02/01/2010

He drank a lot
and fell into the river
we waded out to get his hat
A man who’s really good at what he does
looks the same as other men

BIO:

Matthew Rohrer is the author of A Hummock in the Malookas (which won the 1994 National Poetry Series Open Competition), Satellite, A Green Light (short listed for the 2005 Griffin International Poetry Prize), and Rise Up. With Joshua Beckman he wrote Nice Hat. Thanks and recorded the audio CD Adventures.
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