Treasure Island

Gert Strydom

(03 April 1964 / Johannesburg, South Africa)

Although we do live in a dark planet (cavatina) (in answer to Karl Shapiro)


Although we do live in a dark planet,
a place of sin
while time moves forward constantly
demons cannot win,
God holds the hope and love of tomorrow.
We do go in
the next moment, rather with happiness,
than with all of our sorrow and sadness.

[Reference: “The Minute” by Karl Shapiro.]

Submitted: Monday, July 29, 2013
Edited: Monday, July 29, 2013

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