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Zywa May 28
Demonstration and

imitation, play and learn --

to play together.
Third movement of the composition "Take U" (take the U-turn, 2015, Dirk Veulemans), for clarinet and live electronics, arranged for the two self-built mobile organs; performed by Dirk Veulemans in the Organpark on May 25th, 2024

Collection "org ANP ark" #200
anotherdream May 12
Should I call myself a traitor
For not honoring my needs
When I fall for you again
When I'm struggling to breathe

In the pool of old regrets
I'm still asking what it means
As I'm sinking to the floor
As I'm drowning to be free

I lament my current ignorance
For forgetting certain things
Like when I lay down in the dirt
From admitting our defeat

There's no basis for return
If you're always in my dreams
I had finally let you go
Until I ruined everything

I shouldn't play with fire
When my heart is made of weeds
But I was so desperate for attention
And the comfort it can bring

So I'll call myself a traitor
Cause I'm only hurting me
When I'm crawling back to you
And am on my hands and knees
In this poem I lament getting back with the girl who caused me so much heartache. It's as if all my effort into moving on from her and recovering was for nothing, because as soon as I talked to her again, I fell right back to square one. After the fact, I have adjusted and just keep my distance but in that moment, I had much regret of communicating with her after years of pain.
Zywa Feb 27
I flounder, hanging

over grandpa's leg, hello --

super shiny shoes!
Poem "Grootvader" ("Grandfather", 2019, Bart Moeyaert)

Collection "Here &Now&"
Zywa Jan 11
Splashing, destroying

the puddle by stamping, and --

again, and again.
Novel "Een Fries huilt niet" ("A Frisian does not cry", 1980, Gerrit Krol), chapter 1.1

Collection "SoulSenseSun"
Zywa Jan 6
We wear white plastic

slats as a stole, we're playing --

a Roman drama.
Novella "Relaas van 'n moord" ("Account of a ******", 1995, Antjie Krog)

Collection "Germ Substance"
Zywa Apr 2023
If only the little animal could
understand everything
no questions unanswered
when it dies

It does not live long enough
and flying is the time
of hundred wonderful times
of playing to die, the time

of asking again and again why
thus, this or that, and how
curiously cutting and pasting
knowledge, screaming

and throwing away angrily
lying down exhausted
and cry, but still
starting over once more

rearrange or discard
the half answers
and go looking
for new data

always ask another question
principally blind
full of confidence
that there will be an answer
Collection "I am"
Zywa Mar 2023
As a child I crawled invisibly
away in the lower house
under the veranda
to see the rats
potter among woodlice

I felt big and strong
I pressed my lips together
against the little weak creepy cushions
and let their hard tails
whip my Gulliver body

I liked being their Atlas
under the adult world
upon my shoulders
which I separated from the earth
to keep it as it is
Collection "Ifless"
Zywa Feb 2023
The music can't go

bad, so everyone enjoys --

beating his heart out.
Composition "BAC" - II (1968-1970, Gilius van Bergeijk) for barrel *****, performed by the Busy Drone in the Organpark on February 11th, 2023 - The adagio of BWV 1060 (from 1730) arranged for barrel *****, omitting the echoes played by the oboe after the violin passages

Collection "org anp ark" #275
Zywa Feb 2023
Narcissus prefers

to play alone, with mirrors --

as his string quartet.
Composition "Partita Ritardata" (2022, Paul Pankert) for violin and electronics, performed by Paul Pankert in the Organpark on February 25th, 2023

Collection "org anp ark" #281
Zywa Feb 2023
The girl just watches,

her parents build tall towers --

till they fall over.
"Sommarsömn" ("Summer sleep", 2020, Jens Christian Grøndahl)

Collection "Stream"
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