Dušan "Charles" Simić (Serbian: Душан "Чарлс" Симић ; born 9 May 1938) is a Serbian-American poet and was co-poetry editor of the Paris Review. He was appointed the fifteenth Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress in 2007.
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“There are knives that glitter like altars
In a dark church
Where they bring the cripple and the imbecile
To be healed.
Theres a woden block where bones are broken,
Scraped cleana river dried to its bed”
—Charles Simic (b. 1938)