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Blackest black, darkest dark.
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I was browsing at a bookstore this afternoon, and I happened to come across a great poem by Charles Bukowski -- not in one of his own books, mind you... it was used at the beginning of a novel. the poem is called "the laughing heart," and it begins like this:

your life is your life
don't let it be clubbed into dank submission.
be on the watch.
there are ways out.
there is light somewhere.
it may not be much light but
it beats the darkness.
be on the watch.
the gods will offer you chances.
know them.
take them...

read the whole poem here or here (it's not very long).

dedicated to my friend Madison, and to anybody else who needs some life-affirming, kick-ass words.

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TheGhostSiren 3 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for favoring my work :blackrose:
you're welcome! you've got some beautiful photographs in your gallery! :blackrose:
HalosMadeOfSummer 6 days ago  Student General Artist
and thanks for the llama :)
Model-MissMadness Mar 25, 2014  New member Student Artist
thanks for the favs and llama Hug 
mdaviesphotos Mar 24, 2014  Professional Photographer
Thank you for the :+fav:'s xx
you're welcome; beautiful work! :iconcountrytouch: led me to your gallery. :-)
mdaviesphotos Mar 26, 2014  Professional Photographer
Ah wonderful! :) And thank you again :hug:
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