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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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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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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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Soup Nazi

Over the headphones Nano listened to Cats In The Cradle, a Harry Chapin song. Part of studying human culture was being involved in what they did, aside from his chosen homelessness. A song about a man to busy working for … 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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Trouble At McDonalds

Although Nano prefer The River’s Edge Cafe, which he usually just called the Cafe, there were times when it wasn’t open so he had to go elsewhere. The Cafe closed at mid-afternoon. That was too soon for Nano and some … Continue reading

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The Name

Nano sat at The River’s Edge Cafe, eating his Black Bean Burger. With him was Jim ‘Father’ Pope, an older man whom Nano had met soon after checking into the shelter. Father was a very good guitar player, at least, … Continue reading

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