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Via Reinder Storm

A sheet from a Dutch #poetry calender. Poem by Riekus Waskowsky (translated into English by yours truly); illustration by Milja Praagman. 

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and when you leave …

rain, rain is coming,

storm blows sand

over the roads,

one should protect one’s eyes.

frightened birds swarm

over the land.

the sky is black.

… say slowly:

I love rain.

I love storm.

I am not afraid. 

Riekus Waskowsky (1932-1977)

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