Treasure Island

Gert Strydom

(03 April 1964 / Johannesburg, South Africa)

You Stand Watering The Roses


You stand watering the roses
dressed in a blouse and short pants
looking down at open flowers on long stems
with big bright brown-green eyes,
slender and slim with beautiful graceful thighs
looking rather ravishing
and the blazing sun hangs above your head
the flowers swing in the slight breeze
and in this spring
you are the prettiest thing
that I have seen.

Submitted: Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, February 27, 2013
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