Jake St John – Journeyman

Journeyman

 

the clouds attack

the sky

like a pack

of wild dogs

ripping and tearing

at the sun

as if it were

the last chunk

of meat

for miles around

tossing bits

and pieces

of sunshine

around the yard

that I’m laying in

on my back

knocked out

by a work week

that connected

to my chin

like a right hook

from the heavyweight

champ

 

 

 

 

Jake St. John writes out of New London CT. Since 2007 he has served as editor of Elephant as well as the co-editor of Flying Fish. His latest book ‘I Talked To The Moon’ (Wandering Head 2012) is a collection of poems detailing a summer long trip across America.

 
Advertisements

One thought on “Jake St John – Journeyman

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s