Thursday, April 6, 2017

The ballad...By ayaz daryl nielsen--United States

The ballad of our hearts
endowing and inhabiting
touching and melting
two who have met
taking the world in hand
forgetting nothing
forgiving everything
embellishing salt-sweetness
while turning love into ink.

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The cauldron of sunset
Slight rain across the forest
A tree’s calm presence, its roots
deep under the surface of things,
hidden within earthen mold
and a mightier silence
A tree’s calm presence, 
a tree’s calm presence
A mightier silence of earth. 

——

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

5 comments:

  1. Good writing U.S. citizen Ayaz. I loved The penned ballad of two
    hearts as one. Great descriptive writing.
    Yancy

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  2. yes, hooray for this guy - nice work ayaz….

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  3. Greetings to "this guy"!
    This guy has enriched the Whispers' family with his fine poem.
    Thank you,
    Michael

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  4. This makes me want to fall in love all over again. Thanks Ayaz for this beautiful poem.

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