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Bukowski's advice

Charles Bukowski—the obscenely prolific American poet, novelist, womaniser, drunk—was the king of a style of writing that is as brutally sharp as a too-early-in-the-morning hangover. And his headstone, his final mark upon the world, gives us a pretty strong clue about his philosophy on writing and life. 1,584 more words

Art And Creativity

Being a writer (by Neil Gaiman)

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Being a writer has nothing at all to do with what college accepts you or doesn’t. It has nothing to do with whether you graduate from college or not. 53 more words

Charles Bukowski

"no leaders, please" by Charles Bukowski

invent yourself and then reinvent yourself,
don’t swim in the same slough.
invent yourself and then reinvent yourself
stay out of the clutches of mediocrity. 67 more words


Henry Hank Chinaski

Charles Bukowski. Ink on paper.

I fixed my scanner! it took me less time that I thought.

This is a commissioned illustration I did to a friend of mine. 9 more words

I choose not to use big words

I choose not to use big words
It’s not that I don’t know them

I sat lugubrious
languid in my lack of loquaciousness
My vain verbosity vanished… 75 more words

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Makes me sick to my stomach
but I can’t stop
Kind of like heroin
I inject every morning
and do little bumps throughout the day… 63 more words

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Night is a strange time

Night is a strange time
My brain starts to work
and my body starts to give up
I have all the ideas
I have all the intentions… 23 more words

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