I began writing in about 2007 and I remember that the experience was quite a catharsis for me,
my poetry is meant to be an expulsion of emotions and ideas from myself, I felt like a man possessed
before I started writing. Now I feel a measure of peace
We know this person as Stviolence1989 on aol. They have been a regular in the Late Night Poets Chat since 2014
They first discovered the room by finding it on allpoetry.com and thinks it is quite awesome
Crowknows feels that the LNP Poets is an encouraging environment to develop ideas, and a great concept
He has also performed as a spoken word poet at Buffalo State College
You can read his poetry at:
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Name : Kevin Brinkman
Where do you Live : Buffalo New York
Screen Name: Crowknows
Origin of S/N:
Crowknows is a reference to several mythologies, which include odin’s raven who delivers his will in norse mythology,
and the original ruler of the Titans in greek mythology cronus who was the ruler of all time
The name is also a reference to the tendency of native americans who say that crows are the messengers to the spirit realm. As well as a reference to a recurring nightmare of mine.
How long on-line? Since about 2007
How long in LNP? Since 2014
Occupation : Sociologist
Bachelors degree at Buffalo State, major sociology, minor english.
Master’s Degree at the University of Buffalo
Few People know that you are interested in:
Apocalyptic Literature, I’m fasicnated with the idea of the end of the world,
I don’t believe it will ever happen, but the idea of a total end and final judgment intrigue me
Favorite Author: Luis Borges
Favorite Book: The Divine Comedy
Top 5 interests / hobbies outside of poetry…
1) Weight lifting
2) Table Top Gaming
4) Literature of all kinds
5) Heavy Metal
Favorite Sports/Teams: Buffalo Bills, and the Buffalo Sabres
Favorite Music/Band : Lamb of God
Favorite Movie: American Psycho
Favorite Foods: Shepard’s Pie
Favorite Poet: Dante Alighieri
Invictus by William Seamus Heaney
If you could meet any poet, who would it be?
What made you choose that poet?
He seems like a complex man,
and I’d love to get inside of his head,
also I think he’d be a blast to party with.
An ethnography on collaborative circles
A novel about the end of the world from the perspective of the anti christ
Each player must accept the cards life deals him or her:
but once they are in hand, he or she alone must decide how to play the cards in order to win the game.