Charles Wright

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

Charles Wright Poems

1. After Reading Tu Fu, I Go Outside to the Dwarf Orchard 1/20/2003
2. Last Supper 3/15/2005
3. Still Life On A Matchbox Lid 3/15/2005
4. Body and Soul II 1/20/2003
5. Road Warriors 12/25/2014

Body and Soul II

The structure of landscape is infinitesimal,
Like the structure of music,
seamless, invisible.
Even the rain has larger sutures.
What holds the landscape together, and what holds music together,
Is faith, it appears--faith of the eye, faith of the ear.
Nothing like that in language,
However, clouds chugging from west to east like blossoms
Blown by the wind.

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