Category Archives: Poetry

Silence

Things are as they are and do not need poetic embroidery. – Niebla (Haven’t been writing much poetry in some time, and this may supply some explanation. Quite apart from the fact that I’m opposed to poetic embroidery in principle.)

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I thought of a poem

Will have to write it down. – Niebla (2015)

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The tip of the anthill

(thinking of Srebrenica and two late 20th century monsters – Karadžić and Mladić) The worst are always at the tip but the tip is nothing without the masses below the faithful and fanatic executioners reaching down into the ugly subterranean subconscious … Continue reading

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You exist

You exist Your place is where eyes look at you. Where eyes meet you come into being. Held by a call, always the same voice, everyone appears to be calling in one voice. You could fall, but you won’t. Eyes … Continue reading

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Alba

Alba is so beautiful, sounds so beautiful and says it all. – Niebla Note Alba in this case is not a beautiful woman (like Jessica Alba), but came about as a result of having to translate the Spanish word alba … Continue reading

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The my little daughter said haiku

“Put it in five gears,” she used to say to make me go faster and pass. – Niebla (© 2014)

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The blood haiku

Wars run in blood down palace walls, in blood do wars run down palace walls. – Niebla (© 2013) Written for blood at Haiku Heights. A rather somber one inspired by William Blake’s poem London and by the thought that … Continue reading

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