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Knives and Flowers

“I’ve had so many knives stuck into me, when they hand me a flower I can’t quite make out what it is. It takes time.” 453 more words

Bukowksi on Waiting

“We waited and waited. All of us. Didn’t the shrink know that waiting was one of the things that drove people crazy? People waited all their lives. 104 more words


“Boring damned people. All over the earth. Propagating more boring damned people. What a horror show. The earth swarmed with them.”

~ Charles Bukowski, Pulp


Reading Bukowski's PULP on the NYC subway

Man in black jacket reads Pulp by Charles Bukowski, while man in olive jacket reads a religious tract on the subway in New York City. Photo by… 6 more words


“The area dividing the brain and the soul is affected in many ways by experience – 
Some lose all mind and become soul: insane.
Some lose all soul and become mind: intellectual.

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“Some lose all mind and become soul, insane.
some lose all soul and become mind, intellectual.
some lose both and become accepted”

- Charles Bukowski