licence plates, a poem



and then one day

anand bolder, one of my best friends, told me

about these licence plates he saw in his neighbourhood

i asked excitedly if he'd mind finding them again

and sharing them with me

little did i know...


and when

during a visit to bruxelles in the summer of 2022

i found out that the belgian licence plates also speak

i shared my passion with jan baerts

who has

ten years after i told him everything i knew about anna karenina on a hot summer eve

read anna karenina