We must ask ourselves these questions: Will death welcome us, or will we welcome death? Will death scare us, or will death be scared of us? I know what I’d chose, what about you?
[This Bukowski quote/phrase was originally shown to me as a poem (however, the quote feature did not allow me to break it down by stanza); I will include the original formatting of the poem below.]
We are here
at the odds
and live our lives
so well that
to take us.
Published by Michael Anthony
Michael Anthony is a Massachusetts based writer and the author of the graphic memoir "Just Another Meat-Eating Dirtbag," and the acclaimed memoirs "Mass Casualties" and "Civilianized." He has an MFA in Creative Writing from Lesley University and is a volunteer for The Veterans Writing Project.
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