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Anneke Buys

poetry, reviews (poetry),
The Netherlands.


The reed is calling
for the breath of its master,
the Master goes out,
looking for his reed.

   Rabindranath Tagore

I have called
and waited
blowing in the wind,
scourged by the rain,
cherished by the sun.

Who shall describe
the acute pain
when you cut me off
and, shorn of my leaves,
notched me at your wish.

Now there's only
your warm breath
blows melodies in me.

Day Of Creation

Just look:
I paint blue the windows
and hang the sun in them

just feel:
I fill up the room
my head bobs on the water

just hear:
I catch bird sounds on tapes
a cricket sings in my ear

and then
I model you
from clay of words

From Arts Dialogue, June 1996

3 languages
White horse between sheep with
Lambs - something like
Small, Large and Extra Large

in animal fashion

3 lingvoj
blankaj chevalo, shafoj kaj
shafidetoj - io kiel
Malgranda, Granda kaj Ekstre Granda

en besta modo

3 talen
Wit paard tussen schapen met
lammeren - zoiets als
Small, Large en Extra Large

in animale mode

  • Member of the BAFA board since 1986.

  • Article + Poems: in the book, Just Let the Wind, 2006
  • Letter: Arts Dialogue, October 2001
  • Poem: 3 languages, 3 talen, 3 lingvoj, Arts Dialogue, June 2001
  • Review: Ten Esperanto Poets in English Translation, Arts Dialogue, June 2001
  • Poem: Day of Creation, Arts Dialogue, June 1996
  • Letter: Arts Dialogue, June 1996
  • Book Review: How to Change The World Forever by Eric Chaet, Arts Dialogue, March 1995
  • Translation: Arts Dialogue, March 1995
  • Article: on Rosey E. Pool, Arts Dialogue, June 1995
  • Review: Book of poems by Bruce Filson, Arts Dialogue, December 1995
  • Book Review: Report from the Edge by Michael Fitzgerald, Arts Dialogue, March 1995
  • Book Review: One bird, One Cage, One Flight by Roger White, Arts Dialogue, March 1995
  • Poem: Incident, Arts Dialogue, December 1994
  • Review: of a book on music by Johnny Woods, BAFA newsletter, September 1994
  • Artist Profile: BAFA newsletter, December 1993
  • Poem: Reed, Arts Dialogue, September 1993
  • Remembering: Roger White, BAFA newsletter, September 1993
  • Book Review: Occasions of Grace by Roger White, BAFA newsletter, March 1993
  • Article: Translating Poetry, BAFA newsletter, December 1992
  • Book Review: Silences by Tillie Olsen, BAFA newsletter, September 1992
  • Poem: Winter Tree, BAFA newsletter, September 1992
  • Poem: La Creado/To create, the BAFA newsletter, December 1991
  • Book Review: A Slice of the loaf, by Hazel Mori, the BAFA newsletter, December 1991
  • Book Review: A Sense of History, a collection of poems by John S. Hatcher, published by George Ronald, BAFA newsletter, January 1991
  • Letter: poetry reading in East Germany, BAFA newsletter, January 1991
  • Book Review:, of Creative Circles edited by Micheal Fitzgerald and published by Kalimat Press, BAFA newsletter, July 1990
  • In Memoriam: of Madeleine van der Schaaf, who was present at founding sessions of BAFA, BAFA newsletter, January 1990
  • Poem:Aquaduct, BAFA newsletter, January 1991
  • In Memoriam: of Madeleine van der Schaaf, who was present at founding sessions of BAFA, BAFA newsletter, January 1990
  • Review: Music, Devotions and Mashriqu'l-Adhkár, by R. Jackson Armstrong - Ingram, BAFA newsletter, December 1988

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