Charles Bukowski works database

You Get So Alone At Times That It Just Makes Sense

Published in 1986 by Black Sparrow Press

1813 - 1883 - pg. 13
Red Mercedes - pg. 14
Retired - pg. 17
Working It Out - pg. 19
Beasts Bounding Through Time - pg. 21
Trashcan Lives - pg. 23
The Lost Generation - pg. 24 - circa 1985
No Help For That - pg. 26 - 1985
My Non-Ambition Ambition - pg. 27
Education - pg. 29 - circa 1986
Downtown L.A. - pg. 32 - circa 1986
Another Casualty - pg. 36
Driving Test - pg. 38 - manuscript - 1985
That's Why Funerals Are So Sad - pg. 40
Cornered - pg. 42
Bumming With Jane - pg. 44
Darkness - pg. 46 - circa 1988
Termites Of The Page - pg. 48
A Good Time - pg. 51 - manuscript - 1985
The Still Trapeze - pg. 53
January - pg. 55
Sunny Side Down - pg. 57
The Man In The Brown Suit - pg. 59
A Magician, Gone - pg. 62 - manuscript - 1984
Well, That's Just The Way It Is - pg. 65 - manuscript - 1984
The Chemistry Of Things - pg. 66 - manuscript - 1984
Rift - pg. 70 - manuscript - 1984
My Friend, The Parking Lot Attendant - pg. 73 - manuscript - 1984
Miracle - pg. 75 - manuscript - 1984
A Non-Urgent Poem - pg. 76 - circa 1984
My First Affair With That Older Woman - pg. 78
The Freeway Life - pg. 80 - circa 1986
The Player - pg. 83
P.O. Box 11946, Fresno, Calif. 93776 - pg. 85
Poor Al - pg. 87
For My Ivy League Friends - pg. 89 - circa 1984
Helping The Old - pg. 91
Bad Times At The 3rd And Vermont Hotel - pg. 92
The Master Plan - pg. 94
Garbage - pg. 96
My Vanishing Act - pg. 99
Let's Make A Deal - pg. 101
16-Bit Intel 8088 Chip - pg. 103 - circa 1985
Zero - pg. 104 - circa 1986
Putrefaction - pg. 105 - manuscript - 1985
I'll Take It - pg. 107 - manuscript - 1985
Supposedly Famous - pg. 109
The Last Shot - pg. 112
Whorehouse - pg. 113
Starting Fast - pg. 118
The Crazy Truth - pg. 120
Drive Through Hell - pg. 122
For The Concerned - pg. 123
A Funny Guy - pg. 124
Shoes - pg. 125 - 1985
Coffee - pg. 126
Together - pg. 128
The Finest Of The Breed - pg. 131 - circa 1988
Close To Greatness - pg. 133 - circa 1987
The Stride - pg. 135
Final Story - pg. 137 - manuscript - 1985
Friends Within The Darkness - pg. 139
Death Sat On My Knee And Cracked With Laughter - pg. 141
Oh, Yes - pg. 144 - circa 1990
O Tempora! O Mores! - pg. 145
The Passing Of A Great One - pg. 147
The Wine Of Forever - pg. 149
True - pg. 151
Glenn Miller - pg. 152
Emily Bukowski - pg. 153
Some Suggestions - pg. 155
Invasion - pg. 157
Hard Times - pg. 164 - manuscript - 1985
Longshot - pg. 167 - 1976
Concrete - pg. 171
Gay Paree? - pg. 175 - manuscript - 1985
I Thought The Stuff Tasted Worse Than Usual - pg. 177 - manuscript - 1985
The Blade - pg. 179
The Boil - pg. 181 - manuscript - 1985
Not Listed - pg. 183 - manuscript - 1985
I'm Not A Misogynist - pg. 186 - manuscript - 1985
The Lady In The Castle - pg. 189
Relentless As The Tarantula - pg. 195
Their Night - pg. 197
Huh? - pg. 199
It's Funny, Isn't It #1 - pg. 201
It's Funny, Isn't It #2 - pg. 206
The Beautiful Lady Editor - pg. 208
About The PEN Conference - pg. 211 - manuscript - 1986
Everybody Talks Too Much - pg. 212
Me And My Buddy - pg. 216 - circa 1988
Song - pg. 218 - circa 1985
Practice - pg. 221 - manuscript - 1985
Love Poem To A Stripper - pg. 223 - 1985
My Buddy - pg. 225 - manuscript - 1985
Jon Edgar Webb - pg. 227
Thank You - pg. 229
The Magic Curse - pg. 231
Party's Over - pg. 233 - manuscript - 1984
No Nonsense - pg. 234
Escape - pg. 235 - manuscript - 1985
Wearing The Collar - pg. 236 - 1985
A Cat Is A Cat Is A Cat Is A Cat - pg. 237
Marching Through Georgia - pg. 239
Gone - pg. 240 - circa 1992
I Meet The Famous Poet - pg. 241 - circa 1987
Seize The Day - pg. 247
The Shrinking Island - pg. 249
The Magic Machine - pg. 251
Those Girls We Followed Home - pg. 253 - manuscript - 1983
Fractional Note - pg. 256
A Following - pg. 258
A Tragic Meeting - pg. 260
An Ordinary Poem - pg. 266
From An Old Dog In His Cups - pg. 268
Let 'Em Go - pg. 270
Trying To Make It - pg. 272
The Death Of A Splendid Neighborhood - pg. 274
You Get So Alone At Times That It Just Makes Sense - pg. 277
A Good Gang, After All - pg. 279
This - pg. 280 - circa 1985
Hot - pg. 281
Late Late Late Poem - pg. 282
3 A.M. Games - pg. 284
Someday I'm Going To Write A Primer For Crippled Saints, But Meanwhile - pg. 288
Help Wanted - pg. 290 - manuscript - 1984
Sticks And Stones - pg. 291
Working - pg. 293
Over Done - pg. 296
Our Laughter Is Muted By Their Agony - pg. 298
Murder - pg. 299 - manuscript - 1984
What Am I Doing? - pg. 301
Nervous People - pg. 302
Working Out - pg. 303 - manuscript - 1984
How Is Your Heart? - pg. 304
Forget It - pg. 306
Quiet - pg. 308 - manuscript - 1985
It's Ours - pg. 312

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