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'The Hero and the Shortstop' by Charles Bukowski
   has the opening lines   
The Babe Would Get Drunk and Dangle Rabbit...
Out the 12th floor hotel window by his ankles. 1920-1994, Los Angeles poet was one of the most prolific and popular poets in the US in recent years.
"I Walked Into the Kitchen to Inspect My Blue Maine Lobster. It Was Boiling Nicely, and Now She Was Too."
   are the closing lines of   
Upon Phoning an X-wife Not Seen for 20 Years by Charles Bukowski
Bukowski, a popular and prolific poet from Los Angeles was the subject of the film "Barfly".
Charles Bukowski
   lifespan was   
1920-1994
Hard-drinking prolific and popular poet from Los Angeles
Charles Bukowski
   wrote   
Post Office
His first novel, 1971. Post Office may be said to be an autobiographical account of Bukowski's later years.
"death Pointed Its Finger, I Held Fast, an Immaculate Drunk Sharing the Stinking Dark With My Brothers"
   are the closing lines of   
Dostoevsky by Charles Bukowski
1920-1994
Charles Bukowski
   wrote   
The Poetry Reading
"at high noon at a small college near the beach, sober"
Charles Bukowski
   wrote   
The Great One
"down at the end of the bar he used to bum drinks, now he is a balding man"
Charles Bukowski
   wrote   
The Days Run Away Like Wild Horses Over the Hills
"the phone rings and it is usually the woman with the sexy voice from the phone company"
Charles Bukowski
   wrote   
To Hell With Robert Schumann
"I finished my drink and went upstairs to hear the second half"
Charles Bukowski
   wrote   
Factotum
Factotum was adapted into a film of the same name starring Matt Dillon in 2005.
Charles Bukowski
   wrote   
The Last Song
"...only one thing comes without a disguise and you only see it once, or maybe never...."
Charles Bukowski
   wrote   
Dostoevsky
"against the wall the firing squad ready. then he got a reprieve. suppose they had shot Dostoevsky?"
Charles Bukowski
   created the character   
Henry Chinaski
Autobiographical character in four novels
Charles Bukowski
   wrote   
Mockingbird Wish Me Luck
1974
Charles Bukowski
   wrote   
Poems Written Before Jumping Out of an 8 Story Window
1968
Charles Bukowski
   wrote   
The Captain Is Out to Lunch and the Sailors Have Taken Over the Ship
1998
Charles Bukowski
   wrote   
Bone Palace Ballet
1997
Charles Bukowski
   wrote   
The Killers
In "South of No North", 1973
Charles Bukowski
   wrote   
Love for $17.50
In "South of No North"
Charles Bukowski
   wrote   
This is What Killed Dylan Thomas
In "South of No North"
Charles Bukowski
   wrote   
A Couple of Winos
In "South of No North"
Charles Bukowski
   has the epitaph   
"Don't Try"






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