Matthew Spira
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Matthew Spira


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the greatest talent
is just putting one foot
in front of the other.
How do you tell
a child
her father
gave up
eating a bullet.
Or his mother
a bottle of pills
closed her eyes?




Ever-growing collection of poetry. Now with audio (in-progress)!

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Matthew Spira

Matthew Spira

Just a middle-aged dude doing middle-aged things. Poetry repository: 1st collection, The End of the Rainbow, on sale:

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