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Nov 3, 2023Liked by David Benjamin Blower

KISS... is a thing of wild beauty, full of aching desire for a better world. Your art continues to deepen with you, David πŸ’š

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Thanks so much Jez. And thank you for the acronym. I hadn't noticed it

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Nov 3, 2023Liked by David Benjamin Blower

I suspect your unconscious mind had 😘

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Nov 3, 2023Liked by David Benjamin Blower

So far I'm most enamored of track 4, "No Debts..." all of it but especially the final minute I could play in a loop all night and sleep in its heartbeat. Thank you and congratulations, DBB! (Alice)

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Thanks Alice. I think I'd just done an vocal take and my keys jangled, so I picked them up and let them join in for the last minute or two. The keys knew.

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I'd never heard your music - it's some of the most beautiful I've ever come across. Money is scarce for me but I will buy the album as soon as I'm able. I want to throw something back through the wind. I've chosen this poem. It was written recently for someone I am close to.

https://walkingwithgoats.substack.com/p/in-the-photographs-i-never-saw

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Thanks so much for reaching out. It's good to connect. The poem is achingly beautiful.

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High praise from you. Someone has bought me your album as a gift. We listened to it last night around the fire. It's quiet season here now. Time for reflection and making. I'm going back to fiction.

Are you religious, David? I couldn't tell; if your explorations are of fascination or faith, or perhaps both. I was raised an atheist but the journey towards self-sufficiency takes strange turns. I'm not sure what I'd call myself now.

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I suppose I am religious - What should I call you, by the way? - I was raised religious, and now I'm just a little differently so. Certainly as much fascination as faith. I'd be fascinated to hear your story sometime. Thanks so much for bringing my music to a fireplace!

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Trying to meet our own subsistence needs has been visceral; I don't think it's possible to live life in such a way without a lens of faith emerging. The story of it, I suppose, is partly the story of the last 3 years and partly of my own search for meaning.

Or if you mean the story of my life, I sold 200,000 copies of my virginity through Penguin books when I was 17, then left the lifestyle it gave me. The writing and I are still together.

I'm Bex.

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Greeting Bex πŸ™ŒπŸ». Very glad to know you. Come by often. Sending grace and peace to you and the goats.

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At least . . . πŸ˜…

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Yay! 😍Looking forward to listening as soon as I fix a login problem with Bandcamp . . . πŸ™Œ

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Thanks Michelle. About one third of my problems are now login problems.

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