Weekend Showcase: Charlie Eliot Winters (Poet)

11 Oct


Every Friday, 1 artist/poet/writer, letting their work speak for itself.


Charlie Eliot Winters



by Charlie Eliot Winters


I am the wet, black coffee grounds 

splattered across the kitchen sink

the dust, the hairs on the floor

residue of something else

 something I was never really a piece of

 until I hit the ground

I am down, down the drain

 busting a pipe here and there

a shopping list

crumpled, fallen from someone else’s pocket

no idea what I said

no idea what I told that pocket-wearing,

 list-writing stranger to buy –

scuffs on the sidewalk

chalk scribbles

dowsed cigarettes, emptied bowls

 ashes, ashes in piles –

 in heaps –

in uniform rows


Poet’s Biography

 “Charlie currently resides in Toronto, Ontario where he is pursuing a degree in Photographic Preservation.  When the nitrile gloves come off, he works on his slowly but steadily increasing collection of poems.”  




Do get in touch via the Comment box or @ArtiPeep if you would like to be showcased. You’d be welcomed!


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