Posts tagged with ‘charles bukowski’
“unless it comes out of
your soul like a rocket,
unless being still would
drive you to madness or
suicide or murder,
don’t do it.
unless the sun inside you is
burning your gut,
don’t do it.
when it is truly time,
and if you have been chosen,
it will do it by
itself and it will keep on doing it
until you die or it dies in you.
there is no other way.
and there never was.”
― Charles Bukowski
Sometimes a man doesn’t know what to do about things and sometimes it’s best to lie very still and try not to think at all about anything.Charles Bukowski
An intellectual says a simple thing in a hard way. An artist says a hard thing in a simple way.Charles Bukowski
Jane, who has been dead for 31 years,
never could have
imagined that I would write a screenplay of our drinking
that it would be made into a movie
that a beautiful movie star would play her
I can hear Jane now: “A beautiful movie star? oh,
for Christ’s sake!”
Jane, that’s show biz, so go back to sleep, dear, because
no matter how hard they tried they
just couldn’t find anybody exactly like
and neither canBarfly. Charles Bukowski. This poem shatters me.
audio from my favorite poem.
Tom Waits reads Charles Bukowski’s poem, “The Laughing Heart.”
‘Let It Enfold You,’ a poem by Charles Bukowski, read by RM.
'Nirvana' A poem by Charles Bukowski, read by Tom Waits
Cautiously, I allowedCharles Bukowski, “Let It Enfold You” (via larmoyante)
myself to feel good
I found moments of
peace in cheap
just staring at the
knobs of some
or listening to the
rain in the
The less I needed
the better I