This Moment by Charles Bukowski
it’s a farce, the great actors, the great poets, the great
statesmen, the great painters, the great composers, the
it’s a farce, a farce, a farce,
history and the recording of it,
forget it, forget it.
you must begin all over again.
throw that all out.
all of them out
you are alone with now.
look at your fingernails.
touch your nose.
the day flings itself upon