Hanging around one place too long
Is the same as sitting in the bathtub too long
You start to shrivel like a prune
Gaining only wrinkles

Time to get out –
With a gurgle
The water drains
A ring remains
In your mind
A memory


About the Poet:
Tristen Matthew Fournier grew up in the frigid environment of Yellowknife in Canada’s far North. Finding that typing warmed his numb and frost bitten fingers, Fournier set out to be a writer of prose fiction and poetry. This led him to study at Concordia University in Montreal where he has completed a degree in creative writing. He has previously published with Buttontapper Press, Lunch Ticket Magazine, and Halcyon Magazine.


Photo by Rudy and Peter Skitterians.


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