Category Archives: Time

Anything that has to do or deals with time in a more philosophical sense.

After bathing at Baxter’s

Always a great place to relax, recharge and get some heat during the cold season, and just half a block from Jack’s, where Grace treated us to some of her finest albeit eclectic California cooking. Lots of Lone Stars, tequila … Continue reading

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Trans Europe Express

I boarded the train in X. Smoking was much more common in those days. In France, in particular, some people would smoke even in nonsmoking compartments. Even though I had a seat reservation, I changed compartments after two men, who … Continue reading

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Resolution

I have been idle at a nagging pace. I wrote and painted very little last year. This was certainly due to the fact that I was too busy in real life – moving to another country, starting a more or … Continue reading

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Sunday morning

For S. A tidal sound wave of the Italian airforce flying formations woke us at eight forty-five today The office is as messy as usual, its effect on my writing and other parameters yet to be examined as to creative … Continue reading

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Cocoon, ca. 1975

… and then we’d fall asleep, face to face / and tightly embraced on my bed, / to the story of Suzanne … Continue reading

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Fugue in D minor

No surprise then that the dinner served by the rats was birdfeed. Continue reading

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The books that changed everything

Pretty soon I started reading John Steinbeck, Ernest Hemingway, William Saroyan, Truman Capote, Upton Sinclair and many other American writers. Continue reading

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Below average ride on a headless horse

Picture of an uncomfortable medieval ride taken at Unterlinden Museum in Colmar, Alsace. Continue reading

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A subject never raised

Now she’s married, happily it seems, with two cute kids, and I get to see her every once in a while… Continue reading

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It is written that …

It is written that future Man will move up one step on the hierarchical ladder to become a creator, just like the angels, archangels, thrones, excusiai and others are creators. Thought, which already has creative powers in some select few … Continue reading

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A look around, departure & let loose poem

so foregoing the white floc and only taking a sip from the
white armagnac that had come by post from that
part of France in a small bottle labeled “eau de
muses” to prevent any kind of customs troubles Continue reading

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The main thing haiku

The main thing is not to sit around while you might be attempting to make up your mind as to whether or not you might possibly want to spend time with me – James Steerforth ( © 2008 ) … … Continue reading

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Life out of focus

Eternal procrastinator, decisions delayed, cannot find the edge, the moment of true feeling – James Steerforth Written using delayed, edge, focus from 3WW LXXXVII.

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Tell me about something that will stay forever

“Like, will you stay forever?” Nutan said. “I’ll try. But eventually I’ll have to go. And you might have to go before that.” “Where would I go?” “Study, for example. At a school in some other town.” “I would never … Continue reading

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The T. B. blues

The day that happened I sat at my computer it’s easy to catch me there lots of times typing away, maybe poetry, maybe some other shit who knows and probably was reminded of some movie I’d never seen but heard … Continue reading

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The future of the planet

I’ve followed Sunday Scribblings for about half a year and have always been impressed by the responses to the various prompts. However, I am absolutely amazed by the quality and pertinence of many of the contributions the current The future … Continue reading

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Back home

When I returned, I found a desolate home I hardly recognized – red carpeting with a diamond pattern I would have never picked, broken glass on the floor, an unknown red chair as the only furniture left. The windows looked … Continue reading

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The plunging pool at Tovara, Nayarit

In my mind now: Billy Vaughn playing a glaring Las Golondrinas Back then – The rope swing above the Tovara pool, a round hole at the end of a long, narrow passage through mangrove – and splash into the dark … Continue reading

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Out of this world

The evening I proposed to my girlfriend – the most gorgeous, most intelligent, most perfect, most patient, most exciting, most humorous, most lovable person I’ve ever known – turned into a night of revelation. When I’d spoken, she took my … Continue reading

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Fleeting gifts / Easter runup

they’re like sleeting rain, something that hits you lightly & obliquely, in an uneasy way between cold, cool and the thrill of the unknown, the thrill of not sure what to do with, and now I’ve got nearly seven minutes … Continue reading

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