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Charles Bukowski - Reads His Poetry FLAC album

Performer: Charles Bukowski
Genre: Audio recording
Title: Reads His Poetry
Released: 1980
Style: Poetry
FLAC version ZIP size: 1601 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1414 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1201 mb
Rating: 4.4
Votes: 164
Other Formats: WMA RA MOD AA MP1 MP4 MPC

151 poems of Charles Bukowski. Best Poem of Charles Bukowski. we had goldfish and they circled around and around in the bowl on the table near the heavy drapes covering the picture window and my mother, always smiling, wanting us all to be happy, told me, 'be happy Henry!' and she was right: it's better to be happy if you can but my father continued to beat her and me several times. a week while raging inside his 6-foot-two frame because he couldn't understand what was attacking him from within

That makes this more of archival historical value than something that might endure as a document of Charles Bukowski at his best in a live setting. Setting the sound quality aside, the author is reasonably effective in this 40-minute set, which is not so much poems - or what many average listeners might conceive of as poetry, at any rate - as vignettes and observations. In keeping with the tone of much of Bukowski's work, these tend toward laconic portraits of life's dark side that avoid moralizing.

Bukowski reads his works slowly in a declamatory style. He makes the most of his short, unrhymed lines, with careful rhythm, articulation, and emphasis. For all the notoriety of the reading, Bukowski took his poetry seriously. Bukowski's poem "Style", which he declaims on this CD, captures something essential about the man: "Style is the answer to everything A fresh way to approach a dull or dangerous thing. But readers of Bukowski will enjoy it. Hearing Bukowski read his own poems reminded me that poetry is indeed an oral art. Robin Friedman.

Henry Charles Bukowski (born Heinrich Karl Bukowski; August 16, 1920 – March 9, 1994) was a German-American poet, novelist, and short story writer. His writing was influenced by the social, cultural, and economic ambiance of his home city of Los Angeles. His work addresses the ordinary lives of poor Americans, the act of writing, alcohol, relationships with women, and the drudgery of work.

Charles Bukowski was a prolific underground writer who used his poetry and prose to depict the depravity of urban life and the downtrodden in American society. While some critics found his style offensive, others claimed that Bukowski satirized the machismo attitude through his routine use of sex, alcohol abuse, and violence

In stock now for same day shipping. Bukowski Reads His Poetry. Real Gone Music US. Format: limited yellow vinyl LP Cat: RGM 0420 Released: 08 Feb 16 Genre: Library/Archive.

Essential Bukowski book. Bukowski’s poetry is something to be experienced. I love his voice and everyone should read some of his work, both poetry and prose. Jan 26, 2019 Antonio Delgado rated it it was amazing. His poetry is embedded into our culture through others’ referencing hint the same way he did with his influence and contemporaries. At the same token, he is still one of our contemporaries. His poetry is not only fresh, it speaks to out humanity.