Open here the mailbox fling did I To in hopes a letter get (or card) Instead but what I saw: a nothing-sigh; That inside was somewhat less I the notion met. Ah, condition hard! That empty finds by mailbox-flingers got, That should greet the watchful eye quick-turned (or ear) A wicked-vacant blank or absent spot. But hope wound such by simple nothing oft is burned. (A package would have been really nice.)

You ought to have seen it in German