Charles Patterson Curry (CPC) is a retired consultant, teacher, business owner, and Financial Officer in the Community of Christ as well as a poet. His work has appeared in Community of Christ Herald, Minnesota Zoo Tracks, engagemn.com, and the Konundrum Engine Literary Review. Charlie remains active as a bi-vocational minister and financial officer for several interfaith organizations. He won first prize in a Dakota County Library Poetry contest. He is an original member of the Nerve Poets. His work can be found in both St. Paul Almanac and Martin Lake Journal. Charlie is married to Penelope. They are the parents of two grown children and grandparents of one inquisitive and energetic granddaughter.