John's Daily Muse

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Sickness

It seems that I’ve been welcomed here today in sickness.  In actuality, it might have been for the better – because it allowed me to see the world from an extremely different perspective.  When...

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Underground

Last night I dreamt I was living in about 1880 (I remember this because someone said, “it’s been 15 years since the end of the war”, then something in reference to the abolition of...

The format of the "talkin' blues" in Bob Dylan's Talkin' World War III Blues permitted him to address the serious subject of nuclear annihilation with humor, and "without resorting to his finger-pointing or apocalyptical-prophetic persona" 0

Songs for the Apocalypse

I love making playlists, and Saturday’s scheduled rapture/apocalypse/etc. was a great inspiration to dig through my library and put some songs together over the past few days. Playlist #1 1. Creedence Clearwater Revival –...

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Isolation

The moment my body was taken over by fever, by sickness, I lost awareness of my path, of my journey.  I don’t understand why that is, other than assumptions that any excess energy, be...