Blog posts about ’poetry’

Half a life at seven

Written by Wim Beunderman, posted on wednesday 4 september 2019

Happy Child by Leroy Skalstad

7 and she’s happy with tribal life in Papua New Guinea

Digging for yams with the village dogs

Dad comes home from good hunting

A piece of barbecued bush pig for tea

And a hug and kiss from Mum at night

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The first time ever

Written by Wim Beunderman, posted on monday 26 september 2016

Nature Up Close by Allisson Choppick

My heart still remembers well

How for the first time ever

I looked deep into your eyes

After you had given birth to me

And I felt your motherly warmth

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Here I stand

Written by Wim Beunderman, posted on tuesday 21 april 2015

Pensive Homeless Portraiture II by Leroy Skalstad

Here I stand
My feet firmly grounded in the Earth
My Head carried by the Heavens of True Love

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Sweet surrender

Written by Wim Beunderman, posted on wednesday 4 february 2015

Sweet surrender

A very long time ago, in a galaxy millions of light years from here, there was a horse named Pegasus. Pegasus was no ordinary horse, he was a winged horse, and he had the ability to fly very high and very far. I say ‘ability’ because, even though his kind flew everywhere, even to the farthest corners of the Cosmos, he never flew much at all. You see, Pegasus was afraid of falling, and so he spent his days trotting and galloping a lot, and occasionally he would make short flights through the valley near his meadow. This was fine by him until he reached puberty.

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King of the World

Written by Wim Beunderman, posted on wednesday 4 february 2015

No writings of my own on my blog this time, but a heart-moving song by Clannad: Ri na cruinne. Listen and be empowered, so as to change yourself, and the world in the process. By the way, I’ve posted both the English and the Celtic lyrics.

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