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Charles Bukowski

Charles Bukowski
Life and work[edit] Family and early years[edit] Charles Bukowski was born as Heinrich Karl Bukowski in Andernach, Germany, to Heinrich (Henry) Bukowski and Katharina (née Fett). His paternal grandfather Leonard had emigrated to America from Germany in the 1880s. In Cleveland, Leonard met Emilie Krause, who had emigrated from Danzig, Germany (today Gdańsk, northern Poland). Charles Bukowski's parents met in Andernach in western Germany following World War I. The family settled in South Central Los Angeles in 1930, the city where Charles Bukowski's father and grandfather had previously worked and lived.[8][10] In the '30s the poet's father was often unemployed. In his early teens, Bukowski had an epiphany when he was introduced to alcohol by his loyal friend William "Baldy" Mullinax, depicted as "Eli LaCrosse" in Ham on Rye, son of an alcoholic surgeon. Early writing[edit] In 1955 he was treated for a near-fatal bleeding ulcer. 1960s[edit] Black Sparrow years[edit] Charles Bukowski in 1990

I Met A Genius by Charles Bukowski I Met A Genius by Charles Bukowski Live Scores 1st Place: * Sunprincess * Points: 66,205 2nd Place: D.l. Aceves Points: 56,809 3rd Place: Anika Eifion Points: 23,247 Click here to see the rest of the list Share this page : Charles Bukowski (16 August 1920 – 9 March 1994 / Andernach) #11 on top 500 poets Poems by Charles Bukowski : 55 / 140 Listen to this poem: User Rating: ( 95 votes ) Report Poem What do you think this poem is about? For Example: love, art, fashion, friendship and etc. I Met A Genius I met a genius on the traintodayabout 6 years old,he sat beside meand as the train ran down along the coastwe came to the oceanand then he looked at meand said,it's not pretty. Charles Bukowski Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003 Read poems about / on: ocean, today, running Poet Other Poems More poems of Charles Bukowski » Read this poem in other languages This poem has not been translated into any other language yet. I would like to translate this poem » What do you think this poem is about? Top 500 Poems

Consummation Of Grief by Charles Bukowski Consummation Of Grief by Charles Bukowski Live Scores 1st Place: * Sunprincess * Points: 66,205 2nd Place: D.l. Aceves Points: 56,809 3rd Place: Anika Eifion Points: 23,247 Click here to see the rest of the list Share this page : Charles Bukowski (16 August 1920 – 9 March 1994 / Andernach) #11 on top 500 poets Poems by Charles Bukowski : 23 / 140 Listen to this poem: User Rating: ( 194 votes ) Report Poem What do you think this poem is about? For Example: love, art, fashion, friendship and etc. Consummation Of Grief Charles Bukowski Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003 Read poems about / on: fish, water, dark, grief, life, fishing, rose Poet Other Poems More poems of Charles Bukowski » Read this poem in other languages This poem has not been translated into any other language yet. I would like to translate this poem » What do you think this poem is about? Comments about this poem (As The Sparrow by Charles Bukowski ) Enter the verification code : Read all 7 comments » Top 500 Poems Social Media

Cause And Effect by Charles Bukowski Cause And Effect by Charles Bukowski Live Scores Click here to see the rest of the list Share this page : Charles Bukowski (16 August 1920 – 9 March 1994 / Andernach) #11 on top 500 poets Poems by Charles Bukowski : 20 / 140 Listen to this poem: User Rating: ( 293 votes ) Report Poem What do you think this poem is about? For Example: love, art, fashion, friendship and etc. Cause And Effect the best often die by their own handjust to get away,and those left behindcan never quite understandwhy anybodywould ever want toget awayfromthem Charles Bukowski Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003 Poet Other Poems More poems of Charles Bukowski » Read this poem in other languages This poem has not been translated into any other language yet. I would like to translate this poem » What do you think this poem is about? Comments about this poem (As The Sparrow by Charles Bukowski ) Enter the verification code : Read all 8 comments » People who read Charles Bukowski also read Top 500 Poems The Complete List of Top 500 Poems »

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