Thursday, February 23, 2017


There's no music tonight. Just me, Jonathon, thinking about what I'll do when I get there. How will I 'school' this individual? Bad politicians are far from rare. Some are just clueless and unprepared for the task. Others are very willing snake oil salesmen. Too many are unrepentant haters. Do your homework, if you want this job, remember this... for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. That's not an opinion. It's just the way our universe is.

So I passed through the air on my way to that city... that white marble re-imagining of classical Rome. Re-imagined? Maybe they didn't think it all the way through? I watched tiny pinpoints of light... planes from God knows where, coming in for landings at Reagan International Airport. What magic would my mortal family, all those centuries ago, ascribe to such things?

But then I came in for a landing too.... Washington, D.C.. All these years... more than three hundred of them in this land and I had never been there.

Please think not that I disparage anyone's choice. And please remember the first Vampire Wonderland episode ever to appear here almost six and a half years ago. I began with these words --- First of all, we must agree that what comes next is fiction. A lot of truth passes for fiction. A lot of fiction is accepted as the truth. It's all mixed up. Everything is everywhere. But let me ask you this? What choices do you make... and most importantly, why?

Now let me share my plans. When next the dark time comes again, I will sublimate into the new, local home of a certain trusted advisor... a power behind the throne, known for consorting with those who most would term 'polite haters.' This means not that your little ones are secure, should they belong to a threatened group. Consider this when you push them down the street in their safe and padded stroller some mild, fresh spring day. Not all who smile back at them sincerely wish them well. I intend to do something about that.

I will raise that unrepentant vessel for hate from his bed. I will grasp him under his arms and around his chest and sublimate us both up through the roof and toward the heavens. But lest we pierce the crystalline shell, I will bear him off across the city. Should he scream or struggle, I simply threaten to let go. He won't struggle. He won't scream. Then I softly place him down upon the sidewalk in a quarter not his own... No phone... No money or cards or identification. Just a nightshirt. That's all he wears. Then, in an instant, before I leave, I rip  the flimsy garment from his corpulent, flabby body, deliver a sharp slap and tell him to run... Imagine him huffing and puffing and padding through the streets. For a few moments I hover above in the darkness. Then I scream, as only a vampire can. I scream again and again and again, till lights go on, doors open and people come out. Some recognize the crazed, naked white man crouching behind a car. Dogs break from owners and give chase... Pit bulls, dogs like that. You know what I mean. Young kids with phones rush out and snap pictures. Instantly Mister So & So is all over the World Wide Web. Audio and video couldn't be better. He shrieks and races off. The dogs were getting too close. No one calls the police. Not yet. This is still too good. Not like he's gonna freeze. Spring is early this year. Just one more rodent on the street...

The press, if they knew who I was, would sponsor a holiday in my name... Not just the press... (lol)

No sign of a break-in. Nothing irregular. Mister So & So just took a little walk... Just wanted some air... real casual like.

Well, that's my plan... and so far, I'm stickin' to it.

<more next time>


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  1. ".., a vampire uses his powers to teach DC bad guys a lesson..," #quote @wilkravitz, A foreboding thought into the tales of #phillyatnight. An evening's course takes its self into the moment of being oneself, no matter what. Incredible that what one perceieves as one thing is anothrt completely different "thing" to another. Great stories are mafde from your mind. Keep going! You're doing great!! Sincerely, Ron "glamrkid nyc" Woodard

  2. Yo, everyone who sees this... just wise up and follow @glamrkidnyc ... why wouldn't you?...

    1. Billy,
      Curious are the ways of the world most attuned to the topics at hand. Which in today's time can zip by in a heart beat, race thru the mind and in turn you are a blazing trail of knowledge and wisdom. I am still learning "the ways of a blog" and the inert cultures of etiquette. Hope all is well for you thank you for sharing your great stories.

  3. Thank YOU, Ron... We are living through The Era of Counterfeit Patriots...This is the backlash that comes before changes and gains are, at last 'mainstreamed' and accepted as part of our national fabric.... And it does NOT mean that Republicans are totally without any worthwhile ideas, but what we have now is not Republicanism... It's Populism --- the deceptively benign little brother of fascism... The truth is MANY people all over the country were just abandoned by U.S. business and we have to help them get REAL training and information so they can succeed. ...not just 'guaranteed working class jobs,' ... why should people be steered into one class?... They should revive night schools on high school campuses... Used to see them all over... Not so much today... But staff them with not just instructors but MENTORS... real information that people can use... I hope people SEE our conversations here and chime in with their ideas and opinions. The 'vampires' (as you noticed) have always been allegories for what's right and wrong in the world. Everyone's interpretations of what makes sense and what doesn't is very welcome here.. .. Appreciate your input and looking forward to the appearance of YOUR blog too.

  4. Yes. I agree. Action = to everyone there is .., nail-on-head post. I experienced a direct what not to do and when to do in pair. There was that misunderstanding on train THEN was granted opportunity to do good and feel better. The second story was about a passenger in need of fare THEN if not an INSTANT moment later I (unknowingly) pulled up your post about the "cultural indifferences to charity" and RIGHTLY so the whole ball bag of wax reformed into an unexpectedly better moment. Guiding words that are in synce not only with your topics but the inclusion of your characters in such detail is remarkable. You have been a writer much much longer than I, three hundred years plus or so? LoL! Thanks again Billy. Always Great to read your work.


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