The People Look Like Flowers At Last: New Poems

January 8, 2008|
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.
Charles Bukowski is one of America''s best-known contemporary writers of poetry and prose and, many would claim, its most influential and imitated poet. He was born in 1920 in Andernach, Germany, to an American soldier father and a German mother, and brought to the United States at the age of two. He was raised in Los Angeles and lived...
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Title:The People Look Like Flowers At Last: New Poems
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:320 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.8 in
Shipping dimensions:320 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.8 in
Published:January 8, 2008
Publisher:HarperCollins
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780060577087

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