Treasure Island

Gert Strydom

(03 April 1964 / Johannesburg, South Africa)

I would again want a relationship with you


I would again want a relationship with you
try to wind time back
and with experience try to turn things around,
making something else, something much bigger out of everything

try to watch out for mistakes of the past,
try and dissuade you from painful choices
and wish that you could turn like a storybook through our lives,
Maybe things would have been better, but we are human and imperfect

and maybe time and again we would have made other mistakes
saying the wrong things to each other
and still know that we truly love each other,
however life goes through our humanity
while there are still tomorrows lying ahead
and I wonder when we can start again?

Submitted: Thursday, August 18, 2011

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