waarom ben ik wakker
als kleine kinderen slapen?
het zou niet mogen zijn
het zou niet mogen zijn

waarom ben ik zelden moe
wanneer het land met de ogen toe
onder de lakens ligt? warm en klein
het zou niet mogen zijn

ik ben erbij als nachtauto's
mekaar op gaan zoeken
en als de nachthelden
op straten en pleinen liggen zoeken

gehuld in lawaai
en in lelijke leren broeken
het zou niet mogen zijn
het zou niet mogen zijn

waarom heb ik slaap tekort
als de natie werkt en de natie sport?
het zou niet mogen zijn
het zou niet mogen zijn

de mensenzee klotst voort
in radeloze deining
wat was er toen met Kloos loos
dat hij niet voor die woorden koos?

waarom ben ik wakker
als kleine kinderen slapen?
het zou niet mogen zijn
het zou niet mogen zijn


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