Rue des Plantes, 1950.
with Canon Ft Ql
JUST DO ART work in progress
I have a story.
So my sister got run over by a car once. It was a pretty big deal. Well like a year later she got into a little fender bender and was really bent out of shape about it, so I went and got her a cake.
When I put in my order for the cake, the guy at the bakery asked, “Do you want it to say anything?”
And with a perfectly straight face, I said, “‘Sorry you got hit by a car again.’”
He narrowed his eyes a moment, then nodded and wrote it down, and took it to kitchen to get the writing done.
All the way from the back of the kitchen, I hear a woman shout, “‘Again’?!”
I want to go to all to theres.
Well…that escalated quickly.
I WAS NOT EXPECTING THAT
but it turned out to be everything i wanted
Johannes Kahrs - A-h (1993/94)
I’ve been a Bukowski fan ever since I picked up a book of his poetry in a Barnes & Noble in my hometown. This is the final line of “the harder you try”; the line that’s been etched in my head since the moment I read it.
the waste of words
continues with a stunning
as the waiter runs by carrying the loaded
for all the wise white boys who laugh at
no matter. no matter,
as long as your shoes are tied and
nobody is walking too close
just being able to scratch yourself and
be nonchalant is victory
those constipated minds that seek
will be dispatched with the other
if there is light
it will find
David Bowie was on Soul Train? Awesome.