Matthew Spira
Published in

Matthew Spira

The Silence: September 10, 2001

Sgt. Christopher Gaylord — https://www.dvidshub.net/image/433444

We barbecue American-style
in the backyard
of our in-law’s house
in Western Ireland.
I tend to the grill
and drink beer
with the male in-laws.

Ethan runs
from one end of the yard
to the other
looking for ants
and other bugs.
He points and yells
“Daddy…

--

--

--

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

Recommended from Medium

What Solution ?

I thought she would say come back!

The Harsh Truth about Me

I Fall in Love at 3 Am

Scribbles #01: Times I Miss my Home

it’s so easy to recognise that i’m in an ni-ti loop

dance lessons

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Matthew Spira

Matthew Spira

Just a middle-aged dude doing middle-aged things. Poetry repository: matthewspira.org. 1st collection, The End of the Rainbow, on sale: http://amzn.to/32Kkt3d

More from Medium

For her💖

My Chapbook “The Event Horizon” Now Available!!

Greta — A Short Story

I Wake Up To My Neighbors’ Screams

The top of an apartment building, against the background of a clear sky with a few clouds.