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Aber er grenzt sich auch von denen da oben ab. There are no airs and graces in his poems.

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My favorite poem so far: Celebrating the full range of the poet’s extraordinary sensibility and his uncompromising linguistic brilliance, these poems cover a lifetime of experience, from his renegade early work to never-before-collected poems penned during the final days before his death. I love conversational works, but this is conversational to a fault – like do we need the words “cunt” and “ass” on every other page to demonstrate that we write for the average joe?

Klar, wer solche Gedichte schreibt, bei dem funktioniert noch gan Die gesammelten Gedichte von Charles Bukowski liest man nicht in einem Rutsch durch. Apr 28, Shruti Ramanujam rated it it was amazing Shelves: Settings Tips on technique tthe I’ve heard all of the arguments against the man himself and by extension of that, his work.


In his last few poems Bukowski knows hes going to die, so most his last works are him reflecting upon his life- in particular “The Bluebird” Bukowski confesses that he is a kind person, but he keeps a bitter front for his audience and his image. Bukowskis Ton ist nie abwertend oder hoffnungslos. For Bukowski Pull this is how a real man drinks, he says. We get given a tour, if you like of things that existed in his life, and how exactly he feels about those things.

As a poet, reader, and liver of life, Bukowski’s Pleasures of the Damned shaped me in many ways. But is it good? Woman on the Street her shoes themselves would light my room like many candles. I’m new to Bukowski.

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Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Some are mediocre and a few outright bad. Man, this dirty old guy could write!

You’ll laugh, you’ll cringe, you’ll be turned on and turned off. But mostly it was just too much bitter, sexist, white male charlds over his bitter, sexist, white male problems. Thank you again for your humanity and insight.

His p This sucks on such a high number of levels, it’s almost comical. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.

The pleasuures he felt was enormous, world wrecking and I identified with that grief since I lost my husband and soul mate two years ago. Jun 02, Pleasuers rated it really liked it. Well Mister B I want to thank you and tell you that you were deserving of the life you got to lead in the end even if it was a struggle to get there, because your poems wouldn’t be the same without those downs.


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Collected Poems T. It’s not chronological at all and mixes everything up. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.

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My only contention with most other published reviews is that they call him the poet laureate of sour alleys and dark bars, when it seems that Leonard Cohen’s observation is more appropos- that he brought everyone down to earth, even the angels. Graham, edited by Matthew Francis.

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