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Biography of Charles Simic

Charles Simic

Charles Simic (1938 - Present)

Charles Simic (born May 9, 1938) is an American poet. Born in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, he immigrated to the USA in 1953. His first collection of poems What the Grass Says, was published in 1966. Since that time he has written prolifically and, in 1990, won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry for his collection The World Doesn't End: Prose Poems.


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33 Poems written by Charles Simic

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1 Comments and analysis of The Wooden Toy by Charles Simic 3 Comments
for Hayden Carruth Comments and analysis of Country Fair by Charles Simic 2 Comments
1. The Poet Comments and analysis of How To Psalmodize by Charles Simic 4 Comments
A New Version: 1980 Comments and analysis of White by Charles Simic 31 Comments
A world's disappearing. Comments and analysis of Read Your Fate by Charles Simic 2 Comments
As an ant is powerless Comments and analysis of The Supreme Moment by Charles Simic 1 Comment
Befriending an eccentric young woman
Boss of all bosses of the universe.
Dismembered angel
Enter without knocking, hard-working ant.
Executioner happy to explain
Father studied theology through the mail
Fingers in an overcoat pocket. Fingers sticking out of a black leather glove. Comments and analysis of Pocket Theatre by Charles Simic 1 Comment
Green Buddhas Comments and analysis of Watermelons by Charles Simic 2 Comments
Here come my night thoughts Comments and analysis of The Something by Charles Simic 1 Comment
How much death works, Comments and analysis of Eyes Fastened With Pins by Charles Simic 69 Comments
I liked my little hole,
I say to the lead Comments and analysis of Poem Without A Title by Charles Simic 1 Comment
It isn't the body Comments and analysis of Inner Man by Charles Simic 28 Comments
It seemed the kind of life we wanted.
Millions were dead; everybody was innocent.
Not a peep out of you now Comments and analysis of Talking To Little Birdies by Charles Simic 1 Comment
O crows circling over my head and cawing!
On the road with billowing poplars,
One shows me how to lie down in a field of clover. Comments and analysis of Summer In The Country by Charles Simic 1 Comment
Seems like a long time Comments and analysis of The Partial Explanation by Charles Simic 70 Comments
St. John of the Cross wore dark glasses Comments and analysis of The Initiate by Charles Simic 8 Comments
The night still frightens you.
The obvious is difficult Comments and analysis of The White Room by Charles Simic 22 Comments
The truth is dark under your eyelids. Comments and analysis of Against Winter by Charles Simic 36 Comments
To find clues where there are none, Comments and analysis of Private Eye by Charles Simic 1 Comment
Where it says snow Comments and analysis of Errata by Charles Simic 1 Comment
Where the path to the lake twists out of sight,


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