It's So Lonely At The Top: Oui March 1984 (1 Viewer)

Pogue Mahone

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This one later appeared in Septuagenarian Stew as "Lonely At The Top." The edits are very similar to the typical edits made to Bukowski's poems -- "proper" English replaces Bukowski's style in a couple of dozen lines. But one line in particular did not seem appropriate for the wholesome standards of Black Sparrow Press:

And I want you to wear your hair all fucked-up like a German shepherd has just pissed all over it.

And I want you to wear your hair all fucked-up.


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