De Langverwachte Plannen van de VrijMiBo

Het is weekend. Wij zijn er even niet. 

In love it may be dangerous
to reckon on time to count
on it time's here and then   
it's gone I'm not thinking
of death or disaster but of   
the slippage the unpredictable
disappearance of days on which   
we were depending for happiness.
Prettig weekend. En be nice.

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