Charles Bukowski Called it Splitsville 20 Years ago

Henry Charles Bukowski, born Heinrich Karl Bukowski August 16, 1920, in Andernach, Germany died March 9, 1994 in Los Angeles. Poet, novelist, chronicler, drunk, & much more. A very accurate poem on la condition humaine, as the hi’fallutin’ French would say, below:

& here’s a letter Buk sent me on Dec 23, 1971, at a time when I was trying to get him published in France:

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