Two Kinds Of Hell (1)

First Kind Of Hell: Charles Bukowski (1920 – 1994)

«Two Kinds Of Hell» by Charles Bukowski – Written circa 1992 – first appeared in «Third Lung Review» Vol. 8 (1992) and was published again posthumously in an edited form in «The People Look Like Flowers At Last» 2007 – by Ecco.

I sat in the same bar for 7 years, from 5 a.m.
(the day bartender let me in 2 hours early)
to 2 a.m.
sometimes I didn’t even remember going back
to my room
it were as if I were sitting on the barstool
forever

(…)

one day I just upped and left the
place
like that
and I began to drink alone and I found the company
quite all right.

«… The more people say, the less there is to say …»
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