John Repp

Cold rain ticks
in the pine grove,

cold winter rain
wetting the resiny bark,

rain driving straight down,
then drizzle again,

tang of turpentine
every breath. Early dark.

No fire.


John Repp is a poet and fiction writer living in Erie, Pennsylvania. Seven Kitchens Press will soon publish Star Shine in the Pines, his twelfth chapbook of poetry.