"like a cherry seed in the throat"By Charles Bukowski

external image race-horse-accident.jpgnaked in that bright
light
the four horse falls
and throws a 112-pound
boy into the hooves
of 35,000 eyes.

good night, sweet
little
motherfucker.


This poem is classic Bukowski--short, sweet, and it makes me smile. He loved going to the track and gambling and he just puts a horse crash into a simple, perfectly worded poem.