Posts by Matt Mitchell

Two Poems photo
February 7, 2022 | Poetry

Two Poems

Matt Mitchell

there was the asteroid and kids old as the cascades,
& the bottle-necked shore so full of undiscovered fish
we ate ourselves into a new species.

Tidewater Raising photo
November 4, 2021 | Poetry

Tidewater Raising

Matt Mitchell

a tattoo artist inks a stigmata River Gorge Bridge beneath my armpit

4 Poems photo
April 26, 2021 | BASEBALL, Poetry

4 Poems

Matt Mitchell

I think to myself, that must’ve been Kenny’s doing,
and quickly look for a spare centerfield wall nearby,
so I can climb into the sky
and maybe somehow replace what was stolen.

Three Poems photo
February 12, 2021 | Poetry

Three Poems

Matt Mitchell

"signals," "stars," and "notes"

I should have never left the Great Lakes / I hate this place photo
December 31, 2020 | Poetry

I should have never left the Great Lakes / I hate this place

Matt Mitchell

let us use the Fibonacci sequence to understand
why 10 coffins became boats atop the surface of Alum Creek on Christmas Eve

and why Mamaw spent all of 2015 saying bell-bottoms were coming

Everybody’s Out on the Run Tonight photo
December 15, 2020 | Nonfiction

Everybody’s Out on the Run Tonight

Matt Mitchell

We listened to the fathers sitting on the front porch of Hurd’s, smoking cigarettes and talking baseball until sundown. It was our one final glimpse of our world before it was rebuilt.