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Inside/Out with poet Flow Chyld
March 09, 2010

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Describe yourself in five words?
Spiritual, cultural, deep, African, inventive.

What's the best piece of advice you've ever received?
Know the God in my spirit.

What's the most ridiculous thing you've ever done?
Going to law school.

What is your most treasured possession?
My pen and paper coz I get to write.

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
Not knowing yourself.

Do you have any strange hobbies?
I talk to myself when I am alone.

What do you dislike most about your appearance?
Nothing. Made in the image and likeness of God.

What is your greatest extravagance?

What have you got in your fridge?
Everything. I like to eat.

What is your greatest fear?
To die without achieving my purpose.

What have you got in your pockets right now?
Tissues. I carry a lot of tissues in my pocket.

What is your favourite journey?
Going home any time.

Who are your heroes in real life?
My maternal grandmother, she taught me a lot of the things that I know. She taught me that we have more power and responsibility in influencing our own lives than we think.

When and where were you happiest?
Whenever I am doing anything artistic or creative I am the happiest.

What's your biggest vice?
Watching a bit more television than I should.

What were you like at school?
Shy, very very shy, extremely shy.

What are you doing next?
I am going to go and finish some shopping.

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