Charles Chaim Wax

Charles Chaim Wax Poems

161. No Tracks In The Great Void 3/21/2006
162. Let Us Rise Up Like Brave Men 12/20/2005
163. Bright As The Sun And Moon 1/13/2006
164. Circular Plates Of Iron Surrounding Their Bodies 1/14/2006
165. In The Citadel Of A Victorious Mind 1/15/2006
166. Led On By A Desperate Exile From Happiness 1/15/2006
167. Deep Stains Of Incurable Woe 12/20/2005
168. Being At One Time Defeated 12/23/2005
169. Almost An Illustrious Author 12/28/2005
170. For The Love Of Snowflake 3/14/2006
171. At The Crossroads 4/11/2006
172. The Heart Twists 3/9/2006
173. Continuing To Celebrate The Solemn Festival Of Life 3/9/2006
174. Christmas Day 3/13/2006
175. Deliberating On The Circumstances Around Him 3/14/2006
176. A Wise Man Knows His Own Soul 3/10/2006
177. Defying Sudden Destruction 3/11/2006
178. Of Course No Matter What Happened 3/11/2006
179. Gloomy Scenes Foreshadowing Future Commotions 3/9/2006
180. The Inner Chapters Of Godfather Arturo 4/9/2006
181. “bernstein, What Good Are You? ” 4/9/2006
182. The Entire Crew Gathered Around My Birthday Cake 2/20/2006
183. On Friday Night 2/21/2006
184. The World Continues On With Death 4/6/2006
185. God’s Shining Light 4/21/2006
186. Two Unpublished Authors In Their Late Thirties 4/17/2006
187. When I Landed In Coney Island 4/18/2006
188. The Manhattan Bridge 9/29/2005
189. Two Unpublished Authors Await Publication 4/16/2006
190. Bad Orb-Stalag 9b On Christmas Day 12/21/2005
191. Chinese Restaurant 11/15/2005
192. Don'T Get Many Fan Letters 11/23/2005
193. I Read In The New York Times 11/21/2005
194. Katrina Curtain Has No Breasts 12/13/2005
195. Having Discarded All For Love 11/7/2005
196. The Barbarians Were Beaten Down But Too Late 12/15/2005
197. A Spirit Broken Loved By None 11/22/2005
198. A Safer Place 10/30/2005
199. Soon To Depart 11/11/2005
200. Falling Asleep At 5: 30 11/9/2005

Comments about Charles Chaim Wax

  • Abhay Vignesh L Abhay Vignesh L (3/8/2011 7:54:00 AM)

    Wow....Most of yourpoems are great..Keep up the good work

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  • Mikoto (3/22/2006 7:15:00 PM)

    Hello Charles,

    Thank you for message to 'Time doesn't change the person' of my poetry.
    Hereafter, I will slowly read your poetry.

    Best regard,
    Take care
    Thank you.


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  • Joseph Daly (12/31/2005 12:26:00 PM)

    Charles' works are some of the most beautiful, heartfelt pieces I have come across. His narrations, at once portray a vibrancy, tenderness and understanding of the human condition in all its guises. He introduces us to total strangers who quickly become so familiar. I love to come across a new piece by Charles, I know that it is going to be exciting before I even become aware of its existence. Bernstein is the classic model of the everyman, but is surrounded by many everymen whose worlds are at one, intimate and universal.

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  • Jordan Antrim (12/19/2005 3:40:00 PM)

    I like your poems although they differ a great deal from the way I write (in a good way) . You think up the greatest endings and I like the way you do your poetry as stories that to me can be taken several different ways. Your work is truely great...

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  • Amanda Lukas (12/12/2005 9:40:00 AM)

    Interesting and original. I'm always looking for your comments (even on others' works) because they're so creative. Just the way it should be poetry as a question, poetry as an answer! Looking forward to seeing new pieces!

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  • Vidyanjali V (10/28/2005 10:00:00 AM)

    The poem Gone was touching. By purposely making the style casual and detached, almost going like a newspaper report, you have rendered the truth of the old man's death even more stark and the pain of his wife, piercing.

    Your poems sound like you are used to reporting events of this kind. Do not mind but are you a journalist? I like the conversational tone which I noted in that other new poem too. By doing that you include the reader in the experience as well.

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Best Poem of Charles Chaim Wax

A Friend

I got a call yesterday
About Gloria,74 years old,
From her sister,69, a smoker all her life
Plus drank a fifth of rum,
Everyone thought she
Would go first
But cancer demolished Gloria through and through.
Lucy and Lorenzo said I should send flowers
For fifty dollars
Such kind children
I sent a Mass Card for five because
How does the inside of a coffin breathe.

Read the full of A Friend

At Four In The Afternoon

I poured a six pack of Rolling Rock
down the throat
with a quart of Bacardi Light
but failed to get there.
heart like a closed fist.
in the burrow.

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