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On Cats On Cats by Charles Bukowski
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“Cats tell me without effort all that there is to know.”
Charles Bukowski, On Cats
tags: cats
“The more cats you have, the longer you live. If you have a hundred cats, you’ll live ten times longer than if you have ten. Someday this will be discovered, and people will have a thousand cats and live forever.”
Charles Bukowski, On Cats
tags: cats, live
“The cat is the beautiful devil.”
Charles Bukowski, On Cats
tags: cat, devil
“Having a bunch of cats around is good. If you're feeling bad, just look at the cats, you'll feel better, because they know that everything is, just as it is.”
Charles Bukowski, On Cats
“about
our argument tonight
whatever it was
about
and
no matter
how unhappy
it made us
feel

remember that
there is a
cat
somewhere
adjusting to the
space of itself
with a delightful
wonderment of
easiness.

in other words
magic persists
without us
no matter what
we do
against it.”
Charles Bukowski, On Cats
tags: cats, poem
“Animals are inspirational. They don’t know how to lie. They are natural forces.”
Charles Bukowski, On Cats
“when I am feeling low all I have to do is watch my cats and my courage returns.         I study these creatures.         they are my teachers.”
Charles Bukowski, On Cats
“A cat is only itself.”
Charles Bukowski, On Cats
tags: cat
“I don’t like love as a command, as a search. It must come to you, like a hungry cat at the door.”
Charles Bukowski, On Cats
tags: cat, love
“TV can make me ill in five minutes, but I can look at an animal for hours and find nothing but grace and glory, life as it should be.”
Charles Bukowski, On Cats
“warm light alone tonight in this house, alone with 6 cats who tell me without effort all that there is to know.”
Charles Bukowski, On Cats
“I don't like love as a command, as a search. it must come to you, like a hungry cat at the door.”
Charles Bukowski, on cats
“Writing is also my cat. Writing lets me face it.”
Charles Bukowski, On Cats
“I walked up the driveway. The cats were sprawled about, pooped. In my next life I want to be a cat. To sleep 20 hours a day and wait to be fed. To sit around licking my ass. Humans are too miserable and angry and single-minded.”
Charles Bukowski, On Cats
“the strays keep arriving: now we have 5 cats and they are tenuous, flighty, con- ceited, naturally bright and awesomely beautiful.         one”
Charles Bukowski, On Cats
“I view his furry storage tanks – what can a man think about while looking at a cat’s nuts? Certainly not the sunken navies of great sea battles.”
Charles Bukowski, On Cats
tags: cat, nuts
“his is the last poem of any number of poems
tonight, there’s
one drink of wine left
and both of those guys
they are asleep across the top of my feet.
I can feel the gentle weight of them
the touch of fur
I am aware of their breathing:
good things happen often, remember that
as the Bombs trundle out in their magnificent
dumbness
these
at my feet
know more,
are
more,
and instants of the moments explode
larger
and a lucky past
can never be
killed.”
Charles Bukowski, On Cats
“And a cat never knows fear—finally—he only winds up into the spring of the sea and the rock, and even in a death-fight he does not think of anything except the majesty of darkness.”
Charles Bukowski, On Cats