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Love is a dog from hell : poems, 1974-1977

Author: Charles Bukowski; Black Sparrow Press,
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Black Sparrow Press, 1977.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Poems rising from and returning to Bukowski's personal experiences reflect people, objects, places, and events of the external world, and reflects on them, on their way out and back.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Authors' autographs (Provenance)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Bukowski; Black Sparrow Press,
ISBN: 0876853637 9780876853634 0876853629 9780876853627 0876853645 9780876853641
OCLC Number: 3204674
Description: 307 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Sandra --
You --
The 6 foot goddess --
I've seen too many glazed-eyed bums --
Sexpot --
Sweet music --
Numb your ass and your brain and your heart --
One of the hottest --
Ashes --
Fuck --
Me --
Another bed --
Trapped --
Tonight --
The escape --
The drill --
Texan --
The spider --
The end of a short affair --
Moaning and groaning --
An almost made up poem --
Blue cheese and chili peppers --
Problems about the other woman --
T.M. --
Bee's 5th --
103 degrees --
Pacific telephone --
225 pounds --
Turnabout --
One for old snaggle-tooth --
Communion --
Trying to get even --
Chicago --
Quiet clean girls in gingham dresses --
We will taste the islands and the sea. This poet --
Winter --
What they want --
Iron Mike --
Guru --
The professors --
For Al --
How to be a great writer --
The price --
Alone with everybody --
The 2nd novel --
Chopin Bukowski --
Gloomy lady --
Cockroach --
Who in the hell is Tom Jones? --
Defeat --
Traffic signals --
462-0614 --
Photographs --
Social --
One to the breastplate --
The worst and the best --
Coupons --
Luck --
Dog --
Trench warfare --
The night I fucked my alarm clock --
When I think of myself dead --
Christmas eve, alone --
There once was a woman who put her head into an oven --
Beds, toilets, you and me --
This then --
Imagination and reality --
Stolen --
The meek have inherited --
The insane always loved me --
Big Max --
Trapped --
It's the way you play the game --
On the continent --
12:18 a.m. --
Yellow cab --
How come you're not unlisted? --
Weather report --
Clean old man --
Something --
A plate glass window --
Junkies --
99 to one --
The crunch --
A horse with greenblue eyes. Scarlet --
Red up and down --
Like a flower in the rain --
Light brown --
Huge ear rings --
She came out of the bathroom --
A killer --
Longshot --
The promise --
Waving and waving goodbye --
Liberty --
Don't touch the girls --
Dark shades --
Prayer in bad weather --
Melancholia --
A stethoscope case --
Eat your heart out --
The retreat --
I made a mistake. Girls in pantyhose --
Up your yellow river --
Artists --
I have shit stains in my underwear too --
Hawley's leaving town --
An unkind poem --
The bee --
The most --
Ah --
The girl on the bus stop bench --
I'm getting back to where I was --
A lovely couple --
The strangest sight you ever did see --
In a neighborhood of murder --
Private first class --
Love is a dog from hell --
My groupie --
Now, if you were teaching creative writing --
The good life --
The Greek --
My comrades --
Soul --
A change of habit --
$$$$$$ --
Sitting in a sandwich joint --
Doom and siesta time --
As crazy as I ever was --
Sex --
Dead now --
Twins --
The place didn't look bad --
The little girls --
Rain or shine --
Cold plums --
Girls coming home --
Some picnic --
Bedpans --
The good loser --
An art --
The girls at the green hotel --
A good one --
Shit time --
Madness --
A 56 year old poem --
The beautiful young girl walking past the graveyard --
Beer --
Artist --
My old man --
Fear --
Little tigers everywhere --
After the reading --
About cranes --
A gold pocket watch --
Beach trip --
One for the shoeshine man.
Responsibility: Charles Bukowski.

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First published in 1977, Love Is a Dog from Hell is a collection of Bukowski's poetry from the mid-seventies. A classic in the Bukowski canon, Love Is a Dog from Hell is a raw, lyrical, exploration  Read more...

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