Gert Strydom

Freshman - 1,129 Points (03 April 1964 / Johannesburg, South Africa)

No Red Rose

But once bloomed that crimson rose
which could stand with her head held high,
against life's darkest sky.

Just once did that delicate petals spread
and soft lovely fragrance scent,
before she dropped her head.

Just once the blush on your cheek,

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