Who is Richard Brautigan

Richard Gary Brautigan (January 30, 1935 – c. September 16, 1984) was an American novelist, poet, and short story writer. A prolific writer, he wrote throughout his life and published ten novels, two collections of short stories, and four books of poetry. Brautigan's work has been published both in the United States and internationally throughout Europe, Japan, and China. He is best known for his novels Trout Fishing in America (1967), In Watermelon Sugar (1968), and The Abortion: An Historical Romance 1966 (1971).

Brautigan began his career as a poet, with his first collection being published in 1957. He made his debut as a novelist with A Confederate General from Big Sur (1964), about a seemingly delusional man who believes himself to be the descendant of a Confederate gener...
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Richard Brautigan Poems

  • Milk For The Duck
    ZAP!
    unlaid / 20 days

    ...
  • Just Because
    Just because
    people love your mind,
    doesn't mean they
    have to have ...
  • The Beautiful Poem
    I go to bed in Los Angeles thinking
    about you.

    ...
  • Surprise
    I lift the toliet seat
    as if it were the nest of a bird
    and I see cat tracks
    all around the edge of the bowl....
  • The Galilee Hitch-hiker
    The Galilee Hitch-Hiker
    Part 1

    Baudelaire was ...
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Beautiful 12 Time 11 Fishing 11 Love 10 I Love You 10 People 10 America 10 Long 9 World 9 Body 9


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Ma_rielagache: « it seemed like years before i picked a bouquet of kisses off her mouth and put them into a dawn-colored vase in my heart. but the wait was worth it. because i was in love. » the wait-richard brautigan
Barnestoneworth: i googled someone from everything everywhere all at once & discovered they were born in ketchikan, alaska..i knew it reminded me of something..finally remembered this poem by richard brautigan.
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Ssleger: "it's strange how the simple things in life go on while we become more difficult." - richard brautigan
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Which Is The Favourite?
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Brothers and sisters I have many:
Though I know there is not any
Of them but I love, yet I
Will just name them all; and try
If there be one a little more
Loved by me than all the rest.
Yes; I do think, that I love best
My brother Henry, because he
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