Tag Archives: Matthew Sharos

Stepdads are a Real Bargain

into the milkman shattering chest glass paul hurls an axe fluids boil on the furniture a white skin clots along the carpet Matthew Sharos is a Poetry MFA candidate at Columbia College Chicago where he teaches first-year writing. He has … Continue reading

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Steam-engine Radiator

discharge leaks on latex gloves as paul squeezes a schnauzer’s butt             he pushes his glasses up             with an elbow & cranes his skinny neck to see the garden mama plucks weeds out spits dirt             pound her like a stake             bag … Continue reading

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Mural

gesso the brick             brush mama’s ass into an apron             cover it in hummingbirds she’s got 8 mouths to feed juggling three pans & an oven the milkman swirls brothers like ceiling fans loosening socks to dog ears paul downs a … Continue reading

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