Treasure Island

Gert Strydom

(03 April 1964 / Johannesburg, South Africa)

During The Last Days Of Winter


we have planted
white Iceberg roses,
blue, purple and yellow irises,
geraniums of the F3 hybrid
and all colours of gazanias
along the palisade of the front garden

and even grass-carnations, pansies,
and Sweet Williams are already flowering
and even a bush of yesterday-today-and-tomorrow
brings a kind of beauty to what life is.

Submitted: Thursday, October 10, 2013
Edited: Thursday, October 10, 2013

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