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Rhyming Me



Both my parents live inside me all the time.
The stains of grieves, I have inherited,
their crying out. A child’s mind ate their rhyme,
this burden, o, my ease was ferreted!
Watching their fights, my heart was forested
with such strong poles, they made me the woodward.
Thus, genes’ branches kept me wary, on guard.
But those conflicts too, brought me understanding,
without real facts, feeling what’s in the heart.
Figure it out, that’s my happy ending!

About this poem

This poem is written as a dizain ("dizaine" in French). This particular form was a favorite of 15th and 16th century French poets, but it has also been employed in English by the likes of Philip Sidney and John Keats. The basic rules of the dizain: One 10-line stanza 10 syllables per line Rhyme scheme: ababbccdcd

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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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