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Sifting Through the Madness for the Word, the Line, the Way: New Poems.

Bukowski, Charles.

Published by Ecco Press, New York, 2003
ISBN 10: 0060527358 / ISBN 13: 9780060527358
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Title: Sifting Through the Madness for the Word, ...

Publisher: Ecco Press, New York

Publication Date: 2003

Edition: First Printing of the First US Edition.

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A Fine copy in illustrated boards without jacket as issued. The first of Bukowski's posthumous collections of poems. 395 pages. Catalog Zest. Bookseller Inventory # 21776

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from "neither Shakespeare nor Mickey Spillane"

young young young, only wanting the Word,
going mad in the streets and in the bars,
brutal fights, broken glass, crazy women
screaming in
your cheap room,
you a familiar guest at the drunk tank, North
Avenue 21, Lincoln Heights

sifting through the madness for the Word, the
line
the way,
hoping for a check from somewhere,
dreaming of a letter from a great editor:
"Chinaski, you don't know how long we've beenwaiting for you!"

no chance at all.

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Charles Bukowsk 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 1920 in Andernach, Germany, to an American soldier father and a German mother, and brought to the United States at the age of three. He was raised in Los Angeles and lived there 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.

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