Category Archives: Bukowski

Bukowski on Style

I really like this Bukowski poem on style. It capture the element of doing something and putting everything into what you do. I especially like the final line that refers to a beautiful woman, walking out of the bathroom naked. … Continue reading

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Bukowski and Roll the Dice

  Bukowski wrote an inspiring poem on living called “Roll the Dice”. This poem recommends that we chase after what we are interested in wholeheartedly. As he says “If you are going to try, go all the way, otherwise, don’t … Continue reading

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Larkin Aubade

There are a number of poems that contain a philosophical argument or an analysis of a philosophical concept. Larkin’s poem on death is a classic example of how poetry can contain philosophical argument and analysis. In this poem Larkin considers … Continue reading

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