JAMES M. EMMERLING
- June 24
- Immemorial enjoyment is the most solid of all titles. Tindal, C.J., In the Matter of the Serjeants-at-Law (1840)
- There is no heroic poem in the world but is at bottom a biography, the life of a man; also it may be said, there is no life of a man, faithfully recorded, but is a heroic poem of its sort, rhymed or unrhymed.
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as much as it is tall or high.
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irrevocable sobriety is a very
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The king was off with his friends in his camper , out in the countryside, 'observing the ways of the affable characters at the lowest parts of our royal society' or so he told the queen, who was left in charge of the castle while he was away. He would text,… Read full post »
Up before everyone else in the house, at 6:30 am. Went out to my 'office' (a table with books , chair, ashtray in the garage) for morning coffee and cigarette and some kind of update, or reminder, or update-reminder, reminding me to remember something i may have forgot,… Read full post »
I asked my son, "Don't u agree that the archetypal interpretation of me, your new step daddy figure, so to speak, is that of a 'martyred knight reborn'?"
"Whaaaaat?" he giggled in hesitation.
"If you had to choose an archetype for me, what would you? And more importantly, what archetype would… Read full post »
It was easy to take over this family, the one i live with, because they loved to love loveable people, and i luckily was feeling loveable (for once in my life, ha!)so it fell into a Chain Reaction of love, a nuclear rearrangement in , well, the Nuclear Family, or the… Read full post »
I couldn’t see what you could show me
Your scarf had kept your mouth well hid
I couldn’t see how you could know me
But you said you knew me and I believed you did
When you whispered in my ear
And asked me if I was leavin’ with you or her
I… Read full post »
“There is a distinct difference between "suspense" and "surprise," and yet many pictures continually confuse the two. I'll explain what I mean.
We are now having a very innocent little chat. Let's suppose that there is a bomb underneath this table between us. Nothing happens, and
OR, ' A MISHMASH OF IMPRESSIONS BY A VERY FORTUNATE MAN ON HIS NEW LIFE'
Margaret is at work today, so I got some time to myself to think. I have a place to think, I made sure of that: an office in the garage, my computer on… Read full post »
Having successfully allowed myself to be shamelessly seduced by the adorable and romantically voracious (more on that later)Margaret Feike,
out of my life of desperately lonely quietude & despair of dying alone someday, and into the viper's pit of her dysfunctional fami… Read full post »
Down the highway, down the tracks, down the road to ecstasy
A week from tomorrow i am leaving this town to head west and be with the one i love . I expect this final week to stretch out in time insolently, unless i find an intellectual project to consume my mind and keep its treacherous eyeball off the clock. My mind's… Read full post »
Part 9 of Jmac and my collaborative effort. The penultimate installment.
Ginsberg chuckled, “So did you enjoy your ménage à trois?”
JMac was about to say, 'I think so,' when Emmerling staggered up and collapsed next to the naked women on the… Read full post »
I miss my mother most this time of year, for she died on Halloween eve ten years ago volunteering at the 'Vision Center' Eye clinic, educating lower income people on proper eye care, and giving out samples of an amazing lubricant eye drop product that was subse… Read full post »
This is Part Four of a collaboration with Jmac
For PART THREE, see http://open.salon.com/blog/jmac1949/2014/10/07/bullshit
Emmerling finally gathered his wits and asked, “How sir, may I ask, did you manage this incred… Read full post »
Home is the place where, when you have to go there,They have to take you in.
I actually got a full eight hours' sleep today, not due to my 'muse' being any less talkative last night, but because I slept til the crack of noon.
My muse babbles. She used to apologize profusely for this, but I assured her I absolutely love her blathering, and I do. I… Read full post »
'Thou art a man
God is no more
Thine own Humanity
Learn to adore'
I hadn't heard from the world's greatest philosopher Z in a month when he called me up out of the blue tonight as I was engaging in a… Read full post »
Or, 'Digesting the Zeitgeist'
Or, 'Wherefore We Weave the Weltanschauungs of Our Children'
But Jesus said unto her,
Let the children first be filled:
for it is not meet to take the children's bread,
and to cast it unto the dogs.
Since… Read full post »
You may have heard about my crime, it was trending on Yahoo News and other places too for a few days last week.
Then again, maybe you haven't. That incident in the elevator, captured on the most famous elevator video in world history overshadowed me. As if that wasn't bad… Read full post »
You lose yourself, you reappear
You suddenly find you got nothing to fear
Alone you stand with nobody near
When a trembling distant voice, unclear
Startles your sleeping ears to hear
That somebody thinks they really have found yo… Read full post »
I read a newspaper article today that quite satisfactorily clarified this ISIS situation for me. It was written by Robert P. George for the Philadelphia Inquirer. I recommend it highly.