Matthew Voscinar

 

 

 

 

Prayers

God is drunk in the stairwell
curled into a ball, slamming his head
against the chipped white paint and
slurring “forgive me” under his breath.
His hands tremble at the sides
of his skull, fingers
clawing  at his scalp.
He can’t shake the voices.

 

 

 Matthew Voscinar is a hip-hop artist and sleep enthusiast from the 589-square-mile nursing home known as Hernando County, Florida. He currently teaches at Pasco-Hernando State College.

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