Charles Bukowski works database

The Night Torn Mad With Footsteps

Published in 2001 by Black Sparrow Press

One Writer's Funeral - pg. 15
Beagle - pg. 17 - circa 1961
A Smile To Remember - pg. 18
Where Was Jane? - pg. 19 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1984
And The Fish With The Yellow Eyes And The Green Tail Fins Leaped Into The Volcano - pg. 21 - circa 1993
1966 Volkswagen Minivan - pg. 23 - 1977
His Cap - pg. 25 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1982
Luck From A Kitchen - pg. 27
It Was Just A Little While Ago - pg. 29 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1981
The Fight Game - pg. 30
A Lady Who Wants To Help - pg. 33 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1986
Carson McCullers - pg. 35 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1981
A Happening - pg. 36 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1985
Albums - pg. 38 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1985
Makeover - pg. 40 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1983
Centuries Of Lies - pg. 41 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1983
Too Tough To Care - pg. 43
Funny Man - pg. 45 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1978
A Fan - pg. 48 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1974
Christ In His Manger - pg. 49 - circa 1978
The Priest - pg. 54 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1983
1810 - 1856 - pg. 56 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1980
Back To The Machinegun - pg. 57 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1981
Love Dead Like A Crushed Fly - pg. 58 - 1985
It Beats Love - pg. 64 - 1975
The Automobiles Of Delongpre - pg. 65 - 1970
40 Years Ago - pg. 66 - 1984
The Counter Revolution - pg. 70 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1982
A Definition - pg. 75 - 1975
Gothic And Etc. - pg. 78 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1982
Brando - pg. 80
Rogue's Gallery - pg. 82 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1982
Media - pg. 85 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1982
I Was Wrong - pg. 88
Up, Down And All Around - pg. 91 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1990
The Main Course - pg. 92 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1982
It's All Music - pg. 95 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1980
My Cat, The Writer - pg. 96 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1986
One For The Road - pg. 99
Room 22 - pg. 100 - circa 1982
She Caught It On The Fly - pg. 104 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1975
A Drink To That - pg. 105 - circa 1978
Sit And Endure - pg. 107
Out Of The Money - pg. 108 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1983
4 Cops - pg. 110 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1980
My Girlfriend Says It's All So Easy - pg. 112
American Literature II - pg. 114 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1980
Heartache - pg. 115 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1978
I Cause Some Remarkable Creativity - pg. 117
The Cosmic Joke - pg. 119 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1975
The Death Of The Snowman - pg. 121 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1982
Shut Out - pg. 126 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1982
The Machine Gunner - pg. 127
2 Deaths - pg. 129
Schoolyards Of Forever - pg. 130
Beaujolais Jadot - pg. 133 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1982
Bar Chatter - pg. 135
Punched-Out - pg. 137 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1984
Counterpoint - pg. 139
3 Pairs Of Panties - pg. 140 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1975
This Drunk - pg. 141 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1972
Casablanca - pg. 143
The Saddest Words I Ever Heard - pg. 146
The Light - pg. 148
The Closing Of The Bottomless Bar - pg. 150 - circa 1974
Fame Of A Sort - pg. 152
Never Look - pg. 153 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1985
Now The Professors - pg. 155 - manuscript - circa 1968-1970
The Hatchet Job - pg. 158 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1984
Shack Jobs - pg. 160 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1985
Ground Zero - pg. 161 - 1982
My Telephone - pg. 162 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1983
Exactly Right - pg. 164 - 1985
Progress - pg. 167
Carter - pg. 169 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1982
Two Cats Asleep Downstairs And Death Itself No Problem - pg. 172
The Pro - pg. 173 - circa 1986
Pain Like A Black-And-White Snapshot - pg. 176 - 1981
Life, Death, Love, Art - pg. 178 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1982
Sometimes When You Get The Blues There's A Reason - pg. 186 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1984
The Word - pg. 187 - 1975
My Nudie Dancer - pg. 189
I Can't See Anything - pg. 198 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1972
Not Exactly The Sun - pg. 199 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1977
The Doomed Lady Poet - pg. 201 - 1977
The Eternal Horseplayers - pg. 203 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1982
First Day, First Job - pg. 204
Long Sad Story - pg. 207
The Theory Of The Leisure Class - pg. 209 - circa 1991
Divorce - pg. 210 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1982
No Wonder - pg. 213
Macho Hell - pg. 215
You Know Who's Best - pg. 217
He Died April 9, 1553 - pg. 218 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1982
Pick-Up - pg. 220 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1981
It's All Right - pg. 222 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - circa 1986
One Of Those Crazy Nights - pg. 223
Urban War - pg. 225
Good Pay - pg. 227 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1981
Panasonic - pg. 231 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1977
Out Of Place - pg. 232 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1983
A Great Place, Here - pg. 234 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1978
Horses Don't Bet On People And Neither Do I - pg. 236 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1980
My Failure - pg. 238
In Memory Of A Dead Jock - pg. 240
Repeat - pg. 242
Now You Know Why We Kiss The Wall - pg. 244
That's Who Sent Them - pg. 246
It's Just Me - pg. 247
Then I Know Why - pg. 251
Her Only Son - pg. 253 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1985
The Wrong Way - pg. 255
Introduction to chapter 4 - pg. 257 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1983
I Move To The City Of San Pedro - pg. 259
Be Angry At San Pedro - pg. 263
Lost In San Pedro - pg. 265 - circa 1986
Justice - pg. 267 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1982
A Boor - pg. 269
Out Of The Dark - pg. 273 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1985
For The Foxes - pg. 274 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1982
A Poem For Brigitte Bardot - pg. 277
Having The Flu And With Nothing Else To Do - pg. 279 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1985
A Time To Remember - pg. 280 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1985
I Demand A Little Respect - pg. 281 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1982
Pink Silks - pg. 283 - circa 1986
Milk A Cow And You Get Milk - pg. 285 - 1975
Oh, To Be Young In 1942! - pg. 286 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1984
The Condition Book - pg. 289
The Kid From Santiago - pg. 290
Room Service - pg. 292 - circa 1962
Passport - pg. 294 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1977
Darlings Of The Word - pg. 296 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1982
KFAC - pg. 299 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1982
It Is Good To Know When You Are Done - pg. 301
TB - pg. 303 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1990
A Song With No End - pg. 305
The Lucky Ones - pg. 306
Spelling It Out On My Computer - pg. 308
Crazy As A Fox - pg. 309 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1990
Cats And You And Me - pg. 310 - 1981
They Need What They Need - pg. 312 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1983
Hello, How Are You? - pg. 313 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1990
One Thirty-Six A.M. - pg. 314
Harbor Freeway South - pg. 316 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1981
Gamblers All - pg. 319 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1990
Guitars - pg. 320
No Man Is An Island - pg. 325 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1984
An Animal Poem - pg. 327 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1984
Eulogy - pg. 329 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1984
Two Writers - pg. 331 - 1990
Small Conversation In The Afternoon With John Fante - pg. 335
Girl On The Escalator - pg. 336 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1990
One Learns - pg. 338
The Beginning Of A Brief Love Affair - pg. 340 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1978
Melodies That Echo - pg. 341
Self-Inflicted Wounds - pg. 343
Racetrack Parking Lot At The End Of The Day - pg. 345 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1990
Moving Toward What? - pg. 348
If I Had Failed To Make The Struggle - pg. 350 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1986
Wine Pulse - pg. 352 - manuscript (differs from Black Sparrow book version) - 1984

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