cafebabel.com: What poem would you take to a desert island?
Thorben Schulte: Oh goodness, what a question! Hmm, it wouldn’t be anything of mine. I really don’t know…
cafebabel.com: If you ran away, where would you run away to?
Thorben Schulte: Estonia.
cafebabel.com: Do you have a favourite line or fragment of poetry?
Thorben Schulte: Yes – by Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach, who wrote beautiful aphorisms. "Those whom we support hold us up in life." ("Die Menschen, denen wir eine Stütze sind, geben uns Halt im Leben.")
cafebabel.com: What do you want to be when you grow up?
Thorben Schulte: Aren’t I grown up yet? Mmm, an aeroplane.
cafebabel.com: What do you do in a train when you’ve finished the book you’re reading?
Thorben Schulte: I like to people-watch.
cafebabel.com: Suggest a question for next time.
Thorben Schulte: What was the best poetry slam that you didn’t win?
cafebabel.com: Draw us a picture.