I've Fought Them From the Moment I Saw Light From the Womb (1 Viewer)

This is from Sun #1 (1961). It's reprinted in Slouching Toward Nirvana but with some differences.

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hank solo

Just practicin' steps and keepin' outta the fights
Reaper Crew
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Thanks.


Interested readers note - nymark previously post the preceding poem 10:30 P.M. in an earlier post, here.
 

Erik

If u don't know the poetry u don't know Bukowski
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I was using "some" as a metaphor.
Thats some metaphor!

Thank gOD Buk sent out to the littles before JM got his clutches on them...

I liked this line:
"and a 4-f kind of life"
 

Johannes

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I've read this several times now and especially love the ending!

What a rhythm, jesus. I hear a kind of stomping in my head while reading the last two lines.
 
while all around him
the whores were selling their bodies
like beautiful things the bees like,
like beautiful things that bloom.

Jawohl, Gesang ist Dasein
Those are such sweet singing lines that are very hard to get out of one's head...
 

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