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Dawn Chorus by Kiyo-Poetry Dawn Chorus :iconkiyo-poetry:Kiyo-Poetry 10 0 Dreamscape 'Tir Na Nog' (print edition) by Kiyo-Poetry Dreamscape 'Tir Na Nog' (print edition) :iconkiyo-poetry:Kiyo-Poetry 13 0 Nocturnal Escape by Kiyo-Poetry Nocturnal Escape :iconkiyo-poetry:Kiyo-Poetry 34 6 Levitation by Kiyo-Poetry Levitation :iconkiyo-poetry:Kiyo-Poetry 31 2 Far Away by Kiyo-Poetry Far Away :iconkiyo-poetry:Kiyo-Poetry 21 0 World in a Teardrop by Kiyo-Poetry World in a Teardrop :iconkiyo-poetry:Kiyo-Poetry 27 2 Well of Words by Kiyo-Poetry Well of Words :iconkiyo-poetry:Kiyo-Poetry 27 5 Emerald Rain by Kiyo-Poetry Emerald Rain :iconkiyo-poetry:Kiyo-Poetry 24 5 Mine To Take by Kiyo-Poetry Mine To Take :iconkiyo-poetry:Kiyo-Poetry 68 2
Equinox and Solstice
Once upon, or maybe not too long ago, the Moon wept a rain of falling stars. Her love for the Sun touching our earth, while he stretched his arms to catch them. It was their only way to daily connect, as they danced through lonely nights and days.
Still, they did not truly fall into despair, for they lived for every new tomorrow passing. Time ticking away to the moments they could meet.
Just the two of them; a secret place.
Pitied by the ancient Gods above and beyond, who watched the lovers pine with such honesty, they gifted the pair a passageway through seasons; a magical door, hidden, inside the world’s core.
Thus, each equinox and solstice, when nature turns, on its hinges it swings, unlocked and open… and taking on physical form, the romantics reunite.
In waterfalls of raven hair, the Moon will emerge; a mysterious beauty, with eyes of shining silver. She falls into the Sun’s wide open embrace, his tan body aglow, truly embodying a radiant smile.
Through their to
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Dream Within by Kiyo-Poetry Dream Within :iconkiyo-poetry:Kiyo-Poetry 24 5 You're A Kind of Magic by Kiyo-Poetry You're A Kind of Magic :iconkiyo-poetry:Kiyo-Poetry 48 0 Remember Me by Kiyo-Poetry Remember Me :iconkiyo-poetry:Kiyo-Poetry 18 2 Ink Black Moon by Kiyo-Poetry Ink Black Moon :iconkiyo-poetry:Kiyo-Poetry 36 5 Silver Lining by Kiyo-Poetry Silver Lining :iconkiyo-poetry:Kiyo-Poetry 28 2 Butterfly Grave by Kiyo-Poetry Butterfly Grave :iconkiyo-poetry:Kiyo-Poetry 45 10

Random Favourites

A Sunrise in the Burrens by NicolasAlexanderOtto A Sunrise in the Burrens :iconnicolasalexanderotto:NicolasAlexanderOtto 393 39 Message in a bottle by Pajunen Message in a bottle :iconpajunen:Pajunen 894 142 Floral Antiqued Silver Ring by SilverSmack Floral Antiqued Silver Ring :iconsilversmack:SilverSmack 355 37 bled by roblfc1892 bled :iconroblfc1892:roblfc1892 488 37
Tide Pools
Little tide pools
dreams forgotten on the bottom of the lake
swept away when tides change
:iconweidenlied:Weidenlied 5 2
Fallen Dream
Where once therer were thorns
now, only the rose remains, but I can't
remember its fragrance
:iconweidenlied:Weidenlied 6 2
Let's never stop falling in love II - oil painting by borda Let's never stop falling in love II - oil painting :iconborda:borda 2,196 95 La Maya II by Yggdr4zill La Maya II :iconyggdr4zill:Yggdr4zill 292 56 Les Amours mortes by Yggdr4zill Les Amours mortes :iconyggdr4zill:Yggdr4zill 272 27 Last Walk by BaxiaArt Last Walk :iconbaxiaart:BaxiaArt 254 9
A Thousand Paper Cranes
Prayers whispered
into your ribcage while
the sting of cleansing
chemicals burned
my retinas.
Crisp sheets covering
your emaciated body.
Not crisp enough
to hide the bones
poking through your skin.
I told you years ago
that folding a thousand
paper cranes would
get you a wish.
You never wanted one.
One day you looked
at me with hollow eyes,
more skeleton than
human, and said
“I’d like a wish”.
“I’d like a wish
but I don’t have
the strength to fold
a thousand on my own.
Will you help me?”
Together we started
folding, carefully making
each paper crane perfect;
happy coloured paper
and with sharp folding lines.
By the time we
got to nine-hundred
you could barely sit
up anymore and so
I kept folding for you.
On the day I reached
a thousand I put them
all in a basket
to bring them to you
so you could make your wish.
I arrived at your room
where you lay still,
no pulse, no breath.
You left an hour ago,
they told me in whispers.
I sat down on your bed
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Satet ~ Egyptian Gods by Yliade Satet ~ Egyptian Gods :iconyliade:Yliade 860 46 Replicant by AnthonyPresley Replicant :iconanthonypresley:AnthonyPresley 1,038 71
it's the part I was born to play!
just another day
you're the light that fades away
I will be your ghost
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Lit Loves Vol. 14

Holding On to Us by Kiyo-Poetry 

Beside Me by mrcrozier 

fuck cults by librarian-of-hell

No words, just listen by ditistomzelf 

I Love to Dream Because I Dream to Love by RippleInThePond

Infinite Desire by LadyLincoln 

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Features + Books!
  Heyo everyone! Lee here! Just wanted to tell you all that I have 3 books out for sale! I will post their links on here from my dA page, and then I will post the website that I'm selling them on as well! :D So here we go with the books:
  I Hate Everything About You
  Where to buy it at:
  Without You
Where to buy it at:
  Brothers and Sisters In Arms
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Artist | Professional
Kiyo is the creator of her own publications that combine imagery and words, like her illustrated art & poetry book, Dreamscape and the first Micro Poetry collection Musings from a Wildflower. She shares three visual poetry series online weekly; the Micro Poetry, Haiku and About Love Series. Mostly written in free-form, they are pieces inspired by nature, philosophy, day-to-day thoughts and emotions. Next to poetry, she also enjoys writing Poetic Prose in the shapes of micro fiction and short stories, her works sparked by the many facets of life, and often touched with a hint of fantasy.

On deviantART, Kiyo can also be found on her personal account, the Lady-Yume, where she uploads poetry in response to prompts, non visual versions of her personal Visual Poetry favourites, contests, collabs and other pieces.

Want to get in touch? You can find Kiyo on various social media sites, and she can always be reached at hello(at)kiyo-art(dot)com (:

:bulletgreen: Musings from a Wildflower {micro poetry collection, vol. 01}
:bulletgreen: Echoes from Another Time {a poetic short story}
:bulletgreen: Dreamscape; an illustrated journey in art and poetry {the visual edition}
:bulletgreen: Dreamscape; a poetic journey through life's encounters {the poetry edition}

:bulletgreen: Velvet Heights from the Haiku series honoured with a Daily Deviation on May 11th, 2018
:bulletgreen: Look, She Blossoms from the Micro Poetry series honoured with First place for LadyLincoln's "Spring Poetry Melodies Contest"

Social Media
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SHOP Welcome v4
Hello everyone :heart:
After teasing it for the past two months through social media, today is finally, finally the day, so without further ado, I say:
Welcome to the official Kiyo Shop launch!
Hosted online at Zazzle —a great home for a sprawling collection of custom-made prints and other wonderful goodies— I've been slowly filling up my shop since January, creating a starting collection of purchasable items to expand upon in the months, weeks and days to come, and now I invite you all to have a look around.
But, what items are available, you wonder? Let me tell you, happily :la:
Shop PPrint VisualPoetry v5
Photo Prints; decorating your walls, or other places in your home, these prints are produced using Kodak professional photo paper, which comes with a subtle satin gloss and beautifully enhanced colours.
Shop ToteBags v1
Tote Bags; an earth-friendly —and stylish— bag made from 100% sturdy brushed polyester, with cotton web handles and black laminated lining for extra support.
Shop Pillows v1b
Throw Pillows; complimenting your living- or bedroom, these pillows are made of grade A cotton, the fabric woven with natural fibres, are machine washable, and come with a hidden zipper enclosed.
Shop PhoneCases v2
Phone Cases; these form-fitting, featherlight Case-Mate cases provide full coverage to your Apple iPhone, while still keeping your device sleek and stylish; they're impact resistant, made from durable hard plastic and come with a glossy finish.
Shop CPrint Micro
Wrapped Canvas Prints; adding a touch of art to your home, these premium wrapped canvas prints are created with an additive-free cotton-poly blend, made to be long lasting and fade resistant.
Shop Notebooks v2
Notebooks; Gather your thoughts in these hand-made spiral notebooks that come with laminated covers to ensure durability, contain 60 sheets (120 pages) and have different page design options to cater to your many desires.
Shop MousePads v2
Mousepads; making sure your mouse stays safe from scratches, these pads have a durable and stain resistant cloth cover, a non-slip backing, and are printed in wonderful high-quality colours.
Shop GreetingCards v1
Greeting Cards; thank you, hello, or I love you, greeting cards are thoughtful gifts that are always the perfect way to express yourself. Printed on white semi-gloss paper, these cards have vibrant colour and detail, and are perfect for many occasions.

—Have a look around

Featuring artwork from all my Visual Poetry series —Micro Poetry, Haiku and About Love— on a wide variety of products, the store also includes items with imagery from my illustrated poetry book, Dreamscape, and cover-designs from my Poetic Prose stories. As I already mentioned above, I plan to add new items as consistently as I can, growing the collection to include more and more of my poetry to be available (:
Feeling like the shop itself will probably do the best talking all on it's own, I will leave you with these last words and links; inviting you to view the Shop's overview page on my site, which (as the title gives away) gives a good overview of all the products available, and features direct links to all the categories, or if you've already seen enough above, head over to the Shop's Zazzle page directly!
I sincerely hope you'll enjoy having a browse, possibly finding something that you'd wish to own, and if you have any questions or would like to leave a line, please do so below <3
Love, Kiyo


Shop PPrint Dreamscape v2
Highlight! Photo Prints are 15% OFF today at Zazzle, with the code MONDAYFUNDAY :la: Find all my available prints here:
Love, Kiyo
Freshly available now in my new shop; Notebooks! Purchase one now with 15% OFF (:
:happy: I just reached 200 watchers!
Thank you ALL so much! Happy
From today till Saturday, March 9th my eBooks are 50% OFF over at Smashwords!
Read my latest journal post for all the details :heart:
Would you like to read my latest short story, Fragments of a Fairytale? You can now find it over at my site at or at my blog :heart:

Love, Kiyo


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JohannaEgeria Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2019  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you for your comment. And you are so welcome. :) (Smile) 
I really like your poetry.Heart 
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YouInventedMe Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2019  Hobbyist Writer
Thanks very much for the :+fav: on it's the part I was born to play!
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YouInventedMe Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2019  Hobbyist Writer
I appreciate the :+devwatch:
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YouInventedMe Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2019  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you for collecting half-spoken and my other scribbles.
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Yuukon Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2019   Writer
Thank you for watching me, I appreciate your support! :iconbummy1::iconbummy2::iconbummy3:
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PermanentlyExhausted Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2019  Hobbyist General Artist
thankyou for the favourite

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LadyLincoln Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2019  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you for the your recent collect, darling soul.

You honor me, always.  Sending love :heart:
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RippleInThePond Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2019  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you for the fav ❤❤❤
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madam--guillotine Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2019  Hobbyist Writer
Thanks for the favourites!  :happybounce: +fav 
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LKHemsworth Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2019  Hobbyist
I liked ur works. Keep it up! <3
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