Charles Bukowski works database

Play the Piano Drunk Like a Percussion Instrument Until the Fingers Begin to Bleed a Bit

Published in 1979 by Black Sparrow Press

Tough Company - pg. 13
12-24-78 - pg. 16
An Ideal - pg. 17
Leaning On Wood - pg. 18
The Souls Of Dead Animals - pg. 20
Another Argument - pg. 21
The Red Porsche - pg. 22 - circa 1974-1978
Some Picnic - pg. 24
The Drill - pg. 26 - circa 1974
40,000 Flies - pg. 27 - circa 1972
The Strangest Thing - pg. 28
The Paper On The Floor - pg. 30 - circa 1959
2 Flies - pg. 33 - circa 1963
Through The Streets Of Anywhere - pg. 36 - circa 1964
Fire Station (For Jane, With Love) - pg. 38 - circa 1967
An Argument Over Marshall Foch - pg. 45 - circa 1961
40 Cigarettes - pg. 47 - circa 1965
A Killer Gets Ready - pg. 49 - circa 1966
I Love You - pg. 51 - circa 1966
A Little Atomic Bomb - pg. 52 - circa 1966
The Egg - pg. 53
The Knifer - pg. 55
The Ladies Of Summer - pg. 56 - 1972
I'm In Love - pg. 57
The Apple - pg. 59
The Violin Player - pg. 61
5 Dollars - pg. 63 - circa 1972
Cooperation - pg. 65 - circa 1972-1973
The Night I Was Going To Die - pg. 67
2347 Duane - pg. 69 - circa 1972
A Radio With Guts - pg. 71
Solid State Marty - pg. 73
Interviews - pg. 75 - circa 1975
Face Of A Political Candidate On A Street Billboard - pg. 77 - circa 1974
Yankee Doodle - pg. 78
Blue Moon, Oh Bleweeww Mooooon How I Adore You! - pg. 81 - manuscript - 1974
Nothing Is As Effective As Defeat - pg. 82 - circa 1975
Success - pg. 83
Africa, Paris, Greece - pg. 84
The Drunk Tank Judge - pg. 87 - circa 1974
Claws Of Paradise - pg. 90 - 1975
The Loner - pg. 93 - circa 1970
The Sandwich - pg. 95
The Happy Life Of The Tired - pg. 96
The Proud Thin Dying - pg. 98 - circa 1988
Under - pg. 99
Hot Month - pg. 100
Maybe Tomorrow - pg. 101
Junk - pg. 102
8 Rooms - pg. 104 - 1977
I Liked Him - pg. 106
The Killer Smiles - pg. 107 - 1977
Horse And Fist - pg. 108 - 1977
Close Encounters Of Another Kind - pg. 110
Mermaid - pg. 112 - 1977
Hug The Dark - pg. 113
59 Cents A Pound - pg. 115 - 1977
Promenade - pg. 117 - 1977
Metamorphosis - pg. 118
We'll Take Them - pg. 119 - circa 1978
Dow Average Down - pg. 120
To Weep - pg. 122 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1974
Fair Stand The Fields Of France - pg. 124
Art - pg. 125

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