POETRY


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"You have some remarkable essays, writings and poetry."
- Billie Perry (poet/wife of Aerosmith's Joe Perry/shameless name-drop)


"I enjoyed your poetry. Raw is good. There is a beauty to honesty."
- Micheal Teal (renowned poet)


"Matt, you're legitimately insane. Good luck, man. Find some help."
- Keif (an avid Twitter user)


Some of Burns' best poems are posted below, but also check out Burns' NEW POETRY BLOG for way more poems on there. Thanks! 


 

The World May Be OK

  The World May Be OK  

ISIS ISIL EEEZEL BEEELZE BUB

  ISIS ISIL EEEZEL BEEELZE BUB  

Bang Your Head Against Your Own Stone

  Bang Your Head Against Your Own Stone  

Kneeling in Church

  Kneeling in Church  

Boston Strong is the New Oi Oi

  Boston Strong is the New Oi Oi  

Military Flyover

  Military Flyover  

Don't Be Happy

  Don't Be Happy  

Ray from Acting Class

  Ray from Acting Class  

We Are All 'The One'

  We Are All 'The One'  

The Guy Working the Door at House of Blues

  The Guy Working the Door at House of Blues  

Resume Builder

  Resume Builder  

Snow Fluffs Reality

  Snow Fluffs Reality  

Piss on the Tiger

  Piss on the Tiger  

Saggy American Flag

  Saggy American Flag  

Live Like the Dog

  Live Like the Dog  

Walk of Shame

  Walk of Shame  

Sunday Funday

  Sunday Funday  

Watching the Waves

  Watching the Waves  

The Sergeant Barking in my Face

  The Sergeant Barking in my Face  

It's My Morning, His Afternoon

  It's My Morning, His Afternoon  

Everything Happens for a Reason

  Everything Happens for a Reason  

The Kid Rocking His Chair

  The Kid Rocking His Chair  

New Eyes

  New Eyes  

The Death of Reality

  The Death of Reality  

The Comfort of the Air Conditioner

  The Comfort of the Air Conditioner  

I KISSED THE PALM TREE AND THE PALM TREE SAID FUCK OFF

  I KISSED THE PALM TREE AND THE PALM TREE SAID FUCK OFF  

Adam Sandler Has a New Movie

  Adam Sandler Has a New Movie  

'Peeling the Onion' or 'Channeling Fragments of Information from an Alien Race at 3:30 in the Morning'

  'Peeling the Onion' or 'Channeling Fragments of Information from an Alien Race at 3:30 in the Morning'  

Parallel Realities

  Parallel Realities  

Night Owl

  Night Owl  

Drive of Shame

  Drive of Shame  

Alcoholism, You Sly Devil

  Alcoholism, You Sly Devil  

The Last Strokes

  The Last Strokes  

Facebook Tag

  Facebook Tag  

Warp Zone

  Warp Zone  

Morning Sex

  Morning Sex  

Right Here, Right Now

  Right Here, Right Now  

On the Bridge

  On the Bridge  

Anal Sex

  Anal Sex  

Mr. Misogyny

  Mr. Misogyny  

Beer Piss

  Beer Piss  

Man on the Phone

  Man on the Phone  

This is What a Celebrity Would See

  This is What a Celebrity Would See  

Morning Anxiety

  Morning Anxiety  

Facebook Status

  Facebook Status  

Freeing the Schoolgirl

  Freeing the Schoolgirl  

My Name is Mr. Hyde

  My Name is Mr. Hyde  

3AM

  3AM  

Pouring Out the Beer

  Pouring Out the Beer  

What Am I Surviving For?

  What Am I Surviving For?  

Torture Device

  Torture Device  

Lost Thought

  Lost Thought  

Policy

  Policy  

Race Against the Beast

  Race Against the Beast  

Noodles in the Pool

  Noodles in the Pool  

Fireworks Celebration

  Fireworks Celebration  

1am McDonalds

  1am McDonalds  

I'm a Ghost, They Exist

  I'm a Ghost, They Exist  

Used Condom

  Used Condom  

Over the Hump

  Over the Hump  

Strictly Non-Physical

  Strictly Non-Physical  

First Phone Call

  First Phone Call  

Peace with Yourself

  Peace with Yourself  

The Body's Riding Shotgun

  The Body's Riding Shotgun  

Daytime Television

  Daytime Television  

I'm Not Special

  I'm Not Special  

Psychological Warfare

  Psychological Warfare  

Rusting Lifeguard Chair

  Rusting Lifeguard Chair  

Heart on the Paw

  Heart on the Paw  

You've Changed

  You've Changed  

Pop-Warner Practice

  Pop-Warner Practice  

Universal Logo

  Universal Logo  

In This Together

  In This Together  

She Speaks My Language

  She Speaks My Language  

Haunted by a Pipe Dream

  Haunted by a Pipe Dream  

She Rebuilt Me

  She Rebuilt Me  

Sitting in a Cool, Dim Booth at a Pizza Parlor in the Middle of a Wednesday

  Sitting in a Cool, Dim Booth at a Pizza Parlor in the Middle of a Wednesday  

Keep Holy Football Sunday

  Keep Holy Football Sunday  

Working Hard

  Working Hard  

Drifting on Route 66

  Drifting on Route 66  

NYC Skyline

  NYC Skyline  

The Grass is Green

  The Grass is Green  

Breaking Free from the Pyramid

  Breaking Free from the Pyramid  

A Glimpse Inside the Head of the Murderer Who's Behind Bars

  A Glimpse Inside the Head of the Murderer Who's Behind Bars  

The Woman Who Gets the Free Car

  The Woman Who Gets the Free Car  

I Press My Lips Together

  I Press My Lips Together  

Our Little Frequency

  Our Little Frequency  

I Am Thankful

  I Am Thankful  

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