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Gert Strydom

Freshman - 1,209 Points (03 April 1964 / Johannesburg, South Africa)

When the sun did hang like a copper bell on the horizon


When the sun did hang like a copper bell on the horizon
and the silence of the afternoon did come
I already was longing after you
and saw the evening-lily flowering under a silver moon

and when your car lights did turn into the gate
my whole heart rejoiced with joy
and it did feel
as if my day was empty without you.

Submitted: Monday, September 30, 2013
Edited: Monday, September 30, 2013

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