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May 30, 2023Liked by Poetic Outlaws

I start my first real job today and I’m excited and so nervous.

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Good luck. I hope you enjoy it!

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all and only the best to you in your new job. may much creativity flow because of or in spite of It. / may you thrive.

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Oops, wicked bait and switch😎

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ooops...dyslexia or freudian slip?! posted: Bukowski takes on prisoners. meant to say: Bukowski takes no prisoners.

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The cat crawling up the back: I’ve literally done that one while writing many times! Love me ole Buk. 🐈 🐈🐈

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That's for damn sure. I released 15 albums in less than 3 years, because I had to, it was a pressure built up inside me. If you think of your writing, or music, or art as "content," and your work as a "hustle," your work will never rise above the level of salami other people are hustling to sell.

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damn - smacks me up the side of my head / not a bad thing at all in this case. thanks C.B. thanks P.O.

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That’s good to hear on a hot day with an ill toddler and husband to look after!

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Bukowski takes on prisoners

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Stark brilliance!!

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Right on. A great one. Absolutely true, thank god.

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FQNmu1Q9NzA

The Laughing Heart by Charles Bukowski (read by Tom O'Bedlam)

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A poem from one of the first volumes of poetry of Buk's I read back in the eighties. I bought many his books after that, poetry and novels. Yes, get off the pity pot and create.

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“no baby” -- yeah

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Time and space waits for no one

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I think space does nothing but wait.

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Space goes as soon as you get there

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Ah - so it does wait. For anyone.

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