Diana van den Berg

(4 November 1945 / Durban, South Africa)

The Note


Today, I wrote you a note
to tell you
that yesterday
I bought brown bread
and snow-white milk
and smiled at the happy clouds
and the sea-blue sky
and the warm sun
then
I tossed the paper
into the wastepaper-basket
and the words
into the wind
and I know
you found them.

Submitted: Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, August 14, 2013
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(18 October 2011)

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