I'm a Japanese/English major at U.C. Berkeley. I love poetry, and wish I could read it all the time. I also love short stories and occasionally I really like novels too. I love literature because I see it as encompassing every aspect of the worldly experience (I say worldly instead of human experience, because at times it also represents the earth and animals too): history, philosophy, science, math, the environment, religion, sociology, psychology, (even business), etc. etc. It appeals to me because I am a fickle person. Traveling promotes literary efforts, thus I try to travel as much as possible.