Please help me with text of this poem (1 Viewer)

Hello dear friends. I'll be thankfull if any of you could write down the text regarding this poem "I was born to hustle roses down the avenue of the dead".
There's the audio or Bukowski's recording on 90 minutes in hell. But because of my weaknes in English I need to guide myself with text as well.
Peace !
Bukowski used it twice: once as the title of a poem in The Roominghouse Madrigals... and again as the closer of the poem "consummation of grief" which appears in Mockingbird Wish Me Luck.
Consumation of grief is a lovely poem!

I believe the first one is what I was confused about. Where he almost begins by describing a cat argument.
I just couldnt quite follow him on the end part.
”I remember my old man rage because I did not sweat when I mowed his lawn” …. Does he talk about his father ??

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