For children's sorrows

there's mama, as a hanky --

which doesn't cry itself.

Voor kinderverdriet
is er mama, als zakdoek --gibt's Mama, als Taschentuch --
en die huilt zelf niet.und selbst weint das nicht.

Gedicht S1632
Amsterdam, 2023-01-07
I wanted to cry, but handkerchiefs don't cry, so I sat quietly on the floor (Sarah Sluimer) - 2023
Column "Ik had graag willen huilen, maar zakdoeken huilen niet, dus zat ik stil op de vloer" (in NRC, on January 7th, 2023)
Bundel: Shelter
Keyword: Comfort 
Tribute to: Sluimer, Sarah 

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