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Diana van den Berg

(4 November 1945 / Durban, South Africa)

Please Say It Isn't True


The terror
the desperation
the helplessness
face to face with your would-be murderer.
I know how it feels
but I escaped
several times.

If only you had, too,
yesterday
or the night before.

(1 July 2005)

Submitted: Thursday, October 03, 2013
Edited: Thursday, October 03, 2013

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