Charl JF Cilliers

Gold Star - 5,763 Points (25 January 1941 / Cape Town, South Africa)

Asylum - Poem by Charl JF Cilliers

In the asylum
of the spider

a stick insect
jerks like a bent blade

of grass


by ties of gossamer

shivers subside
in silent cries
within the web of me.

Topic(s) of this poem: metaphysical

Form: Free Verse

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, November 3, 2015

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