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Slouching Toward Nirvana

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Slouching Toward Nirvana

New Poems

By Charles Bukowski

Ecco Press, Paperback, 9780060577049, 270pp.

Publication Date: January 3, 2006


in this place

there are the dead, the deadly and the dying.

there is the cross, the builders of the cross and the burners of the


the pattern of my life forms like a cheap shadow

on the wall before me.

my love

what is left of it

now must crawl

to wherever it can crawl.

the strongest know that death is


and the happiest are those gifted with the

shortest journey.