Charles Bukowski

(16 August 1920 – 9 March 1994 / Andernach)

Charles Bukowski Poems

1. The Great Escape 4/5/2016
2. A 340 Dollar Horse And A Hundred Dollar Whore 3/31/2010
3. Beasts Bounding Through Time 3/19/2016
4. On The Fire Suicides Of The Buddhists 1/13/2015
5. The Last Days Of The Suicide Kid 1/14/2015
6. For The Foxes 11/26/2014
7. No help for that 4/27/2015
8. air and light and time and space 2/10/2016
9. My Cats 1/8/2015
10. Hell Is A Lonely Place 2/9/2015
11. Trollius And Trellises 3/31/2010
12. The Japanese Wife 3/31/2010
13. Goading The Muse 3/31/2010
14. German 3/31/2010
15. The Trash Men 3/31/2010
16. I Am Visited By An Editor And A Poet 3/31/2010
17. So You Want To Be A Writer 3/23/2015
18. Gas 3/31/2010
19. New Mexico 1/13/2003
20. The German Hotel 1/3/2003
21. Rain Or Shine 1/1/2004
22. Marina 1/13/2003
23. Hemingway Never Did This 3/31/2010
24. The Laughing Heart 12/30/2013
25. Mama 1/13/2003
26. Revolt In The Ranks 1/13/2003
27. Magical Mystery Tour 1/3/2003
28. My Computer 1/3/2003
29. The Blackbirds Are Rough Today 1/3/2003
30. Now 1/13/2003
31. The Sun Wields Mercy 1/1/2004
32. Crucifix In A Deathhand 3/31/2010
33. Love &Amp; Fame &Amp; Death 1/13/2003
34. The House 1/13/2003
35. Luck 1/13/2003
36. His Wife, The Painter 1/13/2003
37. The Shower 1/13/2003
38. Poem For My 43rd Birthday 1/13/2003
39. My Friend, The Parking Lot Attendant 1/3/2003
40. The Meek Shall Inherit The Earth 1/13/2003
Best Poem of Charles Bukowski

A Smile To Remember

we had goldfish and they circled around and around
in the bowl on the table near the heavy drapes
covering the picture window and
my mother, always smiling, wanting us all
to be happy, told me, 'be happy Henry!'
and she was right: it's better to be happy if you
can
but my father continued to beat her and me several times a week while
raging inside his 6-foot-two frame because he couldn't
understand what was attacking him from within.

my mother, poor fish,
wanting to be happy, beaten two or three times a
week, telling me to be happy: 'Henry, ...

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Trashcan Lives

the wind blows hard tonight

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