JAMES M. EMMERLING

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James M. Emmerling

James M. Emmerling
Birthday
June 24
Title
Mental Health Advocate/Dog Watcher
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'"And we are put on earth a little space, That we may learn to bear the beams of love,'' William Blake HEGEL: ""The force of mind is only as great as its expression; its depth only as deep as its power to expand and lose itself."

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JULY 25, 2014 3:31PM

Changing of the Guards

Fortune calls
I stepped forth from the shadows, to the marketplace
Merchants and thieves, hungry for power, my last deal gone down
She’s smelling sweet like the meadows where she was born
On midsummer’s eve, near the tower

Bob Dylan, 'changing of the guards'

I am not going to belabor… Read full post »

JULY 24, 2014 5:23PM

why I am not on OS

 Well, they’ll stone you when you walk all alone
They’ll stone you when you are walking home
They’ll stone you and then say you are brave
They’ll stone you when you are set down in your grave
But I would not feel so all alone
Everybody must get stoned

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 The world’s greatest philosopher Z called me up this morning as I was entangled erotically with Mz. Rena Oblong.

 

“hey,” I said.

“hey yrself. I am at a crisis point in my philosophical endeavor. I find that I need an acolyte.”

“Welll, I refuse to beRead full post »

 

 My dear friend Edgar, who claims to be a ‘ bipolar time traveler’ (more accurately, a fellow who visits  parallel universes in countless epochs,in various degrees of similarity to our own) accompanied me to my favorite bar the other night.

 

I admit I had aRead full post »

JULY 7, 2014 5:35AM

Life Is A Day At the Beach

 

 I am watching the morning news , the same channel I have watched for going on all my damn life, channel 3. Ah, there is the gay weatherman Scott who recently broke up with his boyfriend, telling me its gonna get oppressive again. Ha. He is talking about humidity,/Read full post »

 "Rouze up, O Young Men of the New Age!

set your foreheads against the ignorant Hirelings!

For we have Hirelings in the Camp, the Court & the University, who would, if they could,

for ever depress Mental & prolong Corporeal War.

BLAKE, 'Milton' 

blake's  ' glad/… Read full post »

Hurricane Arthur is coming up the coast to fuck with my 4th of July plans: go with Sister & Georgie Doggy & New Guy & his daughters & grandchildren to the big fireworks show. Lie on a blanket and look to the sky for exploding lights, which somehow have something to/… Read full post »

JUNE 29, 2014 6:31AM

Brave and Crazy

How was your day yesterday, I hope someone asks me today. I will say:

 

 Good ! Thanks for asking! Let me tell you all about it…

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I coffee-ed up, showered, and put on clean clothes suitable for a hot and humid summer’s day.Read full post »

 I was in my Main St café having coffee with the  bipolar time traveler, a pink hairless Edgar.

I asked him about the near future.

“There will be significant cultural changes in the next few yrs if…..” then he hushed me and whispered like smoke : 

“y… Read full post »

JUNE 27, 2014 10:30AM

Saturday Is Me Day

to nietzsche

for the fun of reading his 'ecce homo' 

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i got an email from wolfman this morning and sent it to my big sister the hippy social worker woman Up North.

i texted a request to send it to Local Sister.

She did but didnt tell me.

i… Read full post »

JUNE 26, 2014 1:31PM

10 things i wish i had said...

10....the Newtonian Paradigm is clogging your neurons. to get energy

go Einsteinian, and get with the uncanny Flow.

 

9. Time is what u make of it, and what i make of it is this:  what i want to happen,

what i want to experience,

 

 in my experiences....and when i commit… Read full post »

JUNE 25, 2014 5:53PM

Seducing Lolita the Librarian

The new librarian, Lolita, was a puzzle to me. She was infinitely still and patient with some patrons, brisk and whimsical with others. With me, she is flat and affectless, and I  have come to see this as : her making secret fun of me to my face.

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i got stoned with edgar the bipolar time traveller, my pink bald friend, the other day.

~tell me a story, edgar.

~mm. whats the subject of my tale?

~u travel to numerous multiple universes , too many to count...

~i can count em.

~you travel like no one else,… Read full post »

JUNE 20, 2014 12:00PM

Snap To!

“Snap to, James, “  my father would roar like a wind knocking down your house of cards, flat.

“OK” and I paid attention. My father had enormous self-presence. He could sit still as a boulder for hours. Occasionally he did,, after a fight with Mom. Or on good nights, he… Read full post »

JUNE 19, 2014 8:01AM

The Trouble With America Today

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 “What’s going on in this country, dammit?!” I said to myself yesterday morning, watching a very healthy wealthy beautiful woman give me the most appalling news one could ask for…like…the three young men whoRead full post »

 

 

 

 I met my Bipolar Time Traveller friend Edgar at the coffee shop I recently have begun to frequent , for various reasons. We sat the   counter and the comely Sarah served us some joe.

 

Edgar kept looking out the door, and then I saw why. Sophia… Read full post »

I went to the library the other day & met my friend the Bipolar Time Traveller waiting for the doors to open . His name was Edgar, and he was an utterly nondescript slim bald pink man whom I had met one morning at my mental health clinic, where I see… Read full post »

JUNE 15, 2014 10:28AM

Father's Day 2014...to Dad.

I first met my dad when I  was very small, I don’t remember how old I was because I wasn’t thinking about my age at that early point in my life. Dad was very tough skinned compared to my dear mother, who was soft. Dad had whiskers on his face when/… Read full post »

i was informed that some people fear for my very sanity. thank you!

but i am fine.

i will tell you a sad happy story to let u know for sure..

 

 

 

 

 

“Are you isolating?” I have been asked innumerable times. When it… Read full post »

JUNE 13, 2014 10:21AM

My Second Day of Coming Out

i was dressed pretty quickly this morning (for me) and ready to go out. the dude who owed me 10 bucks, Hotspur, my housemate, a military guy who served in Afghanistan,was outside the bathroom after my first pee.

 

'yo jimbo , told ya first thing, right?" and handed me the… Read full post »

JUNE 12, 2014 12:16PM

My Coming Out!

 i can feel it comin in the air of night

i been waiting for this all my  life...

 

 

 I heard that song on my walkman as I exited the library today. It had been an unsuccessful attempt to go sit at a table and do some serious studying/Read full post »

JUNE 11, 2014 11:53AM

The Myth of Jesus

As u no doubt heard, a great discovery was made in the field of philosophy.

 

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Recently the "lost " manuscripts of Georg Gundellberg were finally found.

 

They were found under his bed. No one thought to look there.  Since his death 100 yrs ago...

They were… Read full post »

JUNE 10, 2014 8:49AM

OPEN CALL:What About Mad Children?

At Don Draper's crackup at the end of Season Six of "Mad Men", the cable tv hit show, he said

 

 Don: If I had my way, you would never advertise. You shouldn't have someone like me telling that boy what a Hershey bar is. He already knows.

 

it was… Read full post »

I wrote a piffling little joke of a blog called "A Bipolar Handbook for Children" where i made very little sense (even to myself)

 

but Jon Wolfman saw it so now i gotta expand the damn thing out so itll fit on his Radio Show, which i hear is only 3… Read full post »

i devoted this to art over on the other place

 

I got a job at the Wall Street Times, and bought a pair of eyeglasses to look smarter . I had already gotten that laser surgery to correct my vision when I was 7, but everyone on TV was… Read full post »