Paul du Plessis

Rookie (3 July 1941 / Paarl, South Africa)

Biography of Paul du Plessis

Paul du Plessis is a retired physician who has spent most of his professional life working with The Salvation Army, in South Africa, Zambia, India and the United Kingdom.
Much of his poetry, published on www.thedups.com has been influenced by his religious and spiritual journey. He lives in Bromley, Kent, with his wife, Margaret.

Paul du Plessis's Works:

The Sacrament of Music - A Selection of Poetry by Paul du Plessis

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Prayer Walk

Feet crunch cracked mud uphill
Breaking a twig underfoot
While passengers take their pews
In the train speeding northwards
As the silence of stillness interrupts
The regular rattle of rail-track
Echoing emptiness.

Arms swing militarily to cross the heart

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