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An Almost Made Up Poem by Charles Bukowski

I fell in love with Charles Bukowski since I read Factotum. I liked his resignation, his flawless execution of the unbearable, his candid baring of what it often unspeakable. 484 more words


favorite of the day 10.9

“the free soul is rare,

but you know it when you see it –

basically you feel good,

very good,

when you are near or with them”

– charles bukowski



By Charles Bukowski:

there’s a bluebird in my heart that
wants to get out
but I’m too tough for him,
I say, stay in there, I’m not going…

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Poem (by me): Cigarettes and Tea

(I’ve been re-reading Charles Bukowski recently, and this is an attempt at a poem in his style of instinctive, realistic free verse, though hopefully with my voice.) 128 more words


Current Mood

“She is the woman that Charles Bukowski writes about

The lady with fire and madness wrapped around her DNA

Inspiring all forms of genius

From poetry to rap music… 86 more words

Betting on the Muse

Charles Bukowski was not a nice man. He had no interest in being nice. He was habitually rude, sometimes misogynistic, and often drunk. But by God he could write. 430 more words

Charles Bukowski: Poetry is Survival (Quote)


“poetry is survival, sir. it throws some of the stink bombs out of my room. if it comes as rhythm fine or physic, fine, any old way.

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