Chuck a stetson's Blog (9)

Rust in Peace on Cloud Nine

Rust hovers in the past adding flavor to the present. Old tractors, trailers and factories dusted with rust are bookmarks from history, to be looked at again and again. I often say photographs of old architecture bring to life ghosts of the past: workers, farmers, designers and owners…; there’s a peace to it all… a rust in peace.…

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Added by chuck a stetson on January 29, 2013 at 12:49pm — 24 Comments

Walls Between Holes in the Roof

 

 

Long lost and timeworn, a worker’s shelter lost to the wrong space sits idle. On a gray day, with a gentle wind blowing throw the fading façade, a photographer stands still to absorb the ghostly presence of workers-past — their output long calculated in the Hilliard Mill’s account books: 1794 thru 2006, woolen goods, aircraft parts and furniture upholstery were produced in what is now the oldest wool mill in the United States.

The hourglass has turned time and time…

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Added by chuck a stetson on January 16, 2013 at 9:30am — 8 Comments

Mind Melding

 

 

 

 

Down lifts up once again. The view through the pines remains cluttered. The rain begins; memories fall like a new emotion. Walking in the open wind, the rain cries and worries. No such thing helps solve the once again.

Trying to change, words kept falling. Breathing hurt. The oceans rolled backwards. All was silent. Moonshine…

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Added by chuck a stetson on January 14, 2013 at 1:30pm — 5 Comments

Newtown Connecticut answers the NRA

sign located adjacent to the old Colt Armory

Hartford, Connecticut

Added by chuck a stetson on December 21, 2012 at 3:15pm — 13 Comments

Finding James M. Emmerling

Argentina, stop flirting with Panamanian penguins, someone holds your keys; lose control, dance a jig and boogie down Silk City’s Main Street, the haunted avenue of Jacob Cheney, George Marlow and the coolest of the cool crying for you — James M. Emmerling. Yes your way home is in all directions directed. Walk with me, talk with me, play your guitar, sing a tune and make it snappy, the throng of thongs and literary lunacy are sure to swoon, breakout in tears past…

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Added by chuck a stetson on December 14, 2012 at 1:30pm — 32 Comments

And It Appears to be a Long, Long Time

 

 

You see something for the first time and the familiarity haunts you. Faded brick, worn boards and overgrown bush revealing rusted magic call to you. A memory begins; a photograph becomes but a marker in time.

Walk with me…

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Added by chuck a stetson on November 29, 2012 at 3:47pm — 17 Comments

iPoetry and Codeine

 

In The December Grey

 

 

after Satan laughs

it begins

there will be no Vicodin today

 

In the parking lot a shadowy figure mumbled a kind of

hello. At first I thought him an hallucination, but with the

sun breaking through the bleakness and codeine deprivation

 

vice-gripping my brain, I recognized Gary's black onyx…

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Added by chuck a stetson on November 28, 2012 at 12:00pm — 27 Comments

Bricks in the Wall

 

All in all...

 

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Added by chuck a stetson on November 19, 2012 at 2:48pm — 12 Comments

Day after Day

 

lost in empty spaces

a worn woman misdirects

her dropped phone call

to a different land

hello

she is she so she says

 

pushed away

walked to the door

past falling on her knees

she’s that way

she’s this way

mixed up, jumbled up

 

she really wants to…

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Added by chuck a stetson on October 10, 2012 at 1:30pm — 4 Comments

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