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Susan Sybenga

(January 11,1960 / Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA)

Biography of Susan Sybenga

Susan Sybenga poet

Misfit, malcontent and late-bloomer. These are words frequently used to describe Susan. She only recently discovered a love of writing. Although her poetry goes back several decades, she has recently begun writing screenplays and making short films.

She lives with her husband and two grand-nieces, two dogs and one insane cat, in the place of her birth. She hopes to travel the world, especially India and meet many new and interesting people.

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Slave

I’m a captive of your lips,
A slave to your eyes.
I cannot escape,
No matter how I try.

In warmth and safety,
Your arms surround me
You keep me here,
As your love enfolds me.

You have detained me
With your gentle ways.
I’m a prisoner of the heart
I don’t wish to escape.

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