Charles Bukowski poem and story database

Face While Shaving

Poem written circa 1961

So what is a body but a man
caught inside
for a little while?
staring into a mirror...


Cold Dogs in the Courtyard - pg. 17 - 1965
The Roominghouse Madrigals - pg. 202 - 1988

Magazines and periodicals

San Francisco Review - No. 8 - 1961

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