Gert Strydom

(03 April 1964 / Johannesburg, South Africa)

When that moment comes


When that moment suddenly comes beautifully
while you clothes fall at your feet
you slowly fold open like a pure white flower
and my life, my universe comes to a standstill
and I do not hear shots being fired far off outside
when energy and yearning quivers through us
and I become just more than an animal,
while your eyes shine and glitter like emery
and moments are full of what we are and want to be.

Submitted: Friday, June 20, 2014

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