundtrack
to my life that plays in my head.
3) art and photography
4) old sci fi t.v. shows especially the x files and star trek
5) thrift store shopping
Favorite Sports/Teams: i love hockey but only if i am at the game so i have not seen it in years.
Favorite Music/Band : i love music ! but my heart belongs to green day
Favorite Movie: roman holiday (the original with audrey hepburn and gregory peck)
“i could no sooner choose a favorite star in the heavens.”
that is a line from Ever After: A Cinderella Story but it suits this.
If you could meet any poet, who would it be? j.lee hutchinson