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November 27, 2009


This piece of writing feeds my heart and soul. Spot on!

I agree with everything except the not revising and it shouldn't be hard parts.

C'mon, Chuck: there are many paths. I'm imagining someone spending a lifetime on one, short, spectacular poem, working like a border collie on it. And having it, in the end, be great. Is that such a violation of the code?

What book does Bukowski's Creed appear in?

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