Who is Charles Bukowski

Henry Charles Bukowski ( boo-KOW-skee; born Heinrich Karl Bukowski, German: [ˈhaɪnʁɪç ˈkaʁl buˈkɔfski]; August 16, 1920 – March 9, 1994) was a German-American poet, novelist, and short story writer. His writing was influenced by the social, cultural, and economic ambience of his adopted home city of Los Angeles. Bukowski's work addresses the ordinary lives of poor Americans, the act of writing, alcohol, relationships with women, and the drudgery of work. The FBI kept a file on him as a result of his column Notes of a Dirty Old Man in the LA underground newspaper Open City.Bukowski published extensively in small literary magazines and with small presses beginning in the early 1940s and continuing on through the early 1990s. He wrote thousands of poems, hundreds of short stories a...
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Wilsonrc16_: "and when nobody wakes you up in the morning, and when nobody waits for you at night, and when you can do whatever you want. what do you call it, freedom or loneliness?" charles bukowski
Jonasaquin: too often, the only escape is sleep. - charles bukowski good night, friends. by rupert bunny
Ericpellinen: “it began as a mistake.” - from post office by charles bukowski
Mango_irish: aaaw trevor. as per charles bukowski “invent yourself to reinvent yourself”
_jc: and the moon and the stars and the world long walks at night - that's what good for the soul: peeking into windows watching tired housewives trying to fight off their beer-maddened husbands. -charles bukowski
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