Charles Wyatt

Charles Wyatt‘s first full-length poetry collection, Goldberg-Variations, is forthcoming from Carolina Wren Press in 2015.


Acroke by Charles Wyatt

  Not the snake, his tongue all italics, nor rivers in loll and meander. Not the road that leads straight nowhere, nor the ghost all billows hovering. Perhaps this wren’s call bitter and sharp, orders I should follow, find my way. Perhaps these stones or under them, that twisting trail […]


Abodement by Charles Wyatt

  At whose birth the owl shrieked, abodement of evil of lost socks and leaves wilted, fallen and corner-drifted, wrapped in lucky cowl. Whose then, and what is birth? The wind that drives worm to rose comes from yesterday, does it not, and balances tomorrow like a scratching branch. The […]