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Charles Bukowski - "The Man with the Beautiful Eyes"

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With the release of the film "Factotum" right around the corner (going head-to-head against Snakes on a Plane), we thought that every night at midnight this week leading up to Friday we should celebrate the work of Charles Bukowski, LA's finest poet.

Tonight we present "The Man with the Beautiful Eyes", a poem Buk wrote for "The Last Night Of The Earth Poems" (1992) proving that the old drunk still had it in the latter part of his life - despite (and inspite) of his lifestyle .

This animation was directed by Jonathan Hodgson in 1999.

read along with the poem after the jump