Charles Bukowski poem and story database

Penguin Modern Poets

Published in 1968 by Penguin Books

I Cannot Stand Tears - pg. 11 - circa 1958
Crucifix In A Deathhand - pg. 12 - circa 1965
The Sunday Artist - pg. 14 - circa 1961
A Nice Day - pg. 15 - circa 1965
The Twins - pg. 17 - circa 1959
Dinner, Rain And Transport - pg. 19 - circa 1963
The Priest And The Matador - pg. 21 - circa 1961
Sunflower - pg. 22 - circa 1965
Old Man, Dead In A Room - pg. 24 - circa 1961
The Day It Rained At The Los Angeles County Museum - pg. 26 - circa 1959
Counsel - pg. 28 - circa 1962
The Loss, The Loss, The Loss - pg. 30 - circa 1965
The Sun Wields Mercy - pg. 32 - circa 1960
I Am With The Roots Of Flowers - pg. 35 - circa 1961
Love & Fame & Death - pg. 37 - circa 1961
They, All Of Them, Know - pg. 38 - circa 1965
Confession For Those Who Do Not Breathe At Funerals - pg. 42 - circa 1965
I Wait In The White Rain - pg. 44 - circa 1969
Sway With Me - pg. 46 - circa 1965
A Report Upon The Consumption Of Myself - pg. 47 - circa 1964
A Farewell Thing While Breathing - pg. 49 - circa 1969
I Write This Upon The Last Drink's Hammer - pg. 50 - circa 1969
When The Berry Bush Dies I'll Swim Down The Green River With My Hair On Fire - pg. 55 - circa 1965
I Was Born To Hustle Roses Down The Avenues Of The Dead - pg. 57 - circa 1964
Something For The Touts, The Nuns, The Grocery Clerks And You - pg. 59 - 1964

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