Charles Wright

Charles Wright is an American poet who has been described as one of the best poets of his generation. He was born in 1935 in Tennessee and has authored over 20 books of poetry. He served as the Poet Laureate of the United States beginning in 2014. His work is noted for its personal perspective and his ability to create an immediate connection with his readers.

Clear Night

by Charles Wright

‘Clear Night’ by Charles Wright is a lyrical and beautiful poem about a poet’s thoughts under a clear night sky. It suggests a particular type of life he wants to live and how he wants to be moved by it. 


by Charles Wright

‘Reunion’ by Charles Wright is an emotionally charged poem that expresses the author’s personal relationship to his writing. The author views his poetry as a way to make peace with the past.