Tuesday, August 23, 2011


If you know me well, you probably know Charles Bukowski is one of my favorite poets. Here is something I found on Bukowski.net:

The Damnation of Recognition

The damnation of recognition:
this is where even
genius sometimes
and talent always
whores out;

oh, boys, be careful:
it was not easy
getting there.
and there's no getting back;
remember what you've
carved in cold places,
and know
that the gods were good,
and it is not
the living crowd
of now
that decides anything:
or least of all,

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