Charles Bukowski

Charles Bukowski

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Henry Charles Bukowski (born Heinrich Karl Bukowski; August 16, 1920 – March 9, 1994) was a German-American poet, novelist, and short story writer.
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For Jane With All the Love I Had Which Was Not Enough

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I pick up the skirt,
I pick up the sparkling beads in black,this thing that moved oncearound flesh,and I call God a liar,
I say anything that movedlike thator knewmy namecould never diein the common verity of dying,and I pick up her love...
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Eulogy To A Hell Of A Dame

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some dogs who sleep At nightmust dream of bonesand I remember your bonesin fleshand bestin that dark green dressand those high-heeled brightblack shoes,you always cursed when you drank,your hair coming down youwanted to explode out of what was hol...
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Confession

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waiting for deathlike a catthat will jump on thebedI am so very sorry formy wifeshe will see thisstiffwhite bodyshake it once, thenmaybeagain"Hank
"Hank won''s not my death thatworries me, it's my wifeleft with thispile ofnothing
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I Met A Genius

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I met a genius on the traintodayabout 6 years old,he sat beside meand as the train ran down along the coastwe came to the oceanand then he looked at meand said,it's not was the first time I'd realized that
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Cause And Effect

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the best often die by their own handjust to get away,and those left behindcan never quite understandwhy anybodywould ever want toget awayfromthem
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The Most Beautiful Woman In Town

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Cass was the youngest and most beautiful of 5 sisters
Cass was the most beautiful girlin town
1/2 Indian with a supple and strange body, a snake-like and fiery body with eyesto go with it
Cass was fluid moving fire
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Girl In A Miniskirt Reading The Bible Outside My Window

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Sunday,
I am eating agrapefruit, church is over at the Russian Orthodox to is darkof Eastern descent,large brown eyes look up from the Biblethen down
a small red and
Bible, and as she readsher legs keep moving, moving,she is doing a...
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Curtain

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the final curtain on one of the longest runningmusicals ever, some people claim to haveseen it over one hundred times
I saw it on the tv news, that final curtain:flowers, cheers, tears, a thunderousaccolade
I have not seen this particula...
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Eat Your Heart Out

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I've come by, she says, to tell youthat this is it
I'm not kidding, it'sover
this is it
I sit on the couch watching her arrangeher long red hair before my pulls her hair up andpiles it on top of her head-she lets her eyes look atmy ...
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Freedom

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he drank wine all night of the 28th, and he kept thinking of her: the way she walked and talked and loved the way she told him things that seemed true but were not, and he knew the color of each of her dresses and her shoes-he knew the stock and c...
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Hemingway Never Did This

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I read that he lost a suitcase full of manuscripts on atrain and that they never were recovered
I can't match the agony of thisbut the other night I wrote a 3-page poemupon this computerand through my lack of diligence andpracticeand by playi...
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The Trash Can

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this is great,
I just wrote twopoems I didn't like
there is a trash can on thiscomputer
I just moved the poemsoverand dropped them intothe trash 're gone forever, nopaper, no sound, nofury, no placentaand thenjust a clean screenawai...
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Cows In Art Class

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good weatheris likegood women-it doesn't always happenand when it doesit doesn'talways ismore stable:if he's badthere's more chancehe'll stay that way,or if he's goodhe might hangon,but a womanis changedbychildrenagedietconversationsexthe moonthe ...
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Some People

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some people never go , sometimes I'll lie down behind the couchfor 3 or 4 'll find me 's Cherub, they'll say, andthey pour wine down my throatrub my chestsprinkle me with oils
then,
I'll rise with a roar,rant, rage -curse them and the un...
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Yes Yes

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when God created love he didn't help mostwhen God created dogs He didn't help dogswhen God created plants that was averagewhen God created hate we had a standard utilitywhen God created me He created mewhen God created the monkey He was asleepwhen...
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Sway With Me

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sway with me, everything sad —madmen in stone houseswithout doors,lepers steaming love and songfrogs trying to figurethe sky;sway with me, sad things —fingers split on a forgeold age like breakfast shellused books, used peopleused flowers, used lo...
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