by Ayaz Daryl Nielsen

Remnants of the Wreck of SS Dicky by Tony Heyward. Creative Commons: Some rights reserved.


last journal entry,
found with remnants
of my missing
uncle’s skeleton:
‘well, we’ve proven
silver bullets
do not work’


an abandoned house
ashes in the coal furnace
shards of human bone


in my haunted house
sugar-skull crew as renters
banshee among them



Ayaz Daryl Nielsen, veteran, hospice nurse, ex-roughneck (as on oil rigs) lives in Longmont, Colorado, USA.  Editor of bear creek haiku (30+ years/140+ issues) with poetry published worldwide (and deeply appreciated), he also is online at:  bear creek haiku     poetry, poems and info 


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