Montauk By Morning by Jake St. John

I walk
along Montauk
in the city
of New London
with love
in my heart
the early
morning sun
warms my back
trees line
the sidewalks
and drop shadows
at my feet
bicyclists and cars
dogs in the street
a train
blows its horn
like a thousand angels
the streets are alive
and so am I

Jake St. John Photo
Jake 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), Looking For Sunflowers (Good Cop/Bad Cop, 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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