Uncovered Gem: Bono Reads Bukowski’s “Roll The Dice”
“If you’re gonna try, go all the way. Otherwise, don’t even start.”
By Maria Popova
Today, we’re doing a short-and-sweet on the convergence of two cultural icons — Bono reading Bukowski, easily the most influential and most imitated contemporary poet.
“Roll The Dice” comes from the brilliant What Matters Most is How Well You Walk Through the Fire, Bukowski’s second posthumous collection spanning 200+ poems from the 70’s through the 90’s.
Published December 17, 2009