Today's poem is "Getaway"

from The Journal

Clay Matthews has recent work in H_NGM_N, Black Warrior Review, The Laurel Review, LIT, Court Green, Forklift, Ohio and elsewhere. He has two chapbooks: Muffler and Western Reruns, which is available for free online. His first book, Superfecta, was recently released.

All the poems by Clay Matthews that have appeared on Verse Daily:
March 30, 2008:   "Eternia" "Jimmy, I'm lonesome sometimes again. In the mirror..."
August 26, 2007:   "Take One" " I was west of home but still east of everything..."
March 22, 2006:   "Poem For The Twenty-First Century Gatekeeper" " Thirty days in the hole and when my body proceeded..."

Books by Clay Matthews:

Other poems on the web by Clay Matthews:
"A Revenge For Grace"
Two poems
"Self-Help for the Lost and Found"
Two poems
Two poems
"Poem with the Machine That Will End Your Life"
Two poems
"Ode on a Lower-Midwestern Storm System"
"Tunes from a Washboard"
"Where a Poem Meets Its Maker"
"This is the Steeple"
"Self-Portrait in a Chewing Gum Wrapper"
"Charred Face of the Gone"

Clay Matthews's Home Page.

About The Journal:

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Poetry Editor: Kathy Fagan

Other poems by The Journal in Verse Daily:
January 20, 2009:   "Nest" by Katy Didden
January 13, 2008:   "Area 25" by Catherine Wing
June 22, 2007:   "Prophecy: Snow White" by Donna Prinzmetal
June 18, 2007:   "Area 25" by Steven Cramer
January 9, 2007:   "Area 25" by Betsy Wheeler
January 5, 2007:   "Temptation to Believe" by Andrea Cohen
January 4, 2007:   "A Guess Is Spiritual Then, & Will Try to Help You" by John Gallaher
January 2, 2007:   "Easter, Looking Westward" by Kimberly Johnson
March 17, 2004:  "What's Shorting Out the Good Show" by Martha W. Ostheimer
March 15, 2004:  "Red and Black Days" by Robin Behn

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