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Posts Tagged ‘acculturation’

Precious Silence on a Busy Street

April 14, 2011 by admin | No Comments | Filed in Life Abroad, The Netherlands

  No hustle today No bustle below No kids screaming Nor parents Silence eases down my street Neat, discreet She wiggles under my windowsill And creeps across my face Leaving traces of a smile While I languidly lay Upon the couch and enjoy this gift This quiet Sunday ~ July 12, 1998 ~ Written at […]

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An American Foreigner trapped in a Windmill

March 23, 2011 by admin | No Comments | Filed in Life Abroad, The Netherlands

An American Foreigner trapped in a Windmill Who is this woman? Unrecognizable, boring, quiet Foreign tongues engage in lively gibberish Yet she is the foreigner here In her distant home She feels homeless isolation Animated conversation bounces around her brain And is lost to translation Who she is, is hidden behind her silent expressions Her […]

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