Gert Strydom

(03 April 1964 / Johannesburg, South Africa)

We Did Linger In Each Others Company (Cavatina)


We did linger in each others company
for long moments,
I could bring smiles to the faces of others,
but my comments
did not do a thing to your lovely face,
even events
of happy times were only slipping past you
and I wondered about what to do?

In the strangeness behind you pretty eyes
I want to dwell,
to explore the world that’s inside your head,
I do know well
that there are things that are hidden, that we
do not just tell,
the things in our lives, even if just small,
help us to rise high and to slip and fall.

Submitted: Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, July 23, 2013

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