Charles Wax

Do you like this poet?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Click here to add this poet to your My Favorite Poets.

Comments about Charles Wax

There is no comment submitted by members..
Best Poem of Charles Wax

Being At One Time Defeated

I descended into the pit with Caligula
while my hero the Dalai Lama
serenely watched men
sawn in half
their soft flesh
bubbling blood into the air.
And I understood nothing.
and longing for
his words:
Goodness inherent
in every heart
he said that again and again
like stars
like wind
a million hours of meditation
so he knew
his breath impregnable
as chunks of diamond
yet I could not shift
from the immense crater of
Caligula’s perversity—
slaughter from a jiggling
devouring my beloved

Read the full of Being At One Time Defeated Updates

[Report Error]