Matthew Borczon

Matthew Borczon

Matthew Borczon is a nurse and Navy sailor from Erie, Pennsylvania. He served in Afghanistan from 2010-11 in the busiest combat hospital in the war at that time. He writes about his experiences during the war and about living now with a scorching case of PTSD. Hiswork has appeared in Busted Dharma, dead snakes, the Yellow chair Review, Dissident voice, Anti Heroin Chick, inbetweenhangovers as well as many other online and small press journals. His book A clock of human bones was the winner of the 2016 Yellow Chair Review chapbook contest.

you can't
make friends
with ghosts
not with
dead soldiers
or with
​old boyfriends

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as I
sit in
this chair
that now
holds more
of me
than I do

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