Poets | Bookstore | Poem of the Day | Top 40 | Search | Comments | Privacy
August 28th, 2014 - we have 234 poets, 8,025 poems and 278,918 comments.
Charles Bukowski - So Now?

the words have come and gone,
I sit ill.
the phone rings, the cats sleep.
Linda vacuums.
I am waiting to live,
waiting to die. 
I wish I could ring in some bravery.
it's a lousy fix
but the tree outside doesn't know:
I watch it moving with the wind
in the late afternoon sun. 
there's nothing to declare here,
just a waiting.
each faces it alone. 
Oh, I was once young,
Oh, I was once unbelievably
young! 
from Transit magazine, 1994

Share |

Added: Feb 20 2003 | Viewed: 1175 times | Comments and analysis of So Now? by Charles Bukowski Comments (2)

So Now? - Comments and Information

Poet: Charles Bukowski
Poem: So Now?
Poem of the Day: Jan 16 2010

Comment 2 of 2, added on July 18th, 2014 at 4:06 PM.
EtOVzOSSzLzrlL

WVZb3i I loved your post.Thanks Again. Great.

crorkservice from Romania
Comment 1 of 2, added on March 28th, 2005 at 10:04 AM.

This maybe the best death peom I've ever read. Short but on point. It really captures the moment and the feeling within that moment.

Mark from United States

Are you looking for more information on this poem? Perhaps you are trying to analyze it? The poem, So Now?, has received 2 comments. Click here to read them, and perhaps post a comment of your own.

Poem Info

Bukowski Info
Copyright © 2000-2012 Gunnar Bengtsson. All Rights Reserved. Links | Bookstore