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The last night of the earth poems

Author: Charles Bukowski
Publisher: Santa Rosa : Black Sparrow Press, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bukowski writes of the everyday things in life that we all take for granted. Being sick, receiving a fan letter, or sitting by your computer . It is all in there. Partially autobiographical, Each poem is like a mini story.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Bukowski
ISBN: 0876858647 9780876858646 0876858655 9780876858653 0876858639 9780876858639
OCLC Number: 24952081
Description: 405 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Jam --
Two toughs --
My German buddy --
Happy birthday --
The telephone --
Begging --
The feel of it --
The greatest actor of our day --
Days like razors, nights full of rats --
In and out of the dark --
Be kind --
The man with the beautiful eyes --
A strange day --
Trollius and trellises --
Air and light and time and space --
The eagle of the heart- --
Bright red car --
Moving toward the 21st century --
The lady and the mountain lion --
A laugh a minute --
Hello, Hamsun --
Death is smoking my cigars --
Hock shops --
Hell is a closed door --
Pulled down shade --
Before Aids --
Hunk of rock --
Poetry --
Dinner, 1933 --
Such luck --
Flophouse --
Hand-outs --
Waiting --
Those mornings --
Everything you touch --
Car wash --
The flashing of the odds --
Poetry contest --
Peace --
The bluebird. Going out --
The replacements --
The genius --
A poet in New York --
No sale --
This --
Now --
In error --
Confession --
Mugged --
The writer --
They don't eat like us --
Let me tell you --
Blasted apart with the first breath --
Elvis lives --
My buddy in valet parking at the racetrack: --
See here, you --
Spark --
The science of physiognomy --
Victory --
Edward Sbragia --
Wandering in the cage --
The pack --
Question and answer --
Fan letter --
Hold on, it's a belly laugh --
Finished --
Zero --
Eyeless through space --
Tag up and hold --
Upon this time --
Downtown Billy --
8 count --
Ill --
Only one Cervantes --
That I have known the dead --
Are you drinking? --
"D" --
In the bottom --
The creative act --
A suborder of naked buds --
Companion --
You know and I know and thee know. Show biz --
Darkness & ice --
The big ride --
Small cafe --
Washrag --
Sitting with the IBM --
My buddy, the buddha --
The interviewers --
Freaky time --
The aliens --
Shock treatment --
Between races --
Splashing --
Darkling --
Celine with cane and basket --
No more, no less --
The lost and the desperate --
The bully --
Downers --
Get close enough and you can't see --
The beggars --
The old horseplayer --
Post time --
Off and on --
Balloons --
Recognized --
Them and us --
Luck was not a lady --
The editor --
Duck and forget it --
Snapshots at the track --
X-idol --
Heat wave --
We ain't got no money, honey, but we got rain --
Crime and punishment --
The soldier, his wife and the bum --
Bonaparte's retreat --
Flat tire --
Oh, I was a ladies' man! --
Inactive volcano --
Creative writing class --
Cool black air --
The jackals --
Warm light. Dinosauria, we --
Cut while shaving --
A good job --
Last seat at the end --
My uncle Jack --
The area of pause --
My first computer poem --
Rossini, Mozart and Shostakovich --
It's a shame --
What a writer --
Hangovers --
They are everywhere --
War --
The idiot --
The rejoinder --
Hemingway never did this --
Surprise time again --
Young in New Orleans --
The damnation of Buk --
Charles the Lion-Hearted --
Within the dense overcast --
Corsage --
Classical music and me --
Transport --
Betrayed --
Torched-out --
The word --
Shooting the moon in the eye --
Nirvana --
An invitation --
Batting order: --
The open canvas --
In the shadow of the rose.
Responsibility: Charles Bukowski.

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