Ben St.John

Ben St.John

Self-published author of 'Words of Mine' (2017) and 'Ladder' (2019).

"The trick is not becoming a writer. The trick is staying a writer" -Harlan Ellison

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  • Ben St.John
    Published 2 days ago
    the storm chaser

    the storm chaser

    oklahoma: on a monday swirling death from the clouds painted grey and green a screaming siren warns for cover miles away in the distance
  • Ben St.John
    Published 8 days ago
    no eyes on me

    no eyes on me

    bright fluorescent lights never seemed so dark resting faces never looked so threatening I should’ve stayed in bed, slept today away
  • Ben St.John
    Published 12 days ago
    to live

    to live

    I don’t want to live An incredible lie. I want to live To be caring of others, To give them the joy I could never Give myself.
  • Ben St.John
    Published 17 days ago
    don't

    don't

    Don’t blink Don’t breathe, just yet Don’t look around Don’t ask or tell Don’t make a move Don’t move a muscle The eyes of the world
  • Ben St.John
    Published 18 days ago
    angeles

    angeles

    And still, I felt that crisp breeze of early spring’s breath That dark night, last I saw your face That last kiss before you drove home
  • Ben St.John
    Published 21 days ago
    moths

    moths

    in night’s dark blanket when all are asleep I emerge into a moth anew I fly by moonlight past trees, houses, and streets