Charles Bukowski works database

You Can't Make A Lion Out Of A Butterfly

Poem written in 1978

Books
Slouching Toward Nirvana - pg. 165 - 2005
Back to the Machinegun, Manuscripts Volume 3, 1978-1980 - pg. 77 - 2014

Magazines
Pearl - No. 6 - Fall/Winter - 1978

Manuscripts
you can't make a lion out of a butterfly - 1978 - carbon  [Manuscript differs from collected version]

Recordings
Hello. It's good to be back. LP - Zweitausendeins - 1978
Solid Citizen CD - Chinaski Records (bootleg) - 2004
Hello. It's good to be back. CD - Zweitausendeins - 2008
Thomas Schmitt film, 1978 Hamburg reading - Not commercially released - 2015

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