there is light somewhere.
it may not be much light but
it beats the darkness.
be on the watch.
the gods will offer you chances.
you can’t beat death but
you can beat death in life, sometimes.
and the more often you learn to do it,
the more light there will be
-- by #charlesbukowski
Find what you love and let it kill you. Let it drain from you your all. Let it cling onto your back and weigh you down into eventual nothingness. Let it kill you, and let it devour your remains.
For all things will kill you, both slowly and fastly, but it's much better to be killed by a lover.
Falsely yours, Henry Charles Bukowski"
“bunların tek yaptıkları
koşmak, yemek, uyumak, sıçmak ve
fakat bazen hareket etmeden
ömrümde gördüğüm insan gözlerinden
çok daha güzel gözlerle
Demiş 👉🏼 #CharlesBukowski#Cats 🐈
If you're going to try, go all the way. Otherwise, don't even start. This could mean losing girlfriends, wives, relatives and maybe even your mind. It could mean not eating for three or four days. It could mean freezing on a park bench. It could mean jail. It could mean derision. It could mean mockery--isolation. Isolation is the gift. All the others are a test of your endurance, of how much you really want to do it. And, you'll do it, despite rejection and the worst odds. And it will be better than anything else you can imagine. If you're going to try, go all the way. There is no other feeling like that. You will be alone with the gods, and the nights will flame with fire. You will ride life straight to perfect laughter. It's the only good fight there is #life#advice#thefatherineverhad#charlesbukowski
"Mi sembra di essere nato storto. Non capisco piu se non trovo quello che voglio o se rendo le mie voglie talmente elaborate da rendermi impossibile soddisfarle. Insomma una specie di alibi del cazzo" #charlesbukowski
1/13. Essai / Essay: Dans les années 80, avant de tourner son film de fiction ‘´Barfly’´ ( d’après une histoire de Bukowski), le réalisateur Barbet Schroeder réalisa un documentaire sur le grand écrivain Charles Bukowski. Ce documentaire fut diffusé sur une chaîne de la télévision française, peut-être la 7 ( qui est devenu depuis Arte). Avec un Polaroïd SX70, j’ai pris des photos de l’écran de TV. Trente ans plus tard je montre sous la forme de 13 Polaroïd, l’esprit de liberté de C. Bukowski. Esprit de liberté qui manque beaucoup dans ce début du 21 ème siècle../In the 1980s, before shooting his film ‘’Barfly’’ ( from a Charles Bukowski’s book). The filmmaker Barber Schroeder makes a documentary about the writer C. Bukowski. In 13 Polaroïd, I show an excerpt of this documentary... #rencontredarles#recontredarles2018#charlesbukowski#rencontresarles#rencontresarles2018
When i fall in love, i fall ungracefully. It's not a pretty sight. 😂😂 And I do stupid things for that person (when I think back to it now, 😳😳 I really see it as stupid).
Mostly, I lose my sense of self and I depend on that person to make me feel special or give me their attention or make me their priority and when things don't go my way, I throw a fit and become depressed. .
Truth is, I entered a relationship without dating myself first. I didn't get to know me and I tried to find my identity in what others thought of me especially my past boyfriends.
The thing is, your identity should be established before you fall for anybody. There has to be something about you that is constant and will stay that way even if the world changes, even if people change.
And that is your confidence, your identity, your self-love and self esteem. Your values. Your core value.
These must stay constant no matter what. Then and only then, can you enter a relationship and fall in love gracefully. Unlike me who falls like I was pushed from a 60 storey building 😕 ( I scream and yell and flail my arms and really yell 😲😲😲😲 and then, splat! I hit the ground and my body is twisted in bad shape)...definitely not a pretty sight. 😩😩
Thank God, I don't get to die in this fall but it hurts..it really hurts in the end because I build my identity in a relationship without trying to love me first and when it all goes to hell, I start to feel worthless and unloveable and ice cream/Netflix doesn't fix it. Not. one. bit.
Do you fall gracefully in love or ungracefully like me? Let me know your thoughts. 😊😊
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