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how to tell if its coming
from you or flowing through
you.

when you look its as though
you didn't do it,
though that seems to be
the story of everything.

energy from void,
matter from energy,
existence from 
none existence,
fires emerging in the cold
depths of space.

difference is related to
similarity,
outside to inside,
dark to light.

life emerges wherever
it can,
stars, planets, people,
nature.

a series of accidents that
have emerged with 
purpose and meaning.

one thing leads to the next
in an unbreakable chain
of accidental meaning,
but what set the whole thing
off?
why something rather than
nothing?

at the heart of nature or 
or beyond it must be something
with purpose or meaning.

life makes sense of contradiction,
hot, cold, existence, none 
existence,
places difference in a
narrative weaving its own 
meaning.

the void remains void,
aloof,
though present 
everywhere.
i talk to inanimate objects
as the hand is still
like a stone in the mouth.

it goes deeper than an evil
glint in your fathers eye,
you were there as possibility
in the first human,
as a fish,
in the very first single cell
and deeper still.

stardust and void and 
everything else.

i get moments where i'm
glad i'm alive.
another day.
not because the days are
particularly special or
noteworthy
but this sudden realization 
of how strange and unlikely
it is that i should 
exist.

that existence should
exist
and you smile at the
odds
the sublime absurdity of
chance or
purpose.

you catch yourself looking
at things realizing how strange
they are.

that we exist in this universe,
that books exist, trees, cars,
flowers, people, coffee cups,
toe nail clippers,
atoms, stars, planets.
that there is anything there to
be seen or to see at all.

everything contained in it and
everything existing thing 
of which you are one.

do coffee mugs feel this way?
birds? flowers? toe nail
clippers?
natures novelty roulette
...probably not but its a strange old world.
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time is a healer
a destroyer
a wax work clock on a table
that sits on nothing.

giver of life
taker of life.

this ineffable experience of time
and self,

that candle wick that burns
and seems to be all there
is.

as the function of language 
is to obscure and hide
thought

as the function of thoughts is
to cover over and rationalize 
feelings

as the function of feelings is
to take sensations and try
to weave a web out of
smoke.

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sensation and experience
has no function,

no beginning or end.

eternity and no-thing creating time
and all things
and there is something arbitrary and
unknowable at the root of
everything.

it doesn't matter what words 
you use to try and capture it,

it slips through the net of time and self
and everything that you think is
palpable and real.

it confuses me and makes me smile
as i struggle on in a hopeless 
search for clarity.

(everything i know is foam on the
ocean.)

finally i let it go.
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"kiss me" she said,
to which he replied
"im against anything
unnatural.

churches, thoughts, 
beliefs, society.
animals dont kiss,
they fuck!"
he took a bite of 
pizza.

"but my dear, were
sat in a house watching
a dvd on a television
eating pizza
whilst wrapped  
in a duvet!
look at all the paintings
crowding
the place.
tell me an animal that does 
that!"

he paused for a moment.

"i saw a squirrel with
a penguin bar in its 
mouth once, does that
count?"

"No, it does not".

she reached
forward and kissed him.
he would have preferred
to fuck and keep it natural
but she got him in the 
end.
"The boring bits are
between 
the panels" 
in this comic book of life 
that isn't 
very comical.

i wish i could
fly up into the
clouds and 
smoke there
looking down 
at the city lights
but
here comes the
next moment
and
the next

all the same
as the 
others.

you can only fly so
high on
the wings of
yourself.

there are many
people holding
alone 
around the world
tonight.

i sit alone 
stroking a
cat thinking of
them
holding this 
numbing pain
of my own 

imagining the collective 
boredom of what
was and what 
will be.

i gather meaning
where it can
be gather'd.
i love the things
that i can 
love.

(and you are here)
the Egyptians loved the cat
were often entombed with it
instead of with the women 
and never the dog

but now
here
good people with
good eyes
are very few

yet fine cats
with great style
lounge about
in the alleys of
the universe

about
our argument tonight
whatever it was
about
and
no matter
how unhappy
it made us
feel

remember that
there is a
cat
somewhere
adjusting to the
space of itself 
with a delightful
grace

in other words
magic persists
without us
no matter what
we may try to do
to spoil it.


-Charles Bukowski

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Hey, thanks so much for faving the *Yellow Fields* this is super appreciated :)
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thanks for the favorites :D
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Thanks for the poetry faves :rose: . . . and your new ID pic is fantastic! Flirty Revamp 
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Nice profile pic! Sneaky way of bringing in more views, perchance? ;)
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