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These Things -Charles Bukowski July 3, 2013

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These Things

these things that we support most well
have nothing to do with up,
and we do with them
out of boredom or fear or money
or cracked intelligence;
our circle and our candle of light
being small,
so small we cannot bear it,
we heave out with Idea
and lose the Center:
all wax without the wick,
and we see names that once meant
wisdom,
like signs into ghost towns,
and only the graves are real.

–Charles Bukowski

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1. Elia Bintang - July 3, 2013

Charles Bukowski is one of my favorite poets 🙂


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