I believe in BEAUTY.

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Joan Baez, Judy Collins and Mimi Fariña at the Big Sur Folk Festival, 1966.

My nephew

I feel robbed 
From my nephews life 
It’s not his fault 
And it sure as hell ain’t mine.
I have this thing with kids
I remember,
So clearly,
So vividly,
What it’s like to be a child. 
To be confused, and unsure…
And to be constantly,
For someone like me 
I remember being alone 
And not understanding 
My own voice 
The one 
Own head 
And not trusting it.
Because I had no proof it was real. 
That it was secretly guiding me
And helping me. 
I work with kids everyday 
I talk to them.
I play with them.
Some I’ve know for years 
Over half a dozen 
They grow like crazy.
Especially during the 
Many times, I know something is wrong
Before they do. 
I don’t poke or prod.
I don’t ask anything.
I just…
And then I play
With them. 
I don’t ask them to explain.
To tell me what’s up.
Don’t need them to.
And even if I did I’d have no answer.
No advice.
Nothing I could put into words. 
We just 
Tiny Fingers on big 
Ivory keys.
I’m on the low end 
They take the high.
I tend to sit
On the left. 
And somehow…
We say everything we have to.
“Am I ok?” 
“Fuck yeah, kid. You’re gonna be just fine.” 
Not my kin, 
But I’ll take it. 
…maybe it’s bigger than that…
You don’t chose your
You fucking make it. 
you love it even more 
because of this.

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The Velvet Underground at Andy Warhol’s Exploding Plastic Inevitable - 1968 concert poster 
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Audrey Hepburn
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Janis Joplin photographed by Linda McCartney, 1967.


Lonely Moments

The lonelier we get, the stronger we get?

Why does this seem wrong?

Wait for sleep. Do what you can till it comes. Hang in there. Moments are only moments.
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I don’t know anything about the world anymore 

The corners have stretched too far 

I can’t see them, the’s no light that goes that deep 

Money is the new game 

Integrity is out 

Self worth is out 

How cool are you? 

How much do you make? 

Lot’s of people be talking about her 

And he’s sitting on a mountain of gold 

But no one cares  

about either of them

We are our own news, 

our own celebrities

Our small niches have become 

Too big for our breeches 

9 thousand views 


Have you heard about Missouri? 

Even if you have, I bet you don’t want to talk about it 

There’s nothing more interesting than you and yours 

Insta that selfie and share it as a post after you’ve tweeted 

We all just want to look at you 

…that’s not true, but you still believe it, right? 

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