Gert Strydom

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

Wind-swallows


Just before the rain they fly twittering
until the drops start to splatter
and they have got to flee to their nests
before bolts of thunder can obliterate them.

Submitted: Friday, September 06, 2013
Edited: Friday, September 06, 2013

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