Charles Bukowski Quote
“The free soul is rare, but you know it when you see it - basically because you feel good, very good, when you are near or with them.”
Tales of ordinary madness (1967-83)
“Once a woman turns against you, forget it. They can love you, then something turns in them. They can watch you dying in a gutter, run over by a car, and they'll spit on you.”
Born: August 16, 1920
Died: March 9, 1994 (age 73)
Occupation: Author, novelist, poet, columnist
Bio: Henry Charles Bukowski was a German-born American poet, novelist and short story writer. His writing was influenced by the social, cultural and economic ambience of his home city of Los Angeles. 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.