NPR and the Poetry of Charles Bukowski

My favorite radio station hands down is NPR (National Public Radio). Its primary appeal to me is its variety of programming choices, making nearly every show a learning experience. While listening to a Writer’s Almanac segment hosted by Garrison Keillor, the name Charles Bukowski was mentioned – specifically, as the author of the poem “Throwing Away the Alarm Clock”. Curiously, I never heard of the poem nor its author. I quickly launched an internet search [...]