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This is about a young Tunesian couple. He has decided to flee the country by boat to find work and try to secure a future for the two of them. She is a single mother with no relatives who had to give up her child for adoption.

A little bit melancholy to the good old days of careless flying. You just went to the airport and checked in and that was it. Now it is a circus with moody security personnel implementing ever tighter security measures and a humiliating undressing procedure. For our own good, of course. This poem was written before the infamous “Christmas Day bombing attempt” on December 25, 2009, when 23-year-old Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab tried to blow up Northwest Airlines Flight 253 from Amsterdam to Detroit with plastic explosives in his underwear. So, what’s next?


What to say about 9/11/2001? Words fail, of course. With all the suffering, what touched me the most was those poor people who had to choose between burning alive and jumping….……

When one watches TV you see all those commercials promising the final solution for cellulite, but in reality it is a little bit different…….

“Therefore, as Epicurus famously said, "death is nothing to us." When we exist death is not, and when death exists we are not.

When you are in love, there is only one thing on your mind….

This is about  two friends who meet after their respective relationships have broken down ..

This story is based on an CNN broadcast about a US truckdriver in Iraq. He felt especially deceived when he saw his paycheck that was far less than they had promised him…..

The life of businessmen who are on the road all the time is full of temptations. They live in hotels and try to have some fun at the bar……….

Communication between soulmates doesn’t require e-mails or phones…..

When you are far away it is great to receive a message from your love that lights up in the dark at night….

This is the story of someone who could not get away from the influence of the ex-partner……..

This poem is based on a sign in cafe Le Brocante (Place du jeu de balle, Vossenplein, Brussels) promoting beer, that says: mon mec a toujours le dernier mot: oui ma cherie (my guy has always the last say: yes my love)

Pierre Lauffer jr was a good friend and a gifted entertainer, singer and multi-instrumentalist. He suffered from diabetes that caused damage to his blood vessels and heart. He desperately  fought against his disease, but finally died from a fatal heart attack at the age of 62. His favorite song was:” I did it my way”.

A small town has its own pace. To live there has advantages and disadvantages like everywhere else, but still there is something to it…..

The world is a global village, but no means of communication can replace a firm hug…….

For all the parents, children and grandchildren who live far apart……………


...don't think of yourself as a jazz musician. Think of yourself as a human being who plays music