Aphelion Issue 277, Volume 26
October 2022
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by ayaz daryl nielsen

Because of our illusions,
I have removed from the minutes
that the White Daemon will
remain Sewer Warden
of Erie and Nederland.
At several unknown thousand
years of age, Daemon has patched
its neck high waders and
is off to a fast trudge
ahead of Noose and wombat,
dastard and ditch,
Justice and Peace.

© 2014 ayaz daryl nielsen

ayaz daryl nielsen, husband, father, veteran, ex-roughneck (as on oil rigs) and hospice nurse, editor of bear creek haiku (24+ years/119+ issues), poetryŐs homes include Lilliput Review, The Stray Branch, Dead Snakes, Shamrock, SCIFAIKUEST, Shemom. Ensembles include Concentric Penumbras of the Heart and Tumbleweeds Still Tumbling, released 2013Ős anthology The Poets of Bear Creek. Beloved wife/poet Judith Partin-Nielsen, worthy assistant Frosty, and bearcreekhaiku.blogspot.com.

(translates as joie de vivre).

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