Gert Strydom was born in 1964 in Johannesburg, South Africa. He matriculated at Estcourt High School after which he obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration degree (B.B.A.) at Andrews University (Berrien Springs, Michigan, U.S.A.) and apart from being a poet and writer he is an accountant by profession.
He was called up for compulsory national service in the South African defence force (SADF) for a period of two years during the time of the South African border / bush war and while following his profession was called up for several compulsory camps for several months as a member of the South African Citizen’s force and did partake in the National Colours Parade and ... more »
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- When I hold you tightly against me -new-
- If I have to think God to be female (Sic... -new-
- Lazarus arising (Sicilian septet) -new-
- While in a loving embrace you touch me (... -new-
- Come joyful sun (Novelinee) -new-
- Since the first morning light -new-
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- I wish that I could clearly recall the d... -new-
- You had awaken a blazing fire in me (Eng... -new-
- At heart (Sicilian septet) -new-
- The world displays God's great glory (se... -new-
- From the blue sky falls a small dragonfl...
- Going to church (septilla / Spanish sept...
- Invictus (a reply to William Ernest Henl...
- Angel of the morning light
- But then I met you
- “Where have all the soldiers gone? Gone ...
- Space Haiku’s
- An Abandoned Bundle (in answer to Mbuyi...
- Haiku’s of love
- Stopping At The Woods On A Snowy Evening...
- a Resting place
- Haiku’s at the end of a relationship
- Napoleon Bonaparte
- I saw men
- The Solitary Reaper
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