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Wormhole



long ago I had the life form
of an astral glittering worm
drifted borderless in space
dancing with exquisite grace

no solid ground, no tough existence
and not even any need of wings
to travel in my universe

I would never fall to earth
as light weighted as I was

only perceived
as a fierce flash
in cloudless nights

without any heavy thoughts
I then chose this black hole
to finally know
what weight is down below
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Submitted by ludy_b on October 23, 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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