Tag Archives: Charles Bukowski

there’s a bluebird in my heart

Charles Bukowski there’s a bluebird in my heart that wants to get out but I’m too tough for him, I say, stay in there, I’m not going to let anybody see you. there’s a bluebird in my heart that wants … Continue reading

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but whenever Monday comes…

Julio Cortàzar h/t Anisa Makhoul LydiaDavis Driving in Iceland is not for the fainthearted. Route 1 north of Hofn in southeastern Iceland passing Eystrahorn Mountain. Charles Bukowski    

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Be On The Watch

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So, you want to be a writer ?

The poet Charles Bukowski would seem to be the least likely person one would turn to for career advice, but this little piece is oddly moving. don’t be like so many writers, don’t be like so many thousands of people … Continue reading

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Qwerty Portraits

Brazilian artist Álvaro Franca uses old electric and manual typewriters to create these amazing portraits of iconic authors like J.D. Salinger, Clarice Lispector, Charles Bukowski and Jack Kerouac. This little video demonstrates how it’s done.  

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Bukowski at 93

In honor of what would have been writer Charles Bukowski’s 93rd birthday tomorrow, HaperCollins is releasing eight Bukowski novels in digital audio versions for the first time. Titles including Pulp, Post Office, Ham on Rye, Factotum and Hot Water Music … Continue reading

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Nirvana Is Not a Destination

Regular readers of TBTP are well aware of my interest in the work of Charles Bukowski. So they won’t be surprised that I love this brilliant, melancholy film based on Bukowski’s poem “Nirvana”. The film, Nirvana, A Charles Bukowski Poem … Continue reading

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Every Dot On The Map

“Every dot on a map interests me.” “unless the sun inside you is burning your gut, don’t do it.” Samizdat is here. Sometimes we all want to run away and live in cave.

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There’s a Bluebird in My Heart

If you follow TBTP, you may be somewhat weary of the frequent Bukowski posts and stories. Well too bad because here’s another. Published in the 1992 anthology The Last Night of Earth Poems, Charles Bukowski‘s unusually tender poem “The Bluebird” … Continue reading

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