Treasure Island

Gert Strydom

(03 April 1964 / Johannesburg, South Africa)

I Would Be Happy To Live In A Town Like This (Cavatina)


I would be happy to live in a town
like this, with houses,
a big old brick church with a high column,
girls in blouses
that are talking carefree, smiling at me;
some young spouses
are walking hand in hand as they do talk,
a hollyhock flowers pink on its stalk.

Submitted: Thursday, July 25, 2013
Edited: Thursday, July 25, 2013
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