25 Facts About Me

1. When I was seven, I got kicked out of the Vatican. Twice. In one day.

2. I learn the words to the fastest songs I can find just for fun. I rarely tell people this, though, because when I’m asked to prove it I freak out. 

3. By the time I graduate, I will have gone to two different high schools. 

4. I write spoken word poetry

5. I won a writing contest when I was sixteen 

6. I can’t pronounce “peculiar” 

7. I fully believe in time and all that it heals

8. I have fully written essays for this website that I will probably never post. 

9. I took six classes of Kung Fu my Junior year 

10. I used to absolutely detest poetry (detest

11. Spring is my favorite season and March is my favorite month. 

12. I’ve lived in three states, but only really remember the third. 

13. The first time I ever had a crush on a boy, I was in preschool and the only way I could think of to get him to talk to me was by pretending to forget his name so he’d have to introduce himself almost every day. 

14. LA and Seattle are tied for my favorite city, but Edinburgh is a close second. 

15. I still haven’t learned how to ride a bike

16. I used to write songs, but haven’t done that since I started writing poetry. 

17. I have had my heart thoroughly broken exactly five times in my eighteen years.

18. I take criticism badly, no matter how masked in compliments it is. The sandwich method of compliment + criticism + compliment doesn’t work for me. 

19. People have read my poems in front of me without realizing it was about them.

20. I have five books in the works right now. 1 of poetry and four novels. I have no idea what I’ll do with any or all of them once they’re finished. 

21. I have been to England four times, and in about a week I leave for the fifth visit. 

22. I have written in journals since I was eight years old. 

23. My favorite book is To Kill a Mockingbird, which I read for the first time when I was sixteen. 

24. My eighth birthday has been my favorite so far. 

25. I am a perfectionist who tries very hard to follow all the rules…

25.5 But sometimes rules are meant to be broken, and I’m working on realizing that more.