Monday, January 13, 2003

Cause And Effect Comments

Rating: 3.5

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

...

Charles Bukowski
COMMENTS
Koda John 30 November 2019

He wrote this for Carson McCullers

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Bruno 24 March 2018

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

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Jayne Doe 15 September 2016

This poem touches my heart. I'm glad I read it.

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M Asim Nehal 02 October 2015

Well written poem.....liked it.

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Mark Arvizu 26 February 2015

Ignorance of the still heres...........

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Kierstin . 11 October 2008

I have never imagined it this way ... ~*

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Jim Deroc 10 August 2008

'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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Nomi Mas 08 February 2008

total, complete

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Walter Durk 20 September 2007

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

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Aashish Ameya 17 January 2007

its so profound and true...just love this

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Sean O''Carroll 25 May 2006

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

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Lori Boulard 08 October 2005

Ah Charles; I love this man.

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J P Klegg 13 July 2005

That's actually pretty funny and possibly true.

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