Charles Bukowski works database

Burning in Water Drowning in Flame

Published in 1974 by Black Sparrow Press

The Tragedy Of The Leaves - pg. 15 - circa 1960
To The Whore Who Took My Poems - pg. 16 - circa 1960
The State Of World Affairs From A 3rd Floor Window - pg. 17 - circa 1960
For Marilyn M. - pg. 18
The Life Of Borodin - pg. 19 - circa 1958
No Charge - pg. 20 - circa 1959
A Little Sleep And Peace Of Stillness - pg. 21 - circa 1965
The Twins - pg. 23 - circa 1959
The Day It Rained At The Los Angeles County Museum - pg. 25 - circa 1959
2 P.M. Beer - pg. 26
Hooray Say The Roses - pg. 27 - circa 1961
The Sunday Artist - pg. 28 - circa 1961
Old Poet - pg. 29
The Race - pg. 31
Vegas - pg. 33 - circa 1961
The House - pg. 35 - circa 1963
Side Of The Sun - pg. 37 - circa 1961
The Talkers - pg. 38
A Poorly Night - pg. 39 - circa 1972
The Priest And The Matador - pg. 41 - circa 1961
Love & Fame & Death - pg. 42 - circa 1961
My Father - pg. 43 - circa 1957
The Bird - pg. 44
The Singular Self - pg. 45 - circa 1963
A Literary Romance - pg. 47 - circa 1961
View From The Screen - pg. 51 - circa 1965
Crucifix In A Deathhand - pg. 52 - circa 1965
Grass - pg. 54 - circa 1965
Fuzz - pg. 55 - circa 1965
No Lady Godiva - pg. 56 - circa 1964
The Workers - pg. 58 - circa 1965
Mama - pg. 63 - circa 1965
Machineguns, Towers And Timeclocks - pg. 64 - circa 1965
Something For The Touts, The Nuns, The Grocery Clerks And You - pg. 67 - 1964
Sway With Me - pg. 71 - circa 1965
Lack Of Almost Everything - pg. 72 - circa 1965
No. 6 - pg. 73 - circa 1965
Don't Come Around But If You Do - pg. 74 - circa 1965
Startled Into Life Like Fire - pg. 76 - circa 1965
Stew - pg. 77 - circa 1965
Lilies In My Brain - pg. 79 - circa 1965
I Am Dead But I Know The Dead Are Not Like This - pg. 82 - circa 1965
Like A Violet In The Snow - pg. 83 - circa 1965
Letter From Too Far - pg. 84 - circa 1965
Man In The Sun - pg. 85 - circa 1964
Woman - pg. 86 - circa 1965
Like All The Years Wasted - pg. 87 - circa 1965
They, All Of Them, Know - pg. 89 - circa 1965
A Note On Rejection Slips - pg. 93 - circa 1968
Beerbottle - pg. 97
Burn And Burn And Burn - pg. 97
The Body - pg. 98
K.O. - pg. 101
Sunday Before Noon - pg. 102
7th Race When The Angels Swung Low And Burned - pg. 104
On Going Out To Get The Mail - pg. 106 - circa 1965
I Wanted To Overthrow The Government But All I Brought Down Was Somebody's Wife - pg. 108
The Girls - pg. 110
A Pleasant Afternoon In Bed - pg. 111
True Story - pg. 113 - circa 1966
X-Pug - pg. 115
Living - pg. 118 - circa 1966
The Intellectual - pg. 121
Shot Of Red Eye - pg. 123
I Met A Genius - pg. 127 - circa 1967
Poverty - pg. 128
To Kiss The Worms Goodnight - pg. 130 - manuscript - circa 1970
John Dillinger And Le Chasseur Maudit - pg. 132
The Flower Lover - pg. 134 - circa 1967
Traffic Ticket - pg. 135
A Nice Day - pg. 137 - circa 1965
He Even Looked Like A Nice Guy - pg. 139 - circa 1966
Class - pg. 140
The Weather Is Hot On The Back Of My Watch - pg. 143
Note To A Lady Who Expected Rupert Brooke - pg. 145
The Difference Between A Bad Poet And A Good One Is Luck - pg. 147
The Curtains Are Waving And People Walk Through The Afternoon Here And In Berlin And In New York City And In Mexico - pg. 149 - circa 1967
For The Mercy Mongers - pg. 152
Now - pg. 155 - circa 1972
The Trash Men - pg. 156
Zoo - pg. 157 - 1972
TV - pg. 158
Lost - pg. 160
Hot - pg. 161 - circa 1973
Love - pg. 163 - circa 1973
Burned - pg. 164
The Way - pg. 165
Out Of The Arms - pg. 166
Death Of An Idiot - pg. 167
Tonalities - pg. 169 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - circa 1968-1970
Hey, Dolly - pg. 170
Beans With Garlic - pg. 171 - circa 1963
Looking For A Job - pg. 172
The 8 Count - pg. 174
Dogfight - pg. 176 - circa 1974
Letters - pg. 177 - circa 1992
Yes Yes - pg. 178
Eddie And Eve - pg. 179
The Fisherman - pg. 181 - circa 1973
Warm Asses - pg. 182
What's The Use Of A Title? - pg. 183
The Tigress - pg. 184
The Catch - pg. 185
Wax Job - pg. 187
Some People - pg. 190 - circa 1973
Father, Who Art In Heaven - pg. 191
Nerves - pg. 192
The Rent's High Too - pg. 193
Laugh Literary - pg. 195 - circa 1973
Deathbed Blues - pg. 196
Children In The Sky - pg. 198
On The Circuit - pg. 200 - circa 1974
My Friend, Andre - pg. 201 - circa 1972
I Was Glad - pg. 202
Trouble With Spain - pg. 204
Wet Night - pg. 206
We, The Artists - pg. 208
I Can't Stay In The Same Room With That Woman For Five Minutes - pg. 210 - circa 1973
Charles - pg. 212
The Sound Of Human Lives - pg. 214
Save The Pier - pg. 216
Charisma - pg. 219
Hell Hath No Fury - pg. 220
Pull A String, A Puppet Moves - pg. 221
Tougher Than Corned Beef Hash - pg. 222
Voices - pg. 223
Straight On Through - pg. 226 - circa 1974
Dreamlessly - pg. 229
Palm Leaves - pg. 232

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