Gert Strydom

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

Prints (Cavatina)


(after Eve Merriam)

On all my fingers are some tiny whirls,
a own design
that is unique, part of me alone,
as when I sign
in the way I make my name as my imprint;
God did consign
some things like feelings, my flesh and my mind
that a person does in no other find.

[Reference: “Thumbprint” by Eve Merriam.]

Submitted: Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Edited: Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Topic of this poem: life


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