First Pitch of the Season

Near-panic hit quickly

and all went black

when the ground ball

skittered across

the freshly-mowed infield

directly at me.

John Lambremont, Sr. is a poet from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where he lives with his wife and their little dog. John holds a B.A. in Creative Writing and a J.D. from Louisiana State University. He is the former editor of Big River Poetry Review, and has been nominated for The Pushcart Prize. John’s poems have been published internationally in many reviews and anthologies, including Pacific Review,  Flint Hills Review, The Minetta Review, Sugar House Review, and The Louisiana Review. John’s full-length poetry collections include “Dispelling The Indigo Dream” (Local Gems Poetry Press 2013), “The Moment Of Capture” (Lit Fest Press 2017), “Old Blues, New Blues” (Pski's Porch Publishing 2018), and “The Book Of Acrostics” (Truth Serum Press 2018). His chapbook is “What It Means To Be A Man (And Other Poems Of Life And Death)”, published in 2014 by Finishing Line Press. John enjoys music, playing the guitar, fishing, and old movies.