Charles Wright

Rookie (August 25, 1935 / Pickwick Dam, Tennessee)

Still Life On A Matchbox Lid - Poem by Charles Wright

The heart is colder then the eye is.
The watchers, the holy ones,
know this, no shortcut to the sky,
A single dog hair can split the wind.

If you want great tranquility,
it's hard work and a long walk.

Don't brood on the past.
The world is without appendages,
no message, no name.


Comments about Still Life On A Matchbox Lid by Charles Wright

  • (3/25/2018 9:30:00 PM)

    Every phrase in this poem is brilliant and when I read it, effortless but profound, unique, wise! ! ! Charles Wright is so gifted and this is an understatement! ! ! ! (Report)Reply

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  • (3/21/2018 12:43:00 AM)

    Your poem in Hindi/Urdu translation here -

    https: //www.poemhunter.com/poem/still-life-on-a-matchbox-lid-translated-into-hindi-urdu/
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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, March 15, 2005



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