Poetry from Matthew Woodman

Field Dressing

Image by Moyan Bren via Flickr, CC BY 2.0.

Image by Moyan Bren via Flickr, CC BY 2.0.

the moon-

no

subtracted
negated

gypsum-welled
chalk-faced

it’s there
it isn’t

how are you still
here

your eyes sewn
your legs sown

in salt

it’s too much to bear

it’s always been


Matthew Woodman teaches composition at California State University, Bakersfield.  His poems have appeared in recent issues of Agave, 300 Days of Sun, Cactus Heart, and El Portal.  When he isn’t teaching or writing, he’s getting into trouble of one sort or another.  He really should know better.

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