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Ernest Hemingway and Jonathon in Spain

we had something in common let the winds of freedom blow the prison gates open… My crime was calling the Guardia Civil “fascist Nazi pigs ” back in 1973 when Franco was in power …They were hassling us for being hippies. I sang Spanish Civil War songs in prison much to the distress of the […]

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Was Bob Dylan Jonathon?

#bobdylan,#ajweberman,#pinkfloyd,#formentera Ok listen up y’all ! This was on the Spanish island of Formentera where i am living except this was back in 1973 when i was stranded there after being arrested by Franco’s Guardia Civil on the Mainland and thrown in jail for for calling them Nazi pigs .(see story on my blog at jonathondlipsin.com) […]

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THE LEGEND The Ballad of Formentera Jon sung in the key of D minor

It was 1973 and i was ingloriously thrown in prison in Spain for calling Franco’s Guardia Civil ..let me see how i phrased it. Oh yeah” Fucking Nazi pigs.” There was no Google then and i had no idea Hitler’s buddy was still alive . I thought he had died with Adolf in the bunker […]

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From the Huckleberry Years 1975 For my 22’nd birthday

i slept outside on Mt Tamalpais in Marin County overlooking Stinson Beach in California . 2 months after this poem was written i hitchhiked out of town all the way to the Canadian border that being the last time i ever hitchhiked again and at the border i cut my hair for the first time […]

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From the Huckleberry Years..Wisdom from a Young Man Part 2

The morning found us waking very slowly,gradually experiencing the play of the light shine as it creeped over the cliffs ,soaking up the retreating darkness that was so thick the night before..We heard sparrows an days greet the day vibrantly and we sat listening to the roar of the ocean. The air smelled salt sea […]

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THE HUCKLEBERRY YEARS PART ONE….wisdom of a young man

In 1974 when i was living in Stinson Beach,California i hiked out to the Point Reyes Wilderness area and camped out for 5 days. There i lived like Robinson Crusoe on the beach not seeing anyone alone with my thoughts and i wrote. I wrote a 20 page story of my time there in the […]

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