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

Ben Raskin
Wednesday, 27 July 2016 / Published in BenZone
Betty and Koko take a stroll with friends through the canyons of their minds as the essential molecular structure of their very being is shorn from reality and strewn across multiple simultaneous parallel gateways to universes unknown to the mind of man as nuclear, biological and metaphysical warfare overtakes their animated basis in surreality long
Ben Raskin
Saturday, 09 July 2016 / Published in BenZone
An short tune inspired by the Wondrous Whizzo Go Back
Ben Raskin
Sunday, 26 June 2016 / Published in BenZone
Sounds like this… Go Back
Ben Raskin
Thursday, 24 December 2015 / Published in BenZone
Incredulous at the thought that further conversation could provoke even more convoluted twists of perspective with ever broadening insights into varying point of view leading to reassessment of preconceived notions currently applied but no longer appropriate given the ongoing development of A frame of reference. I didn’t know whether to continue participation or to close
Ben Raskin
Tuesday, 15 June 2010 / Published in BenZone
Topping the hill, gaze shifts to oblique, scanning the vista before me as I sink towards its bosom. The City. Viewed from atop the high side of the slide to north riverfront, flowing to the source. It was here, just upon the opposite shore that the Town of Kansas first put root to dockside and
Ben Raskin
Friday, 13 August 2004 / Published in BenZone
And he lay gasping, pain slicing through his left side piercing muscle bone and sinew to a higher state and as he gasped he silently chuckled a gasping wheeze a sputum speckled hack a snort of agonized joy as it hit him he GOT Cecil Taylor! The cacophony of sound enveloping him gave way to
Ben Raskin
Saturday, 08 September 2001 / Published in BenZone
Go Back
Ben Raskin
Sunday, 02 July 2000 / Published in BenZone
Well, it’s been quite a while since I last set down words to paper with no destination in mind. Perhaps it is a sign of age and complacency that has led me to this stretch of creative drought- I don’t know. I think perhaps the last few years were just a bit too overwhelming. Creativity
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