Gert Strydom

Freshman - 1,249 Points (03 April 1964 / Johannesburg, South Africa)

Moments In The Sun


This afternoon I wanted to catch a moment in the sun with you
as if pulling out weeds in the garden after the spring rain
could bring something special to our being together
and with you I wanted time to linger
as if I was longing for wonderful moments
and the whole afternoon we were together and alone,
our conversation was about general things
in a garden with flower blooming and bird song
and then I realised about a garden of the heart
where the sun also does sometimes shine
and thunder clouds do come at times
in moments of pain and sorrow
and there was something special in being together
with the sun shining around us.

Submitted: Friday, October 25, 2013
Edited: Friday, October 25, 2013

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