Charles Ghigna


Food Fare

A restaurant choice?
Take my advice;
The lower the lights,
The higher the price.


House Rules

Most marriages these days will last
(If you should ask most any spouse)
Directly in proportion to
The distance from your in-laws’ house.

Charles Ghigna is a syndicated columnist for Tribune Media Services and the author of more than sixty books of poetry published by Random House, Disney-Hyperion, Scholastic, Simon & Schuster, and others. His poems have appeared in The New Yorker, Harper’s, Rolling Stone, and other publications. He is a former poetry editor of The English Journal for the National Council of Teachers of English.