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finesunfIower: On page 54 of 144 of In Watermelon Sugar, by Richard Brautigan

Traveling_Mel: When I was in 11th grade I wrote a term paper on Richard Brautigan, a novelist, poet, and short story writer. He’s known for “his idiosyncratic yet easy-to-read prose style.” Most popular in the 60s and 70s, I fell in love with his work in 1989. I had n…

grahamjirvin: the pill versus the springhill mine disaster by richard brautigan

WritesMore: “Watched Over By Machines of Loving Grace” ~ Richard Brautigan I like to think (and the sooner the better!) of a cybernetic meadow where mammals and computers live together in mutually programming harmony like pure water touching clear sky.

bach_peter: O beautiful was the werewolf in his evil forest. We took him to the carnival and he started      crying when he saw the Ferris wheel. Electric green and red tears flowed down his furry cheeks. He looked like a boat out on the dark water. - Richard Brautigan

thespecialbka: “Money is sad shit.” Richard Brautigan

WilliamAder: “In Watermelon Sugar the deeds were done and done again as my life is done in watermelon sugar.” ― Richard Brautigan, In Watermelon Sugar, 1968

mjhousiaux12: Meanwhile, here I am in 2020, apparently trying to emulate post-Beatles Paul McCartney. Or maybe Richard Brautigan...

szklany4lowiek: 30 Cents, Two Transfers, Love Thinking hard about you I got on the bus and paid 30 cents car fare and asked the driver for two transfers before discovering that I was alone. © Richard Brautigan

TheAuthorGuy: Your Daily Affirmation: Being a mammal myself, I am strengthened by affecting the innocent enthusiasm for the moment of dogs and the blithe indifference of cats.* *after a line from Richard Brautigan

grahamjirvin: trout fishing in america by richard brautigan

TheLovelyEggs: Here is Richard Brautigan reading about a hunchback trout. Enjoy.

garethchughes: TIL that Harry Styles has a song called “Watermelon Sugar High,” and is he reading Richard Brautigan for inspiration? This songs a banger.

caseyflip: It's a book! And a bit of Kiss TCCDM Dig and Flip: "The Hawkline Monster" - Richard Brautigan (1974) at The College Crowd Digs Me

pharmdad2007: 3 of 5 stars to Trout Fishing in America by Richard Brautigan

thecommonbreath: 'September California' - by Richard Brautigan On a dreary Monday morning, facing another dreary week of work, it certainly helps to share a moment with RB.

MusicTechPolicy: that sounds like a Richard Brautigan novel

sean_write: Books bought at Book Trader in Brockville, Ontario - October 14, 2020. 5 Books for $27.75 (1/2) The New York Trilogy (1987) by Paul Auster $3.95 Revenge of the Lawn (1971)/The Abortion (1971)/So the Wind Won't Blow It All Away(1982) by Richard Brautigan

sean_write: Last two books read: Trout Fishing in America (1967) by Richard Brautigan The Ecstasy of Influence: Nonfictions, etc. (2011) by Jonathan Lethem Currently reading: Brief Interviews with Hideous Men (2007) by David Foster Wallace

EksieKitchin: Writers who should have been given the Nobel Prize (and every other prize possible): Lewis Carroll Tarjei Vesaas Richard Brautigan Osamu Tezuka Charles M Schulz Anna Kavan Banana Yoshimoto

Sudabalk1: Color As Beginning / Richard Brautigan Forget love I want to die in your yellow hair

cass_milne: Richard Brautigan and Syd Mead I like to think (it has to be!) of a cybernetic ecology where we are free of our labors and joined back to nature, returned to our mammal brothers and sisters, and all watched over by machines of loving grace.

fingermonkeyBR: • Lolita - Vladimir Nabokov • On the road - Jack Kerouac • Book of nightmares - Henry Miller • Master and Margarita - Mikhail Bulgakov • Watermelon Sugar - Richard Brautigan • The Other Hollywood - Legs McNeil • Valley of Dolls - Jacqueline Susann

KalynRoseAnne: We looked, as Richard Brautigan said, like a parade barely moving toward YOU MIGHT GET LOST.

EksieKitchin: Going to make everyone read Richard Brautigan.

War_Arrow: 4 of 5 stars to The Hawkline Monster by Richard Brautigan

theQuietus: 'Charlotte Fuentes’s Love Is Somewhere Else - an obsession with Richard Brautigan and Bas Jan Ader became the focus of a project which documents and retraces the (final) steps of the American poet and Dutch artist' Extravagant Bodies/ Extravagant Love

EksieKitchin: Richard Brautigan is the only poet you need to know.

IrishLitTimes: Love Poem ـــــــــ It's so nice to wake up in the morning all alone and not have to tell somebody you love them when you don't love them any more. ― Richard Brautigan

IrishLitTimes: If you get hung up on everybody else's hang-ups, then the whole world's going to be nothing more than one huge gallows. Richard Brautigan

IrishLitTimes: “Sometimes life is merely a matter of coffee and whatever intimacy a cup of coffee affords.” ― Richard Brautigan

tadkil: 3 of 5 stars to In Watermelon Sugar by Richard Brautigan

hungerartist_: I drank coffee and read old books and waited for the year to end. -Richard Brautigan.

cfthisfootnote: "I was trying to describe you to someone a few days ago..." ♥️ [Revenge of the Lawn, 1971, by Richard Brautigan]

NewsInTheBurg: Some long-ago friend of the poet and writer Richard Brautigan said reading Brautigan’s poetry made him want to write poetry. Brautigan, never above using the praise of friends and girlfriends for inspiration, built a short poem around this friend’s...

stinkyg1rl: the two people I love most in the world 1. Patti Smith 2. Richard Brautigan

MarkelaZeneli: Getting Richard Brautigan and Charles Burns vibes from this

katobell: I read Yu Hua's To Live this afternoon. I liked it; I haven't read anything else by him, but something in its manner reminded me of parts of why I like Richard Brautigan. A sort of puzzled but amiable narrator describing his world. Anyway, I'll be seeking out some more.

ShaunaDarRob: Thrilled to discover this... one of my favourite writers, the late, great Richard Brautigan.

Ipekishere: "With the rain falling surgically against the roof, I ate a dish of ice cream that looked like Kafka’s hat. It was a dish of ice cream tasting like an operating table with the patient staring up at the ceiling." -Richard Brautigan

Bcyyas: " I like to think of a cybernetic ecology where we are free of our labors and joined back to nature, returned to our mammal brothers and sisters, and all watched over by machines of loving grace" Richard Brautigan.

chromalisque: if his favorite author is richard brautigan. big red flag run far far away

thormagnusson: “All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace” by Richard Brautigan (1968)

sunnybusinesss: Watermelon Sugar “I was with the guys I made the first album with and we had this idea and we had this chorus, melody, pretty repetitive and Richard Brautigan’s book In Watermelon Sugar was on the table and I was like ‘That’ll sound cool’.”

theOFFICIALmilf: Is this richard brautigan

Handyandy58_: Richard Brautigan's Trout Fishing in Elysium

EksieKitchin: They should put Lewis Carroll, Sei Shonagon, Natsume Soseki, Yukio Mishima, Tarrare, Princess Diana and Richard Brautigan in Clone High.

ItsRachelDobbs: I think about a Richard Brautigan poem (not always the same one!) at least once a day

P3t34: sounds like something richard brautigan would make up

EksieKitchin: Either that or Richard Brautigan.

JoHoSnow: Neither to them, nor to Richard Brautigan, Mr. Trout. RIP, RB.

ldkkei: One day Time will die And love will bury it. ~Richard Brautigan

UndineSpragg: Your Catfish Friend Richard Brautigan

MichaelTCucek: For some reason in response to all this madness the climactic scene in Richard Brautigan's *In Watermelon Sugar* keeps running through my head: --------- When the bucket was almost full of blood, inBOIL died. "I am iDEATH," he said. "You're an asshole," Pauline said. 2/

thisisnotaidan: Man With his hat on he's about five inches taller than a taxicab. by Richard Brautigan

LChasek: Just read my first Richard Brautigan book. So this is the guy I've been unknowingly ripping off for five years.

jeanmariegibson: EP. 73 KAREN AND CHRIS (guest fell asleep)

GuillainM: « In the first kingdom of the stars, everything is always half-beautiful. Your fingernails are angels sleeping after a long night of making love. » The second kingdom – Richard Brautigan

skywalking___: The best minds come on the outer edges of big generations. Richard Brautigan & Thomas Pynchon as great examples, or the 95-00 hidden generation between zoomers and milennials.

hisevilforest: O beautiful was the catboy    in his evil forest.    We took him to the carnival    and he started       crying when he saw the Ferris wheel.   --richard brautigan probably

maisondagoit: The Hawkline Monster A Gothic Western | Richard Brautigan Design cover James Barry Woods

oneandperdition: Weighing whether I'm too old to start Richard Brautigan

pharmdad2007: 2 of 5 stars to A Confederate General from Big Sur by Richard Brautigan

PeterRubenMora1: PETER RUBEN MORALES In the style of Richard Brautigan Jelly, Denver, Colorado. EARTHLINGS in search of breakfast, trample the rule of their vices. It will arise again, though: always does and always will. First, though, the menu, coffee, and some casual free verse.

bospaigeturner: We age in darkness like wood and watch our phantoms change      their clothes of shingles and boards for a purpose that can only be      described as wood. Wood - Richard Brautigan

BrendanMonroe: 2 of 5 stars to So the Wind Won't Blow it All Away by Richard Brautigan

pangalactic: Richard Brautigan's Trout Fishing In America: The RPG

kalxplaylist: 02:03am Richard Brautigan - A Small Good Thing - Slim Westerns, Vol. 2 (MERLIN - The Leaf Label)

nicholasroyle: ‘From time to time I would get the idea to confuse my senses by watching large fat people crawl back and forth across a huge piece of light, like worms in the intestinal track of a tornado.’ Richard Brautigan, in his first novel, on going to the movies.

minsugaiu: 1 of 5 stars to In Watermelon Sugar by Richard Brautigan

MohammadJehan12: It's strange how the simple things in life go on while we become difficult. Richard Brautigan

lIIlIlIIlIlllIl: Punitive ghosts like steam-driven tennis courts haunt the apples in my nonexistent orchard. I remember when there were just worms out there and they danced in moonlit cores on warm September nights. • Richard Brautigan

racheldenav: Il pleut en amour / Journal japonais by Richard Brautigan (poems included in both English and French)

grandmagoofball: Trump summed up by the long deceased Richard Brautigan: That man could sell a rat's asshole to a blind man for a wedding ring.

indigojackal: I am quite drunk and grappling with my father, one of them anyhow, a man named Richard Brautigan who left me on the steps of a Satanic church in Tulsa, dressed head to toe in swaddling clothes at the age of twenty-two.

catsaresplendid: trout fishing in america by richard brautigan is an odd collection of stories. i haven’t read anything like it before & a lot of his descriptions are very strange (in a good way)

YourCanadianGF: Six things I'm into this afternoon 1. rectangle pizza from Ellios 2. Charlie Mingus 3. Hammer Horror 4. Richard Brautigan 5. Edwige Fenech 6. fixing my toilet

War_Arrow: 5 of 5 stars to Dreaming of Babylon by Richard Brautigan

abbykitten: 4 of 5 stars to The Abortion by Richard Brautigan

ThelightofS: The Fish Music by Richard Brautigan: A trout-colored wind blows through my eyes, through my fingers, and I remember how the trout used to hide from the dinosaurs when they came to drink at the river. The trout hid in the subways, castles and automobiles. They waited patiently for

skogsherre: I thought that song watermelon sugar high was referencing that richard brautigan so theres that

brucetomaso: Died this day: Dom Pérignon (1715, approx age 77), Aaron Burr (1836, age 80), James Fenimore Cooper (1851, age 65), William McKinley (1901, age 58), Isadora Duncan (1927, age 50), Grace Kelly (1982, age 52), Richard Brautigan (1984, age 49), Patrick Swayze (2009, age 57)

RayBoomhower: "I drank coffee and read old books and waited for the year to end." Richard Brautigan, who died on this day in 1984

fabriciovai: Richard Brautigan, The Complete Works in hardcover.

BrendanMonroe: 4 of 5 stars to The Abortion by Richard Brautigan

Faust89823700: Richard Brautigan - A Boat O beautiful was the werewolf in his evil forest. We took him to the carnival and he started crying when he saw the Ferris wheel. Electric green and red tears flowed down his furry cheeks. He looked like a boat out on the dark water.

MUGGER1955: Richard Brautigan let it all hang out, but his poetry and novels were so light that even though I dug the hippie vibe, I knew he was a trendy imposter.

folkheron: Book friends/Brautigan lovers/anyone who supports my ventures: would anyone be interested in joining me for a small online Richard Brautigan book group? I’m thinking maybe four books over the course of a year with a chill zoom hang for each? I’m so keen to share him with people!

EksieKitchin: I don't really like the idea of required reading, but if it has to be a thing then Richard Brautigan should be required reading for anyone learning to write fiction/poetry.

spindlypete: how do you valuate "every book richard brautigan ever wrote other than Lay the Marble Tea and also every book written about him" like they won't know the condition, are they going to take an average on Abe? could i just say "3000 books" or so they need receipts or

ILoveCatsMore: Reading too much Richard Brautigan after midnight this week.

RacistMascot: Congratulations, you caught up to where Richard Brautigan was in 1967.

michiganjayoli: English lesson today went along the lines of "So, you kids like Watermelon Sugar eh? Well how about this!" *Whips out some Richard Brautigan* One of the girls couldn't breathe whilst reading the bit about the tigers and how they ate his parents cos it made her laugh too much.

War_Arrow: Pamphlets of Destiny: Richard Brautigan - The Abortion

AgainstCures: “My teachers could have ridden with Jesse James for the time they stole from me” -Richard Brautigan

thecommonbreath: Other than Lydia Davis and Richard Brautigan, which writers were known *primarily* for their work in the short form in prose? (ie, stories of just a page or two) I can think of many who wrote in this form (Kafka, Kelman, Baudelaire, Bernhard), but they weren't known for that.

RodolfoMazzuchi: Words by Richard Brautigan Artistic photography by Jack Barnosky

ddesmondgilles1: Pressure rising to rename Richard Brautigan’s novel “A Confederate General in Big Sur”

trapdungeon: The richard brautigan fandom is dying, let’s see what we can do to bring it back

WayneFr79832881: I sit here on the perfect end of a star, watching light pour itself toward me, the light pours itself through a small hole in the sky, I'm not very happy but I can see how things are faraway. Richard Brautigan.



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