Easing the Monsters: An Interview with Charles Bukowski

Bukowski on poetry, craft, the 9-to-5, and “easing the monsters,” among other topics.​ Dougherty: In your poems, you sometimes write about enjoying your time at the...

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He lived with a pigeon, his entire apartment was covered in bird-shit, he dealt good hash, but it was a horror, no surface was untouched, it didn’t seem to bother him and...

party’s over

after you've pulled out the tablecloth with the full plates of food and broken the windows and rung the bells of idiots and have spoken true and terrible words and have chased the...

Streisand

is singing now thanksgiving 1985 on my record player I keep playing one track over & over—A Star Is Born I'm going to get up from this here poem! and go put it on now! ...

The Room

An old man stands in the empty room. It needs new wallpaper, he thinks; it had been years since he and his wife had pasted up new....

Sun Poem

honeysuckle, bees my skin smells of sun the insides of roses.  I want to eat that light.  Every thing that grows does

After Caving

Our bruised bones happy, wise in mysteries, rid of tales, we stretch out on rocks in the revelation of the sun, pick at the mud-scales on our legs and are...

I’ll get you into a multimillionaire’s pool party

Roger said he could get me into a multimillionaire’s pool party with Jimmy Buffet playing alcohol and paradise but I don’t want to go I’d just be daydreaming of...

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Easing the Monsters: An Interview with Charles Bukowski

Bukowski on poetry, craft, the 9-to-5, and “easing the monsters,” among other topics.​ Dougherty: In your poems, you sometimes write about enjoying your time at the...

RUBY

He lived with a pigeon, his entire apartment was covered in bird-shit, he dealt good hash, but it was a horror, no surface was untouched, it didn’t seem to bother him and...

I’ll get you into a multimillionaire’s pool party

Roger said he could get me into a multimillionaire’s pool party with Jimmy Buffet playing alcohol and paradise but I don’t want to go I’d just be daydreaming of...

Easing the Monsters: An Interview with Charles Bukowski

Bukowski on poetry, craft, the 9-to-5, and “easing the monsters,” among other topics.​ Dougherty: In your poems, you sometimes write about enjoying your time at the...

RUBY

He lived with a pigeon, his entire apartment was covered in bird-shit, he dealt good hash, but it was a horror, no surface was untouched, it didn’t seem to bother him and...

party’s over

after you've pulled out the tablecloth with the full plates of food and broken the windows and rung the bells of idiots and have spoken true and terrible words and have chased the...

Easing the Monsters: An Interview with Charles Bukowski

Bukowski on poetry, craft, the 9-to-5, and “easing the monsters,” among other topics.​ Dougherty: In your poems, you sometimes write about enjoying your time at the...

RUBY

He lived with a pigeon, his entire apartment was covered in bird-shit, he dealt good hash, but it was a horror, no surface was untouched, it didn’t seem to bother him and...

party’s over

after you've pulled out the tablecloth with the full plates of food and broken the windows and rung the bells of idiots and have spoken true and terrible words and have chased the...

Streisand

is singing now thanksgiving 1985 on my record player I keep playing one track over & over—A Star Is Born I'm going to get up from this here poem! and go put it on now! ...

The Room

An old man stands in the empty room. It needs new wallpaper, he thinks; it had been years since he and his wife had pasted up new....

Sun Poem

honeysuckle, bees my skin smells of sun the insides of roses.  I want to eat that light.  Every thing that grows does

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Easing the Monsters: An Interview with Charles Bukowski

Bukowski on poetry, craft, the 9-to-5, and “easing the monsters,” among other topics.​ Dougherty: In your poems, you sometimes write about enjoying your time at the...

RUBY

He lived with a pigeon, his entire apartment was covered in bird-shit, he dealt good hash, but it was a horror, no surface was untouched, it didn’t seem to bother him and...

party’s over

after you've pulled out the tablecloth with the full plates of food and broken the windows and rung the bells of idiots and have spoken true and terrible words and have chased the...

Easing the Monsters: An Interview with Charles Bukowski

Bukowski on poetry, craft, the 9-to-5, and “easing the monsters,” among other topics.​ Dougherty: In your poems, you sometimes write about enjoying your time at the...

RUBY

He lived with a pigeon, his entire apartment was covered in bird-shit, he dealt good hash, but it was a horror, no surface was untouched, it didn’t seem to bother him and...

party’s over

after you've pulled out the tablecloth with the full plates of food and broken the windows and rung the bells of idiots and have spoken true and terrible words and have chased the...

Streisand

is singing now thanksgiving 1985 on my record player I keep playing one track over & over—A Star Is Born I'm going to get up from this here poem! and go put it on now! ...

The Room

An old man stands in the empty room. It needs new wallpaper, he thinks; it had been years since he and his wife had pasted up new....

Sun Poem

honeysuckle, bees my skin smells of sun the insides of roses.  I want to eat that light.  Every thing that grows does