Gert Strydom

(03 April 1964 / Johannesburg, South Africa)

From My Mother I Got Love That Is Endless


From my mother I got love that is endless,
that comes selflessly in silent sacrifice
and some people see this as insignificant
but Dad far too early was missing in death
and of him I sometime just have knowledge;
.his qualities come as a suggestion.

From mother
Discipline and zeal comes to meaning,
her steadfastness is a strange thing
in a world where people do not keep themselves in check.
I know what love is, in the forgiveness
of mother.

Submitted: Tuesday, October 01, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, October 01, 2013

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