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 6…

this sealed

  with a cork


  it stores

  distressed words

  without any compassion

  impressing the shrinking heart

  infused as is this mournfulness dip

  - instant weak moments -

  the label of its easy to use

  lament refrigerating storage jar

  for those overly happy years

  when sadness no longer is

  and tears are missed