I found, secreted
behind my Andrew Wyeth,
a long-forgotten
wallet of mine, hidden there
over two years earlier

long-forgotten too,
whomever I trusted
enough to invite
in, but not enough to leave
my wallet in the open

Johnny Masiulewicz is author of the poetry collections Keywords: a dada experiment (Happy Tapir Press) and Professional Cemetery (Puddin’head Press). His work has appeared in a variety of literary journals and anthologies including Curbside Review, Letter eX, Third Wednesday, Nerve Cowboy and The Alembic. A native Chicagoan, he now lives and works in St Johns, FL.

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