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Words

Words give us the power to express ourselves
We can think them, speak them or write them
Words are the key to all knowledge,
But unspoken they can create a valley
Deeper and wider than the ocean
Words can be soft
Words can be harsh
Words can be powerful
Words can be meaningless
Words are even able to kill
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Heidrun Kordholste-Nikander Claim this poet

I was born in Germany in 1960. I lived in Germany, Finland, and California and have visited many European countries. I currently live in Germany, but I would like to return to the US. I started writing poems in California inspired by the beautiful nature. I have a master degree in forestry and North American Studies. I write scientific books about nature and environmental history, but also short stories and poems. more…

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