and have the ability to expel
wastes from my body.
and as long as that’s happening
I have the ability to handle
and the economic reports in the
— Charles Bukowski
— Charles Bukowski (via henrycharlesbukowski)
There is only one final judge of writing and that is the writer.
When he is swayed by the critics,
the editors, the publishers, the readers, then he’s finished.
And, of course, when he’s swayed with his fame and his fortune, you
can float him down the river with the turds.
— Hollywood, Charles Bukowski (via henrycharlesbukowski)