The Beggar's Prayer
Follow the signs. It's as easy as that.
"San Francisco was then a remote temple, a place of sanctuary others could not or would not penetrate. It still exists in that guise in my memory where it will have to remain because I don't understand its current myth. I was a visitor once before and I am once again but I briefly stayed with more than visiting in mind. I sought shelter, beauty, anonymity, isolation, and community and I found them all and I was astonished to find them all simultaneously. I disappeared within its confines, successfully hidden from those repelled by its bizarre promise. I stood on the fringe surrounded by others likewise occupying a space out of the main. And I often stood alone at the edge of the continent looking as far to the west as I could, grateful to turn my back on what had brought me to that point. "
The Morning Came Too Late For Me
"I paused for a minute to measure my own reaction to what had just been said. I decided that the darkness and fog protected me from my self-consciousness so I continued in the same vein."