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Cultural Homelessness

Except for the poverty, uncleanliness, hopelessness, depression, lack of intelligent discourse, subjugation of free will, surrender of personal independence, the forced acceptance of being ‘unworthy’, the smirk of the ‘worthy’ self-righteous, homelessness is not so bad. Admiral Nano “Keep, ancient … Continue reading

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The Last Roman

You still shall tramp and tread on endless round of thought, to justify your action to yourselves, weaving a fiction which unravels as you weave, pacing forever in the hell of make-believe which never is belief. T.S. Elliot – Murder … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Homelessness

‘When he is best, he is a little worse than a man, and when he is worst, he is little better than a beast.’ Shakespeare – The Merchant of Venice ‘Da Vinci’ Jack Jones, ‘Lord Aurelius’ Marcus Strong, and Admiral … Continue reading

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To Sleep, Perchance To Dream

  “Hidden in plain sight lie many treasures and answers not wanted or heard.” Admiral Nano of Omicron IV. Amongst the homeless that were at the Aurora Shelter that Admiral Nano had met and had some affinity for was Jack … Continue reading

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Fate and Life II

Fate, then, is a name for facts not yet passed under the fire of thought; for causes which are unpenetrated. Ralph Waldo Emerson – “Fate,” The Conduct of Life (1860). Life is what makes existence possible. Fate is what gives … Continue reading

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Fate And LIfe

Underneath an elm Admiral Nano drowsed. He listened to life around him. The whispering breeze made small ripples on the blue plain of a small lake. Ships of white clouds slipped across the ocean of sky. Leaves called to each … Continue reading

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The Benefaction of Churches

  “Would you look at that?”, said ‘Christian’ Dave. “King of the Ant Pile” Berney is back in line for his second plate even though they just told us no seconds yet till everyone has had a chance to eat. … Continue reading

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Insanity Is Crazy

A black man mumbled to himself constantly, a conversation with no one but his alter ego. He was a schizophrenic. Not far away, another young man simply stood and stared at the staff member at the check-in desk. He was … Continue reading

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TB Nurses

“What is that for?” ask Nano, seeing some flimsy partitions go up at the end of the warehouse ‘veranda’. “The TB Nurses are here”. The Roller was his nickname, otherwise Dennis. Dennis and Lawyer Joe rolled cigarettes late at night … Continue reading

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The Warehouse

The metal bunk beds, three tall, with Nano on the middle, Lawyer Joe on bottom and the top bunk used for storage, shook as Lawyer moved below. Then a blue light popped on and Nano knew Lawyer was unable to … Continue reading

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