Today's poem is "Childhood Stories"

from The Adroit Journal

Matthew Rohrer was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and raised in Oklahoma. He earned a BA from the University of Michigan, where he won a Hopwood Award for poetry, and a Master of Fine Arts degree in Poetry from the University of Iowa. His poetry collections include Destroyer and Preserver (Wave Books, 2011); A Plate of Chicken (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2009); Rise Up (Wave Books, 2007); A Green Light (Verse Press, 2004); Satellite (2001) and A Hummock in the Malookas (1995), which was selected by Mary Oliver for the 1994 National Poetry Series. Matthew lives in Brooklyn, where he teaches at New York University.

Other poems by Matthew Rohrer in Verse Daily:
May 31, 2011:   "From Mars" "We have some sad news..."
November 12, 2008:   "Andalusia" "Andalusia—the wavy..."
April 20, 2007:   "Sharp" " Music all day on the stereo. And the rain..."

Books by Matthew Rohrer:

Other poems on the web by Matthew Rohrer:
"Poem for the East River"
"A Little Sign"
"Poem for Edna St. Vincent Millay"
Two poems
"Street Sonnet 2"
"When You Try to Make a Joke"
Five poems
"The Emperor"
Two poems
"I Have Feelers"
Eight poems
Three poems
"Homage to My Waitress"
Two poems
"The World Just Before The At Ease"
Three poems
"Dog Boy"
"The Robotroid Girlfriend"

Matthew Rohrer's Website.

Matthew Rohrer According to Wikipedia.

About The Adroit Journal :

Founder/Editor-in-Chief: Peter LaBerge
Other poems by The Adroit Journal in Verse Daily:
February 18, 2014:   "Recap and Apology" by Rob Talbert
February 17, 2014:   "Childhood Stories" by Matthew Rohrer

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