artwork from a collection of Nick Smith, possibly by John Wareham
“Hey, haven’t seen you in ages. How are you?”
“Well, I’m still the world’s most blessed agnostic, lost and scared, hopelessly dreaming of impossibly peaceful and beautiful places and bodies, and yearning for the end — at last — of separation. [pause] How about you?”
“Oh, I’m good.”
Lyric in Gregg Allman’s “Midnight Rider”:
I’ve gone by the point of caring.
George Carlin describes the Clever Ape?
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