So Many Voices

SO MANY VOICES is a New Poetic Matrix Press Anthology containing material from 60 books and 45 authors (including new pieces from many) and is a true reflection of SO MANY VOICES that the press has had the privilege of publishing. With editorial assistance from John Peterson, James Downs and Joe Milosch and a forward […]

Tod Marshall, Former WA State Poet Laureate @ Green Lake Library, 10 March 2018, 4:00 – 5:30 pm.

4:00 – 5:30 PM Green Lake Public Library, 7364 E Greenlake Dr. N, Seattle: OPEN MIC included. Hosted by Rayn Roberts for PoetsWest. Tod Marshall, Former Wa. State Poet Laureate 2016 – 2018 is a native of Buffalo, NY, he now lives in Spokane He earned an MFA degree from Eastern Washington University and a PhD […]

Elegy for Phil

Originally posted on Poetry etc:
Phil Hayes was murdered in a public park His killer unknown, a perfect stranger. The police called it gang related All his family understands is –He’s gone. He sacrificed his life for a friend, That was like him, always facing danger Stopping a fight, trying to make peace He didn’t…


Left-nut-groin on fire and “the thing” is getting bigger Pissin’ me off, Pissin’ Mr. Happy off! Don’t tell him it’s no big deal; He’s so not into spermatocele, Play with it, play The Cramps, whatever Don’t this call for morphine, Doc To cut the phantom nerve pain out? Lower gut above the cock Morphine now, […]