sifting through the madness for the word the line the way

  1. Pogue Mahone

    Sisyphus Leaves: 10 Poems

    Here are the 10 Bukowski poems from Sisyphus Leaves. This chap, which is getting really hard to come by, also featured Richmond and Goodwin. It was printed in 1992 -- I think Goodwin was the publisher. I’m placing it in “First Appearances” but some of the poems may still be uncollected.
  2. marina del rey

    neither Shakespeare or Mickey Spillane

    Side-by-side comparison scans from version in Rant #1 (Spring 1993) and posthumous version in Sifting Through the Madness... (2003).
  3. David

    "the riots" from 1992 changed to "riots" 2003

    A book of poems, essays and stories about the riots following the Rodney King verdict entitled The Verdict Is In has a Bukowski poem "the riots" (p. 74) which follows: Changed in Sifting Through the Madness (2003), p. 165: The chances seem to me to be exactly zero that Bukowski would have...
  4. mjp

    Regrets of a sort

    I wasn't going to post any more of these for a while, but this one is just too painfully ironic to let it slide by. let's hope we can all recover from this. Amen.
  5. Ponder

    The Empties & Empties

    Does someone own a copy of New York Quarterly - No. 37 - 1988 and want to look this poem has been martinized in Sifting Through the Madness for the Word, the Line, the Way - pg. 181 - 2002 ? Thanks!
  6. mjp

    So you want to be a writer?

    I would like to dedicate this one to my close friend and personal inspiration, Mr. John Martin! so you want to be a writer
  7. mjp

    It Sucks/Runaway Inflation

    New game: find the butcher! A stanza from a manuscript: all breathing tissue must be used against the impossible A stanza from the same poem in a posthumous book: all facial tissue and toilet paper must be used again and again if possible. Okay, now find the butcher! Go. See you on the...