Matt MacFarland

Matt MacFarland has been a finalist for prizes from New Issues Press and Nimrod International Journal. His poems have appeared in the Southern Review, December, Third Coast, Grist, Memorious, Fugue, Mid-American Review, and elsewhere. He lives and works in Charlottesville, Virginia.


In the Svalbard Seed Vault oleander / rests with rosemary, saffron, roses and / fescue and the five thousand blameless / orchids; across the hall, petrified wheat / adjoins a wealth of conifers.