Don’t let Maya Roo’s cute lil name and even cuter face fool you. She is cool and composed and will write poetry in circles around you.
Where do you live?
Tel Aviv, Israel.
What is your favorite childhood memory?
As a child growing up in a city, I didn't have much nature around so I think my favorite childhood memory is going out of the city to be in the nature. I also loved going to the cinema by myself and watching movies and eating candy!
You've had a buzz cut in some variation (leopard and rainbow and rat tails etc) what is something you would NEVER do to your hair?
Well, most of the hairstyles you mention were for shooting, but I loved them all - and the buzz head I kept for around two years. I don't think there is something I would never do, I’m not that way.
Do you have a style icon?
Duvdevani (Yarden) - style icon for Tel Aviv.
Do you like poetry? Can you write something for me on the spot?
I love writing and I think poetry might be more specific than what I write, I write in Hebrew most of the time and I love writing my dreams that are really crazy and mostly just nightmares, I also love making up stories and scripts.
Here is a note on my phone that I wrote on 11/9/2017 at 13:58:
מה עדיף יותר להתפתח כאדם בחברה כחלק מחברה שבה הוא חלק ממפעל שלם ואין לו משמעות אינדיבאולית חוץ מחלקו בחברה הספציפית שאליה הוא משתייך עם היסטוריה, טיקסיות, בלי מודעות סביבתית חוץ מלחברה שלו או בחירה במעשיו או כאינדיבידואל כבעל עצמו עם מודעות עצמית, חברתית והומוניסטית חושב פילוסופיה, חושב עתיד ועבר בוחר לעצמו את הדרך, מבחינה רומנטית עדיף להיות אינדיבידואל אבל זה גם היפסטרי ומדכא.
What is better to develop as a person in society as part of a society in which he is part of an entire enterprise and has no individuation other than his part in the specific society to which he belongs with history, tics, without environmental awareness other than his own company or choice of his actions or as an individual with self-awareness, social and, Thinks future and past chooses his own way, romantically better to be an individual but it is also hysterical and depressing.
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