Those that Nico Admires (1)

His colleague at the temple, Jabes, who insists that “Nothing is true. Everything could be.”

A teacher who said: “The word is for the rich & poor, in & out, the charcoal-suited and the cross-dresser, flat-foot & floosy, ascetics and excessives, the President and his cigar, blues harpers & ball breakers, my word like light partaken by all alike.”

The King Jones “strong from years of fantasy and study.”

Those peoples who live on the smell of an apple, without which they would die forthwith.

Men in black, for they must be interpreted.