Analysis of Savings

                                     this sealed
                                      with a cork
                                        it stores

distressed words
                         without any compassion
                   impressing the shrinking heart
                infused as is this mournfulness dip

- instant weak moments -

the label of its easy to use
                  lament refrigerating storage jar
                     for those overly happy years
                      when sadness no longer is
                            and tears are missed

Poetic Form
Metre 11 101 01 11 011 0110010 0100101 0111111 10110 010111011 011101 11100101 1101101 0111
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 698
Words 56
Sentences 1
Stanzas 4
Stanza Lengths 4, 4, 1, 5
Lines Amount 14
Letters per line (avg) 18
Words per line (avg) 4
Letters per stanza (avg) 65
Words per stanza (avg) 13
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Submitted by ludy_b on May 31, 2021

Modified by ludy_b on November 09, 2021

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Ludy Bührs

The topics she writes about are very diverse, so are the poetry styles she applies. As a Dutch translator and poet, having lived in Cambodia's capital city Phnom Penh for 2.5 years, in 2008 she published "Op de ruïnes van een rijk" (On the Ruins of an Empire) ISBN 978-90-8834-483-1 with 60 poems based on her experiences there. In 2007 she received a Certificate of Accomplishment as one of The Best Poems and Poets of 2007 issued by and the International Library of Poetry for her poem Choked Truth, her own translation of "Verstikte waarheid", one of the poems in the book. Born in 1956, she still works as an independent translator, translating from English into Dutch. more…

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