Jim Trainer


In Uncategorized on August 16, 2017 at 6:33 pm

Hank was always great with the mundane
you couldn’t help but think
after all he’d been through
boredom was a prize for him-
as close as he could get to
being content.
His work helped you appreciate
small and uneventful moments
the minutiae, the drab, the slow
&still moments
when the war is over & you’ve
won yourself
when there’s nothing left for the
world to take
and nothing at all to prove

Hank knew
and the Buddha knew
and now you know it, too.

  1. […] the show, is done.  I stitched 3 monologues together and wrote about Art and writing and my Papa, Hank Bukowski.  The miracle of it is I learned about myself and was able to recast the strapped and miasmic […]

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