Gert Strydom

Gold Star - 7,554 Points (03 April 1964 / Johannesburg, South Africa)

Gert Strydom Poems

4481. You Were Past Cute 5/28/2010
4482. You Were The One 9/20/2011
4483. You Who Constantly Truly Love Me 6/18/2012
4484. You, My Love Are The One 7/26/2011
4485. You’ll Be A True Believer 3/1/2010
4486. You’re Away 8/19/2009
4487. You’re In Another Country Called Cape Town 8/4/2010
4488. Young Koekemoer (In Reply To A. Brodrick) 11/10/2010
4489. Your Are The One 2/7/2010
4490. Your Beauty Is No Secret 8/15/2012
4491. Your Dressing Table In The Hall 11/2/2010
4492. Your Eyes 8/5/2013
4493. Your Eyes Burn Right Through My Soul 1/20/2011
4494. Your Eyes Burns Right Through Me 9/1/2009
4495. Your Face 3/28/2013
4496. Your Gaze Is Full Of Ice (Wyatt Sonnet) 11/17/2011
4497. Your Golf Playing Postmaster Father Was Your God 9/27/2010
4498. Your Hand Is In The Rain 7/29/2013
4499. Your Letter Is Beautiful 5/3/2010
4500. Your Love 1/11/2010
4501. Your Love And Pure Integrity Is Not In Dispute, Lord (Cavatina Sequence) 2/20/2012
4502. Your Love Is Wicked (Parody) 2/2/2011
4503. Your Mouth Did Open Softly Under Mine 7/3/2014
4504. Your Name 8/31/2009
4505. Your Name Will Not Carry Another Meaning For Me 10/4/2011
4506. Your Own Hands I Get My Daily Bread (Cavatina) 3/29/2012
4507. Your Penetrating Glance Does Silence My Words 5/29/2014
4508. Your Presence Is A True Delight (Common Measure Octave) 1/23/2013
4509. Your Presence Is Strange But Familiar 12/2/2011
4510. Your Smile Glitters With Beauty 9/9/2011
4511. Your Smile Is Like A Negligee 6/24/2010
4512. Your Smile, Your Touch, Your Glance (Cavatina) 4/2/2012
4513. Your Voice 9/6/2011
4514. Your Walking Away Is Measured In Watt 8/1/2016
4515. Your Works Display Your Righteousness 9/27/2011
4516. Zebras 11/14/2012
4517. Zimbabwe Frightened You 8/28/2010
Best Poem of Gert Strydom

Invictus (A Reply To William Ernest Henley)

While the night stretch black over me
and in the dark sky I see countless lights
burning high,
I thank the God that made me free
to choose which light to follow as a guide.

In dark circumstance and whatever fate brings,
destiny and chance do not conquer
and I still rise wiser
to life and its things

and my will remains free
to decide where my words
and actions belong
whether they are right or wrong
and to no human I bend a knee
and in all things I only answer to Him
who Captain’s me.

[References: Invictus by William Ernest ...

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One Morning I Saw A Man

One morning I saw a man
who looked at me
with red eyes
and his beard,
was unshaven and grew
rough and untamed.

The man looked familiar
and in the look in his eyes,

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