I’m a writer/poet who just graduated from a master’s program at UC Davis, with a degree in Creative Writing. I’m driving 48 states solo now, while working on my first novel. A lot of things make people beautiful, but I think what makes me so is seeing endless miles of America from a semi truck windshield. Dwight Yoakam songs playing on the stereo, sunset over the plains of Oklahoma, Mississippi River at dawn, and narrow dirt roads of Texas. It enriches a person from the inside, and makes them beautiful all over.
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