Adult Male

The Washington Monument in Baltimore, MD

Monument to the “Father of our Country”

I’m a complex person, but
here goes
I promise
I’m not a serial killer.
I’m an introspective social
chameleon. I love
the good life. The screeching roar
of jet engines makes me
giddy. I’m happier
than I’ve ever been. I’m ravenous
for life and have razor-sharp teeth
at the plate. I am an open
book with sticky pages
and a good
read. I’m 99 pounds
of pure
dynamite. Adult

This is a found text poem using the first lines from men’s online dating profiles. The line breaks are mine, the text is copied directly from the profiles.



251 thoughts on “Adult Male

  1. As someone who’s recently been exploring the online dating world, I love this. It’s spectacularly original and made me smile! I love it!

    • Thanks so much- glad you enjoyed. The post after this one is the same idea, but using lines from women’s profiles. 🙂

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