Charles Bukowski poem and story database

Come On In!

Published in 2006 by Ecco

Come On In! - pg. 3
Nothing But A Scarf - pg. 4 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1989
Literary Chitchat - pg. 9
This Machine Is A Fountain - pg. 11
200 Years - pg. 12 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1973
Residue - pg. 16 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1983
1954: Coronado Street - pg. 19 - circa 1993
A Vision - pg. 20 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1979
Cut-Rate Drugstore: 4:30 p.m. - pg. 22 - circa 1974
You Can't Tell A Turkey By Its Feathers - pg. 24
Too Early! - pg. 26 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1985
The Green Cadillac - pg. 28 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1981
I'm Not All-Knowing But - pg. 31
In The Clubhouse - pg. 34 - circa 1993
A Famished Orphan Sits Somewhere In The Mind - pg. 35
Form Letter - pg. 36
First Family - pg. 38
A Real Thing, A Good Woman - pg. 40 - circa 1961
A Child's Bedtime Story - pg. 42 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1992
Working Out In Hades - pg. 43 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1984
Half-A-Goldfish - pg. 45 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1975
Lousy Mail - pg. 47 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - circa 1991-1994
From The Dept. Of English - pg. 48 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1992
And Poems Have Too - pg. 49
Poets To The Rescue - pg. 50
Red Hot Mail - pg. 53
Some Personal Thoughts - pg. 57 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1977
He's A Dog - pg. 58 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - circa 1991-1994
Tremor - pg. 61 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1992
My Mexican Buddy - pg. 63 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1981
Strangers At The Racetrack - pg. 65 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1990
Will You Tiptoe Through The Tulips With Me? - pg. 67
The Lovel Life - pg. 70
Thanks For Your Help - pg. 72 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1984
I Have Continued Regardless - pg. 74 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1985
Balloons - pg. 77 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1983
Moving Toward The Dark - pg. 79
The Real Thing - pg. 81 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1990
On The Cuff - pg. 85
Alone Again - pg. 89
Fooling Marie (The Poem) - pg. 91 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1982
The Copulation Blues - pg. 94 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1973
The Faithful Wife - pg. 96 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1982
Once In A While - pg. 102
Another High-Roller - pg. 106 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1977
The Fucking Horses - pg. 107
Hello There! - pg. 110
The Fuck-Master - pg. 111 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1985
My Personal Psychologist - pg. 113
Jealousy - pg. 114
Her Guy - pg. 116 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1989
Dead Poet's Wife - pg. 117
Scrambled Legs - pg. 119 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - circa 1991-1994
Endless Love - pg. 121 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1984
Down And Out On The Boardwalk - pg. 123
Sex Sister - pg. 128 - circa 1990
To The Ladies No Longer Here - pg. 131
The Nude Dancer - pg. 133
Ma Barker loves me - pg. 135 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1981
Here We Go Again - pg. 139
Do You Believe That A Man Can Be Taught To Write? - pg. 141
Hail And Farewell - pg. 143
Weep - pg. 144 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1976
A Note Upon Modern Poesy - pg. 147 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1984
The End Of An Era - pg. 149
Paris In The Spring - pg. 159 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - circa 1991-1994 - circa 1992
Alone In This Chair - pg. 163 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1990
Talking About The Poets - pg. 165
Was Li Po Wrong? - pg. 168
Operator - pg. 170 - 1977
A Note From Hades In The Mailbox - pg. 171 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - circa 1991-1994
On The Sunny Banks Of The University - pg. 172
Vacation In Greece - pg. 174
The Spill - pg. 176 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1990
The Last Salamander - pg. 179 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1990
Learning The Ropes - pg. 180 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - circa 1991-1994
Bombed Away - pg. 181 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1985
The Swimming Pool Will Be Going Here - pg. 183
A Bright Boy - pg. 185 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1982
My Turn - pg. 192 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1985
Skinny-Dipping - pg. 193 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1990
A Close Call - pg. 195 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1981
Like A Rock - pg. 197
The Waitress At The Yogurt Shop - pg. 198 - circa 1990
One Out In The Minor Leagues - pg. 201 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1982
The Little Girls Hissed - pg. 206 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1983
I Dreamt - pg. 209 - circa 1989
The Old Couple Next Door - pg. 211 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1992
Men Without Women - pg. 213
The "Beats" - pg. 217
Hurry Slowly - pg. 220 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - circa 1991-1994
Hello And Goodbye - pg. 222
Don't Call Me, I'll Call You - pg. 227 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1990
Taking The 8 Count - pg. 230
Going Going Gone - pg. 232
This Is Where They Come For What's Left Of Your Soul - pg. 235 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1992
Hot Night - pg. 236 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1992
The X-Bum - pg. 238 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1985
Something Cares - pg. 240 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1983
My Cats - pg. 242 - 1989
6:30 A.M. - pg. 244
What I Need - pg. 245 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1984
Gender Benders - pg. 246
After Many Nights - pg. 248
Good Morning, How Are You? - pg. 250 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1982
A Reader Of My Work - pg. 251
Sumatra Cum Laude - pg. 253 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1990
The Disease Of Existence - pg. 255 - circa 1993
Another Comeback - pg. 257
Two Nights Before My 72nd Birthday - pg. 258 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1992
Have We Come To This? - pg. 260
Old Poem - pg. 262
Older - pg. 266
Closing Time - pg. 268
No Leaders, Please - pg. 270 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - circa 1983-1990
Everything Hurts - pg. 271 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1990
Husk - pg. 273 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1990
My Song - pg. 274 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1989
Cancer - pg. 275 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1990
Blue - pg. 276
Twilight Musings - pg. 277
Mind And Heart - pg. 278

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