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Charles Bukowski - It's Ours

there is always that space there 
just before they get to us 
that space 
that fine relaxer 
the breather 
while say 
flopping on a bed 
thinking of nothing 
or say 
pouring a glass of water from the 
while entranced by 

gentle pure 

it's worth 

centuries of 


just to scratch your neck 
while looking out the window at 
a bare branch 

that space 
before they get to us 
when they do 
they won't 
get it all 


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Poet: Charles Bukowski
Poem: It's Ours
Poem of the Day: Oct 6 2013

Comment 3 of 3, added on September 2nd, 2015 at 10:45 PM.

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michael crork from United States
Comment 2 of 3, added on July 18th, 2014 at 10:26 PM.

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crorkservice from Hungary
Comment 1 of 3, added on April 16th, 2009 at 8:17 PM.

Brilliant one of his best.


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