In an environment where you don’t get attached much and the scenery changes fast, you start to experience that certain clear state of mind.
If you like to gamble, I tell you I’m your man. You win some, lose some, it’s all the same to me. The pleasure is to play, makes no difference what you say.
Did you know Robert Mapplethorpe thought that ‘magic’ disappears from a photograph when you start talking about it? Sometimes I tend to agree with that.
On the first part of the journey I was looking at all the life. There were plants and birds and rocks and things, there was sand and hills and rings.
One day the landlord came to my Brooklyn home to do some small repairs. He was a senior black man with really nice manners, very calm and polite.