Gert Strydom

(03 April 1964 / Johannesburg, South Africa)

As I had a walk on the path over the hill (roundelay)


As I had a walk on the path on the hill
the wind did swish and then it was quite still
the flowering of the aloes had begun
amongst the rocks in the summer sun.

A bird flapped loose rose into the sky,
up and up did some surging eagles fly
while a flock of rock rabbits did run
amongst the rocks in the summer sun.

Every bird and insect was absolutely free
and that experience remains still with me,
as the beautiful lily that I came upon
amongst the rocks in the summer sun.

Submitted: Thursday, February 02, 2012
Edited: Thursday, February 02, 2012

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (As I had a walk on the path over the hill (roundelay) by Gert Strydom )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Night, Ronald Chapman
  2. Because such is life, Peter Hall
  3. Morning Talk, Roberta Hill Whiteman
  4. Heaven, Ronald Chapman
  5. Garden, Nassy Fesharaki
  6. Wings, Nassy Fesharaki
  7. Angry Piano, Ronald Chapman
  8. Itching, Nassy Fesharaki
  9. The Poet And His Good Old Tree, Rites Ghosh
  10. The Very Last, Nikola Vaptsarov

Poem of the Day

poet Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Young Love lies sleeping
In May-time of the year,
Among the lilies,
Lapped in the tender light:
White lambs come grazing,
White doves come building there:
...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

[Hata Bildir]