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Ben Raskin
Thursday, 10 August 2017 / Published in BenZone
An alchemical amalgam of essential fluids, painstakingly extracted from select donors of the most appropriate bioforms, blended and aged to perfection in specially constructed native oak with carbon fiber weave barrels lightly smoked and set to mature just inside the tideline of a beach in a locale selected for the water’s particular specific gravity and
Ben Raskin
Saturday, 22 July 2017 / Published in BenZone
Video: Mars Phoenix Animation by NASA/JPL-Caltech / Audio: by Ben Raskin 7/15 2017 Video Identifier AVC-2007_122, Rights Public Domain 2008 Return
Ben Raskin
Thursday, 20 July 2017 / Published in BenZone
Another evening of sitting a diddling. Thanks David Ford for a bit of inspiration! Return
Ben Raskin
Thursday, 06 July 2017 / Published in BenZone
Days crossing the undulating waves receding to distance, forever exposed ablaze to unfiltered glare of the orb afloat at the point of horizon, projecting energy, vibrating at a frequency which generated light, heat and radiation of elemental substance. In turn bringing cellular mutation and destruction to any organic matter within unfortunate proximity to the source.
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