Treasure Island

Gert Strydom

(03 April 1964 / Johannesburg, South Africa)

Now that I know the smell of your skin


Now that I know the smell of your skin,
and the soft touch of your body is known to me,
and the unmistakeable glance
with which you do look at me
it does look
as if you do love me more intensely
and suddenly it wipes out
all of the empty years in between.

Submitted: Tuesday, May 06, 2014

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  • Colleen Courtney (5/6/2014 12:54:00 PM)

    Such a beautiful poem on how being with our one true love can make everything and everyone from the past so very insignificant. Beautifully written! (Report) Reply

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