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Bukowski on Writing, True Art, and the Courage to Create Outside Society’s Forms of Approval
Bukowski on Writing, True Art, and the Courage to Create Outside Society’s Forms of Approval

“Art is its own excuse, and it’s either Art or it’s something else. It’s either a poem or a piece of cheese.”

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A Breathtaking Animated Adaptation of Bukowski’s “The Man with the Beautiful Eyes”
A Breathtaking Animated Adaptation of Bukowski’s “The Man with the Beautiful Eyes”

A visual interpretation at the intersection of the touching and the haunting.

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Charles Bukowski on Writing and His Crazy Daily Routine
Charles Bukowski on Writing and His Crazy Daily Routine

“Writing is like going to bed with a beautiful woman and afterwards she gets up, goes to her purse and gives me a handful of money.”

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Bukowski’s Letter of Gratitude to the Man Who Helped Him Quit His Soul-Sucking Job and Become a Full-Time Writer
Bukowski’s Letter of Gratitude to the Man Who Helped Him Quit His Soul-Sucking Job and Become a Full-Time Writer

“To not have entirely wasted one’s life seems to be a worthy accomplishment, if only for myself.”

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Charles Bukowski on the Ideal Conditions and Myths of Creativity, Illustrated
Charles Bukowski on the Ideal Conditions and Myths of Creativity, Illustrated

“Air and light and time and space have nothing to do with it and don’t create anything except maybe a longer life to find new excuses for.”

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Charles Bukowski Reads His “Friendly Advice to a Lot of Young Men,” Plus Buk on Creativity
Charles Bukowski Reads His “Friendly Advice to a Lot of Young Men,” Plus Buk on Creativity

“The crowd is the gathering place of the weakest; true creation is a solitary act.”

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