Richard Brautigan

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an American novelist, poet, and short story writer. His work often employs black comedy, parody, and satire. He is best known for his 1967 novel Trout Fishing in America.

Early life

Brautigan was born in Tacoma, Washington, the only child to Bernard Frederick "Ben" Brautigan, Jr. (July 29, 1908 – May 27, 1994) a factory worker and laborer, an ...
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Love Poem
It's so nice
to wake up in the morning
all alone
and not have to tell somebody
Gee, You'Re So Beautiful That It's Starting To Rain
Oh, Marcia,
I want your long blonde beauty
to be taught in high school,
so kids will learn that God
Color As Beginning
It's Raining In Love
December 30
At 1:30 in the morning a fart
smells like a marriage between
an avocado and a fish head.
Popular Quotes
11 November 2014
If you get hung up on everybody else's hang-ups, then the whole world's going to be nothing more than one huge gallows.


Soran M. H 15 February 2020
Pain, Poverty, Poems had made from Richard a professional writer, who mixed up a joy and satire with seriousness, then put into his works as a precious pieces, to show us what he was learning from a hard life's experiences... most of the modern readers likes his amazing works and his style...
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Andrea 11 April 2018
by the way i love the poem you made that is called nine things! ! !
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Andrea 11 April 2018
do you have an idea about a (just because poem) please because i need some ideas about a just because poem?
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A. Michael Sears 13 January 2006
For some reason they have left off possibly my favorite Brautigan poem: I Cannot Answer You Tonight in Small Portions I cannot answer you tonight in small portions. Torn apart by stormy loves gate, I float like a phantom facedown in a well where the cold dark water reflects vague half-built stars and trades all our affection, touching, sleeping together for tribunal distance standing like a drowned train just beyond a pile of Eskimo skeletons. From 'The Pill v. the Springhill Mine Disaster.'
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