Charles Bukowski

(16 August 1920 – 9 March 1994 / Andernach)

Cause And Effect - Poem by Charles Bukowski

the best often die by their own hand
just to get away,
and those left behind
can never quite understand
why anybody
would ever want to
get away
from
them


Comments about Cause And Effect by Charles Bukowski

  • (3/24/2018 12:38:00 PM)

    I really liked this one, ever since I read it for the first time it was coming to my mind from time to time... (Report)Reply

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  • (9/15/2016 3:49:00 PM)

    This poem touches my heart. I'm glad I read it. (Report)Reply

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  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (10/2/2015 2:08:00 PM)

    Well written poem.....liked it. (Report)Reply

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  • Mark Arvizu (2/26/2015 9:25:00 PM)

    Ignorance of the still heres........... (Report)Reply

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  • (10/11/2008 11:16:00 PM)

    I have never imagined it this way
    ...
    ~*
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  • (8/10/2008 12:48:00 AM)

    'quite mediorce' gimme a break.buk didn't write poems for ppl like you but he's got more than a few about ppl like you... 'Lamont'
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  • (2/8/2008 7:15:00 AM)

    total, complete (Report)Reply

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  • (9/20/2007 8:20:00 PM)

    Once again, another stroke of genius by this man. To think that one commentator referred to his writing as mediocre! (Report)Reply

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  • (1/17/2007 11:37:00 PM)

    its so profound and true...just love this (Report)Reply

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  • (5/25/2006 7:06:00 PM)

    Doesn't the American Psychological Association casually refer to this as 'survivor's guilt? ' (Report)Reply

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  • (10/8/2005 8:44:00 PM)

    Ah Charles; I love this man. (Report)Reply

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  • (7/13/2005 4:36:00 PM)

    That's actually pretty funny and possibly true. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003



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