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Gert Strydom

(03 April 1964 / Johannesburg, South Africa)

As A Boy

As a boy I wished for the kind of skin
that never could get hurt.
As a boy I wished for for the kind of shirt
that mother would not have to rub in
to get rid of the dirt

and I wished to be as glad
as mother constantly was,
and constantly I wished I had

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