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Charles Bukowski - As The Sparrow

To give life you must take life,
and as our grief falls flat and hollow
upon the billion-blooded sea
I pass upon serious inward-breaking shoals rimmed
with white-legged, white-bellied rotting creatures
lengthily dead and rioting against surrounding scenes.
Dear child, I only did to you what the sparrow
did to you; I am old when it is fashionable to be
young; I cry when it is fashionable to laugh.
I hated you when it would have taken less courage
to love.

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Poet: Charles Bukowski
Poem: As The Sparrow
Poem of the Day: May 14 2009

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Comment 2 of 3, added on July 18th, 2014 at 10:57 PM.

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Comment 1 of 3, added on April 18th, 2010 at 8:57 AM.

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