To Baron by Jake St. John

To Baron

for John Greiner

The night
has overcome
the window panes
I fear
it will
crack glass
and ride in
on a wave
of stars
the moon
surfing across
the living room
spilling out
the front door
and down
the walk
into an ocean
of dust

12717226_10153457618953063_7225597431489508658_nJake St. John writes out of New London, CT and is the author of several collections of poetry and pamphlet poems including, Rotations (Night Ballet Press, 2015), I Talked To The Moon (Wandering Head, 2012), and Change of Address (Unarmed 2010). His work has appeared in numerous literary and arts magazines such as, The Blue Collar Review, Big Hammer, and The People’s Tribune. Since 2007 he has served as the editor of Elephant and co-editor of Flying Fish.

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