New poem “August” by Ryan Flett

brown wooden bench on dock near lake during daytime

photo by Anne Nygard (unsplash)

August

Summer days congeal
like amber
or honey,

crystallized sunsets
slowly dripping
between the trees;

the sun’s sweetness
lasts just
a little longer,

lingering on
my skin through
the warm nights

and reminding me
to savor good things
while they last.

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Ryan has been writing poetry since about 2019. Some of Ryan’s favorite poets are Mary Oliver, Charles Wright, and Charles Bukowski. He currently work as a registered nurse and as a programmer at a small video game company a friend and his founded this year. Writing has always been a passion of his, and he has found poetry is the ideal way for me to express myself. Ryan has had some work published in Eve Poetry Magazine, but primarily post his work to Twitter (@ryanwritespoems). Ryan is currently working on my first chapbook. Ryan lives in Oregon and is a Pacific Northwest native.

A Fevers of the Mind Quick-9 Interview with Ryan Flett

By davidlonan1

David writes poetry, short stories, and writings that'll make you think or laugh, provoking you to examine images in your mind. To submit poetry, photography, art, please send to feversofthemind@gmail.com. Twitter: @davidLOnan1 + @feversof Facebook: DavidLONan1

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