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Gert Strydom

Freshman - 1,129 Points (03 April 1964 / Johannesburg, South Africa)

On holiday on a island in the sun (rondine)


The ocean was clear as cobalt blue glass
while we swam far out in the greater key,
playing in the warm pleasurable sea,
some colourful small lonely fishes did pass
and no nasty predators did harass
while we both were very happy and free.
The ocean was clear,

some fish swam slowly in a schooled mass
while the small waves rocked only gently,
you teased, played and smiled with me,
there was nothing that did us embarrass,
the ocean was clear…

Submitted: Wednesday, June 05, 2013
Edited: Friday, August 02, 2013

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