Clive Matson’s poetry has been praised by luminaries from Robert Bly (“important, open and delicate”) to Diane DiPrima (“powerful and tender… speak(s) directly to the heart”) and Susan Griffin (“delightful and penetrating… a revelation”). All volumes of his work are available either through Amazon or directly from the author, along with his life-changing guide to developing personal creativity, Let the Crazy Child Write!


Let the Crazy Child Write!

ltccwCelebrates the role of the creative unconscious in stories, poems, plays, and essays. More




Praise For Mainline to the Heart and Other Poems

The anger, excitement and longing for love you read about and hear and feel in these pages tell the true story of how we live now and the way some sensitive, aware Americans have lived for a long time.~ Al Young, Poet Laureate of California


Most of Clive’s books are available from Amazon, or you can contact Clive
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