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  • Morning Song
  • Matt Mason (bio)

Morning Song

The morning broke like rope hoisting a piano in that scene you only see in movies, four stories over the street to crash over one soul jolted by the clock radio clicking on with a Def Leppard song you never cared if you heard again, certainly not now, as morning spills all over your bed, this shattered fishbowl casting you over the sheets, gasping.

Matt Mason

Matt Mason’s first book Things We Don’t Know We Don’t Know won the 2007 Nebraska Book Award for Poetry and is available from Backwater Press. He is also the author of the chapbook When the Bough Breaks. He teaches workshops for high school students in Nebraska and Iowa.



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