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Matthew Vernon Whalan

Matthew Vernon Whalan

Matthew Vernon Whalan is a writer from Great Barrington, MA. He has been published in Literary Orphans, Foliate Oak, The Berkshire Record, Aberration Labyrinth, The Red Crow News, and other literary journals. His first book, The Little Book of Freedom, is a long journalistic essay about a man on death row in Alabama. 

Wednesday, 21 August 2013 18:27

In My Town

In my town the bearded poet with two front teeth missing is in a political rage,
Drinking his early morning beer in front of the poor man’s café
Where the marijuana made artists get their coffee.