Poets | Poem of the Day | Top 40 | Search | Comments | Privacy
March 25th, 2017 - we have 234 poets, 8,025 poems and 323,712 comments.
Charles Bukowski - Be Angry At San Pedro

I say to my woman, "Jeffers was 
a great poet. think of a title
like Be Angry At The Sun. don't you 
realize how great that is?

"you like that negative stuff." she 
says

"positively," I agree, finishing my
drink and pouring another.
"in one of Jeffers' poems, not the sun poem,
this woman fucks a stallion because her 
husband is such a gross spirit. and it's
believable. then the husband goes out
to kill the stallion and the stallion
kills him."

"I never heard of Jeffers," she 
says.

"you never heard of Big Sur? Jeffers
made Big Sur famous just like D. H. Lawrence
made Taos famous. when a 
great writer writes about where he
lives the mob comes in and takes 
over."

"well you write about San Pedro," she
says.

"yeah," I say, "and have you read the 
papers lately? they are going to construct
a marina here, one of the largest in the 
world, millions and billions of dollars, 
there is going to be a huge shopping
center, yachts and condominiums every-
where!"

"and to think," my woman says smiling, "that you've only
lived here for three years!"

"I still think," I say,
changing the subject,
"you ought to read Jeffers."

Share |

Added: May 22 2003 | Viewed: 43 times | Comments and analysis of Be Angry At San Pedro by Charles Bukowski Comments (5)

Be Angry At San Pedro - Comments and Information

Poet: Charles Bukowski
Poem: Be Angry At San Pedro

Comment 5 of 5, added on March 4th, 2017 at 9:23 AM.
nDUAZPBZAfecZyyF

Y3YlQM such a perfect means of writing? I ave a presentation subsequent week, and I am at the search for such information. Feel free to surf to my homepage; wellness blog

this sheat from Belize
Comment 4 of 5, added on January 31st, 2017 at 11:31 PM.
YFUoYRgYtauzzig

4bVXZa You have made some decent points there. I checked on the internet for more information about the issue and found most individuals will go along with your views on this web site.

Recommended Reading from Macedonia
Comment 3 of 5, added on July 19th, 2014 at 4:32 AM.
MHsotxIDZxIvYrdBvz

TAfkUn Really enjoyed this article.Really thank you! Much obliged.

high quality backlinks from Senegal

Are you looking for more information on this poem? Perhaps you are trying to analyze it? The poem, Be Angry At San Pedro, has received 5 comments. Click here to read them, and perhaps post a comment of your own.

Poem Info

Bukowski Info
Copyright © 2000-2015 Gunnar Bengtsson. All Rights Reserved. Links