Willem VanVoorthuysen Poems

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11.
Perceptivity

Lord Jesus, send Your Holy Sprit
into this dusky desert of my mind,
in which, whatever trees are left
are shaped like question marks...
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12.
Tower Of Baghdad

One day, an angel will appear and take
those cool dark glasses from your eyes,
the mask that hides your creeping fear
that gold, nor sweat, nor persuasion,
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13.
P.O.W.'s Dreams

So, what if yesterday
our world was full of joy, but
tomorrow looms like this prison wall,
repulsive, hostile, cold and grey...
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14.
Mesopotamia

Since God threw Adam and Eve
out of His Paradise Garden,
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15.
You Suffered More

After I lost you, I kept complaining
about the loneliness I felt, in spite
of all the love, concern and help
that I received from family and friends,
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16.
God Changed The Odds

God made the universe too wide
to be enclosed by boundary lines,
eternity a constant flow of time,
with no beginning, and no end...
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17.
Lethal Music

I parked my car on a lakeside lot, planning
to eat my lunch in peace, seated comfortably
on my driver's seat, with all my windows open,
and the radio softly playing Liszt sonatas...
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18.
No Longer Dreams

Beloved,
you are still so much here,
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19.
Fourth State Of Mind

The substance we call water
occurs in differenT forms:
as fluid, ice or vapor.
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20.
My Beloved

Her lovely charms display the humble splendor
of pearly sea shells on a windward shore,
a fragile beauty, simple yet sublime
in gracious and serene surrender
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