Bob Hicok quotes

  • Furiously and gorgeously write your ***** off.
    -- Bob Hicok

    #Writing #Ass

  • The dead have no ears, no answering machines that we know of, still we call.
    -- Bob Hicok

    #Grieving #Machines #Ears

  • I love how intimate I've become with failure.
    -- Bob Hicok


  • I will beg, will take to my knees, will listen to snow stroking air, a sky of gasps, will open my mouth, swallow, somewhere else the sky is falling, somewhere else it gets back up.
    -- Bob Hicok

    #Fall #Air #Sky

  • My heart/ is whatever temperature a heart is/ in a man who doesn't believe in heaven.
    -- Bob Hicok

    #Believe #Heart #Men

  • Here, when I say I never want to be without you, somewhere else I am saying I never want to be without you again. And when I touch you in each of the places we meet, in all of the lives we are, it's with hands that are dying and resurrected. When I don't touch you it's a mistake in any life, in each place and forever
    -- Bob Hicok

    #Mistake #Hands #Forever

  • If the English language had been properly organized ... then there would be a word which meant both 'he' and 'she', and I could write, 'If John or Mary comes heesh will want to play tennis', which would save a lot of trouble.

  • My spelling is Wobbly. It's good spelling but it Wobbles, and the letters get in the wrong places.

  • He [Hemingway] used a stand-up work place he had fashioned out of the top of of a bookcase near his bed. His portable typewriter was snugged in there and papers were spread along the top of the bookcase on either side of it. He used a reading board for longhand writing.

  • Nature, not content with denying him the ability to think, has endowed him with the ability to write.

  • I can write better than anyone who can write faster,

  • When I fart my ***** makes a trumpet sound that heralds the arrival of the smell.

  • Pompous ***** knows how to put the moan in sanctimonious.

  • Have I played the part well? Then applaud as I exit!

  • If you're not in the arena also getting your ***** kicked, I'm not interested in your feedback.

  • Why you got your ***** on your shoulders?