Watch: A Visit to Charles Bukowski’s Grave

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Charles Bukowski is buried at Green Hills Memorial Park, at 27501 S Western Ave, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA. Bukowski died on March 9, 1994 from leukemia. His funeral was officiated by Buddhist monks and his headstone reads, “Don’t try.” Related: Bukowski and the Japanese Garden The fan video below will be the…

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Charles Bukowski on Starving for His Art

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This video comes from the interview based documentary The Bukowski Tapes, directed by Barbet Schroeder, who also directed the Charles Bukowski penned film Barfly. There is a transcript below the video. Charles Bukowski on Starving for Art Barbet Schroeder: You say that starving doesn’t create art, that it creates many…

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Charles Bukowski Poem “The Crunch” Video

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“The Crunch” is one of Charles Bukowski’s most notable poems, and this video, featuring entirely stock footage, is one of the best Charles Bukowski videos we’ve come across here at Bukowski Quotes. Text of the poem appears below. “The Crunch” Charles Bukowski too much too little too fat too thin…

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Charles Bukowski Explains Why He Wrote Poetry (Video)

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Charles Bukowski was a poet, but he wasn’t a huge fan of poetry. Or, at least, not most of it. He had as little patience for the poets themselves. So why would the man want to write poetry if he found it so distasteful? Here, in an excerpt from an…

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