Gert Strydom

Veteran Poet - 1,720 Points (03 April 1964 / Johannesburg, South Africa)

A Resting Place - Poem by Gert Strydom

This world does not deserve you,
nor will it be
the place where,
I to earth let them lay you.

When time get to its finality,
I’ll spread the dust that remains
in the air and over land and sea.

No angel was destined
to sleep in the dark cold earth
and for ever
you’ll be part
of the endless wind
and breaking sea
and will be free.


Comments about A Resting Place by Gert Strydom

  • Rookie Sara Tehrani (1/4/2010 11:44:00 PM)

    Has a traditional poetic style to it that I like. strong choice of vocabulary with beautiful rythem. :) (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie Sara Tehrani (1/4/2010 11:44:00 PM)

    Has a traditional poetic style to it that I like. strong choice of vocabulary with beautiful rythem. :) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Allen Steble (6/29/2009 12:24:00 AM)

    beautiful poem, poetically expressed (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, June 29, 2009



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