Diana van den Berg

(4 November 1945 / Durban, South Africa)

Happy Birthday Cleo


Happy Birthday, my Cleo, my darling little Birthday-Girl.
You are five today.
I don’t know your first four and three quarter years.
I wish I did.
I wish with all my heart for you a long life
of the greatest cat-happiness
with your family of Benji and me on Earth
and Flicka and Tigger and Daisy in Heaven
adored by us all.

(17 May 2011)

Submitted: Friday, September 20, 2013
Edited: Friday, September 20, 2013
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