Gert Strydom

(03 April 1964 / Johannesburg, South Africa)

A Place In The Sun


There are moments in every day
when the small things
that are happening brings
a sense of belonging
makes my thoughts, my longings stray,
to you and like a child
in faith, in trust
you are my hope, the one
when all other things are gone.

Sometimes it's difficult to find tranquillity
to be the one that you expect me to be
but our love has got wings that overreach
each new tomorrow
and it goes far beyond sorrow and pain
we are no longer just each to each
and something does remain
something that is really great and sublime
as if from the first moment in time
we were created to be together
as if hard wired into our souls
we are to be never alone.

From far beyond the sun, stars,
planets and galaxies beyond the know universe
our time and place in the sun was set;
before we had even met
you were destined to be my wife
and I have know that a time will come
as if our being together was written in stone.

Submitted: Friday, March 15, 2013
Edited: Friday, March 15, 2013

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(in answer to Daleen Enslin-Strydom)

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[Reference: 'A place in the sun' by Daleen Enslin-Strydom.]

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