After yet another 12 hours of ball-busting labor
at the post office, Bukowski
finishes up one of his sex stories for an underground
Los Angeles newspaper...
Readers of Bukowski's story
confuse his fictional account of cannibalism as fact, not fiction. Amused by
the confusion, he plays along with the public's perception of him as a
testicle-eating wild man.
Guests at Bukowski's bombed-out Hollywood
apartment mistook a casual remark about courage as if he were trying to make a
deal for his favorite afternoon snack!
Bukowski was slow to realize the impact his imposture was
having on the reading public, especailly in Europe...
In fact, some of his later work only reinforced the
Concerned by newspaper reports of testicle-eating
at poetry readings, Bukowski comes clean in a nationally televised
And even today, visitors
to his final resting place are reminded to not take Bukowski
for Yahoo's index of Ate My Balls pages.
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