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Let it rain

Sometimes I wish for a rain in droplets
to wordlessly wipe the dust that landed.
Then I meet you in their silent couplets,
you softly glide on the skin I‘ve handed.
Then glitters moist from a bond unbranded
driving the urge to play game after game,
billows from deep down the gut aflame
the courage and force we share without fear.
Then I refresh on this wonderful aim
that reaches me within one single tear.
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Submitted by ludy_b on April 29, 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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