Charles Bukowski

(16 August 1920 – 9 March 1994 / Andernach)

Charles Bukowski Poems

41. For The Foxes 11/26/2014
42. Freedom 1/1/2004
43. Friends Within The Darkness 1/1/2004
44. Gamblers All 1/3/2003
45. Gas 3/31/2010
46. German 3/31/2010
47. Girl In A Miniskirt Reading The Bible Outside My Window 1/13/2003
48. Goading The Muse 3/31/2010
49. Having The Flu And With Nothing Else To Do 1/3/2003
50. Hell Is A Lonely Place 2/9/2015
51. Hello, How Are You? 1/3/2003
52. Hemingway Never Did This 3/31/2010
53. Here I Am ... 1/13/2003
54. His Wife, The Painter 1/13/2003
55. Hooray Say The Roses 1/13/2003
56. Hot 1/13/2003
57. How Is Your Heart? 1/13/2003
58. I Am Visited By An Editor And A Poet 3/31/2010
59. I Like Your Books 1/3/2003
60. I Made A Mistake 1/13/2003
61. I Met A Genius 1/13/2003
62. I'M In Love 1/13/2003
63. It Was Just A Little While Ago 1/3/2003
64. It's Ours 1/1/2004
65. Jane Icin (For Jane - In Turkish) 1/13/2003
66. Layover 1/13/2003
67. Let It Enfold You 1/1/2004
68. Love &Amp; Fame &Amp; Death 1/13/2003
69. Luck 1/13/2003
70. Magical Mystery Tour 1/3/2003
71. Mama 1/13/2003
72. Marina 1/13/2003
73. Melancholia 1/13/2003
74. Metamorphosis 1/13/2003
75. My Cats 1/8/2015
76. My Computer 1/3/2003
77. My Father 1/3/2003
78. My First Affair With That Older Woman 1/13/2003
79. My Friend, The Parking Lot Attendant 1/3/2003
80. My Groupie 1/13/2003

Comments about Charles Bukowski

  • Nicole Smith (11/11/2014 11:47:00 AM)

    Hoping you'll be able to help me.
    My friends favourite quote is we are all searching for someone whose demons plays well with ours. and I have not been able to find if this is from a Bukowski book or poem. Would anyone be able to help me?

    Many thanks! !
    -Nicole

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  • Dan Reynolds Dan Reynolds (9/23/2014 7:32:00 AM)

    You show some promise, but the archaic language lets you down. Try to read some good contemporary poets and expand your thoughts without the restriction of form.

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  • Vineet Chhikara Vineet Chhikara (5/27/2013 1:42:00 AM)

    Have a look at my poems... and rate them... i am sure you will like them.... :)

  • Anna Kulpa (2/6/2013 6:44:00 AM)

    I grow to believe that a perfection leads to nowhere. Sometimes you must surrender. His imperfection is my shelter

  • Swagger Mcjagger (1/9/2013 8:56:00 AM)

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  • Swagger Mcjagger (1/9/2013 8:43:00 AM)

    I like how he writes poems

  • Justin Gonzalez Justin Gonzalez (12/9/2012 3:49:00 AM)

    As a poet, as a writer, as a human being, I have to confess that Charles Bukowski has been a BIG influence on me. If he never existed, I'd probably be completely lost (or maybe I'd BE Charles Bukowski, who knows... and who cares) . Some people have Jesus, some people have John Lennon, I have Charles Bukowski.

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, ...

Read the full of A Smile To Remember

What A Writer

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

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