only august: A poem by PD Lyons

Fourth and Sycamore

By PD Lyons

only august

almost quiet
only feather sounds
almost still
only slow
steady beating
as if horses
taught themselves
to march in order
across the fields
almost green
only smoky
spiral dust
almost damp descending
as if insects
finally taught themselves
to sing
like falling rain
across midday
almost yawning
only august

PD Lyons

Born and raised in the USA. Traveling and living abroad since 1998. Now residing in Ireland.

Received The Mattatuck College Award for Outstanding Achievement in Poetry.

Received Bachelor of Science with honours from Teikyo Post University Connecticut.

Two books of poetry Searches For Magic, and Caribu & Sister Stones: Selected Poems, have been published by Lapwing Press, Belfast. A third book, Myths Of Multiplicity, published by Erbacce press Liverpool as part of the 2014 Erbacce International Annual Prize.

The work of PD Lyons has also appeared in many magazines and…

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  • Edward-David Ruiz  On February 25, 2017 at 1:12 am

    Nice imageries, especially the synesthesias (synesthesiae). Thanks for sharing. e/s.

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    • pdlyons  On February 25, 2017 at 11:50 am

      thank you for reading!


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