Monthly Archives: May 2011

Dorchester Days by Eugene Richards

‘I’m no kid, and the old neighbourhood isn’t the same as it was… I walk around in these streets… People who are instinctively hospitable or curious about my camera or very lonely invite me in…’ Advertisements

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Americans We by Eugene Richards

This picture is possibly my favourite picture, of all pictures I’ve ever seen: I’m unsure whether it’s staged or natural, I’m hoping the latter.  It is taken by Eugene Richards and published in his book ‘Americans We’; a collection of … Continue reading

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Cocaine True, Cocaine Blue by Eugene Richards

‘The United States accounts for five percent of the world’s population and consumes 50 percent of the world’s cocaine.’ ~ Dr. Stephen W. Nicholas, a pediatric AIDS physician in Harlem, writes in the afterwood in this book. Cocaine True, Cocaine … Continue reading

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termites of the page by Charles Bukowski

the problem is that I’ve found with most poets that I have known is that they’ve never had an 8 hour job and there is nothing that will put a person more in touch with the realities than an 8 … Continue reading

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that’s why funerals are so sad by Charles Bukowski

he’s got all the tools but he’s lazy, has no fire, the ladies drain his senses, his emotions, he just wants to drive his flashy car he gets a wax job once a month throws away his shoes when they … Continue reading

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