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“The Passage of Time” by Richard F. Yates

I can observe—but I can’t seem to stop it. I can capture tiny bits of it, in journals and photographs, but they immediately become fiction…fantasy… And band played on… —Richard F. Yates [Image is a digital drawing, 2019.]

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“There are Many Paths Up the Mountain (Whether the Mountain is Really There or Not)” by Richard F. Yates

Donovan said, “First there is a mountain. Then there is no mountain. Then there is.” (He was probably on drugs, true enough, but he was talking about perception…) [Adventures from yesterday:] There is a gang of hooligans blocking the back … Continue reading

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“The Moon and Clouds and Weeping Willows” by Richard F. Yates

Taken from the backyard. There is something awe inspiring (almost haunting) about the moon—once you get past the fact that it’s just rock in space reflecting sunlight… That’s not what **I** see. I see something ghostly…something ancient…something catching dreams as … Continue reading

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“Season” by Richard F. Yates

Winds in the east. Clouds in the sky. Orange leaves falling like snow. The SEASON is upon us. —Richard F. Yates (Primitive Thoughtician and Supreme Bunny Lord of The P.E.W.) SUPPORT INDEPENDENT FOLKS WHO ARE JUST MAKING STUFF BECAUSE THEY … Continue reading

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“Punk 2 Ashun Marx” by Richard F. Yates

Slathering bilocated dispatch prank Routine inactive pestilence Midbrain rombus hyper extension Volume controlled muscle bomb asymmetries Lifted alchemical radiator hatchling Tempestuous motorcycle onboard mystery Numb church bill topical hysteria Entrenched plumbs over filament rations Ovation aviation ulceration nuclear operation Kneeling … Continue reading

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“Barry Brusseau, Soft Kamikaze, and Mike Lee @ The Women’s Club, Longview, Washington, USA” by Richard F. Yates

Yesterday evening, Mariah and I hopped in the car and drove FOUR WHOLE BLOCKS from our house, all the way to the other side of Lake Sacajawea, to see some local folks play some music and recite some poetry. (Yep, … Continue reading

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“Empty Spaces” by Charlie Centipede

Empty spaces Full of junk But empty nonetheless —Charlie Centipede SUPPORT INDEPENDENT FOLKS WHO ARE JUST MAKING STUFF BECAUSE THEY LOVE IT!!! https://primitiveentertainment.com/ https://primitiveentertainment.com/read-a-damn-book-list/ https://primitiveentertainment.threadless.com/ https://www.redbubble.com/people/richardfyates/shop https://www.facebook.com/richard.f.yates/

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