but since I started so late I owe it to myself to continue
Charles Bukowski: The Slavery of the 9 to 5
Charles Chu

Out of this whole fantastic letter, it’s this line which speaks to me most. Our paths don’t always come to us when we’re young. For me, I only started writing seriously at 38. This is the perfect reminder that I need to keep trying, even when so many things make it seem so hard and somewhat ridiculous.

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