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More Bukowski, Read By Tom Waits

Another reading of Bukowski by Tom Waits. This time it’s The Laughing Heart, published back in 1996. This is one worth remembering. Unfortunately, apart from the one I already posted a while back, I couldn’t find any more this magical combination of Tom Waits reading Bukowski. A shame really, as they fit together so perfectly. …

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The Shoelace, By Charles Bukowski

I just want to share one of my favourite poems today. It seems the older I get, the harder this one hits me in the gut. While some of the language seems old-fashioned already, there’s something timeless and relatable in the words. Here’s the full text on poemhunter.com, and below is audio of Bukowski himself …

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