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  1. westcoast

    Help finding a poem?

    Yes that's it. Thanks a lot. It's on P. 295 of the paperback if anyone wants to read it.
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    Help finding a poem?

    I am looking for a poem by Bukowski, maybe someone can help. It was about a fellow drinker in a bar, his name was Fred, and he always sat and drank alone. 'He spent more time in the bar than me, and that was saying something' (approx. quote). Someone recently did a reading of it on Youtube but...
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    Vancouver reading

    No it's the dvd I have. And the laughing guy can still be heard :(
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    Vancouver reading

    I like the final words I heard on the tape, after the performance was over and some people were going up to the table where B. was. I think someone said something like, 'would you like to come to a bar with us now?' Buk said, 'No, fuck off, I hate you guys'.
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    Instances of B crying?

    Thanks Father Luke
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    Instances of B crying?

    Are there any instances of B. crying described in any books by and about him? The only one I remember is where someone was walking with him in his old neighbourhood and they passed a bar and B. started crying and said 'If only you knew how many lonely hours I spent in places like that' (or...
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    What did Bukowski drink?

    He seemed to drink Heineken in bottles a lot in the Buk tapes.
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    favorite beer/favorite mixed drink

    And what were Buk's favourite drinks? Or has this been asked before? Did he drink California white wine or only the reds? And I think he liked German beer? Oh yes, and what is muscatel (sp?) :confused: Personally I like Canadian rye whiskey and coke. :)
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    Why was Buk rejected from the military?

    Thank you for that cirerita, interesting.
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    Why was Buk rejected from the military?

    Hello from a new member from Canada. I recall mention of Buk receiving '4-F' status that excluded him from the military. I think in 'Born into This' he mentioned something about the army psychiatrist rejected him. Was he considered to have mental problems? Is that why he was rejected?
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