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Bert Broomberg



Booksie Address: http://www.booksie.com/Bert_Broomberg
Country: Netherlands
Favorite book: Wilt by Tom Sharpe
Member Since: Jun 8, 2011

Featured Writing

The Marital Arena

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Dec 1, 2014
Description of the end of many modern marriages.
Tags:marriage, relationships, divorce

Battle Haiku

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Sep 3, 2014
It speaks for itself.
Tags:poetry, war, haiku

The Rear View Mirror

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Jul 24, 2014
A piece of light-verse about our inability to deal with...
Tags:light-verse

The failing student (a distich)

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Jul 23, 2014
This speaks for itself.
Tags:light-verse

Haute Cuisine Haiku

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Jun 4, 2014
It speaks for itself.
Tags:poetry, humour, haiku

Fun in the woods

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Jun 1, 2014
Poem about unthinking, destructive behaviour.
Tags:destruction, poetry, nature

Cell Phone Craze

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Feb 15, 2014
A poem about being enslaved by electronic gadgets.
Tags:poetry, social comment

Generation Gap

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Feb 12, 2014
Poem about a girl and her grandmother who are physically...
Tags:poetry, wisdom, cycle of life, social comment

Haiku about love

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Feb 10, 2014
Modern view on the mystery of love.
Tags:love, mystery

The Mind Poem

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Nov 6, 2013
Light-verse about relationships.
Tags:marriage, humour, satire, relationships

Sensible Claim

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Nov 3, 2013
Satiric view on normality.
Tags:poetry, satire, social, criticism

Modern Tourism 2

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: May 31, 2013
Comment on the development of tourism in our day and age.
Tags:poetry, nature, commercialism, social comment

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Banker's Haiku

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Mar 24, 2013
Critical view of the financial world.
Tags:poetry, social commentary, haiku, financial crisis, financial world, modern finance

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Found In Stone

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Feb 17, 2013
Description of the essence of sculpting.
Tags:poetry, art, sculpting

The Pork Haiku

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Feb 14, 2013
Modern view on creating bacon.
Tags:poetry, humour, haiku, animal welfare, light verse

The Wordsmith

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Feb 12, 2013
About the art of creating poetry.
Tags:poetry, art, creative writing, creative process

In Her Own Image

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Feb 9, 2013
Humorous view on creation.
Tags:humor, creation, poetry, humour, light verse, alternative views

On Motherhood

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Feb 6, 2013
Funny view on motherhood as inspired by Shane P's haiku...
Tags:humor, poetry, haiku, mother hood

Beach Haiku

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Feb 6, 2013
Haiku about our lovely beach experience
Tags:humor, poetry, haiku, disturbing, beach, light verse

Our Secret Code

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Feb 3, 2013
Humorous view on genetic modification.
Tags:poetry, dna, light-verse

War, the Bloody Game

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Jan 30, 2013
A poem about the stupidity of warmongers.
Tags:poetry, war poem

The Abbey Ruins

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Jan 28, 2013
This sonnet was inspired by the beauty of Fountains Abbey...
Tags:poetry, sonnet, historical landmark

Bert's Haiku 4

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Jan 27, 2013
Man's destructive streak.
Tags:poetry, progress, nature, haiku

Bert's Haiku 3

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Jan 27, 2013
Modern man's relationship with nature.
Tags:poetry, nature, haiku

Bert's haiku 2

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Jan 27, 2013
A haiku describing a drinking problem in a slightly...
Tags:humor, poetry, alcoholism, lifestyle, drinking, light verse

A Wordsworth Feeling

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Jan 27, 2013
Poem inspired by one of the greatest romantic poets,...
Tags:humor, poetry, light verse

Haiku Thoughts about Nature

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Nov 21, 2012
Three Haikus describing nature as it is in our time.
Tags:poetry, environment, nature, haiku

The Daily Commute

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Nov 15, 2012
View on our daily routines
Tags:poetry, social comment

Road through Life

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Nov 15, 2012
Poetic view on life and its ultimate aim.
Tags:poetry, getting older, evaluation of life

An Ordinary Politician

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Nov 15, 2012
Poem about the true nature of politicians.
Tags:poetry, satire, politics

Ignoramus

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Nov 15, 2012
Social comment on the media
Tags:poetry, social comment

The Deadly Gap

Short Story by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Oct 28, 2012
A sniper team in world war one ends up in a sticky...
Tags:war, short, story, adventure, combat, military fiction, great war, sniper story

Iron Harvest at the Somme

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Jun 4, 2012
Aftermath of The Great War. The influence of the First...
Tags:poetry, world war one, great war

Collecting Craze

Short Story by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Jun 4, 2012
A man gets dragged into the collecting craze his friend...
Tags:humor, satire on modern life, failing to cope with reality, social criticism, urban living

Night Patrol on the Western Front

Short Story by Bert Broomberg
Posted: May 19, 2012
An allied patrol runs into trouble when operating between...
Tags:war, adventure, heroism, futility of war

No Prospects

Short Story by Bert Broomberg
Posted: May 19, 2012
Three German soldiers in W.W.-1 try to cope with life...
Tags:war, surprise, historical fiction, life behind the front line

Drinks on a Hot Afternoon

Short Story by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Jun 8, 2011
A story about a man who accidentally meets a friend in a...
Tags:friendship, tragic life, bar story, marital problems, drinking buddy

Writing Portfolio

The Marital Arena

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Dec 1, 2014
Description of the end of many modern marriages.

Battle Haiku

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Sep 3, 2014
It speaks for itself.

The Rear View Mirror

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Jul 24, 2014
A piece of light-verse about our inability to deal with...

The failing student (a distich)

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Jul 23, 2014
This speaks for itself.

Haute Cuisine Haiku

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Jun 4, 2014
It speaks for itself.

Fun in the woods

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Jun 1, 2014
Poem about unthinking, destructive behaviour.

Cell Phone Craze

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Feb 15, 2014
A poem about being enslaved by electronic gadgets.

Generation Gap

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Feb 12, 2014
Poem about a girl and her grandmother who are physically...

Haiku about love

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Feb 10, 2014
Modern view on the mystery of love.

The Mind Poem

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Nov 6, 2013
Light-verse about relationships.

Sensible Claim

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Nov 3, 2013
Satiric view on normality.

Modern Tourism 2

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: May 31, 2013
Comment on the development of tourism in our day and age.

Banker's Haiku

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Mar 24, 2013
Critical view of the financial world.

Found In Stone

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Feb 17, 2013
Description of the essence of sculpting.

The Pork Haiku

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Feb 14, 2013
Modern view on creating bacon.

The Wordsmith

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Feb 12, 2013
About the art of creating poetry.

In Her Own Image

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Feb 9, 2013
Humorous view on creation.

On Motherhood

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Feb 6, 2013
Funny view on motherhood as inspired by Shane P's haiku...

Beach Haiku

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Feb 6, 2013
Haiku about our lovely beach experience

Our Secret Code

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Feb 3, 2013
Humorous view on genetic modification.

War, the Bloody Game

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Jan 30, 2013
A poem about the stupidity of warmongers.

The Abbey Ruins

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Jan 28, 2013
This sonnet was inspired by the beauty of Fountains Abbey...

Bert's Haiku 4

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Jan 27, 2013
Man's destructive streak.

Bert's Haiku 3

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Jan 27, 2013
Modern man's relationship with nature.

Bert's haiku 2

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Jan 27, 2013
A haiku describing a drinking problem in a slightly...

A Wordsworth Feeling

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Jan 27, 2013
Poem inspired by one of the greatest romantic poets,...

Haiku Thoughts about Nature

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Nov 21, 2012
Three Haikus describing nature as it is in our time.

The Daily Commute

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Nov 15, 2012
View on our daily routines

Road through Life

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Nov 15, 2012
Poetic view on life and its ultimate aim.

An Ordinary Politician

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Nov 15, 2012
Poem about the true nature of politicians.

Ignoramus

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Nov 15, 2012
Social comment on the media

The Deadly Gap

Short Story by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Oct 28, 2012
A sniper team in world war one ends up in a sticky...

Iron Harvest at the Somme

Poem by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Jun 4, 2012
Aftermath of The Great War. The influence of the First...

Collecting Craze

Short Story by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Jun 4, 2012
A man gets dragged into the collecting craze his friend...

Night Patrol on the Western Front

Short Story by Bert Broomberg
Posted: May 19, 2012
An allied patrol runs into trouble when operating between...

No Prospects

Short Story by Bert Broomberg
Posted: May 19, 2012
Three German soldiers in W.W.-1 try to cope with life...

Drinks on a Hot Afternoon

Short Story by Bert Broomberg
Posted: Jun 8, 2011
A story about a man who accidentally meets a friend in a...



Writing short stories and poetry, both in English and Dutch, are a couple of the things I have been doing since my time at college. I  also used to write for a regional newspaper, but I gave up the job after some years of fighting deadlines, and somehow I drifted into the field of education.

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