Charles Bukowski poem and story database

Love & Fame & Death

Poem written circa 1961

it sits outside my window now
dressed in black
like an old woman going to market;
it sits and watches me...

Books

Poems and Drawings - pg. 21 - 1962
It Catches My Heart In Its Hands - pg. 70 - 1963
Penguin Modern Poets - pg. 37 - 1968
Burning in Water Drowning in Flame - pg. 42 - 1974

Magazines

Florida Education - Vol. 42 - No. 9 - May - 1965
San Francisco Book Review - No. 22 - June - 1972
Specimen 73 - 1973
Thinking Of The Lost World - 1980

Manuscripts
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Recordings

Hello. It's good to be back. LP - Zweitausendeins - 1978
Beat Scene Magazine #12 Flexi-disc - Beat Scene - 1991
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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