San Francisco, The Dawn Horse Communion — October, 1974–February, 1975
While in Vancouver awaiting my shots, I frequented yet another cult/New Age bookstore and happened upon a book by a self-proclaimed Guru ‘Bubba Free John’. After only a few pages into the book I began to glow. I strongly felt that he was to be my spiritual master, so I threw aside my Peruvian plans and hitchhiked to San Francisco where he reportedly lived with his followers. An intense five months was spent in training at the “Dawn Horse Communion.” Strict dietary and spiritual disciplines were expected. This chapter almost painfully goes into detail of how frightening his mind-control system had become. For the very first time in my life, I had no idea of who I was or what I liked or didn’t like.