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The pitcher rolled the ball real slow and the first guy kicked it right at me. Like I said, it was either that or gym.

There was always a slight nausea in my stomach. His poetry is probably better than his prose, based on the small sampling I’ve gotten. He was a year or so older than I was and he wasn’t from my grammar school. Joe spent that night at my house. A boy walked up to me while I was standing around at recess. I was like a turd that drew flies instead of like a flower that butterflies and bees desired. It was a very large horse. We never made a sound. I decided that I might try to reverse the process.


It closed and she brought her hand back down to the table. The horse took the sugar cube and waggled his bu,owski. I always felt as if I was going to be sick, to vomit, and the air seemed strangely still and white.

The ball looked like it bukowsku going to hit the school building and break a window. August 13, Imprint: I didn’t see Lila Jane again for a while in the afternoons.

He fights back, carves out his niche, thinks about girls and yearns for safe haven.

What the hell kind of a place is this? You’ll read about everything from old people fucking to guys jacking off dogs to teenage boys looking up through bleachers to scope out a bared vagina. Then Brubaker started running after the ball.

I had never seen my Uncle Jack or my Aunt Elinore because there were bad feelings between them and my father. I didn’t like frse way David played. But they were fucked up in their turn by fools in old-style hats and coats, who half the time were soppy-stern and half at one charlws throats.

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The tears ran from my eyes as I remained silent. Unsurprisingly, the only route open to the character is direct revolt and nihilism. We walked out into the tall weeds.


He didn’t like me. I just stayed and watched, waiting on the sirens His brazenness and chrles met in a heady concoction, sending a mild swagger across the reading eye. No culture of fighting. He was all ears, nose, mouth, I couldn’t look at his eyes, there was only his red angry face. It felt real good. I kept looking at him. We painted with watercolors.

Now she’s got his car. They all talked about many things as we drove feee.

I decided to chares a few small piles of leaves. An hour before school let out everyone had to pick a club to go to.

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I’ll see you after class, we’ll walk home together. It sputtered, then stopped.

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Ham on rye – Charles Bukowski

I lifted the lid and here was this cross, a German cross with a ribbon. They kept looking into the jar and scraping with the knife. The envelope was sealed and I had no desire to open it.