01/01/21 - posted by Paul Judge
Cliff Hanger

Plenty of loss and angst amidst the weight of a tumultuous year.
Wait weight, don’t tell me again, we’re navigating a perilous period of parallel perspective.
What the schooner Parallel couldn’t inhibit


or the Great War nor Prohibition, this time a pandemic and bureaucracy did.
I sense there’s more nuance here than yet publicly known.
But a life force in the blood and soul of San Francisco has been throttled.

Here is local commentator Joey Yee with his heartfelt “Ode to the Cliff House”


and local videographer Mila Zinkova documenting the removal of the sign
to an audience of patrons. Even Emperor Norton appeared on scene to witness the event.
“San Francisco's Cliff House is gone”

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