Betting on the Muse
Publish date: March 17th 2009
Pages no: 416
Edition language: English
Charles Bukowski, Betting on the Muse: Poems & Stories (Santa Rosa, CA: Black Sparrow Press, 1998), 402pp "the word / raw on the page, / the similarities of / our hells."-- 'The Luck of the Word'Betting on the Muse is the first collection of Charles Bukowski's poetry I have read, but I was immedia...
Excellent collection focusing more on old age and death. Not as much of the hilariously vulgar stuff like in LOVE IS A DOG FROM HELL. there are some GREAT poems in here. A good book to start with if new to Bukowski, though maybe not the BEST one to start with since it packs more of a punch to read a...