In Praise of Charles Bukowski

The great inspirational pessimist

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Every time I hear or read Charles Bukowski, my mind falls silent in reverence. His chaotic loneliness gave birth to some of the most haunting words I have read about life. His words often evoke the mood of Nighthawk by Edward Hopper in me; seeing the poetic in the plebian passage of time.