Gert Strydom

(03 April 1964 / Johannesburg, South Africa)

At The First Sign Of Early Morning Light (Sicilian Septet)


At the first sign of early morning light
there is something strange and incandescent
that is disposing of the darkest night
and when it is over, suddenly spent,
my very own eyes have got the first sight
of a new day that is from heaven sent
and everything is crystal clear and bright.

Submitted: Friday, February 17, 2012
Edited: Friday, February 17, 2012

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