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World for Real

Cattle is as browser does
It just walks the fast-food lane
Takes it in, no fingers crossed

In cattle’s lane it’s always right
Tugs translate to poor excuses
Dork-mind fed the thick conclusions
Lacks reasoning to see the flies

Lame ideas it puts on screen
Another soul is losing dreams
A world for real and on the net
A world for real it took to bed

Cause cattle is as browser does
It just walks the fast-food lane
Takes it in, no fingers crossed

Dork is browsing, viewing sites
Takes its apple for a ride
Wife and children left aside
All aware it’s lost, the fight

The emptiness, it doesn’t see
Is killing it and her and he
The sense to be is lost in space
Of disconnecting human race

Cause cattle is as browser does
It follows flocks on internet
And runs with every buzz
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Submitted by ludy_b on May 16, 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 poetry.com 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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