Charles Bukowski poem and story database

The Days Run Away Like Wild Horses Over The Hills

Published in 1969 by Black Sparrow Press

What A Man I Was - pg. 13 - circa 1959
Mine - pg. 16 - circa 1957
Freedom - pg. 17 - circa 1964
As The Sparrow - pg. 18 - circa 1957
His Wife, The Painter - pg. 19 - circa 1959
Down Thru The Marching - pg. 21 - circa 1960
These Things - pg. 22 - circa 1956
Poem For Personnel Managers - pg. 23 - circa 1957
Ice For The Eagles - pg. 27 - circa 1964
Plea To A Passing Maid - pg. 28 - circa 1960
The Old Movies - pg. 29 - circa 1961
Waste Basket - pg. 29 - circa 1964
Peace - pg. 30 - circa 1960
I Taste The Ashes Of Your Death - pg. 31 - circa 1959
For Jane: With All The Love I Had, Which Was Not Enough - pg. 32 - 1962
Uruguay Or Hell - pg. 33
Notice - pg. 34 - circa 1963
For Jane - pg. 35 - 1962
Conversation On A Telephone - pg. 36 - circa 1960
Ants Crawl My Drunken Arms - pg. 37 - circa 1961
A Literary Discussion - pg. 38
For One I Knew - pg. 40 - circa 1963
Watermelon - pg. 40
When Hugo Wolf Went Mad - pg. 41 - circa 1959
Riot - pg. 42 - circa 1960
Meanwhile - pg. 43 - circa 1969
A Poem Is A City - pg. 44 - circa 1962
The Cat - pg. 45
Hermit In The City - pg. 46 - circa 1960
All-Yellow Flowers - pg. 49 - circa 1958
What Seems To Be The Trouble, Gentlemen? - pg. 50 - circa 1962
Spring Swan - pg. 51 - circa 1958-1964
Remains - pg. 52 - circa 1963
The Moment Of Truth - pg. 53 - circa 1966
On The Fire Suicides Of The Buddhists - pg. 54
A Division - pg. 55 - circa 1965
Conversation With A Lady Sipping A Straight Shot - pg. 57 - circa 1958-1964
The Way It Will Happen Inside A Can Of Peaches - pg. 58 - circa 1969
Scene In A Tent Outside The Cotton Fields Of Bakersfield - pg. 59
Night Animal - pg. 61 - circa 1960
On The Train To Del Mar - pg. 62 - circa 1965
I Thought Of Ships, Of Armies, Hanging On - pg. 63 - circa 1963
War And Piece - pg. 65 - circa 1962
18 Cars Full Of Men Thinking Of What Could Have Been - pg. 66 - circa 1965
The Screw-Game - pg. 68
A Night Of Mozart - pg. 70 - circa 1965
Sleeping Woman - pg. 72
When You Wait For The Dawn To Crawl Through The Screen Like A Burglar To Take Your Life Away - pg. 73
Poem While Looking At An Encyclopedia - pg. 74
3 Lovers - pg. 75 - circa 1966
Did I Ever Tell You? - pg. 76 - circa 1957
Song Of My Typewriter - pg. 83 - circa 1969
And The Moon And The Stars And The World - pg. 84
The Sharks - pg. 84
Fag, Fag, Fag - pg. 85
Ivan The Terrible - pg. 86 - circa 1965
The Bones Of My Uncle - pg. 88 - circa 1965
A Last Shot On Two Good Horses - pg. 89 - circa 1966
No Grounding In The Classics - pg. 93
Drawing Of A Band Concert On A Matchbox - pg. 94 - circa 1966
Bad Night - pg. 96 - circa 1964
Down By The Wings - pg. 97 - circa 1965
Fire - pg. 99 - circa 1966
One For The Old Man - pg. 100 - circa 1967
A Drawer Of Fish - pg. 101 - circa 1963
L. Beethoven, Half Back - pg. 103
Self-Destruction - pg. 104 - circa 1958-1964
These Mad Windows That Taste Life And Cut Me If I Go Through Them - pg. 105 - circa 1966
Birth - pg. 109
On Getting Famous And Being Asked: Can You Recite? Can You Be There At Nine? - pg. 111 - circa 1958-1964
The Great One - pg. 112 - circa 1966
Yellow - pg. 114 - circa 1966
The Days Run Away Like Wild Horses Over The Hills - pg. 115 - manuscript - circa 1958-64 - circa 1958-64
Worms - pg. 121 - circa 1967
To Hell With Robert Schumann - pg. 122 - circa 1967
The Seminar - pg. 124 - circa 1967
One For Ging, With Klux Top - pg. 130
Communists - pg. 131 - circa 1967
Family, Family - pg. 132
Poem For The Death Of An American Serviceman In Vietnam - pg. 133 - circa 1967
Guilt Obsession Behind A Cloud Of Rockets - pg. 134 - circa 1966
Even The Sun Was Afraid - pg. 135 - circa 1969
On A Grant - pg. 141 - circa 1965
Finish - pg. 142 - circa 1965
The Underground - pg. 144
From The Dept. Of English - pg. 146 - circa 1967
Footnote Upon The Construction Of The Masses - pg. 147
Kaakaa And Other Immolations - pg. 148 - circa 1969
A Problem Of Temperament - pg. 150
Poetess - For S.S.V. - pg. 151
The Miracle - pg. 152 - circa 1961
Mongolian Coasts Shining In Light - pg. 153 - circa 1962

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