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Zywa Mar 6
Quietly she looks

at me -- a comb through my mind,

waving in her wind.
"Wilde gewassen" ("Wild crops", 2014, Bruno van Imschoot)

Collection "Loves Tricks Gains Pains in the 0s and 10s"
Zywa Feb 20
We'll talk again soon,

late this afternoon: at night --

when you are back home.
On the other side of the world
Poem "tegenwerelden II, 22/10/- 11:55" ("opposite worlds II, 22/10/- 11:55", 2013, Hans Groenewegen)

Collection "On the fly"
Zywa Jan 24
Flowers in the park:

people are strolling around --

opening themselves.
Collection "WoofWoof"
neth jones Jan 23
c o n t a c t
up-stairs roof-top
toe-tips the-edge long-drop
flourish/ball-lightning echo-foxtrot
plunder/of the gods/thunderous once more
glance-down and it’s merry-go-round
vertigo      lost - and - found
you shout my name
c o n t r a c t
impact   cement
face-torn to shape a smile
laugh      'after a while crocodile'
; the last witty thought my mind does attract
devil  pact         and  the  gravity
mortally  i n v e s t e d
arrested     now
c o n t a c t
Zywa Jan 7
There is no message

in the bottle on the beach --

So, what shall I write?
Collection "New Ago"
Zywa Dec 2022
Come and visit us,

or do you prefer to wait --

until I am sick?
"Het Bureau - Plankton" ("The Office - Plankton", 1997, Han Voskuil), page 117

Collection "Not too bad [1947-1973]"
Zywa Nov 2022
They're waving to me:

children in the express train --

which I just have missed.
Collection "NightWatch"
Zywa Aug 2019
The deer is close by,

it breathes and looks, motionless –

I feel being seen.
"Dat het dier je zag" ("That the animal saw you", 2019, Marjoleine de Vos)

Collection "Inmost"
Zywa Apr 2022
The dogs romp about,

their masters prefer to look --

any other way.
Collection "The drama"
Zywa Mar 2022
I'm out of the bath,

the night wind dries me, somewhere --

a laughing squirrel.
"bewegingslijnen" - 9 ("motion lines" - 9, 2017, Rozalie Hirs)

Collection "Skin-contact"
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