Charles Bukowski

(16 August 1920 – 9 March 1994 / Andernach)

What A Writer - Poem by Charles Bukowski

what i liked about e.e. cummings
was that he cut away from
the holiness of the
and with charm
and gamble
gave us lines
that sliced through the

how it was needed!
how we were withering
in the old

of course, then came all
the e.e. cummings
they copied him then
as the others had
copied Keats, Shelly,
Swinburne, Byron, et

but there was only
e.e. cummings.
of course.

one sun.

one moon.

Comments about What A Writer by Charles Bukowski

  • Rookie Richard Hexem (4/3/2010 11:26:00 PM)

    Yes, indeed, one sun, one moon and one Charles Bukowsky. Don't think the world could handle two. But, it certainly would be interesting. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004

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