Title: Mockingbird Wish Me Luck. Author: Charles Bukowski. Type: Poetry. Page Count/Review Word Count: Rating: 7/ Mockingbird Wish Me Luck – publication details from the Charles Bukowski poem and story database. Mockingbird Wish Me Luck | Charles Bukowski | ISBN: | Kostenloser Versand für alle Bücher mit Versand und Verkauf duch Amazon.

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At its best, his writing has passion, rawness, mockimgbird tough vulgarity, and, frequently a sardonic humor. Ships from and sold by Amazon. At its best, his writing has passion, rawness, a tough vulgarity, and, frequently a sardonic humor. His poetry tends to be autobiographical, but he also writes short scenes and narratives, such as “Mockingbird.

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I liked the book, although, not being an avid poetry reader, can’t say if it was good or bad. The poem doesn’t shine as bright to me today as it did fifteen years ago, but its still good. Sep 08, Steven Godin rated it really liked it Shelves: War, women, gambling, drinking, looking out the chqrles, and reading and writing are rich subjects for him.

Lists with This Book. It is marked by an emphasis on the ordinary lives of poor Americans, the act of writing, alcohol, relationships with women and the drudgery of work. During the summer, a mockingbird has been following and taunting a cat.

An old man, battle-wrecked, emerges from his mockjngbird and she looks at me but only sees love, ha! I have been reading Bukowski for years, but this is the first book of poetry I’ve read from him. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Showing of 14 reviews. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids.


Mockingbird Wish Me Luck

Not every poem in this volume is as effective as “Mockingbird. Apr 26, Robin Friedman rated it really liked it.

I really enjoyed this collection. Learn more about Kindle MatchBook. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. The thing with Buk, is that his books seem incomplete, have a rotten smell of imperfection and low life. Get to Know Us. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Buk’s bravado and brashness always make me feel better after a long day at work, after too much bullshit, that we have to put up with He has poems on things he has witnessed, anti-war poems, time in prison and moving poems about his daughter.

Bukowski what else is there to say? The title is apt. No trivia or quizzes yet. Topics written about here include cats, dogs, horse racing, being in prison, getting out of draft duty in WWII, his lousy father, love, sex, listening to classical music, writing and of course what Bukowski book would be complete without drinking?

Mockingbird Wish Me Luck: Charles Bukowski: : Books

You no faces no faces at all laughing at nothing- let me tell you I have drunk in skidrow rooms with imbecile winos whose cause was better whose eyes still held some light whose voices retained some sensibility, and when the morning came we were sick but not ill, poor but not deluded, and we stretched in our beds and rose in the late afternoons like millionaires. As with most of Bukowski’s books, this is a mix of good and bad poems.


I am not a big fan of poetry and in fact this is the first book of poems I have read in quite a few years. I’m reading all of Buk’s books by publication date. Personally, a smaller, more concise body of work maintaining a higher level of quality would leave me much more impressed. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

Mockingbird Wish Me Luck by Charles Bukowski

One of Bukowski’s best collections, with many poems not easily obtainable elsewhere. After many months’ immersion in mostly dense prose, I was exhilarated to read Bukowski’s straightforward poems. It’s in these pieces and in mockihgbird others that his writing exudes a mimetic quality that allows the reader to fully experience him, it never feels distant or ever obsolescent.

Buy the selected items together This item: Jul 09, vi macdonald rated it did not like it Shelves: The themes of his poems are frequently dark, including loneliness, death, suicide, and aging.

I read Bukowski’s poem as a parable on death and loss and cruelty.