He Always Makes Me Smile…and Think!

famous authors, Charles Bukowski, interviews, best selling authors    More from Charles Bukowski……..His insight is pure truth but who among us would think in quite this way?  Never a glass far from his hand, never a woman far from his arm, never a stubby pencil far from his fingers…the genius wrote and wrote and then wrote some more… and very little of it was false.


it’s strange  ©

it’s strange when famous people die
whether they have fought the good fight or
the bad one.
it’s strange when famous people die
whether we like them or not
they are like old buildings old streets
things and places that we are used to
which we accept simply because they’re
it’s strange when famous people dieElvis Presley, famous people
it’s like the death of a father or
a pet cat or dog.
and it’s strange when famous people are killedMichael Jackson, famous people
or when they kill themselves.
the trouble with the famous is that they must
be replaced and they can never quite be
replaced, and that gives us this unique
it’s strange when famous people diefamous people, Marilyn Monroe
the sidewalks look different and our
children look different and our bedmatesfamous people, President John F. Kennedy
and our curtains and our automobiles.
it’s strange when famous people die:

we become troubled.John Bulushi, famous people

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