I like catching quotes when I need them the most. There is a certain magic in how they find me. I appreciate being nominated for this challenge, and send much thanks to Robin LeeAnn. She has a pretty nifty blog, that also always seems to find me when I need it. Click here to travel down the rabbit hole of writing about all things writing: ROBIN LEEANN
1, Thank the person who nominated you.
2, Post a quote for three consecutive days (one quote each day).
3, Nominate three bloggers each day.
The quote today is from my favorite poet. I’ve stopped putting disclaimers before anything I post of his, because I recognize his humanity and admit that no one is perfect. If you delve deep enough into his work and history you will find some empathy for the pathologies that tormented his soul and caused him to behave the way he did. His gift for capturing a reflection of life in the shards of glass from a broken mirror, is unmatched in my estimation. I give you Charles Bukowski:
Welcome to my effort. Yes, as a great procrastinator, it requires great effort to stay focused on something productive that matters to me. I’ll find any old excuse to traipse from project to project, and I rarely end up at the place I started. I find this maddening, and exhaustive. So it is with high hopes, and a greater grasp of self-awareness, that I embark upon staying the course so to speak.
I enjoy writing. Be it blogs, fiction, poetry, etc. I love the craft and the act of creation, the art in and of itself, for it’s own sake and end. I am happy to be able to do it.
Born: March 1974
St.Francis de Sales, Charlestown MA
Don Bosco Technical High School, Boston MA
University of Massachusetts at Lowell, Lowell MA
Bunker Hill Community College, Charlestown MA
DePaul University, Chicago, IL
North Virginia Community College, Arlington VA
Harvard Extension School, Cambridge MA
Place of residence: Somewhere in the land of metro Boston. It’s vaguely familiar and becoming home more and more by the day, but when you come from “The Town” all else fails by comparison.
Favorite Color: I’m partial to all forms of blue.
Favorite Author: c’mon! don’t expect me to answer that, there are too many.
I enjoy memories of playing 80’s Atari better than playing any advanced gaming system that exists today.
Hope to be recognized for my paper clip collection. As well as my 27 rejected applications to Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailiey Clown college.
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