Matt Ransom

Rookie (1989 / Covington, Ky)

Matt Ransom Poems

1. Newflame 9/19/2009
2. This Is Just To Say (Sorry) 9/19/2009
3. Musings From The Left During A Test 11/14/2009
4. Terrarium 11/14/2009
5. On The Shore 11/14/2009
6. My Mind To Me A Ding-Dong Is 8/16/2010
7. Career Choices 11/14/2009
8. Coward 11/14/2009
9. What Your Man Wants To Hear 9/19/2009
10. Last Day At The Baylands 11/14/2009
11. Newflame 2 9/19/2009
12. Playlist 11/14/2009

Comments about Matt Ransom

  • Beth Bailey (9/19/2009 10:21:00 PM)

    Matt-
    You are so talented! Your words make me melt like a crayon on a hot sidewalk.
    I want to be your groupie. I await your next poem with the heated anticipation of a greased up skillet.

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Best Poem of Matt Ransom

Newflame 2

I try to stay professional
I say nothing about it
although everyone has lost their faces
and put on yours

But she notices my discomfort
or the recognition with which I greet the waitress
and the desk clerk and the driver

'You're seeing someone', says she
and the sound is lost in the roar of my longing
or the plane overhead
filled with passengers to be jealous of.

'Yes, ' says he
I see her everywhere
She's become like a color
or a letter of the alphabet

It's worse when I close my eyes
And I'm grateful that the agony is ...

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