Saturday 11 March 2023

Five Poems by Mykyta Ryzhykh


neighborhood crying
hand of anger
anger of the heart
weeping cities
^^ ^^ ^^
and these are birds
look over heads the war birds fly


hiroshima shot
rain obliquely


Feelings turned inside out
Refined heart of memories
Instead of spring flowers
White people grow in black Mercedes


what we are looking for in russian poetry today
apart from war


home sun
spring rays warm the body
of a dead soldier

Mykyta Ryzhykh - is from Ukraine (Nova Kakhovka Citу).

Winner of the international competition  Art Against Drugs. Bronze medalist of the festival Chestnut House. Laureate of the literary competition named after Tyutyunnik. Published in Tipton Poetry Journal (2022), Stone Poetry Journal (2022), Divot journal, dyst journal, (01.07.2022), Superpresent Magazine, Allegro Poetry Magazine (2022), Alternate Route (07.2022), Better Than Starbucks Poetry & Fiction Journal (07.2022) and Littoral Press (2022).


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