Charles Bukowski poem and story database

Home Of The Beatnik: Venice, California.

Poem written circa 1960

the sea is the pulpit of those birds caught between
the desperate clouds of Art--or, God failing, worse:
the dull, plodding function of a pragmatic universe.
the waves gargle and boil and impressionistic queer...

Magazines and periodicals

Merlin's Magic - Vol. 1 - No. 10 - June - 1960

Forum items

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