Charl JF Cilliers

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

Driving For The Daisies - Poem by Charl JF Cilliers

Driving for the daisies
in September
as far back as I ever
can remember
up the long N7 flanked
by flowers
past dusty towns like paintings
half-completed
by an artist absent-minded
or defeated
wondering why such dazzling patches
of colour wander
so aimlessly up hillsides or along
these roadside ditches
why there is a sense of such
perfection everywhere
when so much of the canvas
is so bare.

Topic(s) of this poem: nature

Form: Verse


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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, November 10, 2015



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