Gert Strydom Poems

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1.
Invictus (A Reply To William Ernest Henley)

While the night stretch black over me
and in the dark sky I see countless lights
burning high,
I thank the God that made me free
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2.
Nightmares (English Sonnet)

There sometimes is really bad kind of dreams
which you want to avoid, to be waking,
when in your ears you hear your own screams,
while your body, mind and soul is aching
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3.
Each One Of Us Is Unique

Each one of us is unique
and no person
is really the same,
but we copy others
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4.
But Then I Met You

Once I loved a girl,
who left me
for another man
and that deceit
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5.
Angel Of The Morning Light

Angel of the morning light,
the sun is up
and the sun is bright
and still I see you sleep
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6.
Space Haiku’s

Satellite observe
mist cloud unexpectedly
reactor flaming.
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7.
Life[2]

I

A sailor on a yacht
upon the wide ocean
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8.
A Distressful Day Finds Me

a Distressful day finds me
and at work
the air conditioner is on
and I am catching flue
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9.
At Times Love Has Visited Me

At times love has visited me
and left, left me
and has gone away.
It has gone to different shores,
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10.
Water (Acrostic)

Water is my favourite drink,
At times the best thing to quench a thirst
That comes to me suddenly,
Even though it's abundantly available
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