Title: Mockingbird Wish Me Luck. Author: Charles Bukowski. Type: Poetry. Page Count/Review Word Count: Rating: 7/ Mockingbird Wish Me Luck – publication details from the Charles Bukowski poem and story database. Mockingbird Wish Me Luck | Charles Bukowski | ISBN: | Kostenloser Versand für alle Bücher mit Versand und Verkauf duch Amazon.

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I feel really close to him in some many ways, while in others I feel so distant, but, the kind of intimacy that I get when I read him, I didn’t found it with another writer. There is also something to be said however that his glorification of the rotting underbelly of life really gets tiresome, frustrating and boring after we hear incessantly of the inherent genius of the booze hound bukowki beats his wife.

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Dangling in the Tournefortia. However when his writing is ‘good’, it’s very bukowsk and powerful in it’s delivery, especially when he sutures many differing and often opposite understandings into singular pieces and speaks of them as though it’s self evident. I read a lot of books, sci-fi, realism, non-fiction,and most of them are good stories. I want to conclude with a poem by Bukowski that shows a part of him that may be less bykowski.

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Your poems bounce right off the street and give succour to the dispossessed, the sad, the lonely, the losers and everyone cyarles struggling to make sense of this world There are still plenty of enchanting and fascinating moments to make it worth the money. After being left a bit bored of Bukowski since last reading Factotum, this has rejuvenated my enjoyment for his works.


I’m reading all of Buk’s books by publication date. Charlrs better collection of Bukowski poems. The themes of his poems are frequently dark, including loneliness, death, suicide, and aging.

Thousands of books are eligible, including current and former best sellers. However, overall, the above poems make this book well worth reading and as is the case with all of Buk’s books, you can read them in an afternoon. I’m used to his freewheeling stuff.

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May 23, Arturo rated it it was amazing. Bukowski’s poetry may not be lyrically genious but has such a strange feeling to it that it is hard to walk away from.

The poem doesn’t shine as bright to me today as it did fifteen years ago, but its still good. I have been reading Bukowski for years, but this is the first book of poetry I’ve read from him. There are some very good ones in this collection though.

Bukowski wrote thousands of bykowski, hundreds of short stories and six novels, eventually publishing over sixty books Charles Bukowski was the mockingbidr child of an American soldier and a German mother.

Charles Bukowski – had a gift for creating evocative titles, including the title for his collection of poetry, “Mockingbird Wish Me Luck”. Published May 31st by Ecco first published January 1st Sep 07, Danny Hampson rated it really liked it. Oct 18, Rena Nukowski rated it really liked it Shelves: May 24, Michael Palkowski rated it really liked it. The title is apt. No trivia chwrles quizzes yet.

War, women, gambling, drinking, looking out the window, and reading and writing are rich subjects for him. There remains core truths about existential angst and suffering that is expressed through our really primitive addictions, stupidity and loss.


This is my the collection of his I’ve checked out. Buk’s bravado and brashness always mockjngbird me feel better after a long day at work, after too much bullshit, that we have to put up with I read Bukowski’s poem as a parable on death and loss and cruelty. Mockongbird is true that his alcoholic misogynistic self makes more than the occasional visit, but this is what you’re in for when you read Mr.

However it may just mockibgbird the case that, in such an amalgam of things thrown together, there is at least one poem in this book for everyone. This was a replacement for one I had that someone borrowed and didn’t return. Simply, I liked it and there were some good insights into life and writing.

Customers who bought this item also bought. The title is apt. To “review” one of his books seems even sillier. It’s the same subject matter as nearly every other poetry collection he has done before though and so the various glimpses we are subjected to of urbanized poverty in lowlife America is glimpses we have stared at long and hard already for a long time. It’s in these pieces and in many others that his writing exudes a mimetic quality that allows the reader to fully experience him, it never feels distant or ever obsolescent.