“Waiting in a life full of little stories for a death to come.” Charles Bukowski
“We must bring our own light to the darkness. Nobody is going to do it for us.” Charles Bukowski, Septuagenarian Stew
“Genius could be the ability to say a profound thing in a simple way, or even to say a simple thing in a simpler way.” Charles Bukowski
“Death is not the problem; waiting around for it is.” Charles Bukowski
“It will rain all this night and we will sleep transfixed by the dark water as our blood runs through our fragile life.” Charles Bukowski
“A spark can set a whole forest on fire. Just a spark. Save it.” Charles Bukowski
“There are too many ways to drown even if you don’t want to drown.” Charles Bukowski
“Can you remember who you were, before the world told you who you should be?” Charles Bukowski
“Days like this, like your day today. Maybe the rain on the window trying to get through to you. What do you see today? What is it? Where are you? The best days are sometimes the first, sometimes the middle and even sometimes the last.” Charles Bukowski, Burning in Water, Drowning in Flame
“I see a bright portion under the overhead light that shades into darkness and then into darker darkness and I can’t see beyond that.” Charles Bukowski, You Get So Alone at Times That it Just Makes Sense
“The courage it took to get out of bed each morning to face the same things over and over was enormous.” Charles Bukowski, You Get So Alone at Times That it Just Makes Sense
Euphorbia myrsinites, also known as myrtle Euphorbia or donkeytail spurge, is one of the most useful and highly ornamental plants to grow in the garden.
Now for the bad news: the milky white sap has been known to cause extreme allergic reactions that in some cases can lead to anaphylactic shock, and visits to the emergency room are frequently reported.
Charles Bukowski wrote a book called The People Look Like Flowers At Last (see last post). This one looks like the pretty college girl next door who works as an escort on weekends. Approach both with caution and use protection.