Friday, September 24, 2010

Maybe I am a little rockstar

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From: John French <>
Sent: Fri, September 24, 2010 12:23:12 PM
Subject: Maybe I am a little rockstar

hi Megyn, ...

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From: John French <>
To: "Sent: Fri, September 24, 2010 8:03:51 AM
Subject: Maybe I am a little rockstar

Just cause I don't get paid for it maybe I can accept that maybe I am a little rockstar and fuck the people who have been saying it about me (like that's what i'm trying for = i have been who i am since about 8 or 9 when i started writing lyrics, drinking wine & espresso, smoking ciggs and chasing women, playing electric bass guitar and six string acoustic but also balanced as a little steady rain maker = people & money = track record) ... Some poeple just possess the non-thing-ness that's rock star = i guess. It's like when people used try and tell me someone isn't a writer unless they make their living that way and that way only.
In the words of Flounder's car "eat me" as the cake is cut ...

$5 decision? What would Jesus do?

So, this morning, for the second time an obviously mentally and physically challanged person who appears to be early thirties and incapable of securing employment and earning money locked in on me and opened the circa 1970's change purse he carries and said he doesn't have enough. This was in front of Bruegger's where my Volvo wagon is sometimes parked -as it was this American Morning.

Today he needed orange juice and didn't have enough. Last time (the first time) it was a dollar more for a bagel and milk.

I gave him a five ---Now, that obviously didn't matter to the few same peole who are in Brugger's in the window, in the same seats every morning -sitting, eating, and talking (an awful long time) but the fact that I did give him any money at all must have bothered "this crowd" an awful lot --- as one of the elders stood up and walked to the door, opened the door and stood there and was scawling at me - scolding me in expression and energy ...

Now unless that's the proper guardian for this person - what business does he have? Do I need to get an attorney? Am I on trial here now?

But, yeah, he has a right to protest (or at lest I think we all do still, anyway, right?) ... Well, maybe I should start protesting how he and his little group sit there every morning for hours and judge people?! ...especially instead of doing something productive to contribute to the positive(s) in life ...

Best of the Roses,
"New Media Madness: an everyday art 2010 - 2011"

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Summer's Almost Gone: Phone Art Pic Series XVI

Backyard: a single rose _ as summer's almost gone ...
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