A contemporary collection of poetry that spans two decades. The themes of love and relationships, dreams and desires are masterfully explored in these vivid and flavorful poems.
The creature within us needs the occasional medicine for relief which the interlinked themes explored in these poems attempt to provide. Love and relationships, and the state of affairs of the world are explored in inventive settings with a refreshing style. Deeply meaningful and optimistic poems about love and observations, written eloquently. It compels you to introspect life and the world.
I picture a tree where little people grow,
Swaying towards the angelic glow,
Blue poppy fields with psychedelic meadows,
Embrace yourself, the starship comes ashore.
For the ones who never stop, but always pause to think.
Play the Piano introduces Charles Bukowski's poetry from the 1970s. He leads a life full of gambling and booze but also finds love. These poems are full of lechery and romance as he struggles to mature.
War All the Time is a selection of poetry from the early 1980s. Charles Bukowski shows that he is still as pure as ever but he has evolved into a slightly happier man that has found some fame and love. These poems show how he grapples with his past and future colliding.
climbing back up out of the ooze, out ofthe thick black tar,rising up again, a modernLazarus.you're amazed at your goodfortune.somehow you've had morethan your share of secondchances.hell, accept it.what you have, you have.you walk and look in the bathroommirrorat an idiot's smile. you know your luck.some go down and never climb back up.something is being kind to you.you turn from the mirror and walk into theworld.you find a chair, sit down, light a cigar.back from a thousand warsyou look out from an open door into the silentnight.Sibelius plays on the radio.nothing has been lost or destroyed.you blow smoke into the night,tug at your rightear.baby, right now, you've got itall.
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