Charles Chaim Wax


Charles Chaim Wax Poems

1. I Locked The Cable Release 11/30/2005
2. First Time Out West 4/26/2005
3. At Four In The Afternoon 4/26/2005
4. The Etiology Of Silence 4/21/2005
5. Gone 5/9/2005
6. Care 5/10/2005
7. For Some Time Now 9/29/2005
8. I Remember 9/29/2005
9. Living And Dying 9/30/2005
10. Freezing 10/3/2005
11. Numbers 10/3/2005
12. Not A Precise Report 10/4/2005
13. Sermon Of A Soon To Be Zen Master 10/4/2005
14. The Frosty Season 10/7/2005
15. Following The Scent 3/10/2006
16. A Wholly Unprecedented Wound 3/14/2006
17. Bits Of Dust Blown About 4/13/2006
18. Love’s Last Shift 4/16/2006
19. July 4th 4/19/2006
20. The Three Marks Of Existence 4/20/2006
21. Money 4/20/2006
22. When Hearts Are Crushed By Vast Stones 11/8/2005
23. The Great Activity Of Karma 11/8/2005
24. O Brave And Faithful Dream 11/9/2005
25. As The Sweat Poured 11/7/2005
26. Watching His Movements With Great Diligence 3/9/2006
27. Another Life 6 4/5/2006
28. Another Life 7 4/5/2006
29. For The Last Forty-Two Years 4/5/2006
30. To Whom The Gods Have Not Given Long Life 4/6/2006
31. When Treasure Stepped Into Meng’s 4/6/2006
32. Inscribed On This Gravestone Of Flesh 4/8/2006
33. Possibly The Most Dazzling Woman In The World 4/8/2006
34. With Respect, An Explication For Mr. Konisberg 4/8/2006
35. On March 14th, At 8: 10 In The Evening, The Phone Rang. 2/22/2006
36. Hitherto Abounding With Copious Life 12/31/2005
37. No Greater Love 1/3/2006
38. The Anointed One 2/3/2006
39. Coney Island #33 1/20/2006
40. The Almighty Spoke To Bernstein 1/21/2006
Best Poem of Charles Chaim Wax

No Expectation Of Reward

Being the union guy at Spinoza HS
created a morsel of interest to the day
like when Darwin Dix showed up
his hair a bunch of purple spikes
a good ten inches off his skull
held upright by some fancy gel
from Italy I never heard of.
Chairperson Linda wrote him up
declaring his appearance demented
thus hindering the children’s education.
“A poet don’t play by your rules, ”
I informed her, knowing the union had
gone to court on this one:
No dress codes for teachers.
Darwin wrote a poem in my honor:
The Real Big Boss of the Universe
sent it off, ...

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First Time Out West

cannot go on
forty miles from the Colorado border
in Kansas
temperature at
one hundred and four
unbelievable heat desolation
humidity
enervating.
started out in Salina

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