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the tree the wind lives in by pd lyons


the tree the wind lives in

 

the tree the wind lives in drowses a whisper

something on the road rain windows our promise

like rides to every hitch-hiker never kept

 

smoky headlights  hide and seek 

some kind of lace hung by my visiting mother

as if ever earned a simple gratitude

 

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when i was 18 i moved into my first apartment. one day my mother came over. she hung lace curtains in the windows.

rough approximation


and if we sleep this night
will the tomorrow we awake to
be different from what dream

can we know either of us
we are the same
can we know either of us
again

what is ever changing
can it be ever known

what is never changing

can it ever be us

 

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BARK


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Kisses, by pd lyons from Caribu & Sister Stones: Selected Poems


KISSES

saddles loosened

reins looped round a tree

ponies nickering at rest

just enough blue breeze whispers

answering tall almost gone to seed grass

some where in that summer

that girl still waits on me

From Caribu & Sister Stones: Selected Poems, Belfast Lapwing 2009

ISBN 978-1-905425-90-7

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Mozart Windows by PD Lyons


 

 

Mozart Windows

cool Irish summer

early enough

for dawn chorus

 

 

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