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there’s a bluebird in my heart that

wants to get out

but I’m too tough for him,

I say, stay in there, I’m not going… 181 more words


Side of the Herd

The first few weeks of my life in the new city were not great. But that happens with most people I guess. Apparently my grad school is known for producing unconventional professionals who have developed cohesive intellects.  536 more words

Charles Bukowski

Review of 'Love's Gutter', Thomas Glover

A little while back, a friend of mine mentioned to me that I ought to check out Thomas Glover’s recently published work. I messaged him, and he was more than happy to sign a copy for me. 567 more words

Self-Disgust Is Self-Obsession Honey by Allen Miles

I was never cut out for a career. I’m too socially awkward and I never found anything that stirred my passions enough to attempt to forge a livelihood from it. 1,498 more words


30 Charles Bukowski Quotes That Prove No One Is Completely Bad Or Good

I have recently been exposed to an upsurge of people who have absolutely no idea who Charles Bukowski is. As someone who is constantly devouring Bukowski poetry, these confessions are poison to my ears. 1,014 more words

Are you really alive?

I was on the bus the other day and heard a crazy / drunk / high / etc guy yelling “Am I alive or am I dead?”  I didn’t really think anything of it at the time as he was a bit off his rocker for some reason.  605 more words