Wanda Thibodeaux

My name is Wanda Thibodeaux and I am the owner of this site. I am happy to welcome those of you who love poetry as I do. This site is for the serious at heart poetry writers.

Old Charlie

Old Charlie

Old Charlie lived right across the road from us in a tiny, tarpapered shack. Resembling a boxcar in size and having been  originally built to house cotton, it had reeled there on the same cinder block pillars for forty years or more… before he made…

Soothsayer

Soothsayer

Strange, summer day, sophisticated shop, stirred voices under dryers, droned stories about a woman who can see the future, reveal the past. Thirty-five dollars, they say, she lives three blocks away, phone her. I am one of four women who…

Fragments

Fragments

I am not everything that is beautiful. I have sharp edges… I write poetry to hold myself together, snuggling into the words like skin. Parts of me cling to ruins, a phone call twenty-four years late, a father’s voice, a…