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

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
Ben Raskin
Saturday, 27 May 2017 / Published in BenZone
A destination in search of a reason, a rationale for its being, a moment of clarity to be derived from the journey given it matters not what purpose has played an inexorable role taken upon one as yet undefined but central to this tale – I digress. By definition, a point in space & time
Ben Raskin
Thursday, 13 April 2017 / Published in BenZone
I had received a message, cryptic, written in what appeared to be blood or some similar organic excretion, instructing me to be here at a time uncertain yet certainly known to me based on a long history of placement at the right place at the right time. Despite my certitude that my understanding of the
Ben Raskin
Wednesday, 12 April 2017 / Published in BenZone
Once the transition through the outer barrier was complete I slowly allowed the dispersion of self to contract, focusing on final reassembly at a point just within this new sphere of potential abandon. As the molecular structure manifested shape and size my mind returned to a finite state and I quickly took stock and bearing
Ben Raskin
Tuesday, 11 April 2017 / Published in BenZone
As we descended all voices fell silent. Only a thrumming pulsation could be sensed deep within the inner ear, a shuffle of small bones subtly shaken by frequencies too low to create a comprehensive shape for the mind to perceive yet possessed of a substance, though ephemeral in nature, which allowed the sub conscious mind
Ben Raskin
Saturday, 01 April 2017 / Published in BenZone
…while traversing the surface of dream Go Back
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