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Politics Is Like Trying To Screw A Cat In The Ass

Story written in 1968

"Dear Mr. Bukowski:
Why don't you ever write about politics or world affairs? M.K."
"Dear M.K.:
What for? Like, what's new?—everybody knows the bacon is burning."..


Erections, Ejaculations and General Tales of Ordinary Madness - pg. 176 - 1972
The Most Beautiful Woman in Town and Other Stories - pg. 176 - 1983

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Notes of a Dirty Old Man

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