Charles Bukowski

(16 August 1920 – 9 March 1994 / Andernach)

It Was Just A Little While Ago - Poem by Charles Bukowski

almost dawn
blackbirds on the telephone wire
waiting
as I eat yesterday's
forgotten sandwich
at 6 a.m.
an a quiet Sunday morning.

one shoe in the corner
standing upright
the other laying on it's
side.

yes, some lives were made to be
wasted.


Comments about It Was Just A Little While Ago by Charles Bukowski

  • (10/11/2008 11:28:00 PM)


    Wow, striking writing.
    I laughed at how open and honest the last bitter punch is.
    ~*
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  • (11/24/2005 7:42:00 PM)


    I fear far that far to many of us have felt this sense of worthless but are afraid to admit it. Charles wrote his feelings honestly and without forethought. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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