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Rendition

Yes, Neil,
I'm getting old too.
But no, I'm not searching
not like you do in this song,
not for a lacking heart of gold.

I already know where it is,
and how it has stranded.

I'm only looking for ways to be
the solid and trustworthy key
that makes this lonesome heart
gallop willingly again,
and lasting this time
with me.
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Submitted by ludy_b on May 03, 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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  • ludy_b
    In remembrance of my dear friend, late Robert Woods, met many years ago on poetry.com
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