NOW IS (THE DREAM) In a different life I was a dead man walking into a dream not meant to be back then being born again gave me hope that dream might yet come true this time round but sadly it did not same ole same ole until I awoke in the moment to realize it was time to let go of dreams of hoping and instead live now live free not wanting just be for now is (the dream). _____ THE BIG REVELATION His goal was to be the world’s first honest cult leader. But when he was in isolation preparing to unveil “The Big Revelation” to his followers he knew he was in trouble. After a month of intense reflection, he had nothing. When the big day arrived and his followers had gathered for the big reveal, he walked to the front of the congregation and said, “I know enough to know I don’t know much at all.” He then walked through his flabbergasted followers, out the front door and applied for a cashier job at 7-11. Honesty is easily applied when counting change and impossible when leading others to drink kool-aid that has evaporated into the sincerity of the air we breathe. _____ SOUL CRYPTO I’m selling cryptocurrency for the soul stop looking to power structures for approval and success fuck corporations, fuck your TV and the government… please do your own god damn thing be a decent human and let the bitcoins fall where they may. _____ BIO Scott C. Kaestner is a Los Angeles poet, writer, dad, husband, and openly questions the motives of crows. Google ‘scott kaestner poetry’ to peruse his musings and doings.