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The People Look Like Flowers At Last: New Poems - Charles Bukowski
The People Look Like Flowers At Last: New Poems
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the gas line is leaking, the bird is gone from the cage, the skyline is dotted with vultures;Benny finally got off the stuff and Betty now has a jobas a waitress; andthe chimney sweep was quite delicate as hegiggled up through the soot.I walked miles through the city and recognizednothing as a... show more
the gas line is leaking, the bird is gone from the cage, the skyline is dotted with vultures;Benny finally got off the stuff and Betty now has a jobas a waitress; andthe chimney sweep was quite delicate as hegiggled up through the soot.I walked miles through the city and recognizednothing as a giant claw ate at my stomach while the inside of my head felt airy as if I was about to go mad.it’s not so much that nothing means anything but more that it keeps meaningnothing,there’s no release, just gurus and self-appointed gods and hucksters.the more people say, the less there is to say.even the best books are dry sawdust.—from "fingernails; nostrils; shoelaces"
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780060577087 (0060577088)
Publisher: Ecco
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
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Bukowski's poetry is very different from anything I have ever read before. A couple of years ago I probably wouldn't even have classified it as poetry, because of the complete absence of embellishments and dainty rhymes.But that would have been a terrible mistake because even though this isn't class...
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