Artvilla.com Search Submissions and ContactMusic Lessons Art Lessons Poetry Videos Szymborska Bukowski Plath Lady Jazz

Love & Fame & Death Poem by Charles Bukowski

Love & Fame & Death  Poem by Charles Bukowski



Love & Fame & Death


it sits outside my window now
like and old woman going to market;
it sits and watches me,
it sweats nevously
through wire and fog and dog-bark
until suddenly
I slam the screen with a newspaper
like slapping at a fly
and you could hear the scream
over this plain city,
and then it left.

the way to end a poem
like this
is to become suddenly
quiet.

***" "
Link to this page

Highlight the text and copy

..... .... ..... .... ..... .... ..... .... ..... .... ..... .... ..... .... ..... .... ..... .... ..... .... ..... .... ..... .... ..... .... .... ..... .... ..... .... ..... .... .... .....