Poems

By Matt Pasca

In order to preserve lineation and page design, this poem will load as a PDF.

Click here to view the file.

Matt Pasca is a poet, teacher and traveler who believes in art’s ability to foster discovery, empathy and justice. He has authored two poetry collections—A Thousand Doors (2011 Pushcart nominee) and Raven Wire (2017 Eric Hoffer Book Award Finalist)—and serves as Assistant Poetry Editor of 2 Bridges Review. In his corner of New York, Matt curates Second Saturdays @Cyrus, a popular poetry series, and spreads his unwavering faith in critical thought and word magic to his Poetry, Mythology and Literature students at Bay Shore High School, where he has taught for 23 years and been named a New York State Teacher of Excellence. Pasca is currently at work on his third poetry collection, tentatively titled Traitor. www.mattpasca.com

Subscribe to our newsletter To Recieve Updates

    The Latest
    • An interview with the Editors of Poetry at Sangam

      Taking down Poetry at Sangam must have generated a plethora of flashbacks of

    • The Usawa Newsletter February ‘24

      How JLF helped me with my undiagnosed dyslexia and ADHD In the bustling city of

    • Artists’ representation of the human body by Ruchika Juneja

      the years of growing up were spent in finding ways to belong and belonging in

    • Preface to Mumbai Traps by Anju Makhija

      the years of growing up were spent in finding ways to belong and belonging in

    You May Also Like
    • Who are you when no one is watching by Abbas Bagasrawala

      Aslam thinks as he slams Chandni against the wall, still kissing her He curses

    • Prelude and Other Poems By Samreen Chhabra

      Houses with mirrors at their doorstep are a wonder in the realm of interior

    • The Waiting By Praveena Shivram

      Alex Pandian leaned against his Bullet, shielding his face from the mid-morning

    • Arundhati Subramaniam’s Women Who Wear Themselves review by Dr Rahana K Ismail

      The world is split Blocks and brackets Sects and silos Each with a checklist