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sifting through the madness for the word, the line, the way: New Poems (Paperback)
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from "neither Shakespeare nor Mickey Spillane"
young young young, only wanting the Word,
sifting through the madness for the Word, the
no chance at all.
About the Author
Charles Bukowski is one of America's best-known contemporary writers of poetry and prose, and, many would claim, its most influential and imitated poet. He was born in Andernach, Germany, and raised in Los Angeles, where he lived for fifty years. He published his first story in 1944, when he was twenty-four, and began writing poetry at the age of thirty-five. He died in San Pedro, California, on March 9, 1994, at the age of seventy-three, shortly after completing his last novel, Pulp.