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European History #5

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Last night I dreamed Roy Rogers died…

Originally posted on The First Gates:
Roy Rogers was my first boyhood hero. For a time, around the age of three or four, I refused to answer to “Morgan,” insisting that my parents call me Roy. Me as Roy, probably…

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In Spite of All the Hounds in Hell

  there is a loneliness in this world so great that you can see it in the slow movement of the hands of a clock. people so tired mutilated either by love or no love. people just are not good … Continue reading

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Tarot #70: Oppression, burdening or imprisonment willfully enforced upon body, mind or spirit.

Burdens are the foundations of ease and bitter things are the forerunners of pleasure. –Rumi Sometimes oppression comes from without when some people seek abusive power over others on any scale from a 2 person relationship to a dictatorial regime … Continue reading

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Tarot #27: Failure, the shadow of success.

Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better. Samuel Becket, Westward Ho Decay feeds growth which leads to full life and withering and back to decay.  There is no separating one from another each is a … Continue reading

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Tarot #22: Gain, winning the game

The terrible, cold, cruel part [of New York] is Wall Street. Rivers of gold flow there from all over the earth, and death comes with it. There, as nowhere else, you feel a total absence of the spirit: herds of … Continue reading

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