Diana van den Berg

Rookie - 368 Points (4 November 1945 / Durban, South Africa)

A Candle In Dark Uganda - Poem by Diana van den Berg

Amidst years of atrocities
to and by the children
whose spirit
has been harnessed,
moulded
and shriveled,
there is one small candle
of happiness
Sabina,
wife and mother,
no longer
will sand
blow
through your teeth
because
now
you have new lips.
Perhaps
there are more candles.
Let there be
more candles.
Let the candlelight
become
a lake of light.

(21 December 2005)


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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Poem Edited: Thursday, October 3, 2013


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