Diana van den Berg

Rookie - 232 Points (4 November 1945 / Durban, South Africa)

How Do You Know? Poem by Diana van den Berg


How do you know
when the love
or friendship is rock-real?

Just as love and friendship
take time to seed and grow
the indications do too.

Testing is breaking the faith
and the love
or the friendship.
All you can do, is watch and wait
and assess and consider
and follow your gut-feelings,
but if you do that well,
you
will
know well.

(11 February 2011)

Submitted: Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, September 24, 2013

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