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IN THE PRESENCE OF EXTRAORDINARY REALITY, CONSCIOUSNESS TAKES THE PLACE OF IMAGINATION.
    ---Ansel Adams

Ben Raskin
Tuesday, 04 July 2017 / Published in BenZone
Upon arrival my host informed me that my initiation to Eastern Culture would begin post haste with a meal his mother, a woman of considerable skill in the culinary arts had spent the day in preparation. Tradition deeply rooted in the culture who’s basis provided the frame of reference for the particular consensus reality that
Ben Raskin
Monday, 03 July 2017 / Published in BenZone
A bit of heat lightning and heavy rain accompanied by random emittance…   Return
Ben Raskin
Sunday, 02 July 2017 / Published in BenZone
First fixated by the contrast, the array of texture, the sepia vapor which traversed a spectrum of density from translucent to billowed fog and noxious emission. Flow of rail, cross of tie, the precise latticework of signal towers, flickering light, utilitarian sheds and stops merged to form an instant of impression which would guide my
Ben Raskin
Sunday, 25 June 2017 / Published in BenZone
Southern view from the River Market into Downtown with a bit of Streetcar action – even the KCPD ride the Streetcar at 2 A.M. -Image by Brion Gysin Return
Ben Raskin
Monday, 19 June 2017 / Published in BenZone
Some heavy rains and 60+ mile an hour winds make for some good entertainment… Return
Ben Raskin
Saturday, 17 June 2017 / Published in BenZone
Gliding silently along rails so thin as to remain unseen to the naked eye, the four modules running in precise perpendicular relation to one another commenced the extension of their primary operational element, a slim, precisely aligned frame cradling an equally precise curve of material with the strength of atoms so finely placed at juxtaposition
Ben Raskin
Sunday, 11 June 2017 / Published in BenZone
After less than a year of societal & world destruction at the hands of the incredibly ignorant republican congress and the pathetic excuse for human president trump, the cats finally realized the only remaining hope for our world was their overt return as our ruling masters. This after years of living under cover to observe
Ben Raskin
Sunday, 11 June 2017 / Published in BenZone
Congealing slowly to avoid any unnecessary pain from the transmutation I found my body enfolded in moisture. Head to toe a glisten in minute droplets, each uniquely refracting the soft light in a multitude of hue as if an explosion of rainbows emanated from my jeweled flesh. Around me was at first indistinct. A pure
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