The venerable Highlander regularly features poetry on his excellent blog ,Cactus Mouth Informer .
I know that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, but I'm not going to have regular poetry posts. It's just that I chanced on this poem by Charles Bukowski, and it pressed some button. Read more of his verse here...
Bukowski's novels, by the way, are well worth a read.
the history of melancholia
includes all of us.