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Friday
Mar282014

dime defined: natalie patterson.

INTRO.

NAME: Natalie Patterson | HOME GROWN: LA by way of Indiana | DAY JOB: Day job?! No buddy! | DREAM JOB: I'm living my dream job. Poet. Teaching artist. Fully myself.

FAVORITES.

MEAL: Pork chops from Blossom, although I'm a vegetarian again. | SOUND: When PayPal alerts me that someone has paid me. | SCENT: Warm syrup | WORD: Mellifluous | APP: Maps 

Q & A.

Q:  Who would portray you in the movie version of your life?
A:  I would, obviously. Anything else would be weird.

Q:  What artists or songs would contribute to the film's soundtrack?
A:  I would need Drake, Beyoncé, Etta James, Tracy Chapman, Meshell Ndegeocello, Jay Z, Frou Frou, Yuna, Quadron, and Jill Scott. 

Q:  What's the best advice you didn't take?  
A:  If it was good, I took it. 

Q:  If your beauty routine had to be condensed, what three products make the cut?
A:  African Royale Hot Six Oil, La Bella Max Hold Styling Gel, and Sephora Collection Retractable Waterproof Eyeliner.

Q:  Are you the woman your ten year old self wanted to be?
A:  I wanted to be Janet Jackson. I met her a few years ago, I shared that with her in a note I wrote her. I wanted to be confident, sexy, and kind. I think I am those things actualized. 

Q:  What is your alter ego's name? Describe her in one word.
A:  Magic. Fire. 

Q:  Food, water, and _____? What else do you need to survive?
A:  Love. If I've got that…I'm winning.

Q:  Would you rather have no regrets or no fears?
A:  I'd much rather have no fears. That is the thing that holds me back from being everything else that I am. 

Q:  What's your definition of dime? 
A:  Fully one's self. Being integrated in your life makes everything more fluid and beautiful. 

Q:  What words do you live by? 
A:  You can't lead if you don't serve. | Worry not. | All things work together for the highest good.

CONNECT.

natalieispoetry.com | blog | instagram | twitter


Video Credit: That's What She Said – Ten Things Every Female Should Know by Natalie Patterson. Content from the SoulPancake + Darling Magazine collaboration film series.

Photography provided courtesy of Natalie Patterson.

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