Friday, February 5, 2016

Haiku by DJ Tyrer

Late-night drink, a few
Hop into car, go for drive
Wrap it round a tree

Body count rising
Summer sun shining on death
Revel in warfare

Childbirth:  Blood, Sweat, Tears
Present a child to the world
Hope and pain combine

DJ Tyrer is the person behind Atlantean Publishing, was placed second in the 2015 Data Dump Award for Genre Poetry, and has been widely published in anthologies and magazines in the UK, USA and elsewhere, including issues of Cyaegha, Carillion, Frostfire Worlds, Handshake, Illumen, The Pen, Scifaikuest, Tigershark, and Anthology 29, and online at Staxtes English Wednesday, Poetry Bulawayo, Poetry Pacific, Siren's Call and The Muse, as well as releasing several chapbooks, including the critically acclaimed Our Story.

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