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ririxrocks: one of my favorite poems ever

GuitarSunCat: Charles Bukowski - Poetry In Motion (Higher Quality)

quadgowl: “I was a man who thrived on solitude; without it I was like another man without food or water. Each day without solitude weakened me. I took no pride in my solitude; but I was dependent on it. The darkness of the room was like sunlight to me.” ― Charles Bukowski, Factotum

DistillMike: “If you’re losing your soul and you know it, then you’ve still got a soul left to lose.” — Charles Bukowski

mygalaxyofbooks: On page 108 of 320 of You Get So Alone at Times, by Charles Bukowski: "... my death will...

RustyBertrand: “Pain is strange. A cat killing a bird, a car accident, a fire.... Pain arrives, BANG, and there it is, it sits on you. Like you've suddenly become an idiot. There's no cure for it unless you know somebody who understands how you feel, and knows how to help.” ― Charles Bukowski

SovereignAlien: People Aren't Good (The Crunch by Charles Bukowski)

SovereignAlien: The Genius of the Crowd by Charles Bukowski

Boltzman_Brain_: “If you’re going to try, go all the way.” -Charles Bukowski

jlorts: Recommended poets: Ed Skoog, Charles Bukowski, Gerald Locklin, Jarold Ramsey, Lyn Lifshin...

NeelanjanaB: Also heard poet Gerald Locklin say "Maybe Lady Gaga is the new Charles Bukowski' before he broke out in a rendition of Paparazzi.

oopshicait: truly and deeply haunted by the knowledge that harr is a fan of charles bukowski. his one flaw

sfkirli: The Genius of the Crowd by Charles Bukowski

meddy90: Love is a dog from hell. Charles Bukowski.

Jason29092170: Be on the watch, There are ways out. There is light somewhere, it may not be much light but it beats the darkness. Be on the watch, Gods will offer you chances, know them, take them. Your life is your life, you are marvelous. The laughing heart: Charles Bukowski

Jason29092170: The phone rings , the cats sleeps. I'm waiting to live, waiting to die. I wish I could ring in some bravery. There is nothing to declare here. Just a waiting, each faces it alone. Oh I was once young, ooh I was once unbelievably young. So now? Charles Bukowski

fati_ifunanya: ‘Find what you love and let it kill you’ - Charles Bukowski

joedolphin69: “Life's as kind as you let it be.” ― Charles Bukowski

AgrippaNothing: You may not like Charles Bukowski but he's 100% correct that Micky Mouse is pointless and stupid.

randomquotebot1: Charles Bukowski -> “Some people never go crazy. What truly horrible lives they must lead.”

Tina69911364: "Love is kind of like when you see a fog in the morning, when you wake up before the sun comes out. It’s just a little while, and then it burns away…" Charles Bukowski

putadalma: quando Charles Bukowski disse "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?"

dawnzer61: "She's mad but she's magic. There's no lie in her fire." --Charles Bukowski No one gets away with sin. Eventually, everybody pays. Everybody suffers. --Papa Legba - Loa

BilliKidBrand: “The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts, while the stupid ones are full of confidence.” — Charles Bukowski

PhilosophyyBot: "You have to die a few times before you can really live." - Charles Bukowski

andrevallias: Charles Bukowski – "on poetry and poets" in "Poetry in Motion" (1986), Ron Mann

randomquotebot1: Charles Bukowski -> “That's the problem with drinking, I thought, as I poured myself a drink. If something bad happens you drink in an attempt to forget; if something good happens you drink in order to celebrate; and if nothing happens you drink to make something happen.”

Emmmsss8: “Real loneliness is not necessarily limited to when you are alone.” - Charles Bukowski KAHIT ANO KAORI

Poem2Poem: we had goldfish and they circled around and around / in the bowl on the table near the heavy drapes - Charles Bukowski

Emmmsss8: “what matters most is how well you walk through the fire” - Charles Bukowski KAHIT ANO KAORI

_RhysM: "Find what you love and let it kill you." — Charles Bukowski KAHIT ANO BASTA KAORHYS

Emmmsss8: “You have to die a few times before you can really live.” - Charles Bukowski KAHIT ANO KAORI

pip27023956: I felt like crying but nothing came out. it was just a sort of sad sickness, sick sad, when you can't feel any worse. I think you know it. I think everybody knows it now and then. but I think I have known it pretty often, too often. Charles Bukowski

ExalAlexis: books-n-quotes: “I was waiting for something extraordinary to happen, but as the years wasted on, nothing ever did unless I caused it.” -Charles Bukowski

artsysaky: I am a series of small victories and large defeats and I am as amazed as any other that I have gotten from there to here. - Charles Bukowski

fumeinsideout: where is that tweet with the video of politicians someone put the audio from "born into this" by charles bukowski over, we need that now

EjaHarion: According to Charles Bukowski, "sadness is caused by intelligence the more you understand certain things, the more you wish you didn't understand them."

bukowski_quote: My beerdrunk soul is sadder than all the dead christmas trees of the world. - Charles Bukowski

mihamiha2323: Misel dneva: We're all going to die, all of us, what a circus! That alone should make us love each other but it doesn't. We are terrorized and flattened by trivialities, we are eaten up by nothing. Charles Bukowski

94DILFRRY: Love is a Dog from Hell - Charles Bukowski A classic in the Bukowski poetry canon, Love Is a Dog from Hell is a raw, lyrical, exploration of the exigencies, heartbreaks, and limits of love.

94DILFRRY: Screams from the Balcony - Charles Bukowski Screams from the Balcony is a collection of letters chronicling Charles Bukowski's life as he tries to get published and work at a postal office, all while drinking and gambling.

94DILFRRY: The People Look like Flowers at Last - Charles Bukowski Bukowski speaks on topics ranging from horse racing to military elephants, lost love to the fear of death. He writes about war and fatherhood and cats and women.

94DILFRRY: You Get So Alone at Times That it Just Makes Sense - Charles Bukowski Charles Bukowski examines cats and his childhood in You Get So Alone at Times, a book of poetry that reveals his tender side. He delves into his youth to analyze its repercussions.

DailyBukowskiTw: “When you clean up a city, you destroy it.” - Charles Bukowski

Poem2Poem: the flesh covers the bone / and they put a mind in there and / sometimes a soul, - Charles Bukowski

BookRecommenda3: Charles Bukowski’s passionate anger against the 9-to-5 working routine will make you want to quit your job

RandyMCombs: The crazy ones only laugh when there is no reason to laugh — Charles Bukowski

ikariusrising: “I am a series of small victories and large defeats and I am as amazed as any other that I have gotten from there to here.” Charles Bukowski

FMDesignStudio1: "Find what you love and let it kill you". It's a quote by charles Bukowski and I strangely find it motivating. I believe that we all need things to keep moving forward.

yasseen___: There's a bluebird in my heart that wants to get out but I'm too tough for him,I say, stay in there, I'm not going to let anybody see you. - Charles Bukowski

JamesMwirigi14: Don’t fight your demons. Your demons are here to teach you lessons. Sit down with your demons & have a drink & a chat & learn their names & talk about the burns on their fingers & scratches on their ankles. Some of them are very nice.” — Charles Bukowski~

Sadsoulgang: "Love break my bones and I laugh." - Charles Bukowski

aged_survivor: “Goodness can be found, Sometimes in the middle of hell.” - Charles Bukowski Seek out the good, the light, the truth no matter where you are.

ummukusherki__: “The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts while the stupid ones are full of confidence” - Charles Bukowski

GRIMMGIRL31: We are here to laugh at the odds and live our lives so well that death will tremble to take us. -Charles Bukowski

janoary_mw: there are worse things than being alone and it often takes decades to realizes this and most often when you do it's too late and there's nothing worse than too late —Charles Bukowski

searchforahero: “I was waiting for something extraordinary to happen, but as the years wasted on, nothing ever did unless I caused it.” -Charles Bukowski

lizardmess: In episode 1 of the very 2000s show Barbara Gordon is an English professor, which you can tell because she's written Joyce Carol Oates and Charles Bukowski and a bunch of other names on a chalkboard

thepoeticsaud: I mean, if you really want to bash contemporary poetry, at least read The Crunch by Charles Bukowski and The Howl by Allen Ginsberg. Those were full of cliches and also full of relatability because that's the beauty of it. (4/6)

LitCrit911: Charles Bukowski is just James Joyce for Candle making.

Qurbantweets: Too often the people complain that they have done nothing with their lives and then they wait for somebody to tell them that this isn't so. ~Charles Bukowski

shwetamitra25: “We don’t even ask for happiness, just a little less pain” - Charles Bukowski, “Letter to William Packard”, July 1985

umerall31: why do I have the poem, "I need a good woman" by Charles Bukowski in the journal I had back in my late teens

BhoiteRutuja: You begin saving the world by saving one man at a time; all else is grandiose romanticism or politics. ~charles bukowski

AustinYoshino: This encapsulates perfectly how I feel about some of you. You know who you are.

GrunionGazette: Gerald Locklin, a legendary local teacher, writer and poet who helped shape the literary landscape of Southern California for decades and was friends with the better-known Charles Bukowski, died from coronavirus-related complications Sunday, Jan. 17…

Pendidikan4Id: “I could read the great books but the great books don't interest me.” ― Charles Bukowski, The Last Night of the Earth Poems

blackridinhood1: Don’t fight your demons. Your demons are here to teach you lessons. Sit down with your demons and have a drink and a chat and learn their names and talk about the burns on their fingers and scratches on their ankles. Some of them are very nice. — Charles Bukowski

amrarsenal123: I do not have time for things that have no soul. — Charles Bukowski

rawan_elprince: There are ways out. There is a light somewhere. It may not be much light but It beats the darkness. - Charles Bukowski

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estebangordit: Find what you love and let it kill you. Charles Bukowski

Unrigged9: "Censorship is the tool of those who have the need to hide actualities from themselves and from others." - Charles Bukowski

Mr_Sb505: It wasn't my day. My week. My month. My year. My life. God damn it. -Charles bukowski

Notorious_RSG: “Beware of those who seek constant crowds; they are nothing alone.” - Charles Bukowski, not having heard of this platform

FaisalAlhedyan: “there is a loneliness in this world so great that you can see it in the slow movement of the hands of a clock.” ~Charles Bukowski

XD90216935: "When you get the shit kicked out of you long enough you will have a tendency to say what you really mean" Charles Bukowski

n0ey0: I haven't quite let him die and we sleep together like that with our secret pact and it's nice enough to make a man weep but I don't weep. Do you? ~ Charles Bukowski

worldofjaymz: “The problem with the world is that intelligent people are full of doubts and stupid people are full of confidence.” — Charles Bukowski

dibz63: charles bukowski reads ''law''

lina8abd: « The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts, while the stupid ones are full of confidence » Charles Bukowski

Dennis_SM: "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

i_o_ro: Your Life is Your life: Go all the way - Charles Bukowski

MousNona: I don’t hate them, I just feel better when they’re not around - Charles Bukowski

GXLDENCREATURES: “Sometimes you just have to pee in the sink.” maybe Charles Bukowski?

WarShark4Eva: Also gonna call you out, Press-Telegram, for the unnecessary references to Gerry being a lesser writer than Charles Bukowski. I mean really. Some bullshit.

Kai_azul_: "No one else knows what they are doing either. " (Charles Bukowski)

farah17khan: “The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts, while the stupid ones are full of confidence.” Charles Bukowski

Pennyonthelane: “You have to die a few times before you can really live.” Charles Bukowski

GeeraGonzalez: “Find what you love and let it kill you.” -Charles Bukowski

rachkalbers: my beerdrunk soul is sadder than all the dead christmas trees of the world.- Charles Bukowski

fredyjiga: Don't try. - Charles Bukowski

archnaverma: I’ve had so many knives stuck into me, when they hand me a flower I can’t quite make out what it is. It takes time. Charles Bukowski

Infinite_Gita: Charles Bukowski on Being Alone

readershook: It's better to do a dull thing with style than a dangerous thing without it. - Charles Bukowski

CliffInfinite: I fxcking love Charles Bukowski .

iamchasecharles: For National Poetry Month, here is “A Smile to Remember “ by Charles Bukowski

Waltzwithlines: Do you hate people?” “I don't hate them...I just feel better when they're not around. Charles Bukowski

Waltzwithlines: The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts, while the stupid ones are full of confidence. Charles Bukowski

torvamessorr: Charles Bukowski is a true inspiration



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