Treasure Island

Gert Strydom

(03 April 1964 / Johannesburg, South Africa)

There Are White Flowers In Her Hair


There are white flowers in her hair,
blue-white stars when she laughs
in her eyes shining like rainbows,
with a own innocent beauty

with the coming of spring in the air
between the blooming flowers,
in rainbows shining like her eyes,
she finds where the prettiest flowers grow,

she is bounded to loveliness,
she notices roses that are dark like blood
in her eyes shining like rainbows,
but in her cheeks there is a gloss.

Delighted she stands at corn fields
clouds dark and white,
in rainbows shining like her eyes
there is somewhere a pot of gold.

Submitted: Thursday, December 29, 2011
Edited: Thursday, December 29, 2011

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