Poem Written by Buk and Neeli under Pseudonym (1 Viewer)

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Hi,
According to Neeli, this is the poem that he and Buk wrote when they were not happy with the quality of the submissions. This was published in issue #2 of Laugh Literary and Man the Humping Guns.

Thanks to nymark for sending me this scan.

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Bill

p.s. Did Neeli mention this poem in "Hank?" This may be old news....
 

Bukfan

"The law is wrong; I am right"
Thanks, Bill & Nymark! - Yes, Neeli mentions it in "Bukowski - A Life" (first published as "Hank") on page 201-202, but he only quotes a little bit of the poem.
 
thanks bos!

I don't recall Neeli writing about this in 'Hank'. I only remember what they did some night to these submissions ...

edit:
Bukfan is too fast for me!
 

Rekrab

Usually wrong.
"call for the chesterfield midget"

I think maybe Buk & Neeli confused cigarette brands here. There was a midget in a bellhop uniform who ran around yelling "Call for Phillip Morris" in ads circa 1940/50s.
 

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