“Troubled Paradise (Pair-o’Dice)” from richwrapper’s blog Commentary, Outrages, Prose…

When a recent encounter with Law Enforcement at Sanford, Florida’s Magnolia Square downtown First Street park and gathering spot concerning untoward elements bringing “trouble” I was minded to look on at what my then-correspondent might view as trouble. For the past few months I have surreptitiously attended several “feedings” of The Homeless and/or destitute and […]

via “Troubled Paradise (Pair o’ Dice) — Commentary, Outrages, Prose

“Keeping Down Crime At Maggie Square” A Tale Of Told City – from richwrapper’s “Commentary, Outrages…” Blog

Yesterday, September 20, 2017, the following – from my perspective and memory, took place. The accompanying account will conclude with speculations, some of which to me are troubling and more offer some potential amusements and possibly enrichments. Enjoy: It was 8:15, my usual time from trekking towndownwards from my abode – and yes, a numbered […]

via “Officer S… And Magnolia Square Sweep” — Commentary, Outrages, Prose

“Marine, Actually” Tanka 822

Just this ‘Ol’e Soljur’

in shade at Magnolia Square:*

Cop ran “homeless” off!


One other ‘Square-head’ shares with

mornin’ sun and leaf-blower.


  • (The day after Sanford, Florida Officer S…. who said on orders from his supervisor Sergeant M…. he “requested” homeless to leave the downtown First Street adjunct Magnolia Square and head on over to The Library early – and, yes, what transpired when he “requested” the same of me was both funny and ire-sparking and a little apocryphally sad while I struggled to maintain a pacific demeanor and yet debate politely after asking permission to ask “why?” and chuckling when said officer hemmed and hawwed his “I don’t want this to sound as if I think you are…” And I supplied: “…homeless? Alas, no.” and then discussion ensued.  The fuller (brush?) tale told soon in richwrapper’s Other Blog “Commentary, Outrages…”)

“Across From The ‘Li-Berry'”

The two homeless guys

run off from Magnolia Square

forlorn on curbside.*


  • (Part and parcel of previously published series on the sweep of Sanford, Florida’s downtown Magnolia Square by Police who say “There has been trouble here,” as part of a lame excuse with lamer follow-ons.  To Be addressed perhaps in some vitriol in richwrapper’s other Blog, “Commentary, Outrages…” hopefully before noon curfew – self imposed – I have a garden and laundry to attend.)

“Day-Two Cop-Watch”

Eight-thirty Hay-Hem:

two more sit in Maggy Square.

Will City respond?*


*(See today’s entry in richwrapper’s “other” blog, Commentary, Outrages, Prose… concerning yesterday’s “rousting” of Magnolia Square habituates on orders of the Good Officer S—‘s  supervison, Sergeant M—– – more comes in reverse order than the essay in “Commentary, Outrages…” A nice life-slice in two disparate bite-sized reads, I hope.)

“Well, Shut My Eye (Mouff)!”

Girl’s shirt says: Of course

I talk to myself*!” Who knew

I had a sister?


  • (Not only do I talk to myself, but about and occasionally I engage him in argumentation…and sometimes I lose.  So I told the young lady she should tell all her family and friends that they owe her thanks for the talk-to-self habit since it obviates the need to ‘gather the clan’ to hear the latest.)