Charles Chaim Wax


Don'T Get Many Fan Letters - Poem by Charles Chaim Wax

well, most people don’t read my stuff
cause not published
except in little magazines
with an average circulation
of under a hundred
but one day got a letter
from a guy in prison
saying:
Greeting
from the mortuary
found your writing in Monozine #3
somber
yet cleverly amusing
your bio indicates publication in 50 zines
if you have any please send
zines pass the time
gonna be here
for another eleven years.
I laminated his letter
hung it on my wall
then Xeroxed my 3,487 page novel
WARRIORS OF THE UNSURPASSABLE COMPASSION
and sent it off by UPS.
Six months later received a note:
You’re the greatest
Send more
The longer the better.


Comments about Don'T Get Many Fan Letters by Charles Chaim Wax

  • (11/24/2005 2:29:00 AM)


    Nice. (Report) Reply

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  • (11/23/2005 7:39:00 PM)


    That was such a nice thing for you to do Charles (if this is a true poem) . What an interesting friendship you two must have formed. Sincerely, Mary (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, November 23, 2005



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