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Here We Are Now, chapter 13 (the sequel to Ticket to Ride)

Here We Are Now, a novel of the Grunge Generation by philip scott wikel chapter thirteen poets don’t exist they are only seen on seismographs and geiger counters fingers to the universal pulse prognosticating the collective if the world’s gone … Continue reading

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Here We Are Now, chapter 11

Hi Folks, I still haven’t written chapter nine but here’s chapter 11. Nine’s going to take a while and some real focus and energy. It has to be right as, like I said before, it’s the turning point of the … Continue reading

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Skipping chapter 9, Here’s Chapter 10

Chapter 9 Zooropa (How U2’s Fall from Grace was indicative of a problem in the larger picture) (To be written) Chapter 10 “Where have you gone Joe Dimaggio, a nation turns its lonely eyes to you.” – Simon & Garfunkel … Continue reading

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Here We Are Now, chapter 8 (Living in the Light)

Here We Are Now, Chapter Eight (Living in The Light) by philip scott wikel In Tarpon Springs, Florida a year before, a woman had approached Dylan and his parents so she could touch Dylan’s hair. She said he had beautiful hair … Continue reading

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Here We Are Now, Chapter Seven (The Formative Years Continued)

Here We Are Now, Chapter Seven (The Formative Years Continued) by philip scott wikel Then there was the Jersey Shore in the summer of his eighth year. His parents rented a cottage at Seaside. The air was always heavy with … Continue reading

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Here We Are Now, Chapter Six

Here We Are Now, a novel of the Grunge Generation Chapter Six In the white light skies of my child minds eye Johnson’s farm was the edge of the world green pastures, green trees green hills like green seas Above … Continue reading

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Here We Are Now, chapter 5

Here We Are Now, a novel of the Grunge Generation by philip scott wikel Chapter Five … when I was young and full of grace, spirited, a rattlesnake… – REM, Life’s Rich pageant Dylan enjoyed writing poetry. This was a … Continue reading

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Free Online Book (Here We Are Now)

  Dear Readers, While you’re enjoying Here We Are Now, which I’m offering here on my blog free of charge, I’m hoping you might consider purchasing a copy of Ticket to Ride. Thank you for your consideration and thank you … Continue reading

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Here We Are Now, chapter four (smells like teen spirit)

Here We Are Now, chapter four (smells like teen spirit) by philip scott wikel His mother and father were down-to-earth and both were successful writers. They’d taught him a great deal about life and finding a close to connection to … Continue reading

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Here We Are Now, chapter three – Fragmentation (your brain on Fox News)

Chapter Three,  The Fragmentation A postmodern struggle against indifference or a warning sign of something else? by philip scott wikel “I should be an actor, a writer, a director, a graphic designer, a singer/songwriter, a waiter, a bartender, a deckhand, … Continue reading

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