Willem VanVoorthuysen

Rookie (Nov.2,1916 / Dutch East Indies (Indonesia))

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WW-II veteran, Royal Netherlands Navy, POW in Japan Writes short stories, essays, poetry. Overall IQ: 122
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  • Amitabha Bagchi (7/2/2013 2:47:00 PM)

    Respected Sir,

    Sorry to post my request here. Please note I'm cordoned by PH to post in open forum only mail-box is open to me and your mail box is closed to post. This is sent thru kindness of AB London ` niv.

    'Power is the great aphrodisiac’ ~ Henry Kissinger

    Hon’ble Poet

    How are you and Uncle? Hope well.

    I cordially invite to read and comment on my new poem: Monica Leuneske_y Monologues Zigzag Why?

    By Default women are sexually targeted by consumerism and power in sexited society indeed deep concern to human race.

    Keep silent not please! !

    Regards

    Yours in Poetry.

    niv.


    ~ Monica Leuneske_y Monologues Zigzag. Why? ~ niv ~ UK ~

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Best Poem of Willem VanVoorthuysen

Axioms For Life

How do we prove that 1 + 1 makes 2?
We don't, we just accept it. But why?
Because our teachers told us so,
and on, and on, and on, and on,
for generations; that's why.

We've learned that axioms are laws
we shouldn't tamper with, because
the consequences might be serious:
a car might crash, a child might die,
a human soul be lost forever...

Axioms exist not only in arithmetic,
but also in religion, so when claiming
our right to freely think and speak,
we should be careful not to step
on other peoples' axioms of faith.

No matter ...

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