705 – “Sometimes you climb out of bed in the morning and you think, I’m not going to make it, but you laugh inside remembering all the years you’ve felt the same.”

–Charles Bukowski

Quote Number:  689

Source: Bukowski, Charles. “8 Count and Up.” In The Night Torn Mad with Footsteps. Black Sparrow Press: Boston. 2001. Pg 319. Earlier Manuscript Version Online Here.

Source Notes: Note that the manuscript version of the poem, linked above, differs slightly from the published version, where this quote comes from.


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