Charles Bukowski poem and story database

My Father And The Bum

Poem written in 1975

my father believed in work,
he was proud to have a
job.
sometimes he didn't have a...

Books

What Matters Most Is How Well You Walk Through The Fire - pg. 17 - 1999
Back to the Machinegun, Manuscripts Volume 2, 1975-1977 - pg. 99 - 2014

Magazines and periodicals

Los Angeles Free Press - No. 584 - September 26-October 2 - 1975

Manuscripts

- 1975 - carbon  [Manuscript differs from collected version]

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