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Zywa 1d
In the commotion,

police officers salute --

in all directions.
Novel "Meneer Visser's hellevaart" ("Mr. Visser's harrowing of hell", 1934, Simon Vestdijk), published in 1936, chapter 4

Collection "Inmost [2]"
Zywa Sep 4
Textbooks in a heap,

the pages held together --

by dog-ears only.
"Ivoren wachters" ("Ivory guardians", 1951, Simon Vestdijk), chapter V

Collection "Inmost [2]"
Zywa Jun 27
I pick up plants from the street and slow down
Caring with soil, scissors and cotton wool
I slow down and cook, for him, and with him
everything else slows down. I don't do much

At first wilfully, daily exercises
and meditation, my body asked for it

Esther covered my skin, he caresses
it, he catches my navel lint
Childish games, silly jokes
Giggling like a lama

Cuddling, energy
from the sun behind my clouds
Peace of on and off buttons

The slower ******* and spitting
of the ganglia in my head
No more overdrive
All neural pathways know it
Zhineng Qigong = Wise and Skillful Handling of the Energy of Life

"Guru" = "Weighty" of knowledge, spiritual teacher
"Lama" = "Soul-Mother", "Highest Mother"

On and off buttons: agonists and antagonists, the biochemical signal substances that imitate the effect of a hormone

Overdrive = acceleration of the wheels relative to the engine, by installing an extra gear

For Maria Godschalk

Collection "Bruises"
Zywa Mar 5
Everything is a continuation
of days gone by
which we can dream
as a hold in our lives

Boulders and push moraines
eternal snow, powerful rivers
migrating birds and giants of the forest
the earth born from stars

.....It is so much larger
.....than the tiny dream worlds
.....that divert our attention a hoped hold in our lives

.....But the stories of arts and politics
.....that divide us into differences
.....are too small to unite us

Collection "Secrets & Believers"
Zywa Feb 21
Order in the bowl:

little fish at the bottom --

big ones at the top.
Poem "11/3/- 16:26" (2013, Hans Groenewegen)

Collection "Rasping ants"
Zywa Dec 2022
Visitors are briefed

of how they should say thank you --

for the reception.
"Het Bureau - Plankton" ("The Office - Plankton", 1997, Han Voskuil)

Collection "Not too bad [1947-1973]"
Melody Mann Dec 2022
Living in contrasting hues their duality clashes,
Oppositions transcend logic and bare pains of confusion,
Words take form and pierce the fabric of union,
Timeless ventures into the abyss,
A departure premature.
there is no order
the golden ratio is
just coincidence
Zywa Sep 2022
Maybe we were once stranded here
on the slopes of these mountains
between the white peaks and the low land

We certainly came up with words
to tell that story
and we went into the world

with that answer to the question
Where do we come from?
From the belly of the boat

as the image of our Mother
Earth, who is born where she is
in the lap of heaven

above the Holy Mountains
which kiss eternity
on the border of our existence

We move on and give names
to the world we discover
Time and space embrace us
Great Flood

The origin of Indo-European languages lies in the Caucasus

Collection "Lilith's Powers" #37
Zywa Aug 2022
I don't tolerate

distortion -- sound, face, or thought,

I straighten it out.
Dagboekroman "Allesverpletterende - Faxen aan Ger #3" (Diary-novel "All-crushing - Faxing to Ger #3", November 19th, 1998, published 2019, Nicolien Mizee)

Collection "Out of place"
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