Category Archives: Charles Bukowski

Poet and small press editor Harry Calhoun has died

Sadly, poet and small press editor Harry Calhoun passed away on October 31, 2015. I didn’t know him well, but we had some very pleasant exchanges by mail and/or email and he sent me at least one, and possibly more … Continue reading

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John Kay on the late Al Masarik

My old pal, poet and photographer John Kay, made this comment when I posted on Facebook about the recent death of poet Al Masarik: “I took many of his poems for my magazine, MAG, at the time, and always loved … Continue reading

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David Barker Poetry Reading This Friday

I’m reading at the Salem (Oregon) Book Bin this coming Friday, January 25th, 2013, at 7:00 PM, followed by an open mike. Here’s a link to an announcement in today’s Statesman Journal newspaper. I must have mumbled when I spelled … Continue reading

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Bukowski – “BORN INTO THIS” documentary film

[Moved from my old Myspace blog.  Original post date was July 3, 2006.] Bukowski – BORN INTO THIS art as the spirit wanes the form appears. (poem by Charles Bukowski) I’ve been watching the DVD of BUKOWSKI – BORN INTO … Continue reading

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