I think we know that this poem had a few versions, but I think there was a video edit on this one. Right after the cats stanza, this is supposed to be the next one:
"The next day it was horses,
and that wasn't so good because many bad branches broke."
If you watch the video, there's a sharp...
I'm fairly sure this was never collected. It's less like a poem and more like a collect call to Linda King at 2 a.m. But perhaps the good folk from Nebraska found it enlightening in some meaningful way... This copy is about to turn into dust, time to put it away.
Thanks MJP. I totally agree it's odd. I don't believe the same person who wrote Seamus Cooney on the front is the same person who wrote the inside. It's way too clean. Just another day on De Longpre Ave. I guess. Thanks again.
I didn't post this because I wasn't sure it was authentic or not. It's not worth anything. I have no idea why he threw it in the box, but I didn't pay Seamus for it. Having said that, why would it be fake? There's no motive here.
I have always thought this was Bukowski first thing in the...
I couldn't find a thread on Bukowski's handwriting, so posting this note here. I bought some things from Seamus Cooney a long while back and he threw this in the box. It looks like Cooney was visiting and Bukowski posted the note on his front door for him.
I thought this may help with...
When I heard the description of this, I knew exactly what this was going to sound like. I remember hearing these types of songs while my mom drove around in her Buick (wasn't crazy about the follow up single, but looking forward to hearing the whole album.)