The power of these poems lies on its perfect mix of melancholy and positivity. They can be read both in Dutch and English. Each poem is a gem, with various emotions being conveyed to the readers. The author, Roelie Nijmeijer Smit, was born in Almelo, where she still resides up to this day. She worked as a broadcaster, hosting programs on culture, especially that of Almelo. She is also an active member of their church, and she works at a local broadcasting company as a secretary. She also had been affiliated to Overijssel Hospital Radio Program in Nijverdal. Her other works include Children Logic and two of her books, Gait and Gine and The Kleankeender of Galt and Gine, are in English.