Charles Bukowski poem and story database

Notes of a Dirty Old Man

Story written circa 1972

Pete was 13, a difficult age they say, but any age is, and Pete had parents of German extraction, strict, very. "A child should be seen and not heard," was one of their dictums, and that was all right with Pete. He disliked his parents immensely. His father beat him regularly with a razor strop for minor infractions of rules while his mother stood by and said, "The father is always right."..


More Notes of a Dirty Old Man - pg. 57 - 2011

Magazines and periodicals

Los Angeles Free Press - No. 447 - February 9-19 - 1973

External links

Scan of magazine appearance (Los Angeles Free Press)

Search Bukowski works database (searches titles only, see link below for advanced search and lists)