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Charlie Bronson has spent 28 of the final 30 years in solitary confinement. He has been locked in dungeons, in iron bins concreted into the center of cells and, famously, in a cage. while he's unlocked, as much as 12 felony officials - occasionally in insurrection equipment and with canine - are status by means of. but this can be a guy of serious heat and humour who hasn't ever killed someone and has usually handled his gruelling existence with humour - in the course of a siege in 1993 he demanded an inflatable doll and a cup of tea. Now his tale is being become a Hollywood movie. Now during this extraordinary re-creation of his top promoting autobiography, Charlie unearths the reality approximately his remarkable lifestyles at the back of bars.

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Work. If you're broke don't hesitate to ask, that would be too silly. As ever yours and see you next week. Sam RECITATION Beckett held ilie idea of the 'professional' poet in abhorrence. To him it was virtually a contradiction in terms. Craft, structure, rhythm, linguistic energy were assumed prerequisites, but poetrywas a calling, not a profession, not something you could decide to do at a certain moment. He meant what Keats meant, whose work he knew so well, when he wrote that 'if poetry comes not as naturally as the leaves to a tree, it had better not come at all'.

Another evening he'd recite the IGirl's Song' from the ICrazy Jane' sequence: I went out alone To sing a song or two ... When he came to the last lines When everything is told, Saw I an old man young Or young man old? ' The lines from 'Why Should Not Old Men Be Mad', A girl that knew all Dante once Lived to bear children to a dunce; were recited with indignation, anger even, as though personally offended. About IUnder Ben Bulben', he mentioned the original of the epitaph Yeats wrote as being 60 Hold rein.

S drawings show at the Centre National d'Art Contemporain which had just opened. In the first paragraph he began by saying how the drawings had left him with a feeling of uncertainty, how the meeting had ended in confusion; then, to Cabanne's everlasting credit, and to Sam's mollification, after writing: IFirst impression: disappointment ... , he went on to say, 'But I was wrong'; how Arikha drew like nobody else, etc. A nice day for journalism, a nice vindication for Sam - who'd been appalled at the way things turned out at that meeting.

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