This is the official ReverbNation profile for Poet Charles Banks, Jr. Beginning writing poetry at the age of 16, Charles has released three collections of poetry while writing under the pen names BLACK ANGEL and CURIOSITY. Charles has been published numerous times in anthologies such as Aquillrelle’s third Anthology Poets Amongst Us, the International Library of Poetry’s Collected Whispers, and Bank-Heavy Press’s debut edition, Don’t Forget the Chapstick. Also, Charles was published in the September/October edition of the online journal Instereo Press: The Audio Zine. Charles is responsible for creating Caution Tape Poetry, which helps poets begin the infant stages of developing poetry books. Charles is set to release his fourth book of poems, a chapbook of poetry called End of the Road in January 2012.