Quick!
Quick!

The end of the day can be inspiring. It is the time to analyse the day that is almost over. This is my poem “Quick!”

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Instead of being eliminated

The other night, I dreamed I was alienated I was terminated for being liberated I was considered backdated because of what I demonstrated Written off, devaluated It illustrated how much I was hated For what I believed, I was discriminated Left alone, I was isolated My free words, they were assassinated As I woke, I […]

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Dewdrops
Dewdrops

I decided to set a challenge for myself. To write a poem that starts with one word and evolves into longer sentences. This is my poem Dewdrops. That longing for the moment when the sun will get stronger. There is more to this poem: it is also about having to say goodbye and the knowledge that not all questions will be answered.

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This tragedy
This tragedy

Today, January 27, is Holocaust Memorial Day. On this day the concentration camp Auschwitz was liberated in 1945. There are many people who still deny the millions of people (Jews, gipsies, homosexuals, political opponents and resistance fighters) who died during the period of the Third Reich. This poem is about the denial of the holocaust. A useless effort to change history and disrespect for the millions who died.

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King of Sarras
King of Sarras

This poem is inspired by the legend of the Holy Grail and the fair knight Sir Galahad.

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A Christmas Truce
A Christmas Truce

Christmas 1914, the soldiers at the Western battlefront decided to call for a Christmas Truce. At some locations, this truce lasted till after New Years Day. These events showed that this was the result of the way people fought wars before this Great War.

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Life
Life

This poem is not only written for my son. It is for everyone, who has been or is being bullied. Let this be a motivation and inspiration.

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Nine years
Nine years

My son turned nine today. That is why I wrote a poem. A poem about growing up and knowing that as a parent, you will have to let go… slowly.a

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This is love
This is love

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This toad
This toad

Sometimes, finding the right words isn’t the problem. It’s using them, that makes it difficult. This poem (This toad) is all about those moments, when I am not able to say what I want to say.

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