Ah, Harry Kaakis, renowned haberdasher and patron of the arts. He invented, ironically, "Hairy Khakis," a short-lived fad pant popular during the cocaine and disco heyday of the 1970's. He also invented clear plastic panties during the same period, but they failed to become popular due to widespread complaints of fogging....I don't recognize the name in the inscription. Do any of you?
that poem from the typo page is great i recognize it from an audio cd. don't remember seeing it in print which leads to my question - not being a writer or familiar with forms or styles or whatever, does anyone know how bukowski developed or decided how to lay the words out on the page like that- besides the words themselves there's such a visual aesthetic i wondered if he followed any already established way of placing the words or was it just intuitive?