Treasure Island

Gert Strydom

(03 April 1964 / Johannesburg, South Africa)

I have found a kind of pure innocence (cavatina)


I have found a kind of pure innocence
in your bright eyes,
in your words great sincerity and truth,
you tell no lies,
I will not stare at you, vex your feelings,
act grave and wise
but just want to know the depths of your soul,
find happiness in a world that is foul.

Submitted: Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, July 23, 2013

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