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Like Bukowski In Drag, Again... is ready

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I received my first batch of my latest self publishing effort... "Like Bukowski In Drag, Again". It's a3rd edition of my first Chapbook, called "like Bukowski In Drag".  I have copies for sale at $10 CAD, and copies on blurb.com which you can order for 10$ a pop also... They ship it right to your house. (or wherever you want)

Like Bukowski In Drag, Again. by Joe Boyce Burgess | Make Your Own Book

Buddha Rhubarb’s Ongoing Confidential Report

Buddha Rhubarb’s Ongoing Confidential Report: 3 Fragments from the last few weeks.

Fragment: 1
Like a hamster on a wheel in a cage is how I sometimes feel in regards to those few precious issues of mine that seem to be the superglue on the bottom of my ballet shoes. Or something. I am lately given to think that my inability to firmly commit to anything bigger than a fairly menial job, or renting a small apartment has much more to do with my  creative procrastinations,  gender dysphoria, and lack of any real intimacy, etc… than those things themselves have any momentum/inertia. My inherent passivity and (what is called by most people who aren’t me) laziness though help keep my ambitions low.

I was saying to a friend just yesterday how when I look at some new Canadian poetry published recently in magazines or anthologies, I often find much to like, and stuff I deem better than, some not as good as my own stuff. I do have some ego about it. But I still have a hard time imagining that the …