All posts filed under: poetry blog

day 171

daily poem / poetry blog

Begin again Star mother Phosphorous Sparks Atoms fly Atmospheric Jelly morphs to gold Flecks of dust spiral Through brilliantine Light This is what happened I saw it all The day I met you. kathryn lyster

day 170

daily poem / poetry blog

booze last year i gave you up 11 months since i felt you on my breath how it hurt to forgo champagne-on-the-brain SilverSpiritLady listen close - we are done i don't miss your smoke & mirrors no more the slinky spell of you has broken our lips have kissed their last kiss oh that sweetbitterburn it's someone else's turn. kathryn lyster

day 169

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growing hope a hundred bulbs planted already poking through soil like ears my mother said putting feelers out, antennae like tiny intrepid Explorers waking up shaking off sleep in a new land. kathryn lyster  

day 167

daily poem / poetry blog

berlin summer 2 i will think of you gladly for the love you were the pain we survived the friend you may one day become i feel you over there on bicycles in parks under dappled light bright green leaves walking the streets at dawn rolling cigarettes by a river chewing on those flat donut peaches you can’t get here that time we caught a train to a lake + swam out to the middle […]

day 157

daily poem / poetry blog

dawn close by  The new day rose  Like it was nothing  Like she did this all the time  Wrangled the moon to  Sleep with nursery rhymes  Parted mystical curtains  So the orange orb Could shine.  I saw her a few hours in  Growing stronger getting Brighter making colours from  Ash and honey wine.  She sipped time from a crystal  Glass ate ripe cherries &  Let me pass.  kathryn lyster  

day 134

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flying solo  i                           i am                      am not                     not scared               afraid of                        of the                     eating dark        […]

day 132

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little hut  a house on the cliff over the beach set like a cave in salt bush + mists i can’t help but want it how it hides from eyes til sunsets hit windows + gold glass panes flicker into pink skies. kathryn lyster   

day 128

daily poem / poetry blog

moon tree startling white gumtree rising from concrete carpark lunch time cafe full of workers hot cars wrenched in brains on full steam luminous trunk glows silver but i’m the only one who sees her. kathryn lyster

day 122

daily poem / poetry blog

so much yes i want to swim right here with evening seagulls settling in waves cresting onto wet sandstone foam hiss so loud my thoughts go numb deep clear jelly sea spread green where the best things are still free how did i get as lucky as this moment unfolding at the bottom of my street kathryn lyster      

day 110

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the telling many things he couldn’t tell her not because he didn’t want to he just didn’t know how his stories were pebbles he clutched in both hands his hands were fists that couldn’t open they held the most precious parts of him and she she was just a woman already walking away. kathryn lyster

day 103

daily poem / poetry blog

colourless Your little mountain house we lived in no wifi  no mobile reception jungle storms raising the river & flooding us in years ago now    in this hustling city wearing ripped jeans white grey black i sometimes wonder who i have become. kathryn lyster

day 100

daily poem / poetry blog

news of the day  all the curveballs life throws good, bad & just plain ugly either way we’re stunned mouths hanging open – like, What? Can you say that again? if you wait long enough tears become laughter. Good news rolls around again. kathryn lyster