Charles Bukowski

(16 August 1920 – 9 March 1994 / Andernach)

Alone With Everybody - Poem by Charles Bukowski

the flesh covers the bone
and they put a mind
in there and
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Comments about Alone With Everybody by Charles Bukowski

  • (7/14/2018 5:19:00 PM)

    I instantly totally related to this poem. it is like my life summed up in just a few paragraphs... i love to read it while drinking my Chardonnay 82' and playing chess with a russian grandmaster. oh what a lovely experience!
    P.S.: you all stink!
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  • (7/9/2018 7:28:00 AM)

    Astounding. Cuts right to the core. No surplus in Bukowski's work. Just what matters. The essential. I love it so much. (Report) Reply

  • Petals Azureblue (7/7/2018 9:17:00 AM)

    What a great poem....full of truth.👍👍👍 (Report) Reply

  • Lungelo S Mbuyazi (6/23/2018 6:11:00 PM)

    Such a fine poem.... really nice (Report) Reply

  • (6/3/2018 9:28:00 PM)

    Fineeeeeeeeeeeere is the time (Report) Reply

  • (5/26/2018 11:21:00 PM)

    I absolutely loathe the fact that I can totally relate to this poem... smh. (Report) Reply

  • (5/9/2018 2:10:00 AM)

    One of my fav poems too..luv it. (Report) Reply

  • (5/5/2018 3:51:00 AM)

    Good one,Born is alone and dies is alone (Report) Reply

  • (2/22/2018 10:55:00 AM)

    thiss film talk about my - yes? (Report) Reply

  • Damion Hamilton (2/13/2018 6:18:00 PM)

    This poem left a powerful impression on me (Report) Reply

  • (1/3/2018 10:30:00 AM)

    flesh searches for more than flesh.

    there's no chance at all:
    we are all trapped by a singular fate.

    nobody ever finds..
    the one

    This is amazing and beautifully written
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  • Abhimanyu Kumar.s (12/9/2017 9:31:00 PM)

    So powerful penned scenes every where. Covered all (Report) Reply

  • (11/9/2017 4:25:00 AM)

    but that's not true..
    the prisons fill too!
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  • (10/14/2017 9:44:00 PM)

    A poem filled with pessimism
    but also filled with truth.
    Different, powerful and moving.
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  • (9/12/2017 10:44:00 AM)

    A keen observor of life, Bukowski gives voice to the human heart without silencing the mind. His unsentimental relationship with the truth created a body of poetry that stands the test of time. (Report) Reply

  • Sanjukta Sahoo (9/10/2017 10:06:00 AM)

    nobody ever finds
    the one.

    the city dumps fill
    the junkyards fill
    the madhouses fill
    the hospitals fill
    the graveyards fill
    Great poem.
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  • Pratik Rajani (9/2/2017 11:21:00 AM)

    well one of my fav poem...
    he is at his best in this poem...
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  • Asif Shuvo (8/4/2017 12:36:00 PM)

    Such a beautiful poem. After reading this I wish i can lost in the deep sea alone under the starry sky. Thank you Charles (Report) Reply

  • Sylvaonyema Uba (2/23/2017 1:46:00 PM)

    the flesh covers the bone
    and they put a mind
    in there...

    Well written and communicated.

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  • (11/23/2016 3:53:00 PM)

    (Alone With Everybody - Poem by Charles Bukowski.) **In the midst of a crowd, sometimes we feel alone. And tho’ close to others, still we can experience such aloneness. (Report) Reply

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