Who in the Hell is Tom Jones? I was shacked with a 24 year old girl from New York City for two weeks- about the time of the garbage strike out there, and one night my 34 year old woman arrived and she said, “I want to see my rival.” she did and then she… Continue reading Charles Bukowski
Sometimes little things happen which seem nothing at all, but they hurt. ― Ivan Turgenev, from “The District Doctor,” The District Doctor and Other Stories. (Literary Licensing, LLC June 18, 2011) Originally published January 1st 1960.
I walk into what light there is — Mark Strand, from “Another Place,” Collected Poems (Knopf Doubleday, 2014)
Vulnerability is not weakness; it’s our greatest measure of courage. ― Brené Brown, Rising Strong. (Spiegel & Grau; 1 edition August 25, 2015)
death cannot harm me more than you have harmed me, my beloved life. — Louise Glück, from “October,” Averno: Poems. Farrar, Straus and Giroux; Reprint edition February 6, 2007)
We are all deep in a hell, each moment of which is a miracle. — Rob Doyle, from “Winter in Paris.” The Dublin Review. No. 58 Summer 2015.
Silent and still, I stand without words, waiting for you deep into darkness. — Kong Bunchhoeun, from “The Shade of the Tenth Coconut Tree ,” Words without Borders (November 2015)