"No Title" by Charles Bukowski

by Shawn at Shaman’s Den in Binghamton NY.

all theories
like clichés
shot to hell,
all these small faces
looking up
beautiful and believing;
I wish to weep
but sorrow is
I wish to believe
but belief is a
we have narrowed it down to
the butcherknife and the
wish us

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3 thoughts on “"No Title" by Charles Bukowski

  1. The following comments were imported from our old comment system:

    Posted on 03-21-2006 19:47:51 by Lies
    I so love that!

    Posted on 03-21-2006 23:36:16 by j.
    I’ve always enjoyed Bukowski.

    Posted on 03-22-2006 04:40:34 by Jeff
    A glorious tattoo. Two thumbs up!

    Why is it that i can’t find this (full text) poem anywhere on the web?! Help… I’m just becoming familiar with Bukowski while writing an essay right now so this seemed like too much of an amazing coincidence. :>

    Posted on 03-22-2006 19:07:19 by glowimperial
    I comment, if only to officially and in the most provincial way represent San Pedro’s eternal props to Buk.

    Don’t Try!

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