Gert Strydom

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

The tractor


No ploughing could be done
without

the red Massy Ferguson
tractor

that broke right next to
the field

of hard brown-red earth
baking

in the hot summer sun
next to

the whispering big old
oak trees.

Submitted: Friday, June 07, 2013
Edited: Thursday, August 01, 2013

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