lily pads open
by ayaz daryl nielsen
lily pads open
a toad sits on one,
croaking, and from
pads a few feet away
other toads reply
and, you know,
I find myself
ayaz daryl nielsen, veteran
and former hospice
nurse, lives in Longmont, Colorado, USA, with his beloved wife, poet and
psychoanalyst Judith Partin-Nielsen. Editor of bear
creek haiku (28+ years/150+ issues)
with poetry published worldwide (and deeply appreciated), he is online
at: bear creek haiku; poetry, poems and info.
KJ Hannah Greenberg captures the world in words and images. Her latest photography
portfolio is 20/20: KJ Hannah Greenberg Eye on Israel. Her most recent poetry collection is Mothers Ought to Utter Only Niceties (Unbound CONTENT, 2017). Her
most recent fiction collection is the omnibus, Concatenation (Bards & Sages Publishing, 2018).
Recently, Hannah’s seventh short story collection was published
by Bards and Sages Publishing.
The publisher writes: "Bards and Sages
Publishing is pleased to bring readers Walnut Street, our seventh short story collection by KJ Hannah Greenberg.
Greenberg’s flair for the peculiar and eclectic shines through in this collection of over fifty flash and short fiction
works featuring anthropomorphic starship pilots, angsty authors, strange neighbors, and more."
Walnut Street is available on Amazon:
Volumes One through Five of the KJ Hannah
Greenberg Short Story Collection at 50% off the list in an exclusive bundle only at