Gert Strydom

Gold Star - 34,965 Points (03 April 1964 / Johannesburg, South Africa)

Apocrypha: Psalm 9 - Poem by Gert Strydom

Sometimes in the silence of a tranquil night,
it comes to me that You do determine each wonderful day,
I notice the redbreast and the weaver that do frolic,
how doves do in peace drink rainwater from Your hand,
in the veldt I hear the jackals cry and the hyenas laughing,
it's as if at night You do stretch out Your omnipotence above me
and in your might and true love then I do trust,
where I stand under the starry night-sky with awe and respect,
it comes to me that You do determine each wonderful day.

© Gert Strydom

Topic(s) of this poem: psalms

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, April 18, 2018

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