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On Sat, 16 Jan 16 23:01:26 UTC Ellen B Smiley (29) answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
To be kept.
Where would you like to live?
New Orleans
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
To be free to love and create as I choose.
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
To my misery and self-blame.
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
Those who are based on the author.
Who are your favorite characters in history?
Oscar Wilde, Kinsey, Freud, David Bowie
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
Compassionate female police officers.
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Those who seek help and guidance, but live their own journey.
Your favorite painter?
Your favorite musician?
David Bowie
The quality you most admire in a man?
The quality you most admire in a woman?
Your favorite virtue?
Your favorite occupation?
Writing, singing, learning about real people I love
Who would you have liked to be?
David Bowie
Your most marked characteristic?
Painful longing for self-knowledge.
What do you most value in your friends?
Empathy and intellegence.
What is your principle defect?
A desire to please at my own detriment.
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
To never be free.
What would you like to be?
A healer of the heart.
What is your favorite color?
Pale colors tinged with grey.
What is your favorite flower?
What is your favorite bird?
The Magpie.
Who are your favorite prose writers?
Oscar Wilde, and varies.
Who are your favorite poets?
Ginsberg and myself.
Who are your heroes in real life?
Oscar Wilde, David Bowie.
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
Too many to choose from, any woman strong enough to be called a heroine, I admire.
What are your favorite names?
Lester (my brother), William, Rebecca
What is it you most dislike?
What historical figures do you most despise?
Unsavory characters who have shaped the world should only have their mistakes corrected, not given the head-space of hatred.
What event in military history do you most admire?
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
How would you like to die?
Bleeding to death.
What is your present state of mind?
So fearful and sorry (as always)
What is your motto?
Big Beats are the best, get high all the time.

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