Gert Strydom

Gold Star - 21,751 Points (03 April 1964 / Johannesburg, South Africa)

Early Spring (Italian Sonnet) - Poem by Gert Strydom

While the light of day does cease,
still outside many trees are blossoming
in the serene beauty of this early spring
but nature at this twilight has some peace

before the time of danger does increase
when nightly predators take to their wing
there is activity in the smallest nocturnal thing,
that hunts and feed and breeds with ease

as life comes to greatness in large and small
as every living thing is in a way special
in this time of new birth and change
and it’s as if the blessings of God fall on all
and even in things superficial
the entire world His hand does rearrange.

Topic(s) of this poem: spring

Form: Sonnet


Comments about Early Spring (Italian Sonnet) by Gert Strydom

  • Mary Mc Creath (9/23/2015 2:10:00 AM)


    Deep thoughts and skill with words to describe toic at hand. An inspirational write. (Report) Reply

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  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (9/23/2015 12:34:00 AM)


    Superb....Great imagery with divine touch, I liked it 10. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, September 23, 2015



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