Poetic New Year Wishes, Prayer

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Happy and Peaceful New Year


May my mind
be as pure
as this moment
of sunshine and blackbird’s voice
unconcerned about
– why
to which other answer fails
but what she in a multiple
of leaves and colours can offer:
the rose.


From: “Between the Silence of your Lips”
Selected love poems of Germain Droogenbroodt