Charles Simic, American Poet ( May 9, 1938 - )

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Inside my empty bottle I was constructing a lighthouse while all the others were making ships.~Charles Simic

Others Empty Ships

Poetry is an orphan of silence. The words never quite equal the experience behind them.~Charles Simic

Experience Silence Poetry

Wanted: a needle swift enough to sew this poem into a blanket.~Charles Simic

Poetry Enough Poem