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For Jane, by Charles Bukowski

‘For Jane’, by Charles Bukowski, is from his book of poems Pleasures of the Damned. It is a poem about loss, grief, and love.  The poet is mourning the loss of his beloved, Jane, who is “225 days under grass”. 187 more words

Charles Bukowski

Favorite Quotes: Charles Bukowski - Tales of Ordinary Madness

Charles Bukowski – Tales of Ordinary Madness

“…the poor man’s area of these boulevards where I lived, where we all lived.  I mean we lived near there – in broken-down courts, attics, garages or slept on the floors of temporary friends.” 768 more words

Bluebird, 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… 236 more words

Charles Bukowski

Charles Bukowski

Charles Bukowski, an autobiographical novelist and poet, has divided opinion among literary experts for years. He is lauded by some, for exploring the gritty, dark side of human emotions while others find his style and content offensive. 141 more words

Charles Bukowski

Charles Bukowski

there is a loneliness in this world so great
that you can see it in the slow movements of
the hands of a clock

― Charles Bukowski, from “the crunch,” … 14 more words


My first The New Yorker

Time check: an hour before midnight. I could go watch the latest episode of The Walking Dead, but I figure quiet December nights like this are best for reading. 187 more words


"the hookers, the madmen and the doomed" by Charles Bukowski

today at the track
2 or 3 days after
the death of the
came this voice
over the speaker
asking us all to stand… 160 more words