Dear Old Woman,
What is your
Why are you alone
in this room?
Why did you dip your fingers in inky
Where did your feet get
those yellow calluses?
Why has your skin turned to leather?
Where have your eyes
gone? Why are they replaced with commas?
Charlie Guzman is an aspiring poet and founder of Burro Char magazine. His main focus is experimental writing, specifically writing exercises such as the surrealist games and the Oulipo exercises. He is currently an undergraduate student at Hunter College. Charlie Guzman is the recent recipient of the 2011 Award for Outstanding Achievements in Creative Writing at LaGuardia Community College. He is also published in Literary LaGuardia Magazine and Symmetry Pebbles; soon to be published in First Literary Review, Toe Good Poetry, and Meet Your Monster. He hopes to become a full-time poet.