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 Category:  Commentary and Philosophy Poetry
  Posted: March 28, 2020      Views: 33

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MARJON VAN BRUGGEN 
I think I always was a writer and a poet, but I remember clearly my Lyceum years and my debut as a writer with a long fiction story. For that one, I was applauded by the prof and students alike. I didn't stop writing and started poetry as well. A - more...

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Contemplation by the pond
"Butterfly" by Marjon van Bruggen


Orange,
yellow,
black,
and pink,

spread wide-winged.
A butterfly hovers trembling
and in perfect balance over the pond.
A fairy trumpet lowers slowly
to drink.

Don't dare to breathe_
Magic rings
of blue, so blue
the water sings.
Enthralled I wonder

what material was used
to make these weightless wings?
The thrilling sound
of baby's first uttered words
leave an ethereal thread
that angels spin into the head
to weave a remembrance.

Love this moment; look and feel,
remember.
Butterfly wings are made by angels.

Marjon van Bruggen


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