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What matters most is how well you walk through the fire

Author: Charles Bukowski
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Ecco/HarperCollins Pub., 2002, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : English : 1st Ecco edView all editions and formats
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"These poems, written between 1970 and 1990, are part of an archive that Charles Bukowski left to be published after his death."--Title page verso.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Bukowski
ISBN: 1574231057 9781574231052
OCLC Number: 53072143
Notes: "These poems, written between 1970 and 1990, are part of an archive that Charles Bukowski left to be published after his death."--Title page verso.
Originally published: Santa Rosa, CA : Black Sparrow Press, 1999.
Description: 409 pages : portrait ; 23 cm
Contents: My father and the bum --
Legs, hips and behind --
Igloo --
The mice --
My garden --
Legs and white thighs --
Mademoiselle from Armentieres --
My father's big-time fling --
The bakers of 1935 --
The people --
The pretty girl who rented rooms --
Too soon --
Canned heat? --
Pershing Square, Los Angeles, 1939 --
Scene from 1940 --
My big moment --
Daylight saving time --
The railroad yard --
Horseshit --
Man's best friend --
The sensitive, young poet --
Hunger --
The first one --
The night I saw George Raft in Vegas --
No title --
Too many blacks --
White dog --
Blue beads and bones --
Ax and blade --
Some notes on Bach and Haydn --
Born to lose --
Phillipe's 1950 --
In the lobby --
He knows us all --
Victory! --
More argument --
Wind the clock --
What? --
She comes from somewhere --
Lifedance --
The bells --
Full moon --
Everywhere, everywhere --
About a trip to Spain --
Van Gogh --
Vallejo --
When the violets roar at the sun --
The professionals --
The 8 count concerto --
An afternoon in February --
Crickets --
The angel who pushed his wheelchair --
The circus of death --
The man? --
Christmas poem to a man in jail --
Snake eyes? --
My friends down at the corner --
Smiling, shining, singing --
Bruckner --
This moment --
One more good one --
You do it while you're killing flies --
The 12 hour night --
Plants which easily winter kills --
The last poetry reading --
Probably so --
Assault --
Raw with love --
Wide and moving --
Demise --
The pact --
75 million dollars --
Butterflies --
4 Christs. $180 gone --
Blue head of death --
Young men --
The meaning of it all --
Guess who? --
I want a mermaid --
An unusual place --
In this city now --
Captain Goodwine --
Morning love --
An old jockey --
Hard times on Carlton Way --
We needed him --
Nana --
Poor Mimi --
A boy and his dog --
The dangerous ladies --
Sloppy love --
Winter : 44th year --
Hollywood Ranch Market --
Rape --
Gone away --
Note left on the dresser by a lady friend --
Legs --
The artist --
Revolt in the ranks --
Life of the king --
The silver mirror --
Hunchback --
Me and Capote --
The savior : 1970 --
La femme finie --
Beast --
Artistic selfishness --
My literary fly --
Memory --
Carlton Way off Western Ave. --
At the zoo --
Coke blues --
Nobody home --
Woman in the supermarket --
Fast track --
Hanging there on the wall --
The hookers, the madmen and the doomed --
Looking for Jack --
Apprentices --
38,000-to-one --
A touch of steel --
Brown and solemn --
Time --
Nobody knows the trouble I've seen --
The way it works --
Bright lights and serpents --
Mean and stingy --
$100 --
This particular war --
German bar --
Floor job --
The icecream people --
Like a cherry seed in the throat. The ordinary café of the world --
On shaving --
School days --
Neither a borrower nor a lender be --
Sometimes even putting a nickel into a parking meter feels good --
Mahler --
Fellow countryman --
The young man on the bus stop bench --
Computer class --
Image --
The crunch (2) --
I'll send you a postcard --
Bravo! --
Downtown --
The blue pigeon --
Combat primer --
Thanks for that --
They arrived in time --
Odd --
An interlude --
Anonymity --
What's it all mean? --
One-to-five --
Insanity --
Farewell my lovely --
Comments upon my last book of poesy --
A correction to a lady of poesy --
Beethoven conducted his last symphony while totally deaf --
On the sidewalk and in the sun --
What do they want? --
I hear all the latest hit tunes --
Am I the only one who suffers thus? --
On lighting a cigar --
The cigarette of the sun --
To lean back into it --
Dog fight 1990 --
I used to feel sorry for Henry Miller --
Locked in --
Wasted --
Sunday lunch at the Holy Mission --
Slaughter --
A vote for the gentle light --
Be alone --
I inherit --
Another day --
Tabby cat --
The gamblers --
The crowd --
Trouble in the night --
3 old men at separate tables --
The singer --
Stuck with it --
Action on the corner --
No guru --
In this cage some songs are born --
My movie --
A new war --
Roll the dice.
Responsibility: Charles Bukowski.

Abstract:

This second posthumous collection from Charles Bukowski takes readers deep into the raw, wild vein of writing that extends from the early 70s to the 1990s.  Read more...

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