Treasure Island

Gert Strydom

(03 April 1964 / Johannesburg, South Africa)

Just like Adam and Eve


we both stand in amazement
while you are noting the small treasures
of everything that we find;
there are insects jumping here and there
and everything has got a own story and a purpose
even the screaming crickets and the birds that are singing
and it’s as if we feel like Adam and Eve
where you swim naked in the cold pool
while the river washes against my feet.

Submitted: Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, April 24, 2013
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