Treasure Island

Gert Strydom

(03 April 1964 / Johannesburg, South Africa)

Outside The Window Something Moves Suddenly (In Answer To Johannes Prins)


the door is closed
locked tightly with a safety-gate,
a own calls out
when for moments I keep my breath in
but it’s nothing, gosh,
I have only been startled by the cat, I think,
but someone is sudden in this room.

Submitted: Friday, May 03, 2013
Edited: Friday, May 03, 2013
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[Reference: “terug bed toe” (back to bed) by Johannes Prins.]

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