Monday, March 7, 2016

SHOES ~







Shoes


when you're young

a pair of

female

high-heeled shoes

just sitting

alone

in the closet

can fire your

bones;

when you're old

it's just

a pair of shoes

without

anybody

in them

and  just as

well. 



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C H A R L E S     B U K O W S K I
edited by Abel Debritto
ON LOVE




the third and perhaps more to go in an excellent series drawing on many of Charles Bukowski's favorite subjects — horse racing can't be far behind



Ecco Press, 2016  

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