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I imagined pulling her dress up and looking at her hole. Each blow which followed increased the pain.

The arm made a slight squeaking sound as he caught the football. His blue and yellow stockings had fallen down around his feet.

Ham on rye – Charles Bukowski

The worst thing was that they were all about my age and they not only hung together because they lived in the same neighborhood but because they went to the same Catholic school. Rree using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Usually by the time I got home I would have lost the urge to relieve myself. I think you need food.

A nurse was standing behind him.

I didn’t chew any of it, I just swallowed it to get rid of it. The waitress walked over. I really bukoski like puking when I thought that I had started off as my father’s juice. I opened the bathroom door and there was my mother standing in the hall. I tried to run out of its path but it appeared to follow me.

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With the gun ready to go off I took the kickoff deep in my own end zone. I felt as if I were eating them, what they believed in, what they were. The cops came and told me, fee asked me where he was. Bukowski is the quintessential lone wolf, he dealt with his pain on his own terms.

It was a table, I saw a table leg, I saw the legs of the people, and a portion of the tablecloth hanging down. Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. It came at me like a cannonball, head high. When my mother saw me she stood up and ran toward me, grabbed me.

This was a reread for me, so I knew what I was getting myself into.

It was well told, but I personally prefer fiction. I didn’t know what to say. I’d walk home quickly, alone, after holding my shit all through school and all through the fight. View all 6 comments. What really did surprise me though was that there is a tenderness here that I didn’t find in either Post OfficeFactotum free Women.

He took one out, struck a match and lit it.

Ham On Rye

I had never played with the kids in the neighborhood. You just got a bump on the head and skinned up a little.

I punched Billy in the mouth and he grabbed his mouth with both hands. Hilarious, gritty, raunchy stuff.


David bent over and as he did, the boy brought his fre up into David’s face. Lila Jane was one of the pretty girls I’d seen at school.

Westphal stood up and came out from behind her desk. After a while the beating stopped. I hxm stood in the center of the field where nobody was playing. From a very young age — Henry was spoon fed At least you got a high school education. I saw headlights, wheels, a bumper. The pitcher rolled it to the plate and you kicked it. When my father came out his hair was hanging down around his face and he was pushing his fdee tail into his rree.

I’ll burn this god-damned place down! And the fights were never even; it was always a larger boy against a smaller boy and the larger boy would beat the smaller boy with his fists, backing him into the fence. The post-facto rationalizations they concoct for their hostility, however, involve his inability to play sports and his being viscerally revolted by cruelty to animals, the latter being one of the favorite past-times oh neighborhood men and boys alike.

I began to feel brave and I landed a punch right on a guy’s mouth. He was a dwarf dressed in a bright red uniform with a red cap. It was a better day than most.

Now, listen to me, tell your woman to dump them. She was smoking a cigarette.