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Keith S. Wilson, Age 16

Affrilachian Poet and Cave Canem fellow Keith S. Wilson is a game designer and poet whose work includes the chapbooks Kindermeal and Generation Oz. Presented here is a portfolio of poems written when he was in high school: “Arizona Skies,” “A Young Man’s Tale,” and “Thoughts.”

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Arizona Skies
A Young Man's Tale

— Keith S. Wilson, Age 16

Keith S Wilson

“At sixteen I would have loved Catcher in the Rye. I was often very sad, often very angry, and pretended like my giant Beast Wars Transformer (Cheetar) was sort of ironic.”