Articles by Matthew J. Andrews

Matthew J. Andrews

Based in Modesto, California, Matthew J. Andrews is a private investigator and writer whose poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in The Dewdrop, The Jewish Literary Journal, Spirit Fire Review, Braided Way Magazine, and Amethyst Way, among others.


Midrash

When the ink printed on paperfeels rigid, sterile,we can close our eyes,lean in, and empty our breath.That’s when the letters separate, rise,dance in the air like leavesflittering as they fall. We collect what we can,rub them across our skin,swallow them whole and feelthem warm inside of us.The ones we miss formkite strings across the skyas…

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