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Charles Bukowski - This Then

it's the same as before
or the other time
or the time before that.
here's a cock
and here's a cunt
and here's trouble.

only each time
you think
well now I've learned:
I'll let her do that
and I'll do this,
I no longer want it all,
just some comfort
and some sex
and only a minor
love.

now I'm waiting again
and the years run thin.
I have my radio
and the kitchen walls
are yellow.
I keep dumping bottles
and listening 
for footsteps.

I hope that death contains
less than this.

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Poet: Charles Bukowski
Poem: This Then

Comment 41 of 41, added on December 17th, 2014 at 7:09 PM.
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ccErqd Thank you ever so for you post.Really looking forward to read more. Keep writing.

matz crorkz from Slovenia
Comment 40 of 41, added on July 16th, 2014 at 7:11 PM.
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WXbziy A round of applause for your article post.Much thanks again. Really Great.

crorkservice from Poland
Comment 39 of 41, added on July 4th, 2014 at 7:51 AM.
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h1r99U I really liked your blog.Much thanks again. Cool.

awesome seo from Tonga

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