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Tao Lin

Posted by Alex Bec,

Tao Lin is an author / poet from Brooklyn and his work is fantasticly honest and beautifully observed. Here is verse one of ‘A Poem Written By A Bear’

Let me go eat some salmon
Why are there coke cans in the river
What if i wore a bullet proof vest during hunting season
I’m a bear; I walk in the forest and look at the river and the river is cold
I saw campers today and they ran away and I was alone and I destroyed their tent

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Posted by Alex Bec

Alex is one of the directors of It’s Nice That who now oversees our sister creative agency INT Works. For several years he oversaw the Monday Morning Music Video feature until it came to an end in 2014.