Who need be afraid of the merge?
Spend a day in the life in the waiting room at Highland Hospital, a public hospital serving Oakland, CA. “The Waiting Room”
You don’t need to leave your room. Remain sitting at your table and listen. Don’t even listen, simply wait. Don’t even wait. Be quite still and solitary. The world will freely offer itself to you. To be unmasked, it has no choice. It will roll in ecstasy at your feet. - Franz Kafka
“What are you looking for in a typewriter?” the salesman asked. “Something more than words, ” I replied. ”Crystals. I want to send my readers armloads of crystals, some of which are the colors of orchids and peonies, some of which pick up radio signals from a secret city that is half Paris and half Coney Island.” -Tom Robbins
Song of the Open Road
Allons! to that which is endless, as it was beginningless, To undergo much, tramps of days, rests of nights, To merge all in the travel they tend to, and the days and nights they tend to, Again to merge them in the start of superior journeys; To see nothing anywhere but what you may reach it and pass it, To conceive no time, however distant, but what you may reach it and pass it, To...