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Note to J.

by Matthew Keuter

Issue 4 :: Spring 2009 (poetry)

This letter left in the deeper sag of my half of our bed,
which I mean for you to find when you reach for me,
as I like to imagine you reaching for me

still blowsy from our near-violent lovemaking last night
in the world gone mad....


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"Note to J." is roughly 415 words.

Matthew Keuter is a writer living uphill in San Francisco, CA. His poetry has appeared in journals across the U.S. and in London. He has been twice nominated for the Pushcart Prize. His works for the stage have been performed in AK, AZ, CO, NY, and London. His first collection of poetry, The Short Imposition of Living, was published by Rain Mountain Press in 2008. He is currently an editor at Mudfish Art & Poetry.