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to the chaotic and often strange life of a Quasi, Clumsy Spiritual Warrior, Dan Abernathy. This is the weekly Newsletter where I share with you my voice, be it in words, art, or my collections of oddities, fascinations, desires and obsessions. Here I will make available 98% of all my perspectives, be they fluid and random, meandering and incomplete, or things I have completed and offering. They other 2% I keep to himself, archived and a gift for the scholars and naysayers to decipher later on. This will all be delivered to you via the web, whether I am roaming the road in his converted 1991 International school bus, The Chool Bus, home in Pinedale, Wyoming or briefly hanging my hat in another dusty corner of the world.
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The Chaos Newsletter
The Sorta Weekly Newsletter of
May 29, 2017
Hello This Morning!
“You may be defined by what you do, but do not let your job-description
become your self-description.” - dbA
A Notable Image
An evaning Selfi with Eddie the Cat!
Words Of Wisdom – Words of too Much Wisdom
It usually only takes about three minutes, following meeting someone new, to be asked what it is that you do. You must recite your job description as the lead for self-description, the resume of who you are. We have become categorized by our employment, in some type of a sticky residue from the Industrial Age. Like dogs meeting for the first time, this is the way we sniff the ass in preparation to tag, group and judge. What we do for employment does no have to be who we are. I would rather be asked what makes me laugh? What makes me cry? What makes me feel engulfed with bliss? When was the last time you stopped and helped someone for the simple reason to just help? When was the last time you felt gratitude, kindness or hope? When was the last time you showed and gave freely, unconditional love? These are the questions we should be asking in the conversations to get to know and appreciate each other. Then we might better understand what it is that you do. - dbA
New Pieces from Chaos Creations
Petrified Sand Dollar on pounded vintage silver spoon. Bent, pounded and patina copper wire pounded to resemble leaves. Fastening hooks are handmade. Chain is treated copper. Overall size is 2 ½” X 2”. #93417 $98
Go to the Jewelry Store at Chaos Creations to purchase this unique piece.
Poetry from an Anti-Conformist and Outlaw Poet
As poetry is a passion, one new bit of fun I have been having is submitting my poetry to different literary journals, both online and printed collections. Last week I had my poem, The Taste excepted by the online literary journal, In Between Hangovers.
Please click on the links and have a read.
Featured Poem of the Week
Some Hot Tea
All I could see
were your jutting nipples
stretching the white cotton top.
All I could hear
was your question,
“did I want some hot tea?”
All I could notice
was the stance you posed,
with this question on your face.
All I could wonder
was the tea in bags or loose?
My Mind Has Forgotten to Age, is the first Limited Edition, 333 signed and numbered, Chapbook in an unnumbered series categorized as, Chronologies – Excerpts – Fragments – Reflections, From The Journals of Dan Abernathy. Each of the 23 poems were documented after conception, in my journals as will as the drawings. The 13, drawings you will see are also, excerpts and fragment of a completed larger drawing. I have chosen to present them to you in this fashion, to leave a slight grain of mystical wonderment for the future.
My Mind Has Forgotten to Age
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(The Chapbook will be $7.00 after release.)
From the early 1990’s
See no evil, speak no evil, Well….. Kinda!
Chronologies – Excerpts – Fragments – Reflections,
From The Journals of Dan Abernathy
The Cards from
Chronologies – Excerpts – Fragments – Reflections
From The Journals of Dan Abernathy
You have seen these Cards online through various platforms of social media and they are now available online to purchase individually. They are also available for wholesale purchase. These professionally printed cards come individually wrapped in a protective cover for, $6.00
and $1 Dollar from each purchase is being donated to Journy4youth
A Grass-Roots Organization
Born From The Desire To Serve Humanity
Journey4YOUth is a nonprofit organization started by Brian and Katie Ernst to work alongside people to create long-term sustainable change that will benefit generations to come. The approach of organization is about empowerment as opposed to aid; the focus is, but not limited to, Educating Children, Empowering Woman and Investing in Community Elders. The families Journey4YOUth served formed a group and registered with the government of Kenya as the Orphans and Widows with Hope Self Help Group (OWH).
For more information and to get involved go to: http://www.journey4youth.org
If you are interested in a wholesale purchase please contact me: for details. I will also add that the wholesale cards can be personalized for your business as well as your own charity.
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I have updated my show calendar if you would like to see what Juried Art Festival I’ll be at for the rest of the year. Click on the Calendar link.
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