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“Leisure Beast” by Richard F. Yates

When the weather’s nice, Leisure Beast (that hunk’a hunk’a burnin’ fuzz) often grabs his favorite lawn chair, takes off his shirt, and plants himself in the sun to warm all that blue fur. (And don’t worry, his fuzziness is the … Continue reading

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“Glamour Shots By Gorgar” by Richard F. Yates

Zzblorbak lookings sensuous as HECK in this lovely and tasteful shot by the Genius of Digital Photography, Gorgar! Don’t pinball around looking for a bargain when you need new headshots! Go to Gorgar and get the BEST! —Richard F. Yates … Continue reading

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“Ruddy Roddy No-Torso” by Richard F. Yates

The accident had been one of the most gruesome that The Henpeck County Fair had ever seen… You remember—it was in all the papers… Ruddy Roddy, who was eleven years old at the time, got an arm caught in a … Continue reading

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“ZERO! (A Tragic Tale of Tragedy…)” by Richard F. Yates

My first post on Steemit.com (an “introduceyourself” thing) went up on 3 Nov. 2018, and within an hour or so, it had accumulated enough upvotes to reach a staggering $1.00 payout. This was BY FAR the highest valued content I’d … Continue reading

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“Fi Pot Ice Ax” by Richard F. Yates

[Ink on recycled cardboard box, letter erasure art (with some added characters), and digital embellishments and colors… It’s a complicated piece, but funny (to me…and sometimes, that’s funny enough). 2019.] The second bit of text (as nonsensical as the first … Continue reading

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“Deregulation! (Duck-Bear’s Cry Echoes Through The Forest)” by Richard F. Yates

Is it just a nonsense phrase he picked up listening to talk-radio or has Duck-Bear become a Libertarian? We may never know—because the last two forest rangers who approached Duck-Bear to ask him what he meant were devoured by the … Continue reading

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“The Faces in the Trees Outside the Window” by Richard F. Yates

I see ‘um… Do you??? Are they in the trees OR from the Curtain Dimension??? It was a busy day today! Library book sale, Free Comic Book Day, other shopping happened (while I read in the car), and then we … Continue reading

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“I Had Nonsense for Breakfast (What’d You Have?)” by Richard F. Yates

Turkey bacon, chocolate chip muffs, and coffee—which somehow became sentient and threatened to destroy the world… Must be Monday… —Richard F. Yates (Holy Fool)

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“Every Lost Button…” by Richard F. Yates

Sometimes, the LESS sense a piece makes the better—because it’s the attemp by the viewer to MAKE sense of the work that’s most important. The search for meaning becomes the meaning. Finding treasure from a faulty pirate map… Honestly, what … Continue reading

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“I’M A FRAUD! WHO’S WITH ME???” by Richard F. Yates

Yeah… Today is pretty special—in the sense that “every day above ground is a good day,” like my Grandpa Bob used to say. Although, I am a bit tired, and I have a closing shift tonight… (Ouch…) I’m in one … Continue reading

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