Editors mangled Charles Bukowski’s poems, but a new book rights the wrong

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A collection of previously unpublished poems, called “Storm for the Living and the Dead,” presents Charles Bukowski’s words as he actually wrote them, unedited and raw.

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Charles Bukowski “Crucifix in a Death Hand,” Warren Zevon “Carmelita” Mashup

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The poem “Crucifix in a Deathhand,” set to a coda of Warren Zevon’s famous song “Carmelita,” by Bukowski’s friend, folk singer Tom Russell.

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