Monday, January 26, 2015

Haiku by ayaz daryl nielsen

late autumn evening
weeding the Zen garden
my shame revealed

first light of dawn
sparrows chanting
above new snow

evening rain
the widowed neighbor
shares her umbrella

ninth-story patio
cat howling important things
another cat answers

ayaz daryl nielsen, husband, father, veteran, x-roughneck (as on oil rigs)/hospice nurse, editor of bear creek haiku (25+ years/120+ issues), homes include Lilliput Review, Jellyfish Whispers, Boston Literary Magazine, High Coupe, Shamrock, and! (translates as joie de vivre)

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