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Favorite Quotes: Charles Bukowski - Ham on Rye (Part Two)

  for all the fathers

“There was no sense to life, to the structure of things.  D.H. Lawrence had known that.  You needed love, but not the kind of love most people used and were used up by.    1,259 more words


Recalling My First (And Only) Novel

“One of these days”, I keep telling myself, “I’m gonna finish writing that novel”

But I don’t have patience for that shit. Or the attention span. 1,022 more words

Why I love poetry + 3 poems I will never stop reading

To recall the exact moment when I fell utterly and irrevocably in love with poetry is quite similar to trying to find a trunk full of treasure with a Cartoon Network inspired treasure map. 852 more words


Our job

Our job, and it isn’t a job at all—is to enjoy life as we wish it.

~Charles Bukowski,

As the poems go...

As the poems go into the thousands
you realize that you’ve created very little.
It comes down to the rain, the sunlight,
the traffic, the nights and the days of the… 99 more words

A Pinch Of Poetry

Favorite Quotes: Charles Bukowski - Ham on Rye (Part One)

Book Dedication:  For All the Fathers

“These people did not seem happy together….Eating seemed very important.”

  “You never had a good mind.”

“My parents wanted to be rich so they imagined themselves rich.” 1,326 more words