Treasure Island

Diana van den Berg

(4 November 1945 / Durban, South Africa)

Sun-blessed


ENSOLEILLÉE (and translation below)

Aujourd’hui,
en automne
dans une pièce ensoleillée,
j’avais parlé avec une dame
de quatre-vingt ans
qui porte un esprit
ensoleillé comme la pièce,
et je suis rentrée
à la maison
avec la joie de l’été
dans mon esprit ensoleillé.

(11 April 2012)

SUN-BLESSED

Today
in autumn
in a sunny room,
I talked with a lady
of eighty-four years
who has a spirit
as sunny as the room
and I returned
home
with the joy of summer
in my sun-filled spirit.

(11 April 2012)

Submitted: Sunday, August 11, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, August 27, 2013

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