Aphelion Issue 221, Volume 21
September 2017
 
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little ogre with an issue

by ayaz daryl nielsen


squalling from a shelf in
the library’s fantasy section,
a miniature ogre frantically
seeks the story he was
pulled from while trying
to bite a reader’s finger,
a reader who happens to be
the local sorcerer (that’s me)
with my own agenda for
small, misplaced monsters


2017 ayaz daryl nielsen

ayaz daryl nielsen, veteran, hospice nurse, ex-roughneck (as on oil rigs) lives in Longmont, Colorado, USA. Editor of bear creek haiku (26+ years/135+ issues) with poetry published worldwide (and deeply appreciated), he also is online at: bear creek haiku - poetry, poems and info

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