Monday, April 21, 2014

Ayaz Daryl Nielsen- Three Haiku

someone feels the night
bare autumn moon as the sea
quietly watches

bulldog puppies
faces like aging tugboats
nudge their momma

on the branches 
   above this flat tire
      crows being crow

ayaz daryl nielsen, husband, father, veteran, x-roughneck (as on oil rigs) and hospice nurse, editor of bear creek haiku (24+ years/118+ issues), poetry’s homes include Lilliput Review, The Stray Branch, Verse Wisconsin, Shamrock, Kind of a Hurricane, Shemom, has earned cherished awards and participated in worthy anthologies - poetry ensembles include Concentric Penumbra’s of the Heart and Tumbleweeds Still Tumbling, and, in 2013, released an anthology The Poet’s of Bear Creek - beloved wife/poet Judith Partin-Nielsen, and! (translates as joie de vivre)