Folded Paper by Jake St. John

Folded Paper

for Tom Weigel & Bambino Spinelli

Two Italians exchanging money
“This ain’t no drug deal”

This is different
There’s more to it than that

The lamb is not over cooked
But we might be

Turn us over
And slap our backs

Maybe we’ll get lucky

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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