Jazz (twilight358) wrote in gothsubculture,

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Introduction Post for Jazz

Name or lj handle: My "real life" name is Jazz. My LJ name is Twilight358. On AOL, I am HeMaTiTe333.

Age: 17 years young.

City/State/Country of residence: Originally from Honolulu, Hawaii. My dad was in the Marine Corps so we moved around. Am currently in Jacksonville, Florida.

URL (if you have a web site): None at the moment.

Length of time in the scene: lol. 0 in the actual club scene because there aren't any All-Ages Goth clubs around here. 4 to 5 years into the subculture.

Occupation: Student. Editor of my school newspaper.

Education/academic achievement: I passed all of my A.P. classes. ;)

Musical taste and favorite bands: My favorite bands are Rasputina, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Devics, Voltaire, Faith and the Muse, Diary of Dreams, Ministry, Switchblade Symphony,and Persphone.

Describe your personal look, style or distinctions in your appearance: I am African- Japanese American, so in a sea of pale faces I think that would count as a distinction. My look tends toward more of a romantic look versus the Hot Topic cheap bondage look. I make my own jewelery. Sometimes I mix things up and add ethnic fabrics. Weird thing about my hair is that depending on what area of it you're looking at its one of these colors; black, brown, red, or white. Yep,I'm 17 and I have white hair.

Hobbies, activities, interests: Pissing off my mom, Reading, writing, choir, painting, making accessories, and making out with Jake.

Spiritual/philosophical/religious affiliation (if any): I am an non-Wiccan Pagan. My path is eclectic. My pantheons are Greco-Roman, Egyptian, West African,Hawaiian, and Shinto.

Goals, dreams (long/short term, personal/occupational): Graduate from high school, get into college, and become more active in my local community.

Do you consider yourself gothic? Why or why not? I don't consider myself fully goth. I'm still a young'un.

How/why/when did you become freaky/gothic? lol. In eighth grade there was a girl named Jamie who would get bullied by some real bitchy chicks. Basically, I told them off and Jamie and I became friends. She ended up moving across the street from me. She slowly introduced me to Goth music and I became interested in the subculture from there.

In your opinion, what is Goth? Goth is being able to live life as yourself fully and without any guilt or doubts. Goth to me is being able to face your fears, overcome them, and make fun of them (and yourself in the process.

Any Additional comments:
I hope to have somefun with this community.
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