Treasure Island

Gert Strydom

(03 April 1964 / Johannesburg, South Africa)

But then I met you


Once I loved a girl,
who left me
for another man
and that deceit
I could never understand
and wretched did that pain appear

Once I loved a woman
and her children
who left me
to live with another guy,
without knowing the
reason why
and a life spent in vane
left a lot of pain.

At times love
seemed to be for others
and the worst kind of curse,
but then I met you
and the world changed
and true love enchanted me
and I knew how deep
love could really be.

Submitted: Tuesday, June 02, 2009

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  • Marieta Maglas (6/19/2009 7:23:00 AM)

    ''and true love enchanted me
    and I knew how deep
    love could really be. ''
    what can be more wonderful than this...to find true love...well written poem..10+++ (Report) Reply

  • Smiley Hooker (6/15/2009 5:08:00 AM)

    Life is so mysterious. Nobody really knows what's in store for us in the future, but you're blessed, that's how I saw in this poem. nice! : -) (Report) Reply

  • Lady Grace (6/15/2009 2:34:00 AM)

    changes occurs in the time when you see unfaithfulness..beaiutiful poem..grace (Report) Reply

  • Lalitha iyer (6/15/2009 2:09:00 AM)

    Till we meet the real God, how many fake God men are v meeting in life, , , , , , , , likewise till v meet the real counterpart or complementary(angle say like) or supplementary, could it be complimentary and supplimentary....v have numerous fake encounters for which there should be enough strength in us to survive after the battle.............All tests are for making us stronger however we fall suffering down after those tests...........Thks......nice poem. (Report) Reply

  • Dr.subhendu Kar (6/2/2009 3:13:00 PM)

    I met you
    and the world changed
    and true love enchanted me
    and I knew how deep................................

    .that is true love as when redounding
    heart entices upon cuddle reflecting........simply beautiful write, .i really do enjoy,10++++. (Report) Reply

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