David Andre' Klopper

Rookie - 1 Points (7 January 1962 / Durban, South Africa)

A Strong Mind And A Gentle Heart - Poem by David Andre' Klopper

I was on top of the mountain looking down,
There you were, stuck on the ground,
In life I had it all, never had to crawl,
If there was beauty, it was all around me,
Sunset glowing against a purple sky,
Why did I feel like I had to cry?

I saw your hand waving down below,
In my throat a lump began to grow,
The pain in my heart knew,
I have been missing you!

So where to now?
What will Grace allow?
You struggle up towards me,
Trying to break free from the hands,
Hands that hold you back,
Hoping that you will crack,

With a strong mind and gentle heart,
The dark will never keep us apart!
Deep runs my pain as I see your tears,
Your love greater than my fears,
You shine your light into my mind,
Shadows caused by my delusions,
Reflections of great confusion,

I wonder where will we meet?
Should I go down to the streets?
Will you make it on your own?
I just don't want to be alone!

With battered hands and bleeding heart,
Your strong mind shouts out loud,
Breaking free from the crowd,
You reach out to free my soul,
To tear the pain from a sad man,
A leap of faith spreads hope across the land,

Despite my doubts I need to see you,
Reaching down I lift you up,
Together we drink from His cup,
Was I your inspiration or you my consolation?
The crowds sense the moment, feel the grace,
As I reach out and touch your face!

13 May 2012


Comments about A Strong Mind And A Gentle Heart by David Andre' Klopper

  • Winter Wyte (2/5/2016 11:17:00 AM)


    thats how Romeo and Juliet should of been- ur poem was grand (Report) Reply

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  • Chinedu Dike (9/2/2014 8:22:00 AM)


    A nice piece well articulated. Keep it up. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, May 13, 2012



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