Category Archives: Poetry

Rich Ferguson

  “With my last dying breath, I will let out a sound; a seed of a love song growing under the tongue, sprouting into a howl, rising from my lips and into night, to halo the wild forever moon.” – … Continue reading

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Charles Bukowski

  this kind of fire   by Charles Bukowski sometimes I think the gods deliberately keep pushing me into the fire just to hear me yelp a few good lines. they just aren’t going to let me retire silk scarf about … Continue reading

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Juicy Quote

“It’s possible to forget how alive we really are. We can become dry and tired, just existing, instead of really living. We need to remind ourselves of the juice of life, and make that a habit. Find those places inside that jump … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Bette Davis

  “I’ve always liked men better than women, but I’d marry again if I found a man who had fifteen million dollars, would sign over half to me, and guarantee that he’d be dead within a year.” – Bette Davis … Continue reading

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Marlon Brando

“An actor is at most a poet and at least an entertainer.”  Marlon Brando 

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Diane Arbus

The world can only be grasped by action, not by contemplation. The hand is the cutting edge of the mind. Diane Arbus

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Juicy Quote

A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy?  fruit quote by Albert Einstein  

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“Eau de Bohemia” by Susan Hayden

  (for Philomene Long, in beloved memory)   “It will be apparent that it is difficult to discern which properties each thing possesses in reality.” (Democritus, 8th century B.C.)       If you were a perfume, it would be Earthy, … Continue reading

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Charles Bukowski

“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 … Continue reading

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Top 50 books by Women Writers

Photo by LadyHawk 1. The Second Sex by Simone de Beauvoir 2. The Women’s Room by Marilyn French 3. The Yellow Wallpaper and Other Stories by Charlotte Perkins Gilman 4. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee 5. The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson 6. them by Joyce Carol Oates 7. The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson … Continue reading

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