The People Look Like Flowers At Last: New Poems

March 27, 2007|
The People Look Like Flowers At Last: New Poems by CHARLES BUKOWSKI
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“if you read this after I am dead

It means I made it”

-“The Creation Coffin”

The People Look like Flowers at Last is the last of five collections of never-before published poetry from the late great Dirty Old Man, Charles Bukowski.

In it, he speaks on topics ranging from horse racing to military elephants, lost love to the fear of death.  He writes extensively about writing, and about talking to people about writers such as Camus, Hemingway, and Stein.  He writes about war and fatherhood and cats and women.

Free from the pressure to present a consistent persona, these poems present less of an aggressively disruptive character, and more a world-weary and empathetic person.
the gas line is leaking, the bird is gone from the cage, the skyline is dotted with vultures;Benny finally got off the stuff and Betty now has a jobas a waitress; andthe chimney sweep was quite delicate as hegiggled up through the soot.I walked miles through the city and recognizednothing as a giant claw ate at my stomach while the ins...
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Title:The People Look Like Flowers At Last: New Poems
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:320 pages, 9 X 6 X 1.05 in
Shipping dimensions:320 pages, 9 X 6 X 1.05 in
Published:March 27, 2007
Publisher:HarperCollins
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780060577070

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