Charles Bukowski Poems

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1.
Alone With Everybody

the flesh covers the bone
and they put a mind
in there and
sometimes a soul,
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2.
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
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3.
Bluebird

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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4.
And The Moon And The Stars And The World

Long walks at night--
that's what good for the soul:
peeking into windows
watching tired housewives
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5.
An Almost Made Up Poem

I see you drinking at a fountain with tiny
blue hands, no, your hands are not tiny
they are small, and the fountain is in France
where you wrote me that last letter and
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6.
Are You Drinking?

washed-up, on shore, the old yellow notebook
out again
I write from the bed
as I did last
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7.
Be Kind

we are always asked
to understand the other person's
viewpoint
no matter how
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8.
Let It Enfold You

Either peace or happiness,
let it enfold you
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9.
A Radio With Guts

it was on the 2nd floor on Coronado Street
I used to get drunk
and throw the radio through the window
while it was playing, and, of course,
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10.
Cause And Effect

the best often die by their own hand
just to get away,
and those left behind
can never quite understand
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