Willem VanVoorthuysen

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

Willem VanVoorthuysen Poems

41. No Longer Dreams 10/9/2006
42. Fourth State Of Mind 10/21/2006
43. Mesopotamia 4/6/2007
44. You Suffered More 4/6/2007
45. God Changed The Odds 4/6/2007
46. Lethal Music 4/6/2007
47. Loving Our Language 5/13/2006
48. I Was Deaf And Blind 4/6/2007
49. Forced Audience 5/29/2006
50. Welcome Home, Veterans 12/17/2008
51. God's Master Plan 4/22/2005
52. Real Men Don'T Cry 4/26/2005
53. My Guardian Angel 4/22/2005
54. A Thousand Love Affairs 5/4/2005
55. Axioms For Life 5/18/2006

Comments about Willem VanVoorthuysen

  • 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! !


    Yours in Poetry.


    ~ 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 ...

Read the full of Axioms For Life

Memories And Dreams

How razor-sharp,
how fast beyond escape,
the flashing sword of fate
when, in one final strike,
it slashed the life-long bond
between the two of us, forever...

Not fast enough, alas, to kill
the ice-cold, stinging pain

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