Saturday, January 25, 2014

Rocket Fuel For the Soul

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.

― Charles Bukowski

Friday, January 10, 2014

Good Books

Ernest Hemingway, on writing a good book (or story or essay or poem); scooped off the rain-soaked NYC sidewalk on 41st Street.