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Charles Bukowski - These Things

these things that we support most well 
have nothing to do with up, 
and we do with them 
out of boredom or fear or money 
or cracked intelligence; 
our circle and our candle of light 
being small, 
so small we cannot bear it, 
we heave out with Idea 
and lose the Center: 
all wax without the wick, 
and we see names that once meant 
wisdom, 
like signs into ghost towns, 
and only the graves are real.

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Poet: Charles Bukowski
Poem: These Things
Poem of the Day: Aug 14 2014

Comment 2 of 2, added on July 18th, 2014 at 11:41 AM.
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g2Ax8p I cannot thank you enough for the article post.Really thank you! Fantastic.

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Comment 1 of 2, added on October 20th, 2009 at 2:47 PM.

The poem is missing the last line:

anonymous submission.

Sandra O. from Chile

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