Charles Bukowski

(16 August 1920 – 9 March 1994 / Andernach)

Cause And Effect - Poem by Charles Bukowski

the best often die by their own hand
just to get away,
and those left behind
can never quite understand
why anybody
would ever want to
get away

Comments about Cause And Effect by Charles Bukowski

  • Veteran Poet - 1,460 Points Mark Arvizu (2/26/2015 9:25:00 PM)

    Ignorance of the still heres........... (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie Kierstin . (10/11/2008 11:16:00 PM)

    I have never imagined it this way
    ~* (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Jim Deroc (8/10/2008 12:48:00 AM)

    'quite mediorce' gimme a break.buk didn't write poems for ppl like you but he's got more than a few about ppl like you... 'Lamont'
    ' (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Nomi Mas (2/8/2008 7:15:00 AM)

    total, complete (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Walter Durk (9/20/2007 8:20:00 PM)

    Once again, another stroke of genius by this man. To think that one commentator referred to his writing as mediocre! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Aashish Ameya (1/17/2007 11:37:00 PM)

    its so profound and true...just love this (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Sean O''Carroll (5/25/2006 7:06:00 PM)

    Doesn't the American Psychological Association casually refer to this as 'survivor's guilt? ' (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Lori Boulard (10/8/2005 8:44:00 PM)

    Ah Charles; I love this man. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points J P Klegg (7/13/2005 4:36:00 PM)

    That's actually pretty funny and possibly true. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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