SILVER LAKE — Earlier this year someone stenciled the Micheltorena Stairway with the words from Rudyard Kipling’s Jungle Book poem. Now, the same stairway have been stenciled with the words from another literary notable: Charles Bukowski. Matt Summer literally ran across the words last week during his morning run up the public stairway. The words come from Bukowski’s “You Get So Alone At Times That It Just Makes Sense”:
Lighting new cigarettes,
It has been a beautiful
Is there room on that stairway for more poetic graffiti? Summer is looking forward to more verse. “More, please, anonymous stair stencil person,” Summer said via email.