Charles Bukowski poem and story database

The Night They Took Whitey

Poem written circa 1964

bird-dream and peeling wallpaper
symptoms of grey sleep
and at 4 a.m. Whitey came out of his room
the solace of the poor is in numbers...


The Roominghouse Madrigals - pg. 37 - 1988
Run With the Hunted - 1993

Magazines and periodicals

Notes From Underground - No. 1 - 1964
Arete - Vol. 2 - No. 1 - July/August - 1989

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